Australian Standard AS 2092-2004 Pyrotechnic Marine Distress Flares and Signals for Pleasure Craft - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this standard if you manufacture smoke signals, distress flares or distress rockets.

This standard specifies construction, performance and packaging requirements for distress rockets, flares and signals, smoke signals and collision warning flares intended for use on board pleasure craft. Recommendations regarding the circumstances under which each type of flare or signal should be used are included in an appendix.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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

Marine Safety Act 2010 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Marine Safety Regulations 2012 VIC

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Transport Safety Victoria

Contact details

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Maritime Safety

Transport Safety Victoria

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Operating address: 121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2797
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Toll Free: 1800 223 022
Website: Maritime Safety (Opens in new window)