Public Notices

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 2021 Short 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 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 Date Start 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 Championship 20/2/202120/2/20216AM5PM
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

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

Date Event Times
26/10/2019 Kardinia International Sculling Regatta 8:00am to 5:00pm
16/11/2019 RV Schools – Sacred Heart Regatta 7:00am to 6:30pm
23/11/2019 RV Schools – Loreto Regatta 8:00am to 5:00pm
25/01/2020 Barwon Regatta 7:00am to 7:00pm
26/01/2020 Barwon Regatta 7:00am to 7:00pm
01/02/2020 RV Schools – Morongo Girls Regatta 7:00am to 6:00pm
08/02/2020 RV Schools – Geelong Girls Regatta 7:00am to 3:30pm
15/02/2020 RV Schools – Firbank Girls Regatta 7:00am to 5:30pm
22/02/2020 RV Junior Girls State Championships 7:00am to 3:30pm
12/03/2020 SSV Regatta 8:00am to 3:00pm
04/04/2020 Geelong Masters Regatta 8:00am to 4:00pm

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

Date Event Times
26/10/2019 Kardinia International Sculling Regatta 8:00am to 5:00pm
16/11/2019 RV Schools – Sacred Heart Regatta 7:00am to 6:30pm
23/11/2019 RV Schools – Loreto Regatta 8:00am to 5:00pm
25/01/2020 Barwon Regatta 7:00am to 7:00pm
26/01/2020 Barwon Regatta 7:00am to 7:00pm
01/02/2020 RV Schools – Morongo Girls Regatta 7:00am to 6:00pm
08/02/2020 RV Schools – Geelong Girls Regatta 7:00am to 3:30pm
15/02/2020 RV Schools – Firbank Girls Regatta 7:00am to 5:30pm
22/02/2020 RV Junior Girls State Championships 7:00am to 3:30pm
12/03/2020 SSV Regatta 8:00am to 3:00pm
04/04/2020 Geelong Masters Regatta 8:00am to 4:00pm

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

Dated: 19/11/2019