Public Notice - Declaration of Boating Activity Exemption

Published on 07 January 2015

I, Darren Schultz, Building & Contracts Officer, of 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 Football and Netball Club Bridgewater Triathlon 2015, are exempt from:

1. The requirements of clauses 62.4 (prohibition of bathing), 62.6 and 62.7 (operating rules for exclusive use & special purpose area) of Schedule 62 of the Notice under section 15(2) of the Marine Act 1988.

This declaration applies to registered participants of the Bridgewater Triathlon 2015 on 1 February 2015 between the hours of 6.00 am and 11.00 am on the waters of the Loddon River between the Calder Highway Bridge and the main boat ramp at the Bridgewater Public Caravan Park, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the Event Application and associated documentation are adhered to.

BY ORDER OF LODDON SHIRE COUNCIL
Dated: 22 December 2014