Marine safety

Find out about safety requirements or report an incident or hazard.

Changes to ports legislation

Legislation about ports management has been amended. You can read more about the changes on the DIPL website.

  • Safety guide for recreational boating
    Safety regulations for recreational boating and take the boating quiz to test your boat safety knowledge in the Northern Territory.
  • Indigenous maritime safety
    Get the latest information on recreational safety in this easy to read guide.
  • Flares
    What flares you need, how to store them and how to dispose of out of date flares.
  • Categories of waters
    Find official sheltered waters in the Northern Territory, also known as smooth waters, using an interactive map.