Authority for Organised Activities on Regulated Waterways Land - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this authority if you intend to undertake an organised activity on regulated waterways land.

Organised activities includes the following:

  • boat races
  • regattas
  • swimming races
  • competitions and tournaments
  • festivals and concerts
  • promotions
  • fireworks displays
  • any other organised event.

Waterways land is the bed, soil and banks of any waterway, as well as any land within 20 metres of a waterway, within the Melbourne metropolitan area.

This does not apply to waterways land that is:

  • privately owned
  • part of the docklands area
  • under the control of a local Council
  • part of a National Park
  • managed under the other legislation.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must write to the Secretary for written authority to conduct an organised activity on regulated waterways land.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for further information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Organised Activities on Regulated Waterways Land Licence - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Parks Victoria

Act(s) name

Water Industry Act 1994 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Water Industry (Waterways Land) Regulations 2013 (Victoria)

Contact details

Information Centre
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Parks Victoria


Phone:

03 8627 4700

Fax:

03 9629 5563
info@parks.vic.gov.au

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