Have your say—make a submission

We gather feedback through consultative committees and public consultation. Feedback from individuals, organisations and government is an important part of policy development and regulatory change.

The feedback you provide is carefully considered and used to inform our decisions. We will let you know the outcome of our consultations, either directly to those who have submitted feedback, or in a consultation report.

How to make a submission

You can submit your feedback in two ways. You can either:

  1. Use our online feedback system. Where you see the 'Enter your submission online' links in the table below, click through to provide your feedback, or
  2. Complete our public comment form. If using this form, then you can either:
    • email the form to or
    • post the form to: 
      • Business Support, Standards
        Australian Maritime Safety Authority
        GPO Box 2181
        Canberra ACT 2601

Open for consultation


Closing date

Make a submission
Marine Order 504—Certificates of operation and operation requirements—national law 20 October 2019 Enter your submission online
Marine Order 505—Certificates of competency  29 September 2019 Enter your submission online

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We can make submissions and comments available to the public unless you request that your submission be kept confidential.


Last updated: 

Monday 26 August 2019