Communication with VTS stakeholders
Nationally, we have established a VTS working group to facilitate communication and information sharing between VTS authorities and key stakeholders, and a common understanding of the delivery of vessel traffic services across Australia.
Read more about the Australian Vessel Traffic Services Working Group (VTSWG) terms of reference.
Periodically we issue a VTS newsletters. Find past editions to read.
As the Competent Authority, we participate internationally in the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) VTS Committee and at IMO, thereby ensuring that we work with other authorities to harmonise and improve VTS globally. The VTS working group contributes to our national position on issues discussed and decided at the IMO and IALA.