Terms and Conditions

DoTDirect Terms of Use

As you are using a secure online area, please make sure your read the terms and conditions below and once you agree to the conditions, we hope you enjoy using DoTDirect.

Currency of Information

The functionality and continuance of links are checked at least every six months. The content of linked websites is reviewed at least every six months.

The Western Australian Government supports the development of the online community and provides this website to assist in the exchange of information within that community.


The Department of Transport makes this material and services available on the understanding that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use. Changes in circumstances after material is placed on departmental pages or the information is made available may impact on the accuracy of the information. Before relying on the material in any important matter users should carefully evaluate the accuracy, completeness and relevance of the information for their purposes and should obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

The material at this site may include views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department and the State of Western Australia or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.

By accessing information at or through this site each user waives and releases the Department, the State of Western Australia, and their respective officers, employees, and agents to the full extent permitted by law from any and all claims (including claims in negligence) relating to the usage of the material made available through the website. In no event shall the Department, the State of Western Australia, or its respective officers, employees or agents be liable for any incident or consequential damages resulting from use of, or reliance, disclosure of or access by any party to the material.

Your Responsibilities

You must not disclose your password to any other person and must keep it secure. You are responsible for all aspects of the use of your username and password. If you suspect your password has been compromised, you must change your password immediately and report your concerns to the Department of Transport . Any failure to keep your password secure and confidential may result in unauthorised use of your DoTDirect account. Until we are notified to the contrary, we act on the basis that any information submitted in conjunction with your password originates from or is authorised by you and is binding on you, whether or not that is the case. We will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge or consent. You must ensure that you log off at the end of each DoTDirect session.

Registering on behalf of an organisation

If you are making this application to register as a user on behalf of your organisation, you confirm that you have the necessary authority to make the application, to agree to these terms and conditions, to provide the requested information and to transact on behalf of your organisation.

Driver's Licence

Until the appropriate driver's licence fees have been paid, the driver's licence will be deemed invalid. Driving on the road without valid authorisation will be in contravention of the road law.

There may be sanctions applied by the Department of the Attorney General in respect of unpaid fines that prevent the grant or renewal of a driver's licence. Until such time the sanction has been removed, driving on the road will be in contravention of the road law. Department of Transport has no discretion to remove this sanction. If you have any enquires about this sanction you should contact the Fines Enforcement Registry on telephone 1300 650 235.

Vehicle Licence

Until the appropriate vehicle licence fees have been paid the vehicle licence will be deemed invalid. The continued on road use of the vehicle will be in contravention of the road law.

There may be sanctions applied by the Department of the Attorney General in respect of unpaid fines that prevent the grant, renewal or transfer of a vehicle licence. Until such time the sanction has been removed, the vehicle is considered unlicensed and use of the vehicle will be in contravention of the road law. Department of Transport has no discretion to remove this sanction. If you have any enquires about this sanction you should contact the Fines Enforcement Registry on telephone 1300 650 235.

Recreational Boating

Until the appropriate boat registration fees have been paid, the registration of your boat or vessel will be deemed invalid. Having or using a registrable recreational vessel in the State’s navigable waters without valid registration will be in contravention of Part VA of the Navigable Waters Regulations 1958.


Unless the appropriate jetty licence fees have been paid by the due date, your jetty will be unlicensed. Having a private jetty without a valid licence will be in contravention of Section 8 of the Jetties Act 1926 (WA) where it states that private jetties are not to be constructed or maintained, except pursuant to a licence or lease.

Recreational Fishing Licences

The Department of Transport provides this service on DoTDirect solely for your convenience as a user. As the user, it is your responsibility to ensure that you provide all the necessary information required for the transaction to be processed by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development. You must follow up any queries or concerns you have directly with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development on (08) 6551 4444.


Where this website includes material customised for download by you, it is provided without charge. Although we have made every effort to ensure that the material provided in the download is complete, current, reliable, free from error and virus contamination, we do not warrant or make any representation about the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information or whether the download has been corrupted or tainted by viruses. We do, however, welcome feedback from you about downloads.


The information contained in this Website is only to be displayed in full screen format (not framed)). No liability is accepted for any information or services that may appear in any other format.

Information collected

When you look at this website, our web server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:

  • The user's server address
  • The user's top level domain name (eg. .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc.)
  • The date and time of the visit to the site
  • The pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • The previous site visited
  • The type of browser used.

Our statistics provider uses cookies to monitor your use of our website. These cookies can be blocked without impacting your interaction with this website.

This information about your use is only analysed on a bulk basis for broad demographic content. Individual use is not analysed.

If you use the website to complete an online application form, we will only collect the information contained in that application form if you submit the form to us. If you log out of the website or cancel the application prior to submitting the form, the information you had entered will be automatically deleted.

Java script and other programming languages

As with many web sites, Javascript forms an important part in the range of tools used to develop this web site. Javascript is enabled by default in all web browsers and is essential for many web sites.

Our web site can still be accessed if you have Javascript turned off but please be aware that some facilities may be unavailable if you do not have Javascript enabled in your web browser.

Limitation of liability

Subject to any responsibilities implied by law that cannot be excluded, the Department, the State of Western Australia, its officers, employees or agents, are not liable to you for any loss, damage, claims, liabilities, expenses (including without limitation on legal costs and settlement costs) whatsoever arising out of or attributable to any content services or other material on this website whether in contract, tort (including negligence), statute or otherwise.

If the law implies any condition or warranty liability for breach of which cannot be excluded, liability is where applicable, at the Department exclusive option to:

  • The supply of the goods and services again
  • The repair of the goods
  • The payment of the cost of having the goods or services resupplied or repaired.


When you use this website, you consent to the departmental use of any information provided by you such as your company name, current e-mail address and phone number for the purposes outlined below.

Your email address and other information you provide will be recorded, and used for Department purposes, and you consent to the Department communicating with you through that contact information provided. This information will only be disclosed as required or permitted by law.

We will not use or disclose information collected about you other than for a purpose made known to you, a purpose you would reasonably expect, a purpose required, authorised or permitted by or under any law, or a purpose otherwise authorised by you.

You can request access to the information we have collected from you if you have any concerns about the accuracy or extent of that information.

Request content in other formats

Please email info@transport.wa.gov.au and include the address of the page you would like and your recommended document format.

Terms of use

The Western Australian Government is committed to the accessibility and exchange of information and the processes of public consultation and debate. The challenge for Government is to ensure that we keep pace with the changes and ensure that all people have access to the benefits being presented by the Internet. The Government electronic service delivery program is integrated into general government policy. The message is the Internet is for everyone. This website and any linked websites are presented to you in the context of this approach.

Your use of this Department website, including any of the content or materials on it is governed by these terms and conditions. In addition to these terms, there may also be additional terms that govern your use of or access to specific parts or sections of this website in which case those specific terms will apply to your activities at those locations in addition to these terms.

Your use of this site signifies your acknowledgement and acceptance of these terms and conditions.


We make every effort to ensure that all material on this website is free from error. However, we do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any material on this web site. All information is subject to change without notice. Before relying on or acting on material in this website you should seek independent advice. We do not guarantee that material on this site or any linked site will be free from viruses or that access to this site will be uninterrupted.

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