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Boaters urged to plan ahead for the opening of Elizabeth Quay
(Dept. Of Transport Announcement)
Skippers visiting the Elizabeth Quay opening on 29 January are reminded there will be a number of restrictions and closures in place on the waters.
Department of Transport Director Waterways Safety Management Chris Mather said to ensure the safety of those visiting Elizabeth Quay, skippers needed to be aware and prepared for a number of closures and vessel requirements before they visit Elizabeth Quay.
“We want to make sure everyone on the water is properly prepared to make the opening of Elizabeth Quay a safe and fun event for everyone to enjoy.
“Mariners wanting to enjoy the opening festivities on the water are reminded to check they have the required safety equipment and navigational lights before leaving home,” Mr Mather said.
The temporary on water closures and vessel restrictions for the opening of Elizabeth Quay include:
A number of Marine Officers and Water Police will be in attendance on the day of the opening to monitor the closures and assist the boating public.
Full details on designated/restricted areas can be found on the Notices to mariners section.