Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 25 October 2021 Australia – Victoria

25 October 2021

No. 310 - 2021

Local Port of Port Phillip

Port Phillip

Shellfish Reef Construction Works at Point Wilson, Hobsons Bay and Dromana Complete




Mariners are advised that the shellfish reef construction works occurring at Point Wilson, Hobsons Bay and Dromana by The Nature Conservancy are now complete.
These new shellfish reefs have been installed at existing reef sites to a height of less than 1 metre above the sea floor, at the following approximate locations:
Reef, Area
Approximate location (WGS84)
Wilson Spit, Western Port Phillip
38°06.581’S, 144°30.902’E
Dromana, Eastern Port Phillip
38°19.730’S, 144°57.165’E
Margarets Reef, Hobsons Bay
37°53.785’S, 144°56.542’E
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the reefs.

Previous notice:

301(T)-21 is referred and cancelled

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 157, 155, 158.

Further Notice:

No further notice will be issued


If you require any further information, please contact The Nature Conservancy on 0409 087 278, or Polaris Marine on 0450 900 183.

Deven Sumputh

A/ Senior Manager Local Ports and Waterways

Marine and Maritime Region

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