You will be required to comply with this convention if you operate a domestic commercial vessel or regulated Australian vessel in Victorian State waters.
Under this convention all vessels are required to maintain a proper lookout, including by use of radar where appropriate, and to proceed at a safe speed in accordance with their circumstances to allow them to take action to avoid any collision.
The rules include detailed requirements for steering and sailing when ships are in conditions of visibility, within sight of other ships, and restricted visibility. It prescribes use of various coloured lights and shapes of lights to be displayed, and the use of sound and light signals, including those to be used by ships in distress.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.