Governance

Speed Limits and Behaviour Management Strategy

Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) released the Speed Limits and Behaviour Management Strategy 2018-2020 in March 2018 following extensive consultation, and it has received positive

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Safety Management Systems for DCVs

Are you operating a domestic commercial vessel (DCV)? Be sure you fully understand your legal obligations relating to your SMS. Safety Management Systems (SMS) for

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Delivering On Gold Coast Waterways

The year 2017 had been an exciting one as we’ve worked hard to secure the future of the Gold Coast’s waterways. With five rivers, creeks,

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Blacks & Whites of Grey Imports

Pitfalls of importing your own boat   With shipping costs at rock bottom, importing US boats remains an attractive option even with a stronger US

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Australian Emission Standards 2018 and Marine Engines

After eleven years in the pipeline, the Product Emissions Standards Act was passed in September 2017, and all the Rules and details approved, ready for

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GCWA on Water and Land

It’s been a busy year on and beside the water for the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) and with the Commonwealth Games just around the

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New legislation for improved air quality

The Turnbull Government has today (10 August 2017) introduced new legislation to help improve Australia’s air quality. The Product Emissions Standards Bill will allow new

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12-month pilot vessel-boarding station opens on Gold Coast

Joint Media Release with the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment and the Hon Stuart Robert MP, Federal Member for Fadden 

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Help shape the future of our waterways

With five rivers, 260km of navigable waterways and more than 750 hectares of lakes and dams to manage, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority plays a

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Drink Driving and Marine Licensing in Queensland

Any mariner worth their salt knows that alcohol and boats are not a good mix. Many marine incidents are attributable to the consumption of alcohol

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