Navigation Restriction - Pipers Creek
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Pipers Creek, Wallis Lake, Forster Keys
ELITE ENERGY SWIM EVENT
7:00am to 3:00pm - Saturday 15 October 2016
6:00am to 10:00am - Sunday 16 October 2016
Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services has declared that the above event, which will be held on Pipers Creek (Wallis Lake) in the vicinity of the boat ramp between Cavill Avenue and Supply Avenue, adjacent to Elizabeth Parade at Forster Keys and between 7:00am and 3:00pm on Saturday 15 October 2016, and between 6:00am and 10:00am on Sunday 16 October 2016, a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998.
SPECIAL EVENT & EXCLUSIVE USE AREA
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Elite Energy Pty Ltd to conduct the event and a Special Event/Exclusive Use Area (‘the Area’) will be established on the navigable waters of Pipers Creek (Wallis Lake) in the vicinity of the boat ramp between Cavill Avenue and Supply Avenue, adjacent to Elizabeth Parade at Forster Keys between the above times and dates. The Area will be marked with inflatable buoys and patrolled by control vessels.
Roads and Maritime advises:
- Persons within the vicinity of the Area must comply with any directions given by a Boating 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 are permitted to enter the Area and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(6) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 6B
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact Roads and Maritime Services on 13 12 36.
MARINE NOTICE NH16114