Navigation Restriction - Birds Bay, Terranora Broadwater - Fireworks display

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Birds Bay, Terranora Broadwater
Fireworks displays
6:30pm to 7:30pm – Saturday 30 June 2018
6:30pm to 7:30 pm – Saturday 4 August 2018

SPECIAL EVENT

Vessel operators are advised that 2 Special Events pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 are to be held on the Terranora Broadwater in Birds Bay adjacent to Seagulls Club Tweed Heads West between 6:30pm and 7:30pm on Saturday 30 June and Saturday 4 August 2018.

EXCLUSION ZONE

Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Mr Paul Andrew Gianotti (trading as All Fired Up Fireworks) to conduct the events, and an 80 metre Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Terranora Broadwater in Birds Bay adjacent to Seagulls Club Tweed Heads West between the above times on the above dates. The fireworks will be fired from the anchored fireworks barge approximately 80 metres from the foreshore.

The Zone will be marked by 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 – Map 1A

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

MARINE NOTICE NH1844

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