have important recreation and tourism functions, as well as being
important for commercial operations such as fishing, and form part
of an integrated network supporting access to the coast.
of Port Fairy
piers, jetties and marina development, management and operation
and mooring development, management and operation - including
pump out and refuelling
port operations, regulation and compliance
management including boating safety, incident management, emergency
response, maritime security, marine pollution response, vessel
and sand management
boat-lifting and boat repairs.
port and waterway management responsibilities extend over municipal
boundaries and also include areas where other agencies have management
responsibilities, such as committees of management, Parks Victoria,
and catchment management authorities. This situation results in
many agencies being involved in boating and marine infrastructure,
and in some areas planning and management responsibilities overlap.
can affect the amenity, use and enjoyment of nearby residential
and other private land uses, as well as coastal uses. The need for
consultation, collaboration and integration among the various stakeholders
is critical so that the needs of one user group are not unduly dominant.
all local ports operate efficiently and effectively, and contribute
positively to local character, amenity, recreation, economy
and environmental values.
that development or maintenance work of local port facilities
considers the impact of storm tides or combined storm tides
and storm water, coastal erosion or sand drift, including an
allowance for changes in sea level due to subsidence and anticipated
the community experience and perception of local ports.
Develop a local ports strategy that includes adaptation to the risks
and impacts of climate change (DSE,
Local Port Authorities & CoM, MSV).
Conduct a review of the ports services regulations for local ports
(DSE, MSV, Local Port Authorities &