Strathbogie Shire Council

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Lake Closures

 

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

Please use the link below to upcoming closure dates.

Information can also be obtained from the Lake Nagambie Visitor Information Centre on
1800 065 993 or at 293 High Street Nagambie.

For the latest list of Lake and River Closures 2021 - click below

Lake and River Closures

 

goulburn river and duck hunting

 

 

 Nagambie Lakes and Goulburn River Waterways Map

 


Marine Safety Act 2010 - Section 208(2)
NOTICE OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXCLUSION ZONE

To ensure waterway safety during upcoming Nagambie Waterski Club events the Goulburn River from the upstream boundary of the five-knot zone at Tahbilk to Sandy Creek will be closed to people and vessels not registered to take part. Closures will be on:

Saturday 12th December 2020 

 8am - 5pm

Sunday 10th January 2021

 8am - 5pm

Saturday 30th January 2021

 8am - 5pm

Sunday 14th February 2021

 8am - 5pm

Sunday 21st March 2021

 8am - 5pm

Strathbogie Shire Council is the waterway manager for the Goulburn River from Hughes Creek to Goulburn Weir and including Lake Nagambie. Closures may occur under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic). During the closures supervised transit arrangements will be in place.

 


 

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 under the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Act), makes the following declaration under Section 203(3) of the Act.

For the purposes of boating activity by Rowing Victoria, vessels and persons involved in the Rowing Victoria 2021 regattas, as detailed in the table below, 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
2. Clause 2(c) - must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel
3. Clause 3(b) - must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure.

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988
4. Clause 91.14 of Schedule 91 - exclusive use and special purpose area for un-powered vessels (rowing course area)

Subject to the following conditions:

  • Masters of the competing vessels are only exempt from items 2-3 for the duration of the events.
  • Masters of rescue and official vessels are only exempt from items 1-3 when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their intitial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety on shore.
  • Masters of rescue vessels and event official & support vessels are only exempt from item 4 for the duration of the events.
  • Occupants of all mechanically powered vessels involved with the events (support, rescue and official) must always wear a PFD during the events and vesssels must carry all prescribed safety equipment.
  • The event is operating under the auspices of Rowing Victoria, including the Rowing Vicotira 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.
  • The exemptions apply for the dates and times detailed in Table 1, to the persons and vessels registered to participate in the Rowing Victoria regattas on Lake Nagambie, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

Table 1 - Rowing Victoria 2021 regattas

Date

Event

Times

 6/02/2021  Nagambie Rowing Regatta  7am – 6pm
 7/02/2021  Nagambie Rowing Regatta  7am – 6pm
 27/02/2021  RV State Champs Regatta  7am – 6pm
 28/02/2021  RV State Champs Regatta  7am – 6pm
 13/03/2021  Scotch Mercantile Regatta  7am – 6pm
 20/03/2021  APS Heads of the River Regatta  7am – 6pm
 8/05/2021  Victorian Masters Regatta  7am – 6pm
 9/05/2021  Victorian Masters Regatta  7am – 6pm

 

By order of
David Roff
Director Corporate Operations

Dated: 2nd February 2021  

 



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