Surveyor of domestic vessels
Find everything you need to know as a surveyor in the Australian maritime industry.
If you're a surveyor of domestic vessels, you can access forms and guidance materials, find out about the marine surveyors accreditation scheme, and access the laws and standards relevant to you.
My Boat is a online system to help people in the domestic commercial vessel (DCV) industry—including designers, builders, surveyors, owners, and operators— comply with vessel survey requirements. Create a user login to access extra features such as saving and sharing your projects.
Instructions to surveyors
Surveyor accreditation guidance manual
National Standard for the Administration of Marine Safety
Find out how the National Law Act marine orders apply the National Standard for the Administration of Marine Safety (NSAMS) for new vessels
You can also download the document to read the National Standard for the Administration of Marine Safety (PDF 485 KB).
National Standard for Commercial Vessels
Generic Equivalent Solutions
As the national standard for commercial vessels is progressively introduced to replace the Uniform Shipping Laws Code, other solutions are available for meeting the standard. These are known as Generic Equivalent Solutions (GES) for the national standard.
National Law Act marine orders
National Law Act exemptions
The National Law Act
The National Law Act is also referred to as the 'national law'. We administer the national law, regulations, and marine orders to deliver the national system.
Find out more about the National Law Act.