Wheelchair to boat access now available in Port Phillip Bay

Parks Victoria launches first publicly accessible hoist for wheelchair users. Parks Victoria has installed an electric hoist to assist wheelchair users safely in and out of boats at Patterson River. The hoist is free to use and will be available to approved users from the 22 October. Users must complete an induction session to learn how to safely operate the hoist.

The hoist is located at the Patterson River Boat Ramps at Launching Way, Patterson Lakes.
Sessions are free, please register interest by emailing healthycommunities@parks.vic.gov.au

Session 1: Wednesday 10 October 10am – 12 noon.

Session 2: Saturday 13 October 10am – 12 noon.

Where: Patterson River Boat Ramps Launching Way, Patterson Lakes

More information: John Kenwright on (03) 86272422

Location: 
Patterson River Boat Ramps Launching Way Patterson Lakes , VIC
Australia
Victoria AU