Warm waters for this determination are waters with a minimum year-round temperature of above 20 degrees Celsius. These waters extend from the internal waters of the Gulf of Carpentaria south to Ballina. This includes parts of Queensland, the Northern Territory and northern New South Wales.
You are a single-handed operation.
Operating in waters with wave heights of 1.5m or less.
Operating in warm waters from the Gulf of Carpentaria to Ballina.
Operating within two nautical miles of land or in a beach fishery.
We will use your feedback to help us consider the relevant risks, and if any more changes are needed to the draft alternative safety equipment lists. Our aim is to have the new approved safety equipment list and determination published on our website by December 2020.