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  • The Low Landing on Rye Pier is closed  until further notice. at Rye Pier, Thursday 28 February, 2019
  • Works to repair Kerferd Road Pier are underway and expected to be completed by the end of April 2019. The pier is a popular spot for recreational boating, fishing and sightseeing. These works will ensure the local heritage and character of the pier are preserved as an important feature on the Albert Park Foreshore for years to come. For more information visit Plans and projects. at Kerferd Road and Lagoon Piers, Tuesday 22 January, 2019
  • There have been numerous sightings of Lions Mane Jellyfish near the swimming beach over the first few weeks of January. Take some vinegar with you if you visit, and wear a full wetsuit or sunsuit for protection when swimming or snorkelling. at Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary, Monday 14 January, 2019
  • Parks Victoria has received reports of deceased birdlife on Mud Islands. An investigation to determine the cause of death is currently underway alongside relevant authorities. We have collected samples from the island, which will be sent for testing. Parks Victoria will continue to monitor the birdlife on the island over the coming weeks. Please don’t handle any birdlife or disturb carcasses. Report sightings of distressed or unwell birds by calling 13 19 63 or emailing info@parks.vic.gov.au at Mud Islands, Monday 7 January, 2019
  • Mariners are advised maintenance dredging works along the entrance channel of Werribee River are now complete and depth has been restored to the channel. The freshly dredged sand may contain organic material such as seaweed giving it a dark colour and mild odour. This material will naturally return to a normal colour and lose any odour after a few days. See the latest Notice to Mariners No. 354 – 2018 (PDF). at Werribee South Jetty, Friday 7 December, 2018
  • Visitors are advised to avoid contact with water and sediments within Stony Creek Backwash and Stony Creek following a pollution event in August 2018. Please walk on designated paths and boardwalks when visiting Stony Creek Backwash. For more information, call the Williamstown office on (03) 8427 2139. at Stony Creek Backwash, Friday 2 November, 2018
  • Due to the recent Footscray factory fire, Stony Creek Backwash is closed to the public until further notice. Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) and Melbourne Water are warning people to avoid coming in contact with water from Stony Creek. Find out more. at Stony Creek Backwash, Friday 31 August, 2018
  • Seaford Pier is closed from 21 August 2018 due to the commencement of construction works to repair and reopen the Seaford Pier. The works are anticipated to be completed by the end of 2018 in time for the peak Summer season. For more information visit Plans and projects. Alternative piers to fish or visit within close proximity include the Frankston Pier and Mordialloc Pier. at Seaford Pier, Wednesday 22 August, 2018
  • Access to the Stony Creek Backwash is restricted until late December 2018, including closures to pedestrian tracks and the boardwalk, due to Melbourne Water works on the North Yarra Deviation Sewer Relining project. For more information, please call the Williamstown office on (03) 8427 2139. at Stony Creek Backwash, Tuesday 17 July, 2018
  • A section of the Mornington Pier is closed for public safety until further notice due to storm damage. The majority of the pier remains accessible to visitors, including the lower landing. at Mornington Pier and Jetty, Monday 16 April, 2018
  • Due to storm damage the water under and around the pier is closed to diving and swimming. Following minor works to the jetty structure the upper deck and low landing of the pier are now open allowing for pedestrian and fishing access. Parks Victoria is continuing to progress the planning for future storm recovery works associated with the pier wave screens. at Mornington Pier and Jetty, Thursday 2 November, 2017
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