Tag Archive: boating

Proud Park Pontoon Upgrad

GCWA improving waterways access at Main Beach

The Gold Coast Waterways Authority is replacing the pontoon at Proud Park (beside the Sundale Bridge). With the upgrade anticipated as being completed in June 2022, the new pontoon will be larger than the existing one, making access easier for…
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Queensland Waterways clean-up complete

Clean up of the waterways after flooding now complete

The waterways around South-East Queensland, battered following last months flooding, are safe once more. In a joint statement released today from Acting Premier and Minster for the Olympics, The Honourable Cameron Dick and Minister for Transport and Main Roads, The…
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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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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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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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