Navigation Restriction - Lake Macquarie, Toronto - New Years Eve fireworks display
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Lake Macquarie, Toronto
NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS DISPLAY
9:00pm to 10:30pm - Sunday 31 December 2017
Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held on Lake Macquarie at Toronto, 250 metres North East of Victory Parade Park, between 9:00pm and 10:30pm on Sunday 31 December 2017.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Milton Skinner to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Lake Macquarie at Toronto within a 100 metre radius of the firing barge which will be moored 250 metres North East of Victory Parade Park, between the above times. The Zone will be patrolled by control vessels.
Roads and Maritime advise that in relation to the Zone;
- a) Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to the Special Event or to marine safety. Failure to comply with any such direction is an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.15A - Maximum Penalty $3,300.00).
- No unauthorised vessels or persons are permitted to enter the Zone and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(5) — Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 8A
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact Roads & Maritime Services on phone: 13 12 36
MARINE NOTICE MN17128