The department is working to deliver projects at Victoria's major ports, as well as initiatives for local ports and the boating and fishing industry.

About Victoria's commercial ports

Victoria's commercial trading ports provide critical transfer points in Victoria's transport network and connect Victoria to international markets.

Major ports projects

There are major infrastructure developments underway to ensure future port capacity can meet growing demand.

Local ports

By servicing a wide range of users, local ports play a vital part in local communities and support industries of importance to Victoria's economy.

Safety and environment management plans

All ports managers are required to have plans specific to the needs and challenges of their own particular ports.

Boating Safety and Facilities Program

The Boating Safety and Facilities Program is a State government funding program that plays an important role in making boating safer and more accessible for all Victorians.

Ports and environs planning provisions

The Victorian Government announced planning provisions to ensure Victoria's ports and surrounding environs are further protected to secure their ongoing productivity.

Safe and Accessible Waterways Consultation

The Safe and Accessible Waterways Consultation invited Victorians to have their say to help ensure safe and positive experiences on Victorian waterways and convenient access and fit for purpose facilities and services. The consultation closed on 14 December 2016.

Page last reviewed on 15 December 2016

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