Publications and agreements

A library of all Ports Australia publications and agreements.
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Below are all of our free publications relating to best practice within the Ports sector, as well as agreements Ports Australia has signed with various government entities.

The Wharf Structures Condition Assessment Manual is also available for purchase.

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Publications
National

The Australian Port Marine Safety Management Guidelines

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National

Agreement in relation to the provision of tidal information services: Bureau of Meteorology

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Queensland
Dredging

Dredging and Australian Ports: Subtropical and Tropical Ports

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National
Dredging

Dredging and Australian Ports: Temperate Ports

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National
Dredging

Environmental Code of Practice for Dredging and Dredged Material Management

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National

Guiding Principles for Australian Defence Force Access to National Ports

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National
Corridor Protection

Leading Practice: Port & Supply Chain Protection Current Practice & Future Opportunities

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National
Port Planning

Leading Practice: Port Master Planning Approaches and Future Opportunities

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National

Memorandum of Understanding: Federal Court of Australia and Ports Australia

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National

Non-Cargo Liquid Transfer Practices In Australian Ports

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National

Principles For Gathering And Processing Hydrographic Information In Australian Ports

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National

Revised: Leading Practice: Port Master Planning Approaches and Future Opportunities

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National
Coastal Shipping

Speech: The challenges of a growing population and the role of Ports in facing those challenges

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Submissions

All of Ports Australia submissions to government. We acknowledge and thank the contributions of our members which make these submissions possible.

Submissions

Policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping

Australian shipping is on its last legs and requires significant legislative and policy changes for it to be a viable transport option when considering the management of Australia’s domestic freight task. This submission discusses some of the key factors that require consideration and outlines the benefits of increased shipping around Australia.

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Submissions
National

Ports Australia's submission to the independent review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

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Submissions
National
Coastal Shipping

Coastal Trading - Where to from here?

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Submissions
National
Coastal Shipping

Policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping

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Submissions
New South Wales
Port Planning

NSW Freight And Ports Plan

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Submissions
National
Improving Port Sustainability

Regulation Impact Statement For A National Phase Out Of PFOS

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Submissions
New South Wales
Port Planning

Revocation Of The Declaration Of Service At The Port Of Newcastle Ports Australia Submission

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Submissions
Queensland
Coastal Shipping

A Sustainable Queensland Intrastate Shipping Industry

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National
Maritime Skills

The Effectiveness Of The Current Temporary Skilled Visa System In Targeting Genuine Skills Shortages

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