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 2019 - 2020 - 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

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 Sandy Creek are prohibited to all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Nagambie Waterski Club events, provided that the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the Application for Boating Activity provided that the exemptions and Exclusion Zones are adhered to.  Supervised transit arrangements will be in place.

Table 1

16th November 2019 8am to 5pm

4th January 2020   8am to 5pm

18th January 2020 8am to 5pm

3rd February 2020 8am to 5pm

15th February 2020 8am to 5pm

29th March 2020 8am to 5pm


BY ORDER OF STRATHBOGIE SHIRE COUNCIL
David Roff
Group Manager Corporate & Community
13 November 2019


 

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

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 all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Rowing Victoria Regattas are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of Lake Nagambie.

The exclusion zone takes effect between the times and dates detailed in Table 1 below.

Permit controlled access to/from Goulburn River will be permitted for vessels from Nagambie Lakes Leisure Park and residents along the north-eastern foreshore of Lake Nagambie through permission and control of RV officials only, provided that transiting vessels operate within 50 metres of the shore at a speed of 5 knots.

Table 1

 Date  Event  Times 
30/11/2019  RV Carey Regatta  8am – 4pm
8/02/2020  Nagambie Rowing Regatta  6.30am – 5pm
9/02/2020  Nagambie Rowing Regatta  7am – 5pm
29/02/2020  RV Junior Boys Regatta  7am – 5pm
14/03/2020  Scotch Mercantile Regatta  7am – 5pm
21/03/2020  APS Heads of the River Regatta  8am – 4.30pm
18/04/2020  Victorian Masters Regatta  8am – 4.30pm
19/04/2020  Victorian Masters Regatta  8am – 3pm

BY ORDER OF STRATHBOGIE SHIRE COUNCIL
David Roff
Group Manager Corporate & Community
27 November 2019


 

PUBLIC NOTICE - DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

Strathbogie Shire Council as the declared waterway manager for the waters of the Goulburn River from Hughes Creek to the 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 the Lions Club of Nagambie and District Inc, persons and vessels involved in the Nagambie On Water Festival 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 meters of another vessel;
  3. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of the water’s edge.
  4. Clause 91.10(a) of Schedule 91 – 5 knot speed restriction zones on Lake Nagambie;
  5. Clause 91.12(b) of Schedule 91 – Area of Lake Nagambie prohibited to vessels;
  6. Clause 91.14 of Schedule 91 – Exclusive use and Special Purpose area on Lake Nagambie.

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

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of the rescue vessel are only exempt from items 1-4 in the above list when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for the initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety on shore.
  • Masters of rescue and safety vessels are only exempt from items 5-6 in the above list for the duration of the event.
  • Masters of the tow vessel are only exempt from items 2-4 & 6 in the above list during the ski event times.
  • Masters of paddle boards, peddle boats and canoes are only exempt from items 5-6 in the above list for the duration of the event.
  • Vessels used in conjunction with the event must be equipped with all the required safety equipment and all occupants must wear a PFD at all times.
  • The above exemptions apply from 7.00 am to 6.00 pm on Saturday 7 March 2020 to the persons and vessels participating in the Nagambie On Water Festival within the exclusion zone waters on Lake Nagambie, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

BY ORDER OF STRATHBOGIE SHIRE COUNCIL
David Roff
Group Manager Corporate & Community
Dated: 19 February 2020

 



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