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Victorian Canoe/Kayak Marathon Championships


The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared waterway manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that the waters of the Barwon River from the southern side of the Queens Park Road Bridge downstream to an imaginary line extending from the end of Bridge Road on the north bank to the Barrabool Road entrance to the Barwon Valley Park on the south bank of the Barwon River are prohibited to all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Victorian Canoe/Kayak Marathon Championships.

The exclusion zone takes effect between 9:30 am to 1:30 pm on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April 2018.


Geelong Rowing Association Winter Scullers Event Notice

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority as the declared Waterway Manager for the Barwon River between the Lower Breakwater and Orana Road under the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Act) makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Act.

Geelong Rowing Association (Geelong Rowing) are conducting their Winter Scullers Event this Saturday 12 August on the Barwon River between the Queens Park Road Bridge and Latrobe Terrace Bridge between 8.30 AM and 10.30 PM. Geelong Rowing have an approved Boating Activity Exemption (BAE) for this event from Maritime Safety Victoria. Please follow the below link detailing the exempt actvities for the event's particpants and emergency management personnel.

Upper Barwon low pH Event June 2016

Authorities are responding to a fish death event in the upper Barwon River and Boundary Creek, upstream of Winchelsea. Thes event is the result of a naturally-occurring increase in acidic water levels in these waterways.

People are advised not to handle or eat dead or dying fish, or fish that are swimming erratically, and to avoid contact with the reiver water as this may cause eye or skin irritation.

For more information read the frequently asked questions document

Rowing Victoria Events on the Barwon River

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