Preparedness and response training
Find out about training and exercises available for the development of response capability for maritime environmental emergencies.
The Department of Transport’s (DoT) Maritime Environmental Emergency Response Team provides training and workshops that are either informal or courses that award nationally-recognised units of competency.
DoT’s Maritime Environmental Emergency Response Team also facilitates access to training and workshops provided by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority under the National Plan for Maritime Environmental Emergency.
To nominate for training opportunities, please contact us by email at MEER.firstname.lastname@example.org
The schedule and offerings for training and workshops facilitated by DoT’s Maritime Environmental Emergency Response Team are outlined in the training schedule.
DoT’s Maritime Environmental Emergency Response Team are the training coordinators for attendance on Maritime Environmental Emergency Response Team facilitated training and workshops.
The following is the proposed training schedule for the MEER Program over the dates of 1st July 2023 to 31st December 2023.
For any queries relating to training, please email email@example.com
|State Response Team Deployment Day 3
|Exercise Roebuck Challenge – Kimberley Port Authority
|30/10/2023 - 03/11/2023
|Basic Equipment Operator / Oiled Shoreline Response
|State Response Team Deployment Day 4
|First Strike Response Training
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has designed competency based training courses, online training and workshops for responders under the National Plan.
Find out more about the training and workshop schedule on the AMSA website.
DoT’s Maritime Environmental Emergency Response Team are the training coordinators for attendance by Western Australians on AMSA National Plan facilitated training and workshops.
DoT’s Maritime Environmental Emergency Response (MEER) Team facilitates:
- a State MEER Exercise every year
- access to National Plan Exercises provided by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority under the National Plan for Maritime Environmental Emergency.
Nominations to participate in exercises are either sought through registration processes outlined in exercise flyers, or by calls for nominations direct from the DoT MEER Team.
WA State Exercise 2024
The 2024 WA State Maritime Environmental Emergency Response Exercise will be conducted 28 - 30 May 2024. Exercise Recovery Challenge aims to build awareness of the recovery requirements for a maritime environmental emergency. It will run in partnership with the Department of Fire and Emergency Service (DFES) State Recovery and be supported by the Southern Port Authority and Shire of Esperance.
For more information, see the flyer below or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can register to participate, observe or attend a funding workshop by completing the Exercise Recovery Challenge registration within the flyer.
|WA State Exercise 2024 Flyer
WA State Exercise Roebuck Challenge 2023 video
Maritime Environmental Emergency Response Exercise 2023, conducted in partnership with the Kimberley Ports Authority (KPA).
WA State Exercise Zephyr 2022 video
2022 WA State Maritime Environmental Emergency Response Exercise and 2022 Australian Oil & Gas Industry / AMOSC Exercise.
WA State Exercise Amity Challenge 2018
2018 WA State Maritime Environmental Emergency Response Exercise Amity Albany conducted by WA Department of Transport.