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Declaration of boating activity exemption - Chinese New Year and Lunar New Year fireworks displays


Friday 25 January, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE

DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

Parks Victoria as the declared waterway manager for the Yarra River upstream of port waters of the Port of Melbourne under the Marine Safety Act 2010 (VIC) makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Act. For the purposes of the presentation of the Chinese New Year and Lunar New Year fireworks displays by ShowFX Australia Pty Ltd, under section 203(1) of the Act, vessels involved in the fireworks display are exempt from the requirements of clause 3.3(c) (i) of Schedule 3 of the Notice under the Marine Act 1988 (prohibiting the mooring and or berthing on the waters of the Yarra River upstream of port waters of the Port of Melbourne to Dights Falls).

The exemption applies on the specified dates:

Waters of Yarra River (Victoria Harbour) – from 8.00 pm to 11.00 pm on Monday 4 February 2019 approximately 250m west from Central Pier with a 100m radius, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the event application and associated documentation are adhered to.

Waters of Yarra River - from 8.00 pm to 11.00 pm on Saturday 9 February 2019 between Kings Bridge and Queens Bridge, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the event application and associated documentation are adhered to.

BY ORDER OF PARKS VICTORIA

Dated: 25 January 2019