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Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

The Department consults with industry on a range of policy measures including amendments to liability and insurance standards for the maritime industry, and tax incentive operations for Australian corporations with eligible Australian registered vehicles. In addition the department provides operations to uphold its commitment to continuing a vibrant and efficient maritime industry through the Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012.