Medical Carriage Requirements on Regulated Australian Vessels - Australian Government


You must comply with this code of practice if you are the operator of a Regulated Australian Vessel.

It sets out the minimum requirements for the storage of:

  • Medicines;
  • Medical and surgical stores;
  • Medical and surgical appliances; and
  • Medical and surgical antiscorbutics.

Please consult the Contact Officer.

Service type

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.

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 11 2015 AG

Navigation Regulations 2013 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Navigation Safety and International Division

Contact details

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Navigation Safety and International Division

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Operating address: 82 Northbourne Avenue
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6279 5664
Fax: 02 6279 5966