Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 12 December 2019 Australia – Victoria

12 December 2019

No. 306(T) - 2019

Local Port of Port Phillip


Corio Bay – Steampacket Quay – Floating Christmas Tree Fireworks Event


Friday 13 December 2019 between 19.00hrs and 23.00hrs


Mariners are advised of a Fireworks event at Steampacket Quay, adjacent to Cunningham Pier between the times noted above.
A set aside for the floating Christmas tree fireworks event will take place in a 200m radius area around a barge approximately positioned at 388.596’S and 14421.756’E (WGS84).
This set aside area is established to ensure public safety in the local port as per Work Safe requirements.
Mariners are prohibited from entering the set aside area during the date and times nominated above and are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the declared set aside area.

Relevant Law:

The set aside area has been established under Regulation 11(2)(b) of the Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015. Entry is prohibited to all persons excluding event officials, a moored Port Phillip ferries vessel and Parks Victoria officers.

Previous notice:

270(T) – 2019 is referred

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 153 & 157.

Further Notice:

This Notice is self-cancelling. No further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact the City of Greater Geelong on 03 5272 5272

Jo Richards

Regional Director, Marine and Maritime

Marine and Maritime Region

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