Industry Programs

The MIA develops and promotes many programs and incentives to help better marinas nationally and reduce the impact of marinas on the environment. Information about our programs follows.

International Gold Anchor Rating Scheme

The International Gold Anchor Rating Scheme rates marinas according to an independent assessment of its infrastructure, planning and service.

International Clean Marina Program


The Clean Marina Program is an international, voluntary accreditation system for marinas, yacht clubs, boat clubs, slips, boatyards and associated industry operators. The program has been developed to support marine industries in its endeavours to protect our coastal and inland waterways.

The Australian Marinas Value Study

The Value Study quantifies the economic and employment value of Australian marinas based on the data provided by marina operators.