Australian Maritime Safety Authority

About

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is a statutory authority established under the Australian Marititme Safety Authority Act 1990 (the AMSA Act). Australian Maritime Safety Authority principal functions are:

  • promoting maritime safety and protection of the marine environment
  • preventing and combating ship-sourced pollution in the marine environment
  • providing infrastructure to support safety of navigation in Australian waters
  • providing a national search and rescue service to the maritime and aviation sectors.