Port Phillip Bay


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Port Phillip Bay,

large deepwater inlet of Bass Strait, 30 mi (48 km) long and 25 mi (40 km) wide, Victoria, SE Australia. Port Melbourne and Williamstown are on Hobson's Bay, its northern arm.

Port Phillip Bay

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a bay in SE Australia, which forms the harbour of Melbourne
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Legislation to end commercial netting in Port Phillip Bay has been passed through Parliament.
More than 100 boats entered the Club Marine Range Series, indicative of the strong keelboat competition on Port Phillip Bay.
Premier Denis Napthine today unveiled a $65 million Better Bay Plan and announced that commercial netting in Port Phillip Bay and Corio Bay will be phased out.
Shellfish beds are recognised as important ecological features of Port Phillip Bay as they can provide key fish habitat valued by both commercial and recreational fishers," Mr Walsh said.
The sites include the Barmah and Gunbower forests and Kerang and Hattah Kulkyne Lakes in Northern Victoria, Western District Lakes and Lake Albacutya in Western Victoria, Corner Inlet and Gippsland Lakes in Gippsland, Western Port, Edithvale-Seaford wetlands and Port Phillip Bay and Bellarine Peninsula.
In the case of the Australian teenager's bloody experience, whatever attacked him did it at a beach along Port Phillip Bay, which connects to larger bodies of water, like the Bass Strait between mainland Australia and Tasmania.
Introduced Marine Pest species (IMPs) are renowned for having the potential to compromise biodiversity, and have been detrimental in a number of ways to various marine habitats, including within Port Phillip Bay (Hewitt et al.
Residents living on Level 33 and above will have exclusive access to the Azure Club, which will house a private lounge, gym and function facilities, as well an infinity pool; a spectacular elliptical showpiece that will amaze with its incredible vistas of the Melbourne skyline and Port Phillip Bay.
However, on the lastday of the six-day regatta - and in the last race to be staged on Port Phillip Bay - Robertson, Stodel and Thomas did enough to edge victory by a point from Australia's erstwhile series leaders Colin Harrison, Jonathan Harris and Russell Boaden.
The gale force winds coming off Bass Straight often give the heads of Port Phillip Bay a battering.
It was already a miserable day on the water--the sort of day where the sailing is not a lot of fun because Port Phillip Bay was in a wild, wet, cold and windy mood.
LYING in the south-east of Australia, Melbourne is the capital of Victoria state and sits on Yarra River in Port Phillip Bay.