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Boating incidents rising, authorities cracking down

Increasing numbers of incidents on Queensland’s waterways see reminders for safe boating   The Gold Coast Bulletin (Brianna Morris-Grant) reports that almost 1500 warnings have been issued over the last 12 months by Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ) just on the…
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Brisbane River Code of Conduct

Brisbane River Code of Conduct

The Queensland Recreational Boating Council (QRBC) attended the Brisbane River Code of Conduct meeting at the Pinkenba office of Maritime Safety Queensland in May 2022.  With increasing numbers of users and types of watercraft on the river during all hours…
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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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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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