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Trailer Safety Certificates

Trailers can travel on highways up to speeds of 110kph. Therefore, just as with the vehicles that tow them, it is imperative that trailers also

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The Rebirth of Riverside Marina at the Concourse

The long-awaited redevelopment of the marina adjacent to the Royal Pines Resort will commence this year. The 100-berth boutique marina will become the “jewel in the

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Storm Surge Modelling

Storm-surge modelling can be a tool for State decision-makers not only during extreme weather events, but also for future planning and operational disaster management, as

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GCCM: 20 Years & Counting – Celebrating the Pioneers of Refit & Repair

The start of the new year marks 20 years since the gates first opened at Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM). The iconic facility

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Breakfast Creek Boat Club: Where Wooden Boats Gather

Named after the breakfast that occurred between John Oxley and an Aboriginal clan at the mouth of the creek in 1824, Breakfast Creek in Brisbane

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Super New Era: 40 Years

The region’s original boat yard, established by Bruce “Sharkie” Harris in 1980, The Boat Works has evolved over the past four decades from humble yet pioneering

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Gold Coast Game Fishing Club: 50 Years and Growing

The Gold Coast Game Fishing Club is the largest club of the Queensland Game Fishing Association, and has stood the test of time throughout the

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South Stradbroke Island Marine Debris Project

South Stradbroke Island is a destination for tourists and locals alike. Located on the southeast coast of Queensland within the Moreton Bay Region (Quandamooka Country),

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COLREGS Quiz

The COLREGs is short-hand for the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972, and they outline the internationally agreed rules for safe navigation of

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Groundings

Groundings occur more often than you think, given today’s reliance on electronic navigation aids. A grounding can commonly be the result of incorrect use of

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