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PUBLIC NOTICE: Important Changes to Recreational Use Black Weir
At the direction of Maritime Safety Queensland:
  • Zone C (6 knot area) has been extended downstream, reducing the 40 knot section of water (Zone B). Permitted Water Ski Vessels at any time within Zone B has been reduced to three.
  • A person (an operator) must not operate a ship towing an uncontrolled water-skiing device, including but not limited to, a toboggan, tube or sea-biscuit. Applies to all zones within Black Weir.

See the Marine Safety Notice below.

PUBLIC NOTICE: River Closure - Ross River Flood and Assessment
The Black Weir is currently closed to all vessels due to the opening of the Ross Dam spillway gates. The waterway will be re-opened once the gates are closed and a survey of the river has been conducted. Thanks for your patience during this time.


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Loam Island

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Black Weir Marine Use Rules

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