DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

Published on 01 December 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE
DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

I, Daniel Lloyd, Environment & Public Space Coordinator, Loddon Shire Council, waterway manager for the Loddon River (at Bridgewater between Flour Mill Weir and Sweeney’s Lane), declare under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that persons and vessels involved in the Bridgewater Water Ski Club for the Bridgewater Water Skier Development Camp, are exempt from:

The requirements of Schedule 62 of the Notice under section 15(2) of the Marine Act 1988, specifically clauses:
1.  62.4 (prohibition of bathing),
2.  62.6 and 62.7 (operating rules for exclusive use & special purpose areas), and
3. clause 62.2 as it relates to the area of water between the exclusive use and special purpose areas

This declaration applies to registered participants of the Bridgewater Water Skier Development Camp from 5 to 9 December 2016 and 12 to16 December 2016 between the hours of 7.30 am and 5.00 pm on the waters of the Loddon River between the Calder Highway Bridge, and extending to a point 115 metres downstream of Sweeney’s Lane, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the Event Application and associated documentation are adhered to. Occupants of all vessels providing on water services are required to wear the appropriate PFD. 
 
BY ORDER OF LODDON SHIRE COUNCIL