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Incident reports

Marine safety complaints

When an accident results in serious injury or death, or the vessel has been damaged enough to make it unseaworthy or unsafe, the owner or skipper must report full particulars of the accident or fire to the Department within seven days. You can pick up a special form from the Department of Transport offices, or phone (08) 9216 8999 for one to be sent to you or click here to download the incident/accident form.

Marine safety complaints (speeding, skiing etc) may be made to the Water Police Marine Coordination Centre on telephone 9442 8600. The Centre is available 24 Hours a day 7 days a week. Where required, a written complaint may be forwarded to the Marine Safety Investigations Unit by downloading the Marine Safety Complaint Report. Click here to download the complaint form.