Report Marine Farming Debris

​​If you see marine farming debris that poses a navigational hazard, contact Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) on 0418 145 439. ​

If you see marine farming equipment outside of a marine farming lease area i.e. on the water or washed up on the shoreline, you can report your sighting to the Aquaculture Branch (NRE Tasmania) using this online form.

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The date and time you saw the marine farming debris
Select a date from the calendar.  

Include GPS coordinates if available.

Describe the marine farming debris, including any specific identifying features, such as branding, text and colour.

Only image(.jpg, .tiff, .png), plain text (.txt), Word (.doc or .docx), Excel (.xls or .xlsx), PDF or ZIP files are accepted.

Your Personal Information

Personal information collected from you will be used by NRE Tas for the purpose of verifying information relating to a marine farming debris notification and investigating potential breaches of law relating to marine debris. All personal information will be managed in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act 2004 and the Department’s Personal Information Protection Policy. Your personal information will be used for the primary purpose for which it is collected but may be disclosed to the contractors and agents of the NRE Tas, other law enforcement agencies including Marine and Safety Tasmania, Courts and other organisations authorised to collect it.