The decentralised structure of Shipping Australia enables the association to respond to both local and policy issues in a flexible, relevant, and timely manner. The importance of these committees to the industry is recognised, both within the association and throughout the industry as a whole

Each State Committee forms a focus for the shipping industry in its particular area, facilitating negotiation with local bodies, including State Governments and port and harbour authorities. The State Committees provide a forum for the local industry to discuss issues of concern and effect presentation to a national body.

Equally, they provide a means for the Secretariat to ensure that the States are informed of national issues and activity, and of activity in the other States.

Each State committee has an elected Chairman, and a Secretary with maritime industry experience.

New South Wales State Committee

Chairman: Bill Rizzi
Secretary: Melwyn Noronha
Secretary email: ad***@sh***************.au

Victorian State Committee

Chairman: James Kurz
Secretary: Charles Masters
Secretary email: vi***********@sh***************.au

South Australian State Committee

Chairman: Paul Paparella
Chairman email: sa*********@sh***************.au

Queensland State Committee

Chairman: Michael Travers
Secretary: Geoff Dalgliesh
Secretary email: ql***********@sh***************.au

WA State Committee

Chairman: Kristy Craker
Chairman email: wa*********@sh***************.au


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Upcoming Events

Mar 22
Biennial Port Kembla Luncheon
Don’t miss the Shipping Australia Biennial Port Kembla Luncheon, to be held at City Beach, Wollongong.  We will be enjoying a sumptuous meal, catching up with colleagues and hearing from keynote speaker Paul Scully. Proudly sponsored by AAT Keynote Speaker Paul Scully is the NSW Minister for Planning and Public Spaces. He previously served as...
May 8
Shipping Australia QLD Shipping Industry Golf Day
Join friends and colleagues for an enjoyable day, followed by a sumptuous dinner at the 2024 SAL QLD Shipping Industry Golf Day. The Golf Day will once again be held at the Wynnum Golf Club (located in beautiful Bayside and meanders over 31 hectares of picturesque parkland) on 8th May 2024. Ticket price includes: Light...

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Nautical Institute visits Shipping Australia
Shipping Australia was pleased to play to host to a visit from Captain John Lloyd, CEO of the Nautical Institute. The Institute is UK-based global non-governmental organisation for maritime professionals; it has over 7,000 members in more than 110 countries. The Institute has consultative status at the IMO. Its aims are to improve standards of...
Shipping Australia and AMSA discuss new ship-garbage recycling trial
Shipping Australia is pleased to be in discussions with the national maritime safety regulator, The Australian Maritime Safety Authority, about a trial a project at select ports to boost opportunities to have ship’s garbage recycled onshore. You can find out more about “The Maritime Recycling Project” here. Ships inevitably – and just like many other...

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