Guidelines for Safe Diving Practices Around Submerged Lands - Tasmania


You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you are conducting a diving operation in or around a petroleum operation on submerged lands. Before beginning diving work, a diving contractor must have an accepted Diving Safety Management System (DSMS). The DSMS must meet the minimum standards as determined in these Commonwealth guidelines.

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 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

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Diving Safety) Regulations 2008 TAS

Administering agency

Department of State Growth

Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Mineral Resources Tasmania

Contact details

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Mineral Resources Tasmania

Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services

Department of State Growth

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 03 6165 4800
Fax: 03 6233 8338