WELLINGTON DAM —
836. Hon PETER COLLIER to
the minister representing the Minister for Transport:
I refer to notice MA401 published in
the Government Gazette on 14 September 2018.
(1) Will Wellington Dam be closed
for waterskiing as a result of this notice?
(2) If yes to
(1), why has this decision been made?
(3) Who was
consulted as part of this decision?
(4) If no to (1),
what is the impact of this decision and why was this decision made?
On behalf of the minister
representing the Minister for Transport, I am advised of the following.
(1) No. It has no impact on the
(2) Not applicable.
(3) The Department of Biodiversity,
Conservation and Attractions and the Shire of Collie.
(4) The decision
was made to enhance recreational activities on Wellington Dam by allowing
electrically powered vessels to access the water as well as state government–owned
vessels to undertake mandatory works. The Government Gazette alters the
existing closed waters motorised vessel area, which was originally gazetted in
2014, as part of a state government election commitment to enhance recreational
activities on Wellington Dam.