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Find out about how we monitor oil spills and manage the use of dispersants before, during and after pollution incidents.
Response tools and capabilities
We provide support tools and capabilities, including spill trajectory modelling, and National Environmental Maritime Operations (NEMO), for marine pollution response.
Pollution science technical references
We provide a range of technical references to support research and development, relevant to Australian interests. This includes research articles, science and technical information.
Prosecutions for ship sourced pollution can be related to oil and chemical pollution, garbage pollution, or sewage pollution.
Historical pollution and casualty incidents
Major oil spills and pollution responses in Australia, including the first recorded incident in 1903.