Navigation restriction - Tuggerah Lake, The Entrance - Fireworks display
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Tuggerah Lake, The Entrance
8:30pm to 9:45pm – Sunday 24 December 2017
8:30pm to 9:45pm – Sunday 31 December 2017
8:30pm to 9:45pm – Friday 26 January 2018
Vessel operators are advised that Special Events pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 are to be held on Tuggerah Lake at The Entrance, 150 metres offshore from Memorial Park, between 8:30pm and 9:45pm on Sunday 24 and Sunday 31 December 2017 and on Friday 26 January 2018.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Milton Skinner to conduct the events, and an Exclusion Zone will be established on the navigable waters of Tuggerah Lake at The Entrance between the above times on the above dates. The Zone will extend for 150 metres from the fireworks barge which will be located 150 metres offshore from Memorial Park. The Zone will be patrolled by control vessels.
Roads and Maritime advise that in relation to the Zone;
- 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).
- 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 – 8B
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact Roads & Maritime Services on phone: 131236
MARINE NOTICE SY1745