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Filming of Human Error

Event name:

Human Error

Date/time of event:

30th March - 4th April 2023


Local Port of Port Phillip, Williamstown Harbor


Parks Victoria as the declared waterway manager for the Local Port of Port Phillip, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).
For the purposes of boating activity conducted by RP Rough Trick Pty Ltd], persons and vessels involved in the filming of “Human Error” production are exempt from the following requirements:
State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988
1.    Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel
2.    Clause 4(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 200 metres of the water’s edge
3.    Clause 4(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a wharf, jetty, slipway, diving platform or boat ramp
Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988
4.    Clause 1.5.7 of Schedule 1 – 5 knot speed restriction of North West Port Phillip
Marine Safety Regulations 2012
5.    Regulation 101(4)(c) – person must wear a PFD on a vessel when underway during time of Heightened Risk specified circumstance (the vessel is being operated during the period commencing one hour after sunset and ending one hour before sunrise).
Subject to the conditions detailed below:
·      Masters of rescue vessels are only exempt from item 1 to 4 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.
·      Masters of Prop vessels are only exempt from items 1 to 4 when actively filming
·      Lead Actors and Stunt team are only exempt from item 5 during active filming
·      All support crew on vessels involved with the activity must wear a personal floatation device at all times during the activity and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment.
·      The exemptions apply from 8:00pm Thursday 30 March to 1:00am Friday 31 March 2023 and 8:00pm Monday 3 April to 1:00am Tuesday 4 April 2023 within the waters adjacent to the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria Marina, Williamstown.
·      The exemptions apply provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to
By order of Parks Victoria

By order of Parks Victoria
Dated: 28/03/23

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