Cover image for Maritime services
Function Term:
Maritime services
Function Number:
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.
Agencies Performing Function:
Naval Department (TA932)01 Jan 180731 Dec 1827

Marine Department (TA931)01 Jan 182531 Dec 1858

Customs Department (TA61)01 Jan 182731 Dec 1901

Court of Enquiry Into Irregularities on Board the Convict Transport Gilmore (TA259)01 Aug 184330 Sep 1843

Marine Board of Hobart (TA71)01 Jan 185816 Dec 1996

Marine Board of Launceston (TA72)01 Jan 185801 Mar 1968

Port Frederick Marine Board (TA1750)19 Feb 186004 Feb 1867

Marine Board of Devonport (TA75)01 Jan 186710 Dec 1986

Marine Board of Table Cape (TA93)01 Jan 186731 Dec 1910

Marine Board of Circular Head. (TA1489)01 Jan 186716 Dec 1996

Consolidated Marine Board (TA74)01 Jan 188231 Dec 1913

Marine Board of Strahan (TA73)01 Jan 189231 Dec 1970

Mines Department (TA76)01 Jan 189417 Jul 1989

Smithton Harbour Trust. (TA1490)01 Jan 190931 Dec 1973

Marine Board of Burnie and Table Cape (TA1698)01 Jan 191128 Feb 1921

Court of Marine Enquiry Into Sinking of Ss Croydon (TA266)01 Jun 191931 Jul 1919

Marine Board of Burnie (TA1699)01 Mar 192130 Jun 1986

Tasmanian Wooden Shipbuilding Board (TA219)01 Jan 194231 Dec 1944

Hobart Shipping Advisory Committee (TA731)01 Jan 1948

Court of Survey Into Sinking of Ss Morse (TA278)01 Jan 195031 Mar 1950

Launceston Shipping Advisory Committee (TA730)01 Jan 1950

Court of Marine Inquiry Into Loss of a.K. Willwatch (TA301)01 Jan 1959

Court of Marine Enquiry Into Fire on Mv Davara (TA268)01 Jan 196031 Mar 1960

Court of Marine Enquiry Into Loss of Ak Sheerwater (TA288)01 Jan 196231 Dec 1962

Court of Marine Enquiry Into Grounding of Mv Sumatra (TA289)01 Jan 196231 Dec 1962

Navigation and Survey Authority of Tasmania (TA1003)01 Jan 196327 Jun 1997

Port of Launceston Authority (TA1010)01 Mar 196829 Jul 1997

Court of Marine Enquiry Into the Foundering of the Mv Straitsman (TA680)01 Jan 197431 Dec 1974

Court of Marine Enquiry Into Lake Illawarra Collision (TA241)01 Jan 197531 Dec 1975

Burnie Port Authority (TA1700)01 Jul 198629 Jul 1997

Port of Devonport Authority (TA1540)10 Dec 198629 Jul 1997

State Marine Pollution Committee (TA1984)01 Jan 1987

Marine Board of Hobart and Circular Head (TA1541)16 Dec 199630 Jul 1997

Marine and Safety Tasmania (Mast) (TA1582)27 Jun 1997

Burnie Port Corporation Pty Ltd (TA1701)30 Jul 199731 Dec 2005

Hobart Ports Corporation Pty Ltd (TA1539)30 Jul 199731 Dec 2005

Port of Launceston Pty Ltd (TA1696)30 Jul 199731 Dec 2005

Port of Devonport Corporation Pty Ltd (TA1697)30 Jul 199731 Dec 2005

Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd (TA1695)01 Jan 2006