The national law, Navigation Act and regulations
Find the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012, the Navigation Act 2012 and regulations.
Read all marine orders including marine orders under the national law and navigation acts.
Standards and generic equivalent solutions
Find the National Standards for Commercial Vessels, generic equivalent solutions, the Uniform Shipping Laws code, and International Safety Management code.
National law exemptions
You can apply for an exemption from a national law requirement. You may do so when it is unreasonable to require full compliance or where transitional arragements are required.
Find important safety related information, general guidance and changes to legislation on shipping and maritime issues.
What are marine orders
Marine orders can change or add to Australia's maritime laws. Find out how they are created, the conventions around marine orders, and view an index of all marine orders.