You will be required to comply with this standard if you are the operator of a ship that is engaged in trade or commerce:
- Between Australia and places outside Australia;
- Between 2 places outside Australia;
- Between the States of Australia; or
- Within a Territory, or between a State and a Territory or between 2 Territories.
This includes a vessel that is licensed to engage in coastal trade, as well as certain offshore industry vessels.
The operator of a ship must report the average number of full-time equivalent employees of the operator in that financial year. The average must be calculated in accordance with this standard.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority
Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991 (Australian Government)
Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) (National Standards) Regulations 2003 (Australian Government)
The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service
(ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance
To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments
make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the
information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.
The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice,
nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained,
the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain
appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material
provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.
To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments,
their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including
without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information
which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences
of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon