The Gippsland Ports draft Safety & Environment Management Plan 2019-2022 (SEMP) for the five ports in Gippsland is open for public consultation.
The SEMP is prepared under part 6A of the Port Management Act 1995 (Victoria) and provides strategic guidance to assist with managing activities in ports and waterways under Gippsland Ports management. An integrated and systematic approach to managing safety and environment risks and promoting improvements in safety and environment outcomes in our ports and waterways is incorporated in this Plan.
Gippsland Ports is seeking comment on the draft SEMP and the likely effects that implementation of the Plan may have on individuals and/or organisations along with, any insights into activities and risks that should be addressed.
All comments are welcome and will be assessed against the ‘Ministerial Guidelines for Port Safety & Environment Management Plans.
The period for submissions has been extended, now closing 4.00pm, 25 March 2019, with comments to be considered prior to SEMP finalisation and publication. All comments can be forwarded to:
SEMP Gippsland Ports PO Box 388 Bairnsdale Vic 3875
Or by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or via the Gippsland Ports feedback option at our website under the “contact us” heading.
The draft Safety and Environment Management Plan (SEMP) 2019-2022 is available for download at the link below.
Alternatively, it can be viewed at Gippsland Ports Offices during business hours at: Bairnsdale – 97 Main Street. Lakes Entrance Depot. Bullock Island Boatyard. Paynesville Boatyard, and Port Welshpool Depot.