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Have your say on our nautical charts

DoT is conducting a review of the production and distribution of Nautical Charts and Notices to Mariners and is seeking feedback from the boating community.

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Save time, pay your boat registration online

You can now renew online a boat registration that has been expired for up to two years.

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Disposal of unserviceable flares - temporarily unavailable at DoT offices

The Department is temporarily unable to accept flares for disposal. As an interim measure please keep your flares in a safe and secure location or dispose of them at one of the WALGA locations.

   For a great day on the water complete a BEST check before leaving home

Complete the 'BEST' boat check

The BEST check should be completed prior to every trip to ensure a safe day on the water.

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Lifejacket recalls

Two lifejackets recently sold in Australia have now been recalled through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Join Marine Safety on social media

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Recreational boating

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Read more about: Recreational boating

Find out about recreational boating in WA, including safety and regulations, voyage planning, vessel registration, maintenance, and the Recreational Skipper's Ticket.

Boating facilities

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Read more about: Boating facilities

Find out about boating and marine facilities, including moorings, marinas, pens and boat launching ramps. Information about jetty licences, commercial leasing opportunities.

Boating warnings and current conditions

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Read more about: Boating warnings and current conditions

Find out about safety and navigation in WA waters, including equipment, navigational aids, GPS, coastal data, nautical charts, weather, emergencies, lights and notices to mariners.

Commercial vessels

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Read more about: Commercial vessels

Find out everything you need to know about the safe and correct construction, modification and operation of commercial vessels.

Marine pollution

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Read more about: Marine pollution

Find out about oil pollution, the plans and legislation for oil spills in Western Australia.

Marine forms and publications

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Read more about: Marine forms and publications

This section contains all the forms and publications for marine safety and coastal infrastructure, including the popular Boating Guides.

Marine news

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Read more about: Marine news

Join Marine in social media, find out about marine-related news, Boating Communities newsletter, access the aquatic calendar and get details on holding events.

About us, fees and contacts

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Read more about: About us, fees and contacts

Find out about the marine, boating and coastal services of the Department of Transport, including how to contact us.

Marine site map

Use this page to help locate key areas of the Marine site.

Go to Marine site map

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