Navigation Restriction - Mooball Creek, Pottsville
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Mooball Creek, Pottsville
SWIMMING LEG OF TRIATHLON
6:30am to 8:30am – Saturday 25 February 2017
Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services has declared that the above event, which is to be held on Mooball Creek from Buckingham Street and downstream to Ambrose Park at Pottsville and between 6:30am and 8:30am on Saturday 25 February 2017, is 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 QSMSPORTS Pty Ltd to conduct the event, and a Special Event/Exclusive Use Area (‘the Area’) will be established on the navigable waters of Mooball Creek from Buckingham Street downstream to Ambrose Park at Pottsville between the above times. The Area will be marked by buoys and monitored by safety control vessels.
Roads and Maritime advises that in relation to the Area:
- 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 and CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 1A
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Boating Safety Officer, Roads and Maritime Services on 131236
MARINE NOTICE NH16123