Declaration of boating activity exemption - Moomba Festival – Dragon Boat Racing
Date/time of event:
- Masters of rescue vessels are only exempt from item 1 to 5 when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety on shore.
- Competitors are only exempt from items 2 to 5 when competing in the events.
- All participants involved with the event must wear a personal floatation device at all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment.
- The exemptions apply from 1.30pm to 2.30pm on Saturday 12 March 2022 and 10.30am till 11.30am on Sunday 13 March 2022 on the waters of the Yarra River beyond the upstream edge of the Swan Street Landing and Morell Bridge.
- The exemptions apply provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.
- These events will take place within the Moomba Festival River closure area.
By order of Parks Victoria