Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, September 2017
The Australian Ballast Water Management Requirements provide guidance on how vessel operators should manage ballast water when operating within Australian seas in order to comply with the
Biosecurity Act 2015. They also align to the
International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 (the Ballast Water Management Convention), which enters into force internationally on 8 September 2017.
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