Boating Activity Exemptions - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this exemption if you intend to conduct activities in State waters that will cause an offence or will be contrary to laws or rules. This exemption will only be granted for certain waters.

This exemption can be used so that on-water events and works can be conducted.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for an exemption, you must:

  • Apply in writing;
  • Describe the boating activity;
  • Specify the time period of the activity;
  • Set out reasons for the exemption;
  • Point out risks and how they will be managed; and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria

Act(s) name

Marine Safety Act 2010 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Marine Safety Regulations 2012 (Victoria)

Contact details

Maritime Safety
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria


Operating address:
121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2797
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

1800 223 022
information@transportsafety.vic.gov.au

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