International Medical Guide for Ships - Australian Government


You must comply with the requirements set out in this medical guide if you operate a regulated Australian vessel.

The guide provides comprehensive information and advice for non-medical seafarers that are faced with injury or disease on board a vessel.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Navigation Regulations 2013 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Ship Safety Division

Contact details

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