.

By PAUL MILLAR

BOAT owners will receive a few lessons in reality during an awareness campaign at the Ocean Grove boat ramp on Sunday.
The theme of this year’s campaign is: “When you’re upside down it’s too late”.
Key agencies will share information and provide advice to all watercraft operators during the session, which will run from 9am until 1pm.
The community boating day is a partnership operation between Barwon Coast, Victoria Police, Transport Safety Victoria (marine) and local environmental and fishing groups.
Barwon Coast’s Maddie Glynn said it was not a compliance operation, but more of a day of information sharing.
“The day is about creating awareness on safety and responsible boating to ensure others and yourself stay safe this summer; don’t become a statistic,” Ms Glynn said.
“We invite all water craft operators to bring their families down on the day and chat to the many representatives who will be able to assist you with all your local boating and fishing inquiries.”
The day includes free giveaways.

Comments are closed.

More News

“Weekend warriors” of rock Absolutely ’80s will return to Geelong Friday, blinged-up and ready to roll. The band features an ...

Geelong’s newest cover band Mr Meaner will hit the Sphinx Hotel with a mix of punk, funk and classic ...

A strategy that beat overnight store burglaries in Ocean Grove is on the way to Geelong, police have revealed. Police ...

Claims to ‘firsts’ have traditionally denoted unique achievements of certain esteem. Think ‘first man on the moon’ or ‘first nation ...

The State Government has unveiled plans for Moolap land including Alcoa’s former Point Henry site. Bellarine MP Lisa Neville ...

Geelong pool-users face fee hikes as City Hall tries to find “the fairest way” of covering higher gas prices. Interstate ...

Latest Sport

Jordy Smith became the first South African to win the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach when he overpowered Brazlian ...

On the Bite, by Chris Pitman Perfect conditions over Easter sent anglers out far and wide. St Leonards was popular, ...

The Cats goal accuracy and late-game brilliance could be the key in this Sunday’s match against the Saints. Geelong ...

Entertainment

“Weekend warriors” of rock Absolutely ’80s will return to Geelong Friday, blinged-up and ready to roll. The band features an ...

Geelong’s newest cover band Mr Meaner will hit the Sphinx Hotel with a mix of punk, funk and classic ...

Mark Denis Lizotte, better known as Diesel, said people still walked into his shows not realising “I wrote those songs”. ...