Expired Flares

In Tasmania, flares must be carried in Sheltered and Coastal Waters

Flare have a maximum service life of three years.

What to do with old flares?

Marine and Safety Tasmania periodically arranges flare collections from boat ramps and other venues around Tasmania. Bicheno, Swansea and Triabunna dates and times will be advised here - or on the MAST Website and Facebook.

NEXT FLARE COLLECTION

Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Bicheno 1pm - 2pm

Swansea 3pm - 4pm

Triabunna 5pm - 6pm

If you have expired flares

Please store your old flares in a safe place until an alternative method of disposal is established.

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DO NOT DISPOSE OF OUT-OF-DATE FLARES IN HOUSEHOLD RUBBISH.

What about old EPIRB's?

Yes, we'll still take your old EPIRB. We'll disable it, dismantle it and recycle the parts. We'll also let the Australian Maritime Safety Authority know its be taken out of service.

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