Advisory Note—List of recognised islands
Topic: List of ‘Recognised Islands’ — NSCV Part B (Recognised islands) Determination 2016
Issue: This advisory provides a list of the recognised islands that have been determined by the National Regulator for the purposes of the definition of ‘recognised island’ in the National Standard for Commercial Vessels, Part B – General Requirements (NSCV Part B). This advisory note replaces Advisory Note (DCV-A-028) issued on 12 November 2015 following amendments to the Determination.
Advice: The Dictionary in NSCV Part B contains a definition of ‘recognised island’, a term which is then used in relation to determining where vessels in certain service categories may operate throughout NSCV Part B. A ‘recognised island’ is an island that is:
(a) part of a State, Territory or the Commonwealth of Australia; and
(b) mentioned as a recognised island in the list of islands determined by the National Regulator for this definition.
The islands determined by the National Regulator the purposes of that definition are as follows:
|State / Territory||Recognised islands|
|New South Wales||Lord Howe Island|
|Western Australia||Houtman-Abrolhos Group|
|Northern Territory||Any island that is part of the Northern Territory|
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
* The following islands included in the repealed NSCV Part B (Recognised islands) Determination 2015 have been omitted from the current Determination as these islands are within the Tasmanian mainland baseline: Three Hammock Island; Hunter Island; Robins Island; Maatsukyer Island Group; Bruny Island; Maria Island; Schouten Island; Tasman Island.