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Lake Nagambie and the surrounding waterways may be closed due to events or other scenarios.

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Information can also be obtained from the Lake Nagambie Visitor Information Centre on
1800 065 993 or at 3/317 High Street Nagambie.

 Lake and River Closures 2018 - 2019

 Lake Nagambie and Goulburn River Events and Closures 2018-2019

 Nagambie Lakes and Goulburn River Waterways Map

 


 

PUBLIC NOTICE

DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

 

Strathbogie Shire Council, as the declared waterway manager for the Goulburn River from Hughes Creek to Goulburn Weir including Lake Nagambie, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Nagambie Water Ski Club, persons and vessels participating in the Nagambie Water Ski Club calendar events on the Goulburn River, as detailed in Table 1 below from 17 November 2018 to 30 March 2019, are exempt from the following requirements:

 

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

 

  1. Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water – applies to rescue vessels;
  2. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel – applies to rescue vessels.

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

 

  • The masters of rescue vessels are only exempt from items 1 to 4 when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve a person in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety on shore.
  • All participants involved with the event must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment, including rescue vessels.
  • Should vessels not involved in the event enter the competition area, the event must be stopped until the unauthorised vessel or person has moved outside of the area.
  • These exemptions apply for the dates and times detailed in Table 1, to the persons and vessels registered to participate in the Nagambie Water Ski Club events on the Goulburn River, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

 

Table 1

Date

Time

17 November 2018

8am to 5pm

5 January 2019

19 January 2019

2 February 2019

23 February 2019

30 March 2019

BY ORDER OF STRATHBOGIE SHIRE COUNCIL

Dated: 17 October 2018

 

 

 

 

Notice of Boating Activity Exclusion Zone

Marine Safety Act 2010 - Section 208(2)

Strathbogie Shire Council as the declared waterway manager for the Goulburn River from Hughes Creek to Goulburn Weir, including Lake Nagambie, hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that the waters of the Goulburn River from the upstream boundary of the 5 knot zone at Tahbilk to Chinaman’s Bridge are prohibited to all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Head of the Goulburn Rowing Regatta event. The exemptions apply between 8.00 am and 2.00 pm on 27 October 2018, provided that the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the Application for Boating Activity provided that the exemptions and Exclusion Zones and Rowing Victoria Safety Management Plan, are adhered to.

BY ORDER OF STRATHBOGIE SHIRE COUNCIL
Steve Crawcour
Chief Executive Officer
2 October 2018


Declaration of Boating Activity Exemption

Strathbogie Shire Council as the declared waterway manager for the Goulburn River from Hughes Creek to Goulburn Weir, including Lake Nagambie, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purpose of conducting Rowing Victoria Regatta events on Lake Nagambie, as detailed in Table 1 below from 24 November 2018 to 12 May 2019, competing and rescue vessels are exempt as follows:

Competitors and rescue vessels during the event only:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel
  2. Clause 91.10(b) – 5 knot speed restriction zone on Lake Nagambie in Furlong Cove
  3. Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water.
  4. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel.
  5. Clause 3(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of the waters’ edge.
  6. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure.
  7. Clause 91.10(b) – 5 knot speed restriction zone on Lake Nagambie in Furlong Cove.
  8. Clause 91.14 – exclusive use and special purpose area (unpowered vessels).
  9. Competitors are only exempt from items 1 – 2 when competing or training for an event.
  10. The masters of the rescue vessels are only exempt from items 3 – 8 when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety.
  11. The event is operating under the auspices of Rowing Victoria, including the Rowing Victoria Safety Management Plan, which meets the criteria of Clause 3 of the Exemption Notice made under the Marine Regulations 1999 in respect of the exemption for rowing vessels to not carry or wear a personal flotation device.
  12. Occupants of powered vessels involved with the event, including rescue vessels, must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and have all prescribed safety equipment.
  13. The exemptions apply for the dates and times detailed in Table 1, to the persons participating in the Rowing Victoria Regatta events on the waters of Lake Nagambie, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

Rescue vessels when undertaking rescue activities only:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

BY ORDER OF STRATHBOGIE SHIRE COUNCIL

Dated:

Table 1

Date

Event

Times

24/11/2018

RV Schools – Carey Regatta

6am – 6pm

01/12/2018

Carrum Rowing Regatta

6am – 6pm

09/02/2019

Nagambie Rowing Regatta

6am – 6pm

10/02/2019

Nagambie Rowing Regatta

6am – 6pm

01/03/2019

Rowing Victoria State Championship Regatta

6am – 6pm

02/03/2019

Rowing Victoria State Championship Regatta

6am – 6pm

03/03/2019

Rowing Victoria State Championship Regatta

6am – 6pm

16/03/2019

Scotch Mercantile Regatta

6am – 6pm

23/03/2019

APS Head of the River Regatta

6am – 6pm

11/05/2019

Rowing Victoria Masters State Championship Regatta

6am – 6pm

12/05/2019

Rowing Victoria Masters State Championship Regatta

6am – 6pm



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