Seafarers Safety Net Fund Levy - Australian Government


You are required to register for this levy if you intend to employ or engage seafarers on ships involved in coastal trade or commerce in Australian waters.

Levy on seafarer berths is payable by all employers of staff or contractors on all prescribed ships, for the purpose of establishing a workers' compensation and rehabilitation scheme for seafarers.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Eligibility requirements

You will be required to lodge a Berths and Levy Return if you are an employer of seafarers at the beginning of each quarter.


Ongoing. The levy must be paid each quarter.

Act(s) name

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Regulations 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority

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