Jack Pompei OAM
Pompei’s Marine curently has
102 loyalty club members and growing……..2013 will be even higher
Jack Pompei OAM saved over 2000 people from drowning on Port Phillip Bay. And was award the OAM for his services. Was a father to the Victorian Water Police in it’s early years and will always be remembered as their “mate”. On Mordialloc Creek
Jack believes not enough action has occurred. “When Stan Hawkins was Mayor of Mordialloc the water in the creek stopped. It was bone dry. A petition to save the creek, to dredge it, was organised and 8000 people went through the factory to sign it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDHtJFtwJfw Video -Jack Pompei and his boats. Early in 2010 Leon Pompei contacted Jack’s mate Ted Baillieu about Mordialloc Creek. Ted has promised 6 million to fix it.
Jack has himself put in walls on the creek bank where he moors his boats and worked with the Public Works Department to create walls on the opposite bank. Through his efforts the mouth of the creek was changed to a little south of the pier, part of the pier was enclosed to stop water rushing through and thereby help restore the beach, and the creek was widened in some parts. Dredging has been undertaken at various time with the silt being deposited at different sites including the Parkdale Primary School, the Mordialloc and Cheltenham Community Hospital, St Brigid’s, and what was once the Warren Road tip. Jack Pompei gets Mordialloc Boat owners set up.
In March 2008 Jack Pompei had 5million on the tabele for the Mordialloc Creek
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