The Association of Bayside Municipalities (ABM) advocacy posts

Victorian Recreational Boating Strategy

The Victorian Recreational Boating Strategy sets the vision for the future of boating In Victoria. Each year, action plans will advise investment into boating from the Better Boating Fund, which returns all money collected from licence and registration fees back into upgrades to improve the boating experience.

Personal Watercraft and Jet Skis

The ABM called on Maritime Safety Victoria, Parks Victoria and Water Police to increase education, patrolling and enforcement of personal watercraft (jet skis); and undertake a review of existing boating and swimming zones to improve safety across the Bay

Ban on single use plastic bags

The Association of Bayside Municipalities (ABM) called on the Victorian State Government to join South Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory, the ACT and Queensland in passing legislation to ban the distribution of free single use plastic bags.