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This Proclamation revokes the Control of Naval Waters Act 1918 - Proclamation made in 2005 and makes a new Proclamation, incorporating changes and updated wording reflecting guidance provided by the Geoscience Australia publication “Guidelines for Describing Maritime Boundaries” (Version 1.0 dated December 2006).
Administered by: Defence
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 17
Registered 16 Dec 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Feb-2010
Tabled Senate02-Feb-2010

 

Proclamation

Control of Naval Waters Act 1918

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and under subsection 3B(2) of the Control of Naval Waters Act 1918 (the Act):

                (a)    revoke all instruments made under section 3B of the Act; and 

               (b)    declare that, with effect from the date of registration of this Proclamation as a legislative instrument, the waters specified in column 3 of an item in a Schedule to this Proclamation, and further explained in the chart or map mentioned in column 4 of the item, that are within the distance specified in subsection 3B(1) of the Act from the installation or defence land specified in column 2 of the item are naval waters for the purposes of the Act.

Signed and sealed with the
Great Seal of
Australia
on 14 December 2009.

QUENtin Bryce Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

John Faulkner                                                                                                          

Minister for Defence


Schedule 1        Declaration of naval waters —
New
South Wales

 

1

Item

2

Installation or defence land

3

Waters
Referenced to the World Geodetic System (WGS 84)

For the purpose of this description the term high water line (HWL) means the Mean Higher High Water as defined in the Australian Hydrographic Service Tidal Glossary

4

Chart or map title

1

Spectacle Island

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  33° 51’ 07.23”S,  151° 10’ 01.10”E

Point 2  33° 51’ 02.43”S,  151° 10’ 02.59”E

Point 3  33° 50’ 47.58”S,  151° 09’ 55.62”E

Point 4  33° 50’ 52.20”S,  151° 09’ 38.02”E

Point 5  33° 51’ 01.95”S,  151° 09’ 43.44”E

Then to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 6.

Point 6  33° 51’ 08.27”S,  151° 09’ 59.77”E

Then generally north along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Spectacle Island

2

Shark Island MC/N Degaussing Range

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  33° 51’ 31.68”S,  151° 15’ 29.82”E

Point 2  33° 51’ 34.26”S,  151° 15’ 44.58”E

Point 3  33° 51’ 36.84”S,  151° 15’ 43.98”E

Then to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 4.

Point 4  33° 51’ 33.54”S,  151° 15’ 29.52”E

Then generally north along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Shark Island MC/N

Degaussing Range

3

Shark Island Degaussing & Mine Counter Measures Vessels Intercardinal Range

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL on the northern side of Steele Point, Vaucluse nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  33° 51’ 02.50”S,  151° 15’ 52.53”E

Point 2  33° 50’ 58.93’S,  151° 15’ 52.53”E

Point 3  33° 50’ 58.93”S,  151° 15’ 29.19”E

Point 4  33° 51’ 25.35”S,  151° 15’ 27.53”E

Point 5  33° 51’ 25.35”S,  151° 15’ 49.71”E

Point 6  33° 51’ 15.61”S,  151° 15’ 49.71”E

then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 7

Point 7  33° 51’ 15.61”S,  151° 15’ 55.07”E

Then generally north along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

 

Shark Island Degaussing & MCMV Intercardinal Range

4

Shark Island East-West Shallow Degaussing

All those waters within the area commencing at Point 1.

Point 1  33° 51’ 35.22”S,  151° 15’ 19.13”E

Point 2  33° 51’ 43.98”S,  151° 15’ 19.13”E

Point 3  33° 51’ 43.98”S,  151° 15’ 38.58”E

Point 4  33° 51’ 35.22”S,  151° 15’ 38.58”E

Then along bearing 270° to Point 1.

Shark Island

East - West Shallow Degaussing

5

Eden Ammunition Wharf,

Twofold Bay

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL on the western shore of Munganno Point nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  37° 06’ 10.80”S,  149° 55’ 42.00”E

Point 2  37° 06’ 05.70”S,  149° 55’ 12.90”E

then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 3

Point 3  37° 06’ 37.20”S,  149° 55’ 05.10”E

Then generally west and north along the HWL of East Boyd Bay to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Eden Ammunition Wharf

6

Rushcutters Bay Moorings & Wharves

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL on the Eastern shore of Rushcutters Bay nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  33° 52’ 23.34”S,  151° 14’ 04.02”E

Point 2  33° 52’ 21.73”S,  151° 14’ 01.58”E

Point 3  33° 52’ 21.37”S,  151° 14’ 01.92”E

Point 4  33° 52’ 16.03”S,  151° 13’ 55.29”E

Point 5  33° 52’ 13.18”S,  151° 13’ 58.59”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 6

Point 6  33° 52’ 19.46”S,  151° 14’ 06.39”E

Then generally south along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Rushcutters Bay

7

Chowder Bay Naval Fuel Installation

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL on the northern shore of Chowder Bay nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  33° 50’ 18.73”S,  151° 15’ 24.82”E

Point 2  33° 50’ 23.38”S,  151° 15’ 28.72”E

Point 3  33° 50’ 29.71”S,  151° 15’ 17.89”E

Point 4  33° 50’ 24.93”S,  151° 15’ 13.87”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 5

Point 5  33° 50’ 21.71”S,  151° 15’ 19.17”E

Then generally north-east along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Chowder Bay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

HMAS PENGUIN

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL on the southern shore of Hunters Bay nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  33° 49’ 35.72”S,  151° 15’ 24.10”E

Point 2  33° 49’ 32.15”S,  151° 15’ 24.10”E

Point 3  33° 49’ 28.59”S,  151° 15’ 28.07”E

Point 4  33° 49’ 26.15”S,  151° 15’ 34.65”E

Point 5  33° 49’ 30.33”S,  151° 15’ 36.77”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 6

Point 6  33° 49’ 28.25”S,  151° 15’ 48.90”E

Then generally south and west along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

HMAS PENGUIN

9

Naval Diving Training Area, Pittwater

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  33° 38’ 05.99”S,  151° 18’ 29.34”E

Point 2  33° 37’ 30.48”S,  151° 18’ 33.80”E

Point 3  33° 37’ 29.16”S,  151° 18’ 18.75”E

Point 4  33° 38’ 07.90”S,  151° 18’ 13.88”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 5

Point 5  33° 38’ 07.93”S,  151° 18’ 16.82”E

Then generally east along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Naval Diving Training Pittwater

10

HMAS CRESWELL and Naval Anchorages & Ranges, Jervis Bay

All those waters within Jervis Bay west of a boundary line commencing at a point on the HWL on the most southerly point of Longnose Point nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  35° 04’ 51.04”S,  150° 46’ 39.05”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL on the most northerly point of Bowen Island nearest to Point 2.

Point 2  35° 06’ 45.75”S,  150° 46’ 08.03”E

Then generally south along the HWL of Bowen Island to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 3

Point 3  35° 07’ 21.17”S,  150° 45’ 55.80”E

Then directly to and finishing at a point on the HWL on the most northerly point of Governor Head nearest to Point 4.

Point 4  35° 07’ 27.31”S,  150° 45’ 51.25”E

HMAS CRESWELL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

HMAS WATERHEN

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL on the eastern shore of Balls Head Bay nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  33° 50’ 19.94”S,  151° 11’ 39.56”E

Point 2  33° 50’ 19.59”S,  151° 11’ 37.22”E

Point 3  33° 50’ 20.53”S,  151° 11’ 35.63”E

Point 4  33° 50’ 25.71”S,  151° 11’ 30.95”E

Point 5  33° 50’ 32.61”S,  151° 11’ 33.01”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 6

Point 6  33° 50’ 30.70”S,  151° 11’ 40.54”E

Then generally north along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

HMAS WATERHEN

12

Garden Island Fleet Base East

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the western face of Woolloomooloo Bay finger wharf (Point 1).

Point 1  33° 51’ 56.15”S,  151° 13’ 18.25”E

Point 2  33° 51’ 35.86”S,  151° 13’ 30.11”E

Point 3  33° 51’ 27.81”S,  151° 13’ 42.45”E

Point 4  33° 51’ 27.81”S,  151° 15’ 00.25”E

Point 5  33° 51’ 48.58”S,  151° 15’ 00.25”E

Point 6  33° 51’ 59.02”S,  151° 14’ 49.75”E

Point 7  33° 51’ 55.44”S,  151° 13’ 48.43”E

Point 8  33° 51’ 59.33”S,  151° 13’ 48.43”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 9

Point 9  33° 52’ 07.31”S,  151° 13’ 38.83”E

Then generally north along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Garden Island Fleet Base East


Schedule 2        Declaration of naval waters —
Victoria

 

1

Item

2

Installation or defence land

3

Waters
Referenced to the World Geodetic System (WGS 84)

For the purpose of this description the term high water line (HWL) means the Mean Higher High Water as defined in the Australian Hydrographic Service Tidal Glossary

4

Chart or map title

1

HMAS CERBERUS

All the waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL of Stony Point nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  38° 22’ 29.48”S,  145° 13’ 19.115”E

Point 2  38° 22’ 29.48”S,  145° 15’ 58.11”E

Point 3  38° 24’ 42.00”S,  145° 15’ 58.11”E

Point 4  38° 24’ 42.00”S,  145° 12’ 12.00”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 5.

Point 5  38° 24’ 17.20”S,  145° 12’ 12.00”E

Then generally east and north along the HWL of Hanns Inlet to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

HMAS CERBERUS

2

Point Wilson Explosives Wharf

All the waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL of Point Wilson nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  38° 05’ 03.06”S,  144° 29’ 23.82”E

Point 2  38° 05’ 23.25”S,  144° 29’ 47.04”E

Point 3  38° 06’ 32.93”S,  144° 31’ 50.90”E

Point 4  38° 06’ 34.68”S,  144° 33’ 14.64”E

Point 5  38° 04’ 52.44”S,  144° 33’ 18.05”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 6.

Point 6  38° 04’ 15.79”S,  144° 30’ 48.43”E

Then generally south and west along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point Wilson Explosives Wharf

3

Williamstown Dockyard, Hobson’s Bay

All the waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL of Hobson’s Bay nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  37° 51’ 42.98”S,  144° 54’ 39.90”E

Point 2  37° 51’ 31.98”S,  144° 54’ 49.10”E

Point 3  37° 51’ 41.68”S,  144° 54’ 58.60”E

Point 4  37° 51’ 41.98”S,  144° 54’ 55.20”E

Then generally south-westerly along the pier to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 5.

Point 5  37° 51’ 52.55”S,  144° 54’ 48.63”E

Then generally north-westerly along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Williamstown

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Swan Island

Main Area

All the waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL on the most northerly point of Swan Island nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  38° 14’ 15.56”S, 144° 40’ 47.77”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL on the most southern point of Duck Island nearest to Point 2.

Point 2  38° 13’ 40.80”S, 144° 41’ 05.22”E

Then generally east and north along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 3.

Point 3  38° 13’ 23.58”S, 144° 41’ 21.75”E

Point 4  38° 14’ 25.91”S, 144° 42’ 44.40”E

Point 5  38° 15’ 36.74”S, 144° 42’ 23.70”E

Point 6  38° 15’ 25.00”S, 144° 40’ 01.19”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL on Swan Island nearest to point 7.

Point 7  38° 15’ 15.42”S, 144° 39’ 49.30”E

The generally north-easterly along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Access Area

All those waters within an area commencing at a point at the HWL on the south eastern shore of Langerby Island (also known as Rabbit Island) nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  38° 15’ 35.19”S, 144° 39’ 53.09”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL on the northern shore of Queenscliff nearest to Point 2.

Point 2  38° 15’ 46.39”S, 144° 39’ 56.10”E

Then generally westerly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 3.

Point 3  38° 15’ 46.78”S, 144° 39’ 53.86”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL on the southern shore of Langerby Island (also known as Rabbit Island) nearest to Point 4.

Point 4  38° 15’ 34.81”S, 144° 39’ 50.69”E

Then generally east along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Swan Island


Schedule 3        Declaration of naval waters — Western Australia

 

1

Item

2

Installation or defence land

3

Waters
Referenced to the World Geodetic System (WGS 84)

For the purpose of this description the term high water line (HWL) means the Mean Higher High Water as defined in the Australian Hydrographic Service Tidal Glossary

4

Chart or map title

1

Point Murat Wharf, Exmouth

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  21° 48’ 47.77”S,  114° 11’ 24.64”E

Point 2  21° 48’ 54.32”S,  114° 11’ 57.45”E

Point 3  21° 49’ 17.49”S,  114° 11’ 51.70”E

Point 4  21° 49’ 09.66”S,  114° 11’ 15.54”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 5.

Point 5  21° 49’ 04.06”S,  114° 11’ 16.89”E

Then generally north along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point Murat

2

HMAS STIRLING

Garden Island

All those waters within the area of Cockburn Sound commencing at a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  32° 16’ 06.43”S,  115° 41’ 56.35”E

Point 2  32° 16’ 05.83”S,  115° 41’ 51.54”E

Point 3  32° 15’ 06.53”S,  115° 42’ 10.17”E

Point 4  32° 14’ 49.03”S,  115° 41’ 58.75”E

Point 5  32° 15’ 05.33”S,  115° 40’ 31.17”E

Point 6  32° 09’ 06.53”S,  115° 38’ 53.36”E

Point 7  32° 09’ 06.53”S,  115° 40’ 27.56”E

Point 8  32° 09’ 51.45”S,  115° 40’ 47.97”E

Point 9  32° 11’ 06.17”S,  115° 41’ 21.96”E

Point 10  32° 13’ 58.03”S,  115° 42’ 40.13”E

Point 11  32° 14’ 41.22”S,  115° 42’ 09.56”E

Point 12  32° 15’ 04.73”S,  115° 42’ 25.17”E

Point 13  32° 16’ 07.73”S,  115° 42’ 05.37”E

Point 14  32° 16’ 06.41”S,  115° 42’ 00.55”E

Then generally west to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Armament Jetty

All those waters in the vicinity of the Armament Jetty in Sulphur Bay defined as a circle of radius 1300 metres centred on position

32° 10’ 33.60”S, 115° 40’ 50.40”E.

 

HMAS STIRLING FLEET BASE WEST

3

Dampier Naval Buoy

All those waters in the vicinity of the naval buoy in Dampier Harbour defined as a circle of 182.88 metres radius centred on the buoy nearest the position

20° 37’ 19.30”S,  116° 44’ 18.60”E.

Dampier


Schedule 4        Declaration of naval waters — Queensland

 

Item

Installation or defence land

Waters
Referenced to the World Geodetic System (WGS 84)

For the purpose of this description the term high water line (HWL) means the Mean Higher High Water as defined in the Australian Hydrographic Service Tidal Glossary

Chart or map title

 

1

HMAS CAIRNS

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  16° 56’ 05.45”S,  145° 46’ 41.21”E

Point 2  16° 56’ 06.44”S,  145° 46’ 44.94”E

Point 3  16° 56’ 06.40”S,  145° 46’ 46.20”E

Point 4  16° 56’ 20.83”S,  145° 46’ 48.22”E

Point 5  16° 56’ 20.97”S,  145° 46’ 46.33”E

Point 6  16° 56’ 17.38”S,  145° 46’ 45.94”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 7

Point 7  16° 56’ 16.60”S,  145° 46’ 42.91”E

Then generally north along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

HMAS CAIRNS


Schedule 5        Declaration of naval waters — Northern Territory

 

Item

Installation or defence land

Waters
Referenced to the World Geodetic System (WGS 84)

For the purpose of this description the term high water line (HWL) means the Mean Higher High Water as defined in the Australian Hydrographic Service Tidal Glossary

Chart or map title

 

1

HMAS COONAWARRA

All those waters within an area commencing at a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

Point 1  12° 27’ 38.01”S,  130° 49’ 41.14”E

Point 2  12° 27’ 54.90”S,  130° 49’ 41.14”E

Point 3  12° 27’ 54.90”S,  130° 49’ 03.46”E

Then directly to a point on the HWL on Elliot Point nearest to Point 4.

Point 4  12° 27’ 29.90”S,  130° 49’ 03.46”E

Then generally east along the HWL to a point on the HWL nearest to Point 1.

HMAS COONAWARRA

2

Darwin Submarine Buoy

All those waters in the vicinity of the submarine buoy in Darwin Harbour defined as a circle of 926 metres radius centred on the buoy nearest the position

12° 28’ 01.20”S,  130° 47’ 34.80”E.

Darwin Submarine Buoy