Navigation Restriction - Jack Evans Boat Harbour, Tweed River, Tweed Heads - New Years Fireworks display

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Jack Evans Boat Harbour, Tweed River, Tweed Heads
New Years Fireworks display
From 8:00pm Sunday 31 December 2017 to 1:00am Monday 1 January 2018

SPECIAL EVENT

Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held within the Jack Evans Boat Harbour, Tweed River, at Tweed Heads, from 8:00pm Sunday 31 December 2017 until 1:00am Monday 1 January 2018.

EXCLUSION ZONE

Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Alohi Pty Ltd to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Tweed River at Tweed Heads for 75 metres around the fireworks barge which will be located in Jack Evans Boat Harbour between the above times. The Zone will be marked by lit buoys and patrolled by control vessels.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advise that in relation to the Zone;

  1. Persons within the vicinity of the Zone must comply with any directions given by any 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).
  2. 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 – 1A

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact Roads & Maritime Services (NSW) on phone: 131256

MARINE NOTICE NH17125

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