Port Phillip is home to an amazing array of wildlife. When you see dolphins, seals or whales, make sure you give them plenty of space. Never approach closer than 100 metres and leave them alone if they show signs of agitation such as diving or rapid changes in direction. At the …
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Parks Victoria is the local port and waterway manager for the local port of Port Phillip and manages piers and jetties, mooring permits, aids to navigation and Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries. Parks Victoria also acts as a referral agency for planning matters and authorisation of new structures. Parks Victoria has the accountability for the safety of water users, control of vessel activities and movements in the local port and is authorised under the Marine Act 1988 to issue infringement notices or prosecute people who break the law. The Victorian Water Police can also issue infringement notices and work in partnership with Parks Victoria to ensure Port Phillip is enjoyed safely.
There are a number of rules and regulations that must be observed to protect Port Phillip environment and ensure safety for all users of Port Phillip.
Further information about safety and regulations is available from the Port Phillip Recreational Boating Guide map or call 13 1963 to ask for a free copy.
Immediately slow down to 5 knots around swimmers or divers. Don’t exceed the speed limit. Observe boat zone boundaries and restrictions. Fishing or removal of marine life is not permitted in Marine National Parks and Marine Sanctuaries. It is your responsibility to know the boundaries and restrictions. Take all rubbish …
10 May 2013
National Volunteer Week, which runs from 13-19 May 2013, is giving Parks Victoria the chance to say a special thank you to its many volunteer groups across the state. Mill Park Garden Club are a dedicated group of gardening enthusiasts who provide ongoing volunteer support towards maintaining and developing the Le …