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Published on 17 September 2019
DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION
Loddon Shire Council, as the declared waterway manager for the Loddon River at Bridgewater between Flour Mill Weir and Sweeneys Lane, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).
For the purposes of conducting the 2019 Tournament Water Ski Victoria Junior Development Ski Clinic on the waters of the Loddon River between the Calder Highway Bridge and the boat ramp at Sweeneys Lane, from 30 September to 3 October 2019 between the hours of 7.30am and 5pm, persons and vessels participating in these events are exempt from the following requirements:
State Rules made under the Marine Act 19881. 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.
Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 20103. Clause 62.2 of Schedule 62 – 5-knot speed restriction within waters not specified as Exclusive Use and Special Purpose Areas between Flour Mill Weir and Sweeneys Lane.
4. Clause 62.7(d)(i) of Schedule 62 – Exclusive Use and Special Purpose Area – Water-Skiing Area operation times.
Subject to the conditions detailed below:
BY ORDER OF LODDON SHIRE COUNCILDated: 4 September 2019