29 November 2019

Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) has appointed Cameron Toy as Director, Maritime Safety. Cameron had been Acting Director since January 2019.

Cameron brings to the role 10 years’ experience across maritime safety regulation – including senior management roles responsible for waterway safety, boater education, enforcement and ports and shipping regulation.

He also has more than 20 years’ experience in regulatory compliance and policy making in the areas of policing, fisheries and maritime security.

“Improving safety outcomes for all waterway users, from operators of commercial vessels, recreational boats to paddlers and swimmers, is something that I am very passionate about. I want to ensure that everyone using Victorian waterways can return home safely,” said Cameron.

Maritime Safety Victoria aims to improve safety by:

  • monitoring risks associated with commercial ports and shipping
  • addressing risks associated with recreational boating
  • improving the safety awareness and capabilities of recreational boaters
  • improving the safety of the recreational boating fleet
  • improving waterway management.

“Finding the right balance of education, regulation and enforcement will be the key to providing the best safety outcomes for Victorian waterway users,” said Cameron.

“I look forward to working with the dedicated team at Maritime Safety Victoria to build upon an already outstanding record.”