The Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA)

The Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) began operations on 1 April 2004. The VRCA was established to manage the commercial navigation of the channels in Geelong port waters and to manage the channel licences for the Port of Hastings and Port of Portland.

The Authority was established by the Victorian Government under the Port Services (Port of Melbourne Reform) Act 2003.

In managing the Geelong channels, the VRCA's key responsibilities include:
management of shipping control
provision of navigation aids
channel management
marine environment protection
safety and security

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Port Operators
Toll Stevedoring
Patrick Sleigh/Port Lincoln
Toll Shipping

Channel Services
Port Phillip Sea Pilots
Adsteam Marine

Victorian Ports
Port of Geelong
Port of Hastings
Port of Portland
Gippsland Port
Port of Melbourne

Victorian Government
Department of Infrastructure
Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development
Department of Sustainability and Environment
Department of Treasury and Finance
Environment Protection Authority
Heritage Victoria
Marine Safety Victoria
Victorian Government

Weather, Water and Recreation
Surfing Australia
Coastguard
Yachting Victoria
Fish Victoria
Surf Lifesaving Victoria


❊ Address & Contact ❊


The Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) ⊜ Level 5, 65 Brougham Street Geelong | Map
Level 5, 65 Brougham StreetGeelong
+61 3 5225 3500

❊ Web Links ❊


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