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Declaration of Safety Exemptions – Victorian Police Emergency Services Games 19 March 2018


Friday 16 March, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE

DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

I, Graeme Davis, District Manager – Port Phillip Western Port, Melbourne Region, as delegate of Parks Victoria, the waterway manager for the Local Port of Port Phillip, declare under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that masters of rescue vessels directly involved in the Victorian Police and Emergency Services Games Aquathon event conducted by the Victorian Police Games Federation are exempt from:

1.         The requirements of the clause 1.1.9(a) (Area prohibited to vessels – Sandridge Life Saving Club) of Schedule 1, waterway rules for the Local Port of Port Phillip.

The vessels providing rescue services must not exceed 5 knots unless undertaking a rescue operation.

The exemption applies from 8.00am to 11.30am on Monday 19 March 2018 for the waters of the Port Phillip at Sandridge Beach, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the Event Application and associated documentation are adhered to.

Graeme Davis

District Manager Port Phillip Western Port

Parks Victoria

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