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Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

PUBLIC NOTICE

DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Rowing Victoria, persons and vessels involved in the Rowing Victoria 2022-2023 season regattas on the Barwon River are exempt from the following requirements:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water
  2. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel
  3. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

  • 7.4 of Schedule 7 – areas prohibited to vessels with engines on the Barwon River

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of event official and rescue vessels are only exempt from 1 to 3 above when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety on shore, and item 4 for the duration of the events.
  • Masters of competing vessels are only exempt from 2 to 3 above when competing in the events.
  • Occupants of powered vessels involved with the event must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event.
  • The event is operating under the auspices of Rowing Victoria, including the Rowing Victoria Safety Management Plan, which meets the criteria of Clause 3 of Exemption Notice 1 made under the Marine Regulations 1999 in respect of the exemption for rowing vessels to not carry or wear a personal flotation device.
  • The exemptions apply to the times, dates and events as specified in Table 1 below within the relevant exclusion zones on the Barwon River.
  • The exemptions apply provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

Table 1: 2022-2023 Rowing Victoria Barwon River Regatta Dates

EventDayDateTime
2022 Head of the BarwonSaturday1 October6:00am – 4:00pm
2022 Kardinia International Sculling RegattaSaturday22 October6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 RV Junior Schoolgirls RegattaSaturday12 November6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 RV Schoolgirls RegattaSaturday3 December6:00am – 5:00pm
2023 Barwon RegattaSaturday-Sunday28-29 January6:00am – 5:00pm
2023 RV Schools - Morongo RegattaSaturday4 February6:00am – 5:00pm
2023 RV Junior Schoolgirls RegattaSaturday11 February6:00am – 5:00pm
2023 RV Junior Schoolboys RegattaSaturday18 February6:00am – 5:00pm
2023 RV Junior Girls State ChampionshipSaturday25 February6:00am – 5:00pm
2023 SSV RegattaFriday10 March6:00am – 5:00pm
2023 Head of the Schoolgirls RegattaFriday - Sunday17-19 March6:00am – 3:00pm
2023 Geelong Masters RegattaSaturday22 April6:00am – 5:00pm

CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Dated: 26/08/2022

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Victoria SES, persons and vessels involved in SES training on the dates and time detailed in Table 1 are exempt from the following requirements:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water
  2. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel
  3. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

Table 1

DateTime
22/8/22All dates 6pm to 9.30pm
5/9/22
19/9/22
3/10/22
17/10/22
31/10/22
14/11/22
28/11/22
12/12/22

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Occupants of vessels involved with the training must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the training.
  • The exemptions apply for dates and times detailed in Table 1 within waters of the Barwon River – from Belmont Common boat ramp to Fyans Park boat ramp.
  • The exemptions apply provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 15/08/2022

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Geelong Rowing Association, persons and vessels involved in the Rowing Geelong Winter Series 2022 are exempt from the following requirements:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water
  2. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel
  3. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 7.4 of Schedule 7 – areas prohibited to vessels with engines on the Barwon River.

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of rescue vessels are only exempt from item 1 to 3 when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety on shore, and item 4 for the duration of the event.
  • Masters of competing vessels are only exempt from items 2 to 3 when competing in the events
  • Occupants of mechanically powered vessels involved with the event must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment.
  • The event is operating under the auspices of Rowing Victoria, including the Rowing Victoria Safety Management Plan, which meets the criteria of Clause 3 of the Exemption Notice made under the Marine Regulations 1999 in respect of the exemption for rowing vessels to not carry or wear a personal flotation device
  • The exemptions apply to the times, dates and events as specified in Table 1 below on the waters of the Barwon River between Queens Park to Moorabool St Bridge.
  • The exemptions apply provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

Table 1: Geelong Rowing 2022 Winter Series

Event TitleDayDateTime
Winter Series Handicap EventSunday19 June9:00am – 11:00am
Winter Series Handicap EventSunday26 June9:00am – 11:00am
Winter Series Handicap EventSunday3 July9:00am – 11:00am
Winter Series Handicap EventSunday10 July9:00am – 11:00am
Winter Series Handicap EventSunday17 July9:00am – 11:00am
Winter Series Handicap EventSaturday23 July9:00am – 11:00am
Scullers Head of the BarwonSaturday6 August9:00am – 12:00pm

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 14/06/2022

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Battle of the Barwon are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of Barwon River –Specifically from the 600m mark of the Barwon River Rowing Mile to upstream of an imaginary line from West Fyans Street, as marked by river closed signs and turning buoy.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from 7:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday 24 July 2022

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 23/5/2022

Marine Safety Act 2010

PUBLIC NOTICE

DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION 

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for The Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic). For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Austral Research and Consulting persons and vessels involved in the activity are exempt from the following requirements:

 State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(a) – 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water;
  2. Clause 2(c) – 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel;
  3. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure;

 Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 7.4(c) of Schedule 7 – areas prohibited to vessels with engines;

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of the vessel are only exempt from items 1-4 for the duration of the activity.
  • Occupants of mechanically powered vessels involved with the activity must always wear a personal flotation device during the activity and vessel must have all prescribed safety equipment, including rescue vessels.
  • The exemptions apply for 6.00am to 7.00pm Monday 28 February 2022 to Wednesday 2 March 2022. Waters of the Barwon River downstream of Gundog Lane, Breakwater to Woolscour Lane, Charlemont, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to. 

BY ORDER OF CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY                              

Dated: 21/02/2022

Marine Safety Act 2010

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Paddle Victoria Marathon Championships are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters on the Barwon River between the 100m mark (west) on the Rowing Mile to Queens Park Road (Queens Park Bridge).   

The exclusion zone will be in effect from 

Start dateEnd dateStart time (include set up and specify am or pm)End time (include breakdown and specify am or pm)
Saturday 26th March 2022Saturday 26th March 202207001.30pm
Sunday 27th March 2022Sunday 27th March 2022070012.00pm

BY ORDER OF CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY                              

Dated: 2/02/2022

Marine Safety Act 2010

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in Rowing Victoria (RV) 2021-2022 season Regattas on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 1 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area. This applies to all Regattas, excluding those indicated below.

^RV Junior Girls State Championship: waters of the Barwon River from the 1000m mark to Landy field within the established rowing course area.

The exclusion zones will be in effect for the times and dates detailed the Table 1.

Table 1: 2021-22 Rowing Victoria Barwon River Dates

EventDayDateTime
2021 RV Junior Schoolgirls RegattaSaturday13 November6:00am – 5:00pm
2021 RV Schools RegattaSaturday20 November6:00am – 5:00pm
2021 RV Schoolgirls RegattaSaturday4 December6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 Barwon RegattaSaturday-Sunday29-30 January6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 RV Schools – Morongo RegattaSaturday5 February6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 RV Junior Schoolgirls RegattaSaturday12 February6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 RV Junior Schoolboys RegattaSaturday19 February6:00am – 5:00pm
^2022 RV Junior Girls State ChampionshipSaturday26 February6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 SSV RegattaThursday17 March6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 Head of the Schoolgirls RegattaFriday-Sunday18-20 March6:00am – 3:00pm
2022 Geelong Masters Regatta        Saturday2 April6:00am – 5:00pm

CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Dated: 7/10/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

PUBLIC NOTICE

DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by the Victorian State Emergency Service, persons and vessels involved in the VICSES Boat Training are exempt from the following requirements:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 meters of a person in the water
  2. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 meters of another vessel
  3. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 meters of a fixed or floating structure

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 7.4 of Schedule 7 – areas prohibited to vessels with engines on the Barwon River

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of mechanically powered vessels involved with the training must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment.
  • All participants involved with the event must wear a personal floatation device at all times during the event
  • The exemptions apply for the dates and times detailed in Table 1 below, for the waters of Barwon River – between Queens Park Bridge and downstream of Gundog Lane bridge.
  • The exemptions apply provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

Table 1

Activity DayDatesTime
Monday8 November 20216:00pm – 9:30pm All dates 
22 November 2021
6 December 2021
31 January 2022
14 February 2022
28 February 2022
7 March 2022
28 March 2022

CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Dated: 3/11/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Section 208(2)

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for   Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Victorian Canoe Sprint Regatta 2021 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and approx. downstream at the 1100m mark within the established rowing course area. The exclusion zone will be in effect from 

Start dateEnd dateStart time (include set up and specify am or pm)End time (include breakdown and specify am or pm)
Sunday 24th October 2021Sunday 24th October 20217:30am4:30pm

BY ORDER OF CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY                               Dated: 22/09/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in Rowing Victoria (RV) 2021-2022 season Regattas on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 1 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area. This applies to all Regattas, excluding those indicated below.

^RV Junior Girls State Championship: waters of the Barwon River from the 1000m mark to Landy field within the established rowing course area.

The exclusion zones will be in effect for the times and dates detailed the Table 1.

Table 1: 2021-22 Rowing Victoria Barwon River Dates

EventDayDateTime
2021 RV Junior Schoolgirls RegattaSaturday13 November6:00am – 5:00pm
2021 RV Schools RegattaSaturday20 November6:00am – 5:00pm
2021 RV Schoolgirls RegattaSaturday4 December6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 Barwon RegattaSaturday-Sunday29-30 January6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 RV Schools – Morongo RegattaSaturday5 February6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 RV Junior Schoolgirls RegattaSaturday12 February6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 RV Junior Schoolboys RegattaSaturday19 February6:00am – 5:00pm
^2022 RV Junior Girls State ChampionshipSaturday26 February6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 SSV RegattaThursday17 March6:00am – 5:00pm
2022 Head of the Schoolgirls RegattaFriday-Sunday18-20 March6:00am – 3:00pm
2022 Geelong Masters RegattaSaturday23 April6:00am – 5:00pm

CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Dated: 7/10/2021

Marine Safety Act 201

Works Notice Details

 Section 211(1)(b)

 NOTICE CONTROLLING NAVIGATION IN THE VICINITY WORKS

 Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CCMA), as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River, makes the following notice under section 211(1)(b)(i) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) (the Act).

For the purposes of the works activity conducted by Barwon Water for the demolition works of four of the fourteen pier and truss spans of the reinforced concrete Sewer Aqueduct that crosses the Barwon River. The navigation and movement of vessels is prohibited from waters of the Barwon River as detailed below in Table 1, excluding vessels involved in the works and CCMA vessels.

Table 1:

DatesProhibited WatersWorks Activity
1st November 2021 to 31st June 2023Upstream and downstream of Goat Island, Breakwater within 100 meters of marked exclusion zone.demolition works of four of the fourteen pier and truss spans of the reinforced concrete Sewer Aqueduct that crosses the Barwon River.

The exclusion zone will be marked by river booms on the Barwon River with temporary fencing on the floodplain areas. Times and dates are subject to change. Changes to times, durations or days will be advertised on Barwon Water website.

This notice has effect from 7:00AM 1st November 2021 to 5:00PM 31st June 2023

Signed:

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 1st September 2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Battle on the Barwon on the Barwon River are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of Barwon River – from the Princes Highway Bridge (James Harrison Bridge) upstream to an imaginary line from west of Ballater Avenue, as marked by orange buoys.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from 7:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday 16th May 2021

CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY       Dated: 26/04/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010 

Section 208(2) 

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE 

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in 2021 Carrum Masters Regatta on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 2, are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.  

Waters of the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.   

The exclusion zone will be in effect for the time and date detailed below:

2021 Carrum Masters Regatta  10/4/2021  10/4/2021  7AM  5PM  

CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY 

Dated: 30/03/2021 

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for   Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the 2021 Paddle Australian Canoe Marathon Championships are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from:

Start DateEnd DateStart time (set up time included)End time (break down time included)
Thursday 25th March 2021Practice Day12:00PM5:00PM
Friday 26th March 2021Short course races08.00AM5:00PM
Saturday 27th March 2021Singles long course07.00AM4:30PM
Sunday 28th March 2021Doubles long course07.00AM3:30PM

By order of the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated 08/02/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for   Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the 2021 Paddle Victoria Canoe Marathon Championships are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area. The exclusion zone will be in effect from:

Start DateEnd DateStart time (set up time included)End time (break down time included)
Saturday 27th Feb 2021Saturday 27th Feb 202107.00AM1.30PM
Sunday 28th Feb 2021Sunday 28th Feb 202107.00AM12:.00PM

By order of the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated 08/02/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for   Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the 2021 Paddle Victoria Canoe Marathon Championships are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area. The exclusion zone will be in effect from:

Start DateEnd DateStart time (set up time included)End time (break down time included)
Saturday 27th Feb 2021Saturday 27th Feb 202107.00AM1.30PM
Sunday 28th Feb 2021Sunday 28th Feb 202107.00AM12:.00PM

By order of the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated 08/02/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in Rowing Victoria 2021 Season Regattas on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 2 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

The exclusion zone will be in effect for the times and dates detailed in Table 2 below.

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 18/12/2020

TABLE 2

Name of EventStart dateEnd DateStart time (set up time included)End time (pack up included)
2021 Barwon Regatta23/1/202124/1/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – Morongo Regatta30/1/202130/1/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – The Geelong College Regatta6/2/20216/2/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – Firbank Regatta13/2/202113/2/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Junior Girls State Championship20/2/202120/2/20216AM5PM
2021 SSV Regatta11/3/202111/3/20216AM5PM
2021 Head of the Schoolgirls Regatta12/3/202112/3/20216AM5PM
2021 Geelong Masters Regatta17/4/202117/4/20216AM5PM

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Geelong Sprints and Short course regatta, are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters from the Barwon River rowing zone from the100m mark to 100m upstream of the Shannon Road bridge.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Saturday 13 December 2020

By order of the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated 08/02/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in Rowing Victoria 2021 Season Regattas on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 2 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to. 

The exclusion zone will be in effect for the times and dates detailed in Table 2 below.

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 18/12/2020

TABLE 2

Name of EventStart dateEnd DateStart time (set up time included)End time (pack up included)
2021 Barwon Regatta23/1/202124/1/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – Morongo Regatta30/1/202130/1/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – The Geelong College Regatta6/2/20216/2/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – Firbank Regatta13/2/202113/2/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Junior Girls State Championship20/2/202120/2/20216AM5PM
2021 SSV Regatta11/3/202111/3/20216AM5PM
2021 Head of the Schoolgirls Regatta12/3/202112/3/20216AM5PM
2021 Geelong Masters Regatta17/4/202117/4/20216AM5PM

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 4/12/2020

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Rowing Victoria 2019/20 Regattas on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 1 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to. 

The exclusion zone will be in effect for the times and dates detailed below.

5/12/2020 Sacred Heart Regatta 6:00am to 5:00pm.

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 1/12/2020

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE – Ovid Sewer Aqueduct

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels are prohibited from entering the following waters of the Barwon River – Specifically upstream and downstream of Goat Island, Breakwater within 100 meters of stationed drumlines, and as marked by red River Closed buoy.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from 18th December 2019

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 18/12/2019

DECLARATION OF EXEMPT BOATING ACTIVITY – 2020 Paddle Victorian Canoe Marathon Championship

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Paddle Victoria, persons and vessels involved in the 2020 Victorian Canoe Marathon Championships, are exempt from the following requirements:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. 2 (a) Within 50m of a person in the water
  2. 2 (c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel – applies to competing vessels and event official and rescue vessels.

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010

3. Clause 7.4 of Schedule 7 – areas prohibited to vessels with engines on the Barwon River – applies to event official vessels and rescue vessels.

The event area holds a standing exemption from Clause 3(a) – 5 knots within 50 metres of the waters’ edge, as detailed by Schedule 7, Clause 7.1.

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of competing vessels are only exempt from items 1-2 when competing in an event.
  • Masters of event official vessels and rescue vessels are only exempt from items 1-2 when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs     and deliver them to a place of safety on shore.
  • Masters of event official vessels and rescue vessels are only exempt from item 3 for the duration of the events.
  • Occupants of mechanically powered vessels involved with the event must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment, including rescue vessels.

BY ORDER OF CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Dated: 16/01/2020

Notice of Boating Activity Exclusion Zone – 2020 Paddle Victorian Canoe Marathon Championship

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for   Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Name of event 2020 Victorian Canoe Marathon Championships are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters from the start of the 100m mark of the Barwon River Rowing Zone (West) to Yarra st, Geelong

The exclusion zone will be in effect from Saturday 29th February 2020 7:00am to 1:30pm and Sunday 1st March 2020 7:00am to 12:00pm

BY ORDER OF CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY               Dated: 16/01/2019

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

DECLARATION OF EXEMPT BOATING ACTIVITY –  Rowing Victoria 2019 to 2020 regatta season

PUBLIC NOTICE

DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Rowing Victoria, persons and vessels involved in the Rowing Victoria 2019-20 Regattas, as detailed in Table 1 below, are exempt from the following requirements:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water;
  2. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel;
  3. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure.

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

4. Clause 7.4 of Schedule 7 – areas areas prohibited to vessels with engines on the Barwon River.

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of event official and rescue vessels are only exempt from 1 to 3 above when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety on shore, and item 4 for the duration of the events.
  • Masters of competing vessels are only exempt from 2 to 3 above when competing in the events.
  • Occupants of mechanically powered vessels involved with the event must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment.
  • The event is operating under the auspices of Rowing Victoria, including the Rowing Victoria Safety Management Plan, which meets the criteria of Clause 3 of Exemption Notice 1 made under the Marine Regulations 1999 in respect of the exemption for rowing vessels to not carry or wear a personal flotation device.
  • The above exemptions apply for the times and dates detailed in Table 1, to the persons and vessels participating in the RV events within the exclusion zone waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to. 

Table 1 – 2019 Regatta Date

DateEventTimes
26/10/2019Kardinia International Sculling Regatta8:00am to 5:00pm
16/11/2019RV Schools – Sacred Heart Regatta7:00am to 6:30pm
23/11/2019RV Schools – Loreto Regatta8:00am to 5:00pm
25/01/2020Barwon Regatta7:00am to 7:00pm
26/01/2020Barwon Regatta7:00am to 7:00pm
01/02/2020RV Schools – Morongo Girls Regatta7:00am to 6:00pm
08/02/2020RV Schools – Geelong Girls Regatta7:00am to 3:30pm
15/02/2020RV Schools – Firbank Girls Regatta7:00am to 5:30pm
22/02/2020RV Junior Girls State Championships7:00am to 3:30pm
12/03/2020SSV Regatta8:00am to 3:00pm
04/04/2020Geelong Masters Regatta

CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Dated: 19/11/2019

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Rowing Victoria on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 1 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to. 

The exclusion zone will be in effect for the times and dates detailed in Table 1 below.

Table 1 – 2019 Regatta Date

DateEventTimes
26/10/2019Kardinia International Sculling Regatta8:00am to 5:00pm
16/11/2019RV Schools – Sacred Heart Regatta7:00am to 6:30pm
23/11/2019RV Schools – Loreto Regatta8:00am to 5:00pm
25/01/2020Barwon Regatta7:00am to 7:00pm
26/01/2020Barwon Regatta7:00am to 7:00pm
01/02/2020RV Schools – Morongo Girls Regatta7:00am to 6:00pm
08/02/2020RV Schools – Geelong Girls Regatta7:00am to 3:30pm
15/02/2020RV Schools – Firbank Girls Regatta7:00am to 5:30pm
22/02/2020RV Junior Girls State Championships7:00am to 3:30pm
12/03/2020SSV Regatta8:00am to 3:00pm
04/04/2020Geelong Masters Regatta8:00am to 4:00pm

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 19/11/2019

Marine Safety Act 201

Works Notice Details

 Section 211(1)(b)

 NOTICE CONTROLLING NAVIGATION IN THE VICINITY WORKS

 Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CCMA), as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River, makes the following notice under section 211(1)(b)(i) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) (the Act).

 For the purposes of the works activity conducted by Barwon Water for the demolition works of four of the fourteen pier and truss spans of the reinforced concrete Sewer Aqueduct that crosses the Barwon River. The navigation and movement of vessels is prohibited from waters of the Barwon River as detailed below in Table 1, excluding vessels involved in the works and CCMA vessels.

Table 1:

DatesProhibited WatersWorks Activity
1st November 2021 to 31st June 2023Upstream and downstream of Goat Island, Breakwater within 100 meters of marked exclusion zone.demolition works of four of the fourteen pier and truss spans of the reinforced concrete Sewer Aqueduct that crosses the Barwon River.

 The exclusion zone will be marked by river booms on the Barwon River with temporary fencing on the floodplain areas. Times and dates are subject to change. Changes to times, durations or days will be advertised on Barwon Water website.

 This notice has effect from 7:00AM 1st November 2021 to 5:00PM 31st June 2023

 Signed:

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 1st September 2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Battle on the Barwon on the Barwon River are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of Barwon River – from the Princes Highway Bridge (James Harrison Bridge) upstream to an imaginary line from west of Ballater Avenue, as marked by orange buoys.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from 7:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday 16th May 2021

CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY       Dated: 26/04/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010 

Section 208(2) 

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE 

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in 2021 Carrum Masters Regatta on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 2, are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.  

Waters of the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.   

The exclusion zone will be in effect for the time and date detailed below:

2021 Carrum Masters Regatta  10/4/2021  10/4/2021  7AM  5PM  

CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY 

Dated: 30/03/2021 

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for   Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the 2021 Paddle Australian Canoe Marathon Championships are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from:

Start DateEnd DateStart time (set up time included)End time (break down time included)
Thursday 25th March 2021Practice Day12:00PM5:00PM
Friday 26th March 2021Short course races08.00AM5:00PM
Saturday 27th March 2021Singles long course07.00AM4:30PM
Sunday 28th March 2021Doubles long course07.00AM3:30PM

By order of the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated 08/02/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for   Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the 2021 Paddle Victoria Canoe Marathon Championships are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area. The exclusion zone will be in effect from:

Start DateEnd DateStart time (set up time included)End time (break down time included)
Saturday 27th Feb 2021Saturday 27th Feb 202107.00AM1.30PM
Sunday 28th Feb 2021Sunday 28th Feb 202107.00AM12:.00PM

By order of the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated 08/02/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for   Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the 2021 Paddle Victoria Canoe Marathon Championships are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area. The exclusion zone will be in effect from:

Start DateEnd DateStart time (set up time included)End time (break down time included)
Saturday 27th Feb 2021Saturday 27th Feb 202107.00AM1.30PM
Sunday 28th Feb 2021Sunday 28th Feb 202107.00AM12:.00PM

By order of the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated 08/02/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in Rowing Victoria 2021 Season Regattas on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 2 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

The exclusion zone will be in effect for the times and dates detailed in Table 2 below.

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 18/12/2020

TABLE 2

Name of EventStart dateEnd DateStart time (set up time included)End time (pack up included)
2021 Barwon Regatta23/1/202124/1/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – Morongo Regatta30/1/202130/1/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – The Geelong College Regatta6/2/20216/2/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – Firbank Regatta13/2/202113/2/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Junior Girls State Championship20/2/202120/2/20216AM5PM
2021 SSV Regatta11/3/202111/3/20216AM5PM
2021 Head of the Schoolgirls Regatta12/3/202112/3/20216AM5PM
2021 Geelong Masters Regatta17/4/202117/4/20216AM5PM

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Geelong Sprints and Short course regatta, are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters from the Barwon River rowing zone from the100m mark to 100m upstream of the Shannon Road bridge.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Saturday 13 December 2020

By order of the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated 08/02/2021

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in Rowing Victoria 2021 Season Regattas on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 2 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to. 

The exclusion zone will be in effect for the times and dates detailed in Table 2 below.

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 18/12/2020

TABLE 2

Name of EventStart dateEnd DateStart time (set up time included)End time (pack up included)
2021 Barwon Regatta23/1/202124/1/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – Morongo Regatta30/1/202130/1/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – The Geelong College Regatta6/2/20216/2/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Schools – Firbank Regatta13/2/202113/2/20216AM5PM
2021 RV Junior Girls State Championship20/2/202120/2/20216AM5PM
2021 SSV Regatta11/3/202111/3/20216AM5PM
2021 Head of the Schoolgirls Regatta12/3/202112/3/20216AM5PM
2021 Geelong Masters Regatta17/4/202117/4/20216AM5PM

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 4/12/2020

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Rowing Victoria 2019/20 Regattas on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 1 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to. 

The exclusion zone will be in effect for the times and dates detailed below.

5/12/2020 Sacred Heart Regatta 6:00am to 5:00pm.

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 1/12/2020

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE – Ovid Sewer Aqueduct

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels are prohibited from entering the following waters of the Barwon River – Specifically upstream and downstream of Goat Island, Breakwater within 100 meters of stationed drumlines, and as marked by red River Closed buoy.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from 18th December 2019

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 18/12/2019

DECLARATION OF EXEMPT BOATING ACTIVITY – 2020 Paddle Victorian Canoe Marathon Championship

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Paddle Victoria, persons and vessels involved in the 2020 Victorian Canoe Marathon Championships, are exempt from the following requirements:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. 2 (a) Within 50m of a person in the water
  2. 2 (c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel – applies to competing vessels and event official and rescue vessels.

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010

3. Clause 7.4 of Schedule 7 – areas prohibited to vessels with engines on the Barwon River – applies to event official vessels and rescue vessels.

The event area holds a standing exemption from Clause 3(a) – 5 knots within 50 metres of the waters’ edge, as detailed by Schedule 7, Clause 7.1.

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of competing vessels are only exempt from items 1-2 when competing in an event.
  • Masters of event official vessels and rescue vessels are only exempt from items 1-2 when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs     and deliver them to a place of safety on shore.
  • Masters of event official vessels and rescue vessels are only exempt from item 3 for the duration of the events.
  • Occupants of mechanically powered vessels involved with the event must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment, including rescue vessels.

BY ORDER OF CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Dated: 16/01/2020

Notice of Boating Activity Exclusion Zone – 2020 Paddle Victorian Canoe Marathon Championship

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for   Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Name of event 2020 Victorian Canoe Marathon Championships are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters from the start of the 100m mark of the Barwon River Rowing Zone (West) to Yarra st, Geelong

The exclusion zone will be in effect from Saturday 29th February 2020 7:00am to 1:30pm and Sunday 1st March 2020 7:00am to 12:00pm

BY ORDER OF CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY               Dated: 16/01/2019

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

DECLARATION OF EXEMPT BOATING ACTIVITY –  Rowing Victoria 2019 to 2020 regatta season

PUBLIC NOTICE

DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Rowing Victoria, persons and vessels involved in the Rowing Victoria 2019-20 Regattas, as detailed in Table 1 below, are exempt from the following requirements:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water;
  2. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel;
  3. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure.

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

4. Clause 7.4 of Schedule 7 – areas areas prohibited to vessels with engines on the Barwon River.

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of event official and rescue vessels are only exempt from 1 to 3 above when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety on shore, and item 4 for the duration of the events.
  • Masters of competing vessels are only exempt from 2 to 3 above when competing in the events.
  • Occupants of mechanically powered vessels involved with the event must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment.
  • The event is operating under the auspices of Rowing Victoria, including the Rowing Victoria Safety Management Plan, which meets the criteria of Clause 3 of Exemption Notice 1 made under the Marine Regulations 1999 in respect of the exemption for rowing vessels to not carry or wear a personal flotation device.
  • The above exemptions apply for the times and dates detailed in Table 1, to the persons and vessels participating in the RV events within the exclusion zone waters on the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to. 

Table 1 – 2019 Regatta Date

DateEventTimes
26/10/2019Kardinia International Sculling Regatta8:00am to 5:00pm
16/11/2019RV Schools – Sacred Heart Regatta7:00am to 6:30pm
23/11/2019RV Schools – Loreto Regatta8:00am to 5:00pm
25/01/2020Barwon Regatta7:00am to 7:00pm
26/01/2020Barwon Regatta7:00am to 7:00pm
01/02/2020RV Schools – Morongo Girls Regatta7:00am to 6:00pm
08/02/2020RV Schools – Geelong Girls Regatta7:00am to 3:30pm
15/02/2020RV Schools – Firbank Girls Regatta7:00am to 5:30pm
22/02/2020RV Junior Girls State Championships7:00am to 3:30pm
12/03/2020SSV Regatta8:00am to 3:00pm
04/04/2020Geelong Masters Regatta

CORANGAMITE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Dated: 19/11/2019

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)

NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Rowing Victoria on the Barwon River as detailed in Table 1 are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of the Barwon River between an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river at the downstream edge of the Princes Bridge (Shannon Ave), and an imaginary line joining two signs stating ‘Rowing Zone – Power Boat Zone’ situated on opposite banks of the river approximately 115 metres west of the southern Swanston Street carpark, within the established rowing course area, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to. 

The exclusion zone will be in effect for the times and dates detailed in Table 1 below.

Table 1 – 2019 Regatta Date

DateEventTimes
26/10/2019Kardinia International Sculling Regatta8:00am to 5:00pm
16/11/2019RV Schools – Sacred Heart Regatta7:00am to 6:30pm
23/11/2019RV Schools – Loreto Regatta8:00am to 5:00pm
25/01/2020Barwon Regatta7:00am to 7:00pm
26/01/2020Barwon Regatta7:00am to 7:00pm
01/02/2020RV Schools – Morongo Girls Regatta7:00am to 6:00pm
08/02/2020RV Schools – Geelong Girls Regatta7:00am to 3:30pm
15/02/2020RV Schools – Firbank Girls Regatta7:00am to 5:30pm
22/02/2020RV Junior Girls State Championships7:00am to 3:30pm
12/03/2020SSV Regatta8:00am to 3:00pm
04/04/2020Geelong Masters Regatta8:00am to 4:00pm

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 19/11/2019

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