Navigation Restriction - Kogarah Bay, Georges River - Fireworks display

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Kogarah Bay, Georges River
9:00pm to 9:30pm – Saturday 9 December 2017


Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held on the Georges River at Kogarah Bay in the vicinity of Carss Park and between 9pm and 9:30pm on Saturday 9 December 2017.


Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to All Occasions Pyrotechnics Pty Ltd to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Georges River at Kogarah Bay in the area between the shoreline and a point that is 300m East of Carss Point and 300m East of Dover Park between the above times.

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


Roads and Maritime advises that in relation to the Zone;

  1. Persons within the vicinity of the Zone 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).
  2. No unauthorized vessels are permitted to enter the Area 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 – 9F

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Roads & Maritime Info Line 13 12 36 (7:00am to 7:00pm - 7 days a week)


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