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Set Aside Determination - Local Port of Port Phillip

Event name:

Cowes Community Carols Fireworks and Cowes New Year’s Eve Fireworks displays

Date/time of event:

20th & 31st December 2022


Cowes Jetty, Port Phillip Bay


Port Management Act 1995 (Vic.)
Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015
Set Aside Determination – Regulation 11(1)
Local Port of Port Phillip
I, Graeme Davis District Manager of Parks Victoria (as delegate of the Port Manager), determine under Regulation 11(1) of the Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015 that the areas defined in the following table are set aside for the purposes and conditions specified.
This determination has been made in accordance with Regulation 11(2)
 (b)          if the port manager reasonably believes that there is imminent risk of—
(i)            harm or damage to—
(A)          the health or safety of any person; or
(ii)           significant interference with the safe, efficient, and effective management of the local port.
In accordance with Regulation 11(4), this determination replaces any previous set aside determination made by the port manager in respect of that area or any part there of that area for the period specified in this temporary determination. 
This determination applies from 6.00pm until 10:30pm on Tuesday 20th December 2022 & Saturday 31st December 2022.
Signed at Melbourne

by            Graeme Davis
                 District Manager Port Phillip Western Port
                 on 13/12/2022

Reasonable conditions (Regulation 14)
Determination to set aside an area in a local port in which access to that area is prohibited or restricted for not more than 90 days.
To protect public safety by prohibiting entry to the fallout area during fireworks display.
A radius of approximately 145 metres from the Cowes Jetty landing as shown in the attached map.
Between 1800hrs and 2230hrs on Tuesday 20 December 2022 & Saturday 31 December 2022, entry is prohibited to all persons excluding the event participants and Parks Victoria staff.