Yes, no changes have been made to reporting arrangements. (viii)     The Masters of the MV Geelong Flyer and MV Bellarine Express will contact the Master of the Westgate Punt to verify the time they will be passing the area where the Westgate Punt operates when the visibility in the area of operation is equal to or less than 200 metres. From 11:59pm on Sunday, 6 December 2020 Victoria moves to COVIDSafe Summer restrictions. Note: Waterway manager the Department of Sustainability and Environment is now the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP). 15A. The safety of safety of participants, support staff, volunteers, spectators and bystanders should be considered. Please note that these are intended as general information only, and should not be relied on for navigation, nor considered a substitute for the VOZR. On the Murray River, which borders Victoria and New South Wales, the laws of NSW apply. Exemptions for Australian Power Boat Association vessels. The Maritime Safety Branch of Transport Safety Victoria remains open for business. 'Access lane' means an area of water specified in a Schedule which is set aside to permit access to or from the shore at speed: (a) for a vessel which is towing a water-skier. 'PFD Type 3' means an approved Personal Flotation Device type 3 defined in Schedule 2 under Regulation 103 of the Marine Regulations 1999. The master of a vessel with an engine used for propulsion on inland waters must ensure that the vessel is operated: (a) in an anti-clockwise direction in relation to the approximate centre of the waterway; or. 19. (iii) all operators and occupants of vessels propelled by paddle or oar operated by Life Saving Victoria whilst engaged in Formal Training or Competition operating within visual range of a staffed lifesaving facility or flagged area are exempt from PFD wearing requirements specified in Regulation 232. (c) any activity designed to train personnel to undertake –, (d) any function incidental to a search or a rescue. 'Formal Training or Competition' means training or competition conducted under the direction of an incorporated club, organisation or association that is affiliated with the respective peak body where supervision of participants and appropriate rescue services are provided, or under a Safety Management Plan approved by Marine Safety Victoria. Yes. 'Personal Watercraft' includes a power ski, aqua-scooter, jet bike, jet ski, wave runner, wave jammer, ski-free, motorised surfboard and any similar vessel that has an engine used for propulsion. Racing Rules of Sailing is carried, (ii) all mechanically powered vessels (other than personal watercraft), operated by a club or training centre affiliated with Yachting Victoria Inc. and engaged in formal sail training activities for off the beach sailing yachts are exempt from the PFD carriage requirements specified in Regulation 230 providing that all occupants wear a PFD Type 1 or 2 at all times. (1) The master of a vessel must not cause or allow the vessel to be secured to or in any other way made fast to any navigation marker, beacon, buoy, pole or post fixed in or on any State waters. Will MSV still be undertaking compliance activities on the water? 'Recreational vessel' has the same meaning as in the Marine Act 1988. Wear a Type 1 PFD as detailed in Part 2 – PFD Type 1 of Schedule 1 of the Marine Safety Regulations 2012; or. If you observe any violations call 250.475.4321. Also, in response to social distancing requirements, the way we undertake examinations may change. To see Better Boating Victoria (State government's) position, click here. (b) in the case of a vessel of less than 10 metres in length, the minimum size of such dive flag or replica must be 750 millimetres by 600 millimetres. The provisions of this Notice do not apply to: Table showing details of notice(s) published in Government Gazette in relation to State Rules. Recreational Vessels. Unless otherwise specified in a Schedule, the master of a vessel must not cause or allow the vessel to be operated in coastal waters or in enclosed waters at a speed exceeding 5 knots: 5. Is granted for three years from commencement. This would include consideration of any requirements established by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, the Victorian Government or the Federal Government. 'Port management body' has the same meaning as in the Marine Act 1988. The master of any recreational vessel or hire and drive vessel engaged in diving operations on any State waters must ensure that there is exhibited on that vessel where it can clearly be seen a dive flag or a rigid replica of that dive flag, and: 23B. (ii) all operators and occupants of a rowing boat or canoe or kayak engaged in Formal Training or Competition on the Yarra River between the Bolte Bridge and the mouth of the Yarra River are exempt from PFD wearing requirements specified in Regulation 232 providing : (1) communications have been established with Harbour Control prior to entering the area defined above and. Get started by choosing the type of vessel you operate below: (Operate:  ‘ means to facilitate or control the movement or navigation of a vessel (or a thing connected to a vessel) that is not— (a) at anchor; or (b) made fast to the shore; or (c) aground; or (d) ashore;’). It is important the risks of COVID-19 are adequately identified, addressed and managed when planning and staging an event. NSW Maritime - COVID-19 Boating Update for NSW. Just as motorists must know what to do when approaching a four way stop, every crossing situation at sea is like approaching an unmarked intersection. Will you continue to process BAE and other regulatory applications? (c) waters within the limits of the State. 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To see Marine Safety Victoria’s position, click here. Port Phillip Ferries will initiate an on online feedback system for feedback during the period of this exemption. 'No wash zone' means an area of water specified in a Schedule through which a vessel must only pass at a speed which creates minimal wash or no wash. 'Operate' means to facilitate or control the movement or navigation of a vessel (or a thing connected to a vessel) that is not: 'Personal watercraft' means any recreational vessel that is of a kind that is required to be registered and that: (a) has an engine that is used for propulsion; and, (c) does not retain water on it if it capsizes; and. To operate a registered boat in Victoria, you need a marine licence. If the proposal does not adequately address safety risks – or meet the requirements of Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, the Victorian Government or the Federal Government – you must return the application to the proponent and request they consider if/how they can hold the event in a way that adequately addresses risk and/or complies with requirements. Where we've improved access; Removing the prohibition on camping on licenced river frontages; Better Boating Victoria; A new native fish hatchery - future-proofing your fishing. This document is a reproduction of official Notices made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) or preceding Marine Act 1988 (Vic) for Notices prior to 1 July 2010. Can I still obtain my Marine Licence & PWC endorsement at VicRoads? What do I do if I see unsafe activity on the water? To be safe, call first on 1800 223 022. (2) Despite sub-clause (1), a prohibition on vessels with engines used for propulsion specified in a Schedule may be expressed to apply to vessels with engines of a particular type or capacity. 11. 5. We will continue to monitor incidents and respond and investigate appropriately. (a) the construction, maintenance or decommissioning of a facility or infrastructure; and, (b) the dredging of a channel and related activities; and, (c) the construction or maintenance or exterior alteration or decoration of a building or other structure; and, (d) the demolition or removal of a building or other structure; and, (e) the erection, maintenance and removal of signs or hoardings; and. Relevant advice is available from the Victorian. must ensure that the vessel is operated in a manner so as to keep: (i) as far to the right as practicable when entering or leaving the access lane; or, (ii) as far to the left as possible when entering or leaving the access lane where a Schedule prescribes that vessels must be operated in a clockwise direction in relation to the approximate centre of the waterway; and. Regulation 100(1), Regulation 100(2) and Regulation 100(3) of Division 4 – PFD Requirements, Part 6 – Operations of vessels (general) of the Marine Safety Regulations 2012, subject to the following conditions. To follow up-to-date information on boating facilities for when things change for the better, go to the Boating Victoria website by clicking here. Visit the VicRoads website for details on marine licence fees and vessel registration fees. This Notice was made by the Director of Marine Safety on 2 December 2005 under Regulation 231 of the Marine Regulations 1999. (a) within 200 metres of the waters' edge except in an access lane, (b) within 50 metres of a wharf, jetty, slipway, diving platform or boat ramp except in an access lane. Are recreational boating incidents still required to be reported? (a) when towing a person unless, in addition to the operator, there is in the vessel a person aged 12 years old or more who is in a position to observe and communicate to the operator of the vessel the progress of the person being towed; (c) when towing a person between one hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise. (vi)       MV Geelong Flyer and MV Bellarine Express will slow to 6 knots or less when visibility is 200 metres or less. Frequently asked questions for boaters and Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) maritime stakeholders regarding operations during a pandemic. (2) Despite sub-clause (1), a speed restriction specified in a Schedule for an area of water may be expressed so as not to apply on particular days or at particular times specified in the Schedule. Please contact, If the event application is still being processed, please advise the relevant waterway manger or us as soon as possible on, To reschedule an approved event, please contact the relevant waterway manager or contact. The extent of our compliance activities will be dependent on the advice of Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, the Victorian Government or the Federal Government. Yes. 'Competition or training' means an activity: (a) undertaken as part of a competition or training organised in accordance with the rules of a Victorian sporting organisation; and. (b)   the provisions of the Act and the Regulations listed above. Readers should be aware that the rules are subject to change. except when the vessel is operating in a speed restriction zone or an access lane or is being operated at a speed of less than five (5) knots. Cameron ToyDirector, Maritime SafetyDelegate of the Director, Transport Safety, Published in the Victoria Government Gazette No. Read more about recreational boating restrictions on the Better Boating Victoria website . A general boat operator licence is required by any person over the age of 16 who is operating a powered recreational vessel. The Lake Bolac Foreshore Committee of Management Inc. Lake Catani (within Mount Buffalo National Park). Travel between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria is allowed and you can go fishing throughout Victoria. RevocationsThis notice revokes and replaces the Notice under regulation 603(4) of the Marine Vessels Regulations 1988 as published in the Government Gazette on 19 September 1990. If you are seeking a new PEM certificate or the renewal of PEM certificate, please complete the relevant form (CC13 and CC14 respectively) from the link below and send with all supporting documentation to: Please do not post any documentation as TSV staff are working remotely and will not be able to access these documents. These are: Boating Only - swimming is not permitted in this zone. You can now go boating and fishing throughout Victoria. 'Water-skier' means a person being towed by a vessel which has an engine that is used for propulsion whether or not the person is wearing water-skis or: (c) is engaging in para-sailing or in a similar activity. I have determined the need to change a waterway rule or close a waterway until further notice. Get to know your interstate boating rules - New South Wales and Victoria PDF, 328.2 KB, Guide to Vessel Operating and Zoning Rules PDF, 2.4 MB, Guide to Vessel Operating and Zoning Rules DOCX, 1.2 MB. (i) all mechanically powered vessels (other than personal watercraft), operated by Life Saving Victoria, up to and including 4.8 metres in length whilst operating within visual range of a staffed lifesaving facility or flagged area are exempt from the carriage of safety equipment requirements specified in Regulation 230, (ii) all mechanically powered vessels up to and including 4.8 metres in length (other than personal watercraft), operated by Life Saving Victoria outside visual range of a staffed lifesaving facility or flagged area are exempt from the carriage of safety equipment requirements specified in Regulation 230 providing a Life Saving Victoria approved communications radio is carried on board and occupants wear a PFD Type 1, 2 or 3 at all times, (iii) all vessels propelled by paddle or oar operated by Life Saving Victoria whilst engaged in Formal Training or Competition or operated within visual range of a staffed lifesaving facility or flagged area are exempt from the carriage of safety equipment requirements specified in Regulation 230, (i) all operators and occupants of mechanically powered vessels (other than personal watercraft), operated by Life Saving Victoria, up to and including 4.8 metres in length whilst operating within visual range of a staffed lifesaving facility or flagged area are exempt from PFD wearing requirements specified in Regulation 232, (ii) all operators and occupants of mechanically powered vessels up to and including 4.8 metres in length (other than personal watercraft), operated by Life Saving Victoria outside visual range of a staffed lifesaving facility or flagged area are exempt from PFD wearing requirements specified in Regulation 232 providing a Life Saving Victoria approved communications radio is carried on board and occupants wear a PFD Type 1, 2 or 3 at all times. Always check the operating rules of a particular waterway before you head out. Waterway managers are required to revoke the exclusion zone by a Government Gazette notice. Always call triple zero (000) if you are involved in or witness an emergency. It is due to expire in the next few months, but I won’t be going boating until next summer. Boat ramp cameras, launch locations, localised weather, facility and waterway information, safety alerts and notifications Hiking, fishing, boating allowed National parks are now open, which means hiking, fishing, hunting, prospecting, diving and boating are allowed, but the 10-person limit applies. Take a Boating Course. 15. NSCV F2 Fast Craft Training with annual verification, Lookout Training and annual onboard check trip assessment for Lookout and Master to PEM standard, Emergency management exercise every two years. It is reasonable to conclude event managers are required to consider how the safety of participants, support staff, volunteers, spectators and bystanders will be addressed in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak. They must be stored or placed to allow quick and easy access and be in good condition and working order. Note: This information is accurate as of September 2017 and is subject to change in May of each year. What do I do if I am the master/owner of a domestic commercial vessel (DCV) and am involved in a maritime incident? 24. The Lake Charlegrark Recreation Reserve Committee Inc. Will my Freedom of Information application still be processed? Yes, however in response to social distancing requirements, the way we undertake examinations may change. A person operating a sailboard, kiteboard or similar vessel on any State waters must not approach within 200 metres of any berth used for the purposes of commercial shipping. However, if you acquire a boat that is already registered you must Any queries regarding the rules should be directed to MSV or the relevant waterway manager. Each Schedule as reproduced is referenced with the relevant Gazette number(s) in a table at the end of the Schedule. (i) a person operating a vessel on State waters that is normally domiciled outside Victoria is exempt from the carriage of safety equipment requirements specified in Regulation 230 of the Marine Regulations 1999 for a period of up to three (3) months providing the vessel conforms with the carriage of safety equipment requirements of their home State or Territory, The Vessel Operating and Zoning Rules for Victorian waters made under section 184 of the. It has been updated to include rule changes introduced from 1 July 2016 by the Marine Safety Regulation 2016. MSV staff have cancelled attendance at all exhibitions and shows for the immediate future. S317 Tuesday 30 June 2020. Yes, however we ask for your patience as there may be delays due to resourcing and system limitations. 'Victorian sporting organisation' means a sporting organisation recognised by the Victorian Minister for Sport and Recreation as the sporting organisation for a sport in Victoria. Updated: 07/09/2020. Exemptions for Life Saving Victoria vessels, 6. An area of water specified in a Schedule as an access lane for the purposes of this clause is an access lane. (a) in the case of a vessel of 10 metres or more in length, the height of such dive flag or replica must not be less than 1 metre; and. Staff can be contacted via their usual telephone numbers or email addresses. Establishing a new native fish hatchery FAQs; Native fishing in urban lakes; Better on-water access in lakes For the avoidance of doubt, this exemption applies only with respect to: Owners and masters of vessels that are the subject of this exemption must at all times comply with all other requirements set out in the Act and the Regulations, including: This exemption commences on 1 July 2020 and continues until suspended, cancelled or altered by the Director, Transport Safety. (a)   the requirement to adhere to all relevant State waterway rules made under section 184 of the Act; and. 'PFD Type 2' means an approved Personal Flotation Device type 2 defined in Schedule 2 under Regulation 103 of the Marine Regulations 1999. (i) all vessels engaged in competing in a power boat race on inland or enclosed waters when under the supervision of the Australian Power Boat Association and the race is conducted in accordance with the Racing and Safety Rules of that Association are exempt from the carriage of safety equipment requirements specified in Regulation 230 providing the operator of the vessel and any occupant being carried wears a PFD Type 1. Can I still get my Local Knowledge Certificate application processed? If you are seeking a new LKC or the renewal of an LKC, please complete the relevant form (CC9 and CC10 respectively) from the link below and send with all supporting documentation to: Yes, however in response to social distancing requirements, the way Harbour Masters undertake examinations may change. Yes, however we ask for your patience as there may be delays due to resourcing and system limitations. Exemptions for rowing boats, canoes (excluding Dragon Boats) and kayaks, 4. (c) when passing through a recognised anchorage for small craft. If you decide to proceed with your event, make sure you consider how you will manage/address all safety risks. Rules for boaters are available on the Better Boating Victoria website. What about marine licence course certificates issued from now on? If you’re at a ramp or jetty, you must adhere to physical distancing of at least 1.5 metres. (b) in a clockwise direction where a Schedule prescribes that such a vessel must be operated in that direction in relation to the approximate centre of the waterway. (3)      In accordance with section 260(1)(c) of the Act, owners of a vessel to which this exemption applies are exempt from the requirements of section 52 of the Act - offence to allow a non-licensed person to be the master of a registered recreational vessel (subject to the conditions set out at clause 2). The Committee of Management of Allans Flat Recreation Reserve Inc. Anglesea River, from Bass Strait to Coal Mine Road, Anglesea, Balcombe Creek within the Shire of Mornington Peninsula, Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road, Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Barwon River upstream of the Local Port of Barwon Heads to the Lower Breakwater, Bass Strait – Anglesea – Point Roadknight, Bass Strait – South Gippsland – Cape Liptrap, Gippsland and Southern Rural Water Corporation, Bridgewater Lakes (Discovery Bay Coastal Park), Broken River within the boundaries of Benalla Rural City including Lake Benalla, Curdies River and Curdies Inlet between French's Bridge and the Great Ocean Road Bridge at Peterborough, Curdies Inlet and Recreation Reserve Committee of Management, Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water Corporation, Gellibrand River (downstream of the bridge at Princetown), Glenelg River within Victoria between the mouth and the junction with the Crawford River at Dartmoor, Goulburn River from Hughes Creek to Goulburn Weir including Lake Nagambie, Goulburn River upstream of the Goulburn Weir  to the Eildon Pondage, Green Lake (within Green Lake Regional Park), Hattah-Kulkyne National Park (all waters), Hopkins River between the seaward outlet and Tooram Stones, Kiewa and Rubicon Hydro Electric Scheme waters, Kings Billabong Wildlife Reserve (all waters), Lake Albacutya National Park (all waters). A lookout who is suitably trained and briefed, in addition to the Master of the ferry, is present on the bridge while the ferries are operating the area applicable to this exemption including when transiting from the western drip line of the Bolte Bridge to Victoria Harbour berth. Knowing a few, simple right of way rules will help you avoid a collision. (i) a yacht or off the beach sailing yacht engaged in Formal Training or Competition during daylight hours is exempt from the carriage of safety equipment requirements specified in Regulation 230 providing that the safety equipment specified by the Yachting Australia Inc. P a t r i c i a r B a y H w y O l d W e s t E S a a n i c h R d W e s t S aa n i c h L R d l d f i e l d s R dBr okleigh R o r do v a B a y B R d E l k u L a k e v D r Clare mont Ave B e a … A clear path for Victoria - public access to public land. When and how do I report a recreational boating incident? Power-driven boat up to and including 4.8m in length; Power-driven boat 4.8 - 12 metres; PWCs (Jet Skis, Sea-Doo etc) Canoe or kayak; Sailboard / kiteboard; Stand-up paddleboard; Off-the-beach sailing yacht (e.g. Yes. The table at the end of each Schedule also details the legislation that the waterway rule has been made under. Individual staff hours may vary from standard office hours at times. If you operate a recreational vessel in Victoria waters, it may need to be registered and you may need a marine licence. Other states and territories say recreational fishing is allowed as long as people follow social distancing regulations. (4)      In accordance with regulation 9 of the Regulations, and subject to the conditions set out at clause 2 of this notice, masters of a vessel to which this exemption applies are exempt from the following requirements of regulation 96 – safety equipment required for recreational vessels, as set out in Schedule 3 of the Regulations: (5)      In accordance with regulation 9 of the Regulations, and subject to the conditions set out at clause 2 of this notice, masters of a vessel to which this exemption applies are exempt from regulation 97 of the Regulations – firefighting equipment required for recreational vessels. You don’t have to register your boat until you intend to operate it. The law now requires that anyone driving a motorized boat must have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card. The master of a vessel must not cause or allow the vessel to be operated on any State waters: 21. This notice of exemption applies to the Masters of the MV Geelong Flyer and MV Bellarine Express when operating on the waters of the Yarra River between the Southern dripline of the West Gate Bridge and the Western drip line of the Bolte Bridge. (ii) all vessels fitted with a reinforced cockpit approved by the Australian Power Boat Association and engaged in competing in a power boat race on inland or enclosed waters when under the supervision of the Association and the race is conducted in accordance with the Racing and Safety Rules of that Association are exempt from the carriage of equipment requirements specified in Regulation 230 providing the operator of the vessel and any occupant being carried wears a PFD Type 1. (iv)       MV Geelong Flyer and MV Bellarine Express do not exceed 15 knots on the waters between the Western drip line of the Bolte Bridge and the Southern drip line of the West Gate Bridge on outbound passages. The table provides an alphabetical list of Victorian waterways, alongside the name of the associated waterway manager and schedule number. 'Enclosed waters' has the same meaning as in the Marine Regulations 2009. We suggest you delay applying for a licence until shortly before you intend going out on your boat. To use Personal Watercrafts (PWC) like jet-skis, your marine licence needs a PWC endorsement. Because there are so many different types of boats and styles of boating, it is important to know what to expect when you come upon another vessel. (iii) MV Geelong Flyer and MV Bellarine Express do not exceed 15 knots on the waters between the Port Operations Control Centre and the Western drip line of the Bolte Bridge on inbound passages. 'Dive flag' means the Code Flag "A" shown in Chapter 11 and Appendix 2 of the International Code of Signals. (b) approved in writing by the Director, Transport Safety as competition or training. 327 and Ch. 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