Marine Order 11 (Living and Working Conditions on Vessels) 2015 - Australian Government


You are required to comply with this Marine Order if you intend to operate a regulated Australian vessel or a foreign vessel within Australian waters. This Order establishes the standards for working and living on vessels as outlined in the Maritime Labour Convention, including:

  • minimum requirements for seafarers working on vessels
  • conditions of employment
  • accommodation and food and catering
  • health protection, medical care, welfare and social security protection
  • noise levels on board vessels.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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.

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 11 (Living and Working Conditions on Vessels) 2015 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Ship Safety Division