Port Operations (includes the Hydrographic/Marine Surveyors sub-groups).
Focuses on operations and navigation capabilities, management, regulation, safety, and ensuring the provisions of the National Plan for Maritime Environmental Emergencies are effectively facilitated.
Focuses on financial, economic, taxation, legal, insurance, audit and risk, and other governance matters relevant to Ports.
Focuses on logistic management and performance issues at the port, any relevant supply chain matters, and relevant regulatory issues.
Focuses on information and communications technology developments in the ports sector, its application to port operations, and any policies that govern its application at ports.
Focuses on infrastructure management and maintenance, construction and redevelopments at ports and considers the effectiveness of any overarching policies (e.g. Standards Australia) for port practitioners.
Focuses on communications that promote ports with consideration of effective strategies and mediums, key stakeholders, brand management, drivers, and data. Also considers internal corporate communication matters.
Focuses on human resources policies and practices concerning remuneration, management and negotiations of EAs/EBAs, awards (including the protection of Port Authorities Modern Award), performance management, and changes in the industrial relations environment.
Focuses on the organisational management of health and safety of employees, contractors and visitors at ports, including incident reporting and relevant policy / legislative implications.
Focuses on planning of ports and access management to the ports, environmental matters of the port (e.g. dredging, climate change, regulatory implications) and the surrounding environment affecting the port and vice versa.
Focuses on security management, operations and regulations at ports.