This form is to be completed by persons carrying out works on, over or under Safe Transport Victoria managed waters or unmanaged Victorian State waters and who wish to apply to control navigation, prohibit navigation and movement of vessels and/or regulate anchoring of vessels.
Safe Transport Victoria can only issue a works direction or notice in relation to the operation of vessels on waters under their control or unmanaged waters.
- construction, maintenance or decommissioning of a facility or infrastructure;
- dredging a channel and related activities;
- construction, maintenance or decoration of a building or other structure;
- demolition or removal of a building or other structure;
- erection, maintenance and removal of signs or hoardings;
- removing, destroying or lopping vegetation
As part of this application you will need to attach or fill out an assessment of safety risks associated with the works and the proposed risk controls to be implemented to eliminate or reduce those safety risks. Your application cannot be considered without a risk assessment
If you are seeking an exclusion zone or vessel anchorage regulation, you must attach a map marking the exclusion and/or regulation areas. The map cannot be hand drawn. Maps must show relevant infrastructure and reference Lat/Long coordinates to to WGS84.
There is no fee to lodge this form.
Works application 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.