Navigation Restriction - Birds Bay, Terranora Broadwater, Tweed Heads West - Fireworks display

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Birds Bay, Terranora Broadwater, Tweed Heads West
Fireworks Display
6:30pm to 9:00pm – Saturday 7 October 2017


Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held in Birds Bay on the Terranora Broadwater adjacent to Seagulls Club, Tweed Heads West, between 6:30pm and 9:00pm on Saturday 7 October, 2017.


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 for a distance of 75 metres around the fireworks barge which will be located adjacent to Seagulls Club on the Terranora Broadwater, at Birds Bay, between the above times.

The Zone will be marked by lit buoys and patrolled by control vessels.


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)


Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 1A

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact (NSW) Roads & Maritime Services on phone: 13 12 56.


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