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Queensland Fisheries flagship vessel

Major refit of Fisheries flagship vessel complete

Queensland Fisheries vessel ‘KI Ross’ has a 1/2 life refit in Brisbane.   Following an extensive refit in Brisbane which supported many local businesses, Fisheries Queensland is back in the water and has returned to patrolling our waterways. Minister for…
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The newest bar on the east coast is still growing

How fantastic is this image shared by Marine Rescue Bribie Island (photo courtesy of Nearmap). The new bar at Bribie Island continues to reshape the Pumicestone Passage with the opening now almost 500 metres in width.  Recently formally recognised as…
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VMR's newest rescue vessel launched today.

Sandgate 1 – the newest addition to the VMR fleet

Exciting news from VMR Brisbane with the launching of their latest vessel, Sandgate 1.  Hitting the water today at the Rivergate Marina and Shipyard in Brisbane, this 10.8m rigid inflatable vessel is powered by twin Yamaha outboards and is equipped…
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War on Wrecks Milestone

War on Wrecks nears 1000 vessels!

Exciting news from the Minister for Transport and Main Roads, The Hon. Mark Bailey, with the 1000th vessel to be removed under the Palaszczuk Government’s War on Wrecks program being identified. Minister Bailey said, ‘The 1000th vessel to be removed…
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We’re being social!

We love to spread the word about how fantastic our waterways are in Queensland.  Make sure you’re following the QRBC on Facebook and Instagram and that you share any contact with us that you’d like our followers to know more…
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Life Jackets save lives. Find out where to buy and how to service here.

Do you have compliant lifejackets onboard your vessel?

Are you certain that the safety equipment onboard your vessel is compliant with the current regulations and that you are adequately prepared in the event of an emergency? Everyone knows the importance of having enough lifejackets onboard for the number…
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