News and Events

Marine and Safety Tasmania wishes to advise members of the public the Montagu boat ramp will be partially closed from 9 September until 1November to allow for replacement of the…

Deckee, the community powered boating app co-founded by solo round-the-world sailor Jessica Watson, is now available to boaters in Tasmania. The free mobile app is available on iPhone, iPad and…

Marine and Safety Tasmania wishes to advise the Binalong Bay boat ramp will be closed from 24 June until and possibly including October 2019 to allow for construction of a…

Paddle Safe is a state-wide education and skills program developed by MAST and Surf Life Saving Tasmania and supported by the Tasmanian Water Safety Council (TWSC) who has consistently identified…

1 January 2021 is the date that all life jackets in use in Tasmania will need to adhere to the new standard AS 4758. To make the transition easier for…

The transition to the new AS4758 jackets commenced in 2010.  By January 2021, all life jackets will need to adhere to this new standard. Changes to Life Jacket Standards –…

MAST no longer issues plastic licence cards. The Motor Boat Licence Renewal form will be your record of holding a licence once payment is made. It is not a requirement…

A reminder to all owners of recreational boats they are not allowed to use the middle span or those spans on either side when proceeding under the Tasman Bridge in…

Marine and Safety Tasmania and the Launceston City Council (LCC) are working together to provide a warning system to mariners and marine facility owners in Home Reach who may be…