This form is used by waterway managers to notify Safe Transport Victoria of proposed works on, over or under the waters under their control to:
- prohibit the navigation and other movement of vessels in the vicinity where works are being carried out (exclusion zone); and/or
- regulate the position and the manner in which any vessel may anchor or be secured in the vicinity where works are being carried out
If you would like to discuss your works notice before notifying, please contact the Waterway Safety Unit on 1800 223 022.
Where the term ‘waterway manager’ appears in this form, it includes a port management body, a local port manager or waterway manager.
A waterway manager can only issue a works notice in relation to the operation of vessels on waters under their control/
There is no fee to lodge this form.
If you do not submit this notification in excess of 10 business days prior to the proposed commencement date, your notification may be rejected and subsequently your commencement date will be deferred.
Notification of Works Notice
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.