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Stage 3: Mt Martha to Elwood

Stage 3 is currently being implemented from Mt Martha to Elwood and is due for completion in early 2014.

The following areas have already been completed:

  • Frankston & Davey's Bay
  • Mentone
  • Beaumaris
  • Areas of the Cerberus Wreck and Half Moon Bay, Black Rock.

In water works are currently progressing from the southern end of the bay around to Elwood with land-based signs due for installation in early January.

Elwood to Mount Martha

The changes between Elwood and Mordialloc include:


  • Revised Swimming Only Zone at Elwood, Brighton, Hampton and Sandringham Life Saving Clubs.
  • Removal of No Personal Water Craft Zone north of Elwood Life Saving Club.
  • Revised Shared Wind Sports Zones at Brighton and Hampton.
  • Removal of Waterski Access Lane opposite Martin Street Brighton.
  • Revised Swimming Only Zones at Half Moon Bay, Black Rock, Beaumaris, Mentone and Mordialloc Life Saving Clubs.
  • Upgraded aids to navigation in the vicinity of the Cerberus wreck (Half Moon Bay) Black Rock.
  • Upgraded aids to navigation at Mordialloc Creek entrance.
  • Revised Boating Only Zone at Mordialloc Creek.
  • Revised Waterski Access Lane at Mentone.
  • Removal of No PWC (Personal Water Craft) Zones between Black Rock Point and Second Street, Black Rock and north of Mordialloc Life Saving Club.
  • Removal of No Boating Zone opposite Herbert Street, Parkdale.
  • Revised Swimming Only Zones at Aspendale, Edithvale, Chelsea and Bonbeachs.
  • Revised Boating Only Zone at Patterson River.
  • Upgraded aids to navigation at Patterson River entrance. 
  • Revised Shared Wind Sports Zone at Seaford.
  • Removal of Sailboards Only Zone south of Frankston Pier.
  • Removal of No Sailboards Zone south of Frankston Pier.
  • Revised Swimming Only Zones at Daveys Bay, Mt Eliza and Mornington Life Saving Club.
  • Removal of Waterski Access Lane at Mills Beach, Mornington.
  • Revised Swimming Only Zones at Fishermans Beach, Mornington, Mt Martha and Mt Martha Life Saving Club.
  • Removal of Waterski Access Lane at Coolangatta Rd, Mt Martha.

The following maps are the proposed boating & swimming zones for these stages:

Elwood to Seaford
Carrum to Mount Martha

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