Public Notices

Parks Victoria publishes public notices where relevant, including information regarding leases and boating and waterway activity exemptions.


Event name:

Western Suburbs Triathlon Series Events 2023-24 & Girls Secondary School 2024

Date/time of event:

17 December 2023, 28 January 2024, 18 February 2024, 17 March 2024, 21 April 2024 6.30am - 8.15am. 24 Februaury 2024 6.00am - 11.15am


Port Phillip (Corio Bay- Altona Pier)


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 the Western Suburbs Triathlon Club, persons and vessels involved in the Western Suburbs Triathlon Series 2023-2024 & Girls Secondary School Triathlon 2024 are exempt from the following requirements:
State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988
1.         Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water
2.         Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel
3.         Clause 4(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 200 metres of the water’s edge
5.         Clause 1.5.7 of Schedule 1 – 5 knot speed restriction in North West Port Phillip
6.         Clause 1.5.9(a) of Schedule 1 – Vessel prohibited zone east of Altona Pier
Subject to the conditions detailed below:
·      Masters of all vessels are only exempt from item 6 for the duration of the events.
·      All participants on vessels involved with the event must wear a lifejacket at all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment.
·      The exemptions apply from for the times & dates specified in Table 1 below within the waters adjacent to Altona Life Saving Club.
·      The exemptions apply provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.
17 December 2023
6:30am – 8:15am
28 January 2024
18 February 2024
25 February 2024
6:00am – 11:15am
17 March 2024
6:30am – 8:15am
21 April 2024

By order of Parks Victoria
Dated: 13/11/23

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