Recreational Boating in Mordialloc to Benefit From Over $60,000 Worth of Projects

Today, Member for Mordialloc, Tim Richardson MP announced over $60,000 to boost recreational boating facilities in Mordialloc.

  • Four projects in Mordialloc will receive funding through an additional round of the 2014-15 Boating Safety and Facilities Program:$18,000 to create itinerant berths along the north side of the Mordialloc Creek mouth
  • $12,000 to replace a faulty pontoon and install two additional pontoon modules at Governor Road boat ramp
  • $28,000 to refurbish and improve safety along the southern section of Mordialloc harbour wharf
  • $2,400 to manufacture and install three emergency safety ladders along Mordialloc Creek, adjacent to Attenborough Park.

The Boating Safety and Facilities Program is an initiative that sees the Andrews Labor Government partner with local organisations to deliver boating infrastructure improvements that enhance the usability of the Mordialloc Creek.

The City of Kingston was consulted in order to ensure that the projects met the need of the local boating community.

The Boating Safety and Facilities Program is an annual grants initiative to deliver infrastructure improvements to make boating safer and more accessible for all Victorians.

Quotes attributable to Member for Mordialloc, Tim Richardson MP

“I am pleased to announce the Boating safety and Facilities Program, the  $60,000 works to improve boating infrastructure  will ensure recreational boaters can have safe access to Mordialloc Creek and the Bay.”

“Recreational boaters and fishers  will benefitsignificantly from these upgrades to the Mordialloc Creek.”

“This is an important commitment to improve local boating and fishing infrastructure, ensuring better safety and functionality.”

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