Governance

Is it the end of two-stroke outboards?

In April 2014, the Commonwealth Environment Minister, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, secured the agreement of Australia’s Environment Ministers to work together to develop a

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GCWA Updates:

Under the Gold Coast Waterways Authority Act of 2012, the GCWA produces a 10-year Waterways Management Strategy and 4-year Waterways Management Program. The current Program

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Do you know your waterfront address?

Cruising leisurely along the Nerang River, my husband points to one canal on our right asking if I remember the house we inspected a few

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Don’t wear your sunglasses at night: Tips for night navigation

I have fond memories as a young teenager when my father often let me drive us home from Tipplers at night in our 17-foot half-cabin.

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Fishing: Marine baits in freshwater

Introduction of disease or parasites into new areas can have serious impacts on native fish populations and may impact on the future viability of freshwater

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Fishing: Set lines now prohibited in Queensland

Set lines have the potential to impact target and non-target species both from an animal welfare and sustainability perspective. The low cost of set lines

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Crab Responsibly Rules

Crabbing is one of Queensland’s most popular forms of fishing, easy and accessible. However, as with any form of fishing, its effects on the environment

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Volunteer Heroes of the Waterways

The sun is rising over the horizon welcoming another perfect Saturday on the Gold Coast. You have planned for some weeks now to take some

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Who’s in charge of our waterways?

As lively channels of exquisite beauty and leisure are a significant contributor to the local economy, the Gold Coast waterways must be protected and maintained

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Boaties and the Red-Yellow flags

The Gold Coast is famous for its golden sands, curling waves and perfect beach conditions. Boasting almost 60 kilometres of pristine coastline, it is no

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