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News & Media

  • January 19, 2016
Boaters are reminded to keep clear of a section of Hawkesbury River at Wisemans Ferry this Sunday for the safe staging of a fireworks display.

Roads and Maritime Services has granted an exclusive use aquatic licence to All Occasions Pyrotechnics to host the event on the river between 9pm and 9.15pm on Sunday 24 January.

A special event area will be established 125 metres from the shore adjacent to Koveda Caravan Park.

The event area will be monitored by control vessels.

Vessels not involved in the event should not enter the marked area unless authorised by a boating safety officer or a police officer.

Roads and Maritime reminds people to wear a lifejacket when boating, especially in vessels smaller than 4.8 metres when alone, at night or offshore.

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