• Boating Safety News out now!

    10 December 2016

    The latest edition of Boating Safety News is available to read online.

  • Safety Alert: Hazards on inland waterways

    14 January 2016

    As parts of Victoria dry out, previously navigable waterways are now smaller and shallower. There is an increased danger of collision with submerged objects and debris in lowering waters. Chances are the waterway is not the same as you remember.

  • Safety Alert New definition of Port Phillip Heads

    23 December 2015

    Recent changes to marine regulations – new definition of Port Phillip Heads.

  • Boaters in South West advised of new zones

    22 December 2015

    Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV), a branch of Transport Safety Victoria, is advising boat operators in south western Victoria that new waterway rules have been introduced at Taylors Bay west of Port Fairy.

  • Boaters warned of weekend weather conditions

    18 December 2015

    With strong hot winds and rough sea conditions forecast this weekend, Maritime Safety Victoria is urging all boaters to check the weather before embarking on their trip and to not expose themselves or their passengers to risk.

  • Boating Safety Action Plan 2015-2018

    10 December 2015

    Maritime Safety Victoria, in partnership with Victoria Police, has produced a three year action plan to improve Victoria's boating safety record.

  • NEWS | Boaters warned to wear a lifejacket or wear the consequences

    4 December 2015

    Minister for Ports, Luke Donnellan MP, launched Maritime Safety Victoria's summer safety boating program today with a direct appeal to boaters to make lifejacket wearing a normal part of every boat trip.

  • VIDEO | Ports Minister launches lifejacket campaign

    4 December 2015

    This morning, Ports Minister Luke Donnellan launched the second year of our Wear A Lifejacket campaign and the Boating Safety Action Plan we have developed in partnership with Victoria Police.

  • NTM | Port Fairy wave power generator

    1 December 2015

    Mariners are advised of the planned deployment of a wave power generator to be established approximately 6km west of Port Fairy in the vicinity of Taylors Bay.

  • NEWS | Rise in boating fatalities a concern

    19 November 2015

    Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) is pleading with boaters to be more safety conscious as the peak boating season begins amid an increase in recreational boating fatalities.

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