The marine safety program is funded by the Western Australian Department for Planning and Infrastructure through the Marine Safety Directorate.
It is a joint initiative between UWA and the Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC).
This research program explores all aspects of marine safety with a specific focus on recreational boaters.
The focus for the research program is twofold:
An important issue for our research is developing methods for collecting relevant data and the analysis of such data to support marine safety counter-measures.