Maritime Safety Queensland

Head Office – Level 4 61 Mary Street Brisbane 4000
Maritime Safety Queensland is a branch of the Department of Transport and Main Road. MSQ’s role is to protect Queensland's waterways and the people who use them—providing safer, cleaner seas. Maritime Safety Queensland is responsible for: • providing essential maritime services such as Harbour Masters, aids to navigation and vessel traffic services • improving maritime safety for shipping and recreational craft through regulation and education • minimising vessel-sourced waste and responding to marine pollution • encouraging and supporting innovation in the maritime industry.
  •   Harbour Masters
  •   Vessel Traffic Service operations
  •   Regulation of Port activities and pilots
  •   Incident preparedness and response
  •   Emergency Management and pollution response.
  •   Provision of maintenance and maritime infrastructure
  •   Waterways safety management
  •   Providing and maintaining essential services such as Aids to Navigation.
  •   Compliance, policy and legislation
  •  Education and communication
  •   Cartography
  •   Recreational boating infrastructure
  •   State Boat harbour management
  •   Hydrographic surveying
  •   Commercial and recreational activities
  •   Smartship Australia, provision of pilot training in world class facility.
  •   Managing and provide accreditation to Boatsafe Training providers.
  •   Updating charts and publications.