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Function Details

Function Number: 14
Function Term: MARITIME SERVICES [1]
Function Description:

Covers government responsibilities concerning the use of the sea as a means of transport, management of standards of vessels and pilots, search and rescue of vessels and people lost at sea, mapping of sea lanes and management navigational aids. See STATE SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES for search and rescue non involving the sea. See PRIMARY INDUSTRIES for management of marine resources and industry. See CIVIC INFRASTRUCTURE for construction and maintenance of lighthouses and other maritime structures. See TRADE for Customs regulation.

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Agencies Performing Function:
TA1010  PORT OF LAUNCESTON AUTHORITY 01 Mar 1968 29 Jul 1997
TA931  MARINE DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1825 31 Dec 1858
TA932  NAVAL DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1807 31 Dec 1827
TA1003  NAVIGATION AND SURVEY AUTHORITY OF TASMANIA 01 Jan 1963 27 Jun 1997
TA1582  MARINE AND SAFETY TASMANIA (MAST) 27 Jun 1997
TA1701  BURNIE PORT CORPORATION PTY LTD 30 Jul 1997 31 Dec 2005
TA71  MARINE BOARD OF HOBART 01 Jan 1858 16 Dec 1996
TA72  MARINE BOARD OF LAUNCESTON 01 Jan 1858 01 Mar 1968
TA73  MARINE BOARD OF STRAHAN 01 Jan 1892 31 Dec 1970
TA74  CONSOLIDATED MARINE BOARD 01 Jan 1882 31 Dec 1913
TA75  MARINE BOARD OF DEVONPORT 01 Jan 1867 10 Dec 1986
TA76  MINES DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1894 17 Jul 1989
TA93  MARINE BOARD OF TABLE CAPE 01 Jan 1867 31 Dec 1910
TA1539  HOBART PORTS CORPORATION PTY LTD 30 Jul 1997 31 Dec 2005
TA1540  PORT OF DEVONPORT AUTHORITY 10 Dec 1986 29 Jul 1997
TA219  TASMANIAN WOODEN SHIPBUILDING BOARD 01 Jan 1942 31 Dec 1944
TA1489  MARINE BOARD OF CIRCULAR HEAD. 01 Jan 1867 16 Dec 1996
TA1490  SMITHTON HARBOUR TRUST. 01 Jan 1909 31 Dec 1973
TA266  COURT OF MARINE ENQUIRY INTO SINKING OF SS CROYDON 01 Jun 1919 31 Jul 1919
TA268  COURT OF MARINE ENQUIRY INTO FIRE ON MV DAVARA 01 Jan 1960 31 Mar 1960
TA278  COURT OF SURVEY INTO SINKING OF SS MORSE 01 Jan 1950 31 Mar 1950
TA680  COURT OF MARINE ENQUIRY INTO THE FOUNDERING OF THE MV STRAITSMAN 01 Jan 1974 31 Dec 1974
TA288  COURT OF MARINE ENQUIRY INTO LOSS OF AK SHEERWATER 01 Jan 1962 31 Dec 1962
TA289  COURT OF MARINE ENQUIRY INTO GROUNDING OF MV SUMATRA 01 Jan 1962 31 Dec 1962
TA61  CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1827 31 Dec 1901
TA1541  MARINE BOARD OF HOBART AND CIRCULAR HEAD 16 Dec 1996 30 Jul 1997
TA1695  TASMANIAN PORTS CORPORATION PTY LTD 01 Jan 2006
TA1696  PORT OF LAUNCESTON PTY LTD 30 Jul 1997 31 Dec 2005
TA1697  PORT OF DEVONPORT CORPORATION PTY LTD 30 Jul 1997 31 Dec 2005
TA1698  MARINE BOARD OF BURNIE AND TABLE CAPE 01 Jan 1911 28 Feb 1921
TA1699  MARINE BOARD OF BURNIE 01 Mar 1921 30 Jun 1986
TA1700  BURNIE PORT AUTHORITY 01 Jul 1986 29 Jul 1997
TA1750   PORT FREDERICK MARINE BOARD 19 Feb 1860 04 Feb 1867
TA241  COURT OF MARINE ENQUIRY INTO LAKE ILLAWARRA COLLISION 01 Jan 1975 31 Dec 1975
TA301  COURT OF MARINE INQUIRY INTO LOSS OF A.K. WILLWATCH 01 Jan 1959
TA730  LAUNCESTON SHIPPING ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1950
TA731  HOBART SHIPPING ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1948
TA259  COURT OF ENQUIRY INTO IRREGULARITIES ON BOARD THE CONVICT TRANSPORT GILMORE 01 Aug 1843 30 Sep 1843
TA1984  STATE MARINE POLLUTION COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1987