Completing this form is the first step in proposing a waterway rule.
If you would like to discuss your proposal for a waterway rule before notifying, please contact the Waterway Management Unit on 03 9655 3399.
A waterway manager can only request rules in relation to the operation of vessels on waters, or use by persons of waters, under their control.
Where the term ‘waterway manager’ appears in this form, it includes a port management body, a local port manager, or waterway manager.
There is no fee to lodge this form.
Safe Transport Victoria collects and holds the personal information provided in this notice to assist the Director, Safe Transport Victoria to administer the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) and Marine Safety Regulations 2012 (Vic).
Safe Transport Victoria is committed to protecting personal information in accordance with its obligations under the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) and the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic).
The personal information provided in this notice may be disclosed to other government agencies in accordance with section 306 of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) and section 177 of the Transport Integration Act 2010 (Vic).
It is an offence under the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) to give information that is false or misleading in relation to a request to make a waterway rule. The individuals whose personal information is collected on this notice have a right to seek access to this personal information and to seek correction of any error in the personal information held.
All individuals whose personal information is included with this notice should be informed of this fact.