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Sydney Festival of Boating

The Boating Industry Association yesterday launched the Invitation to Exhibit for the Sydney Festival of Boating to be held at Darling Harbour (29 Jul – 1 Aug). This event will…

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Catch a new career as a Fisheries Officer

The Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) has commenced a recruitment drive for seven trainee fisheries officers with a view to filling vacant positions across the state. VFA Chief Executive Officer Travis…

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Koolewong Marina Awarded 5 Gold Anchors

Five Gold Anchors have been awarded to the stunning, boutique Koolewong Marina located in the Brisbane Waters on the NSW Central Coast. This Global accreditation bestowed by the Marina Industries…

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NSW Boating Handbook updated

The NSW Boating Handbook is the official guide to safe boating, and has been updated to make information easier to find and read. It is available online, or a hard…

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Steber strives to maintain competitive edge

Steber International is ahead of the curve when it comes to adapting and adopting new technology and techniques to remain relevant in the ever-changing marine manufacturing environment. And it’s not…

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Melbourne Boat Show 2021 and 2022 Announcement

The long-awaited, much anticipated 60th Melbourne Boat Show, will now be conducted from 16 – 19 June 2022. After detailed consideration of all event-related factors, the Boating industry Association of…

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Boating safety and facilities program now open

The Victorian Government is making recreational boating better and more accessible for all Victorians providing $1.5 million in funding to eligible organisations under its latest grants program. Minister for Fishing…

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Melbourne Boat Show - invitation to exhibit

Demand for the boating lifestyle, and therefore for boats and accessories, is at an all-time high. Seasoned boaters are looking to consolidate their boating lifestyle and the new people entering…

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The Gateway sets sail at Burnett Heads

In a show of strong support, councillors at Bundaberg Regional Council have unanimously approved a major stage of The Gateway project, an integrated marina and resort development, set to transform…

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ZF's marine technology showcased in Australia

Numerous new Australian vessels have recently hit the waterways fitted with ZF’s range of Marine Propulsion Systems, featuring a wide selection of leading technology available for pleasure crafts and yachts,…

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Better Boating Fund established in Vic

The legislation to create the Better Boating Fund, which will re-invest every dollar of Victorian boating registration and licensing fees back into recreational boating, has passed in the Victorian Legislative…

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Hastings Boat Ramp open for summer

The Victorian Government is improving access to Western Port Bay for fishers and boaters, thanks to the completion of the first stage the $1.6 million Hastings Boat Ramp upgrade. Minister…

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Maritimo Racing staying prepared

Nearly one year has passed since Maritimo Racing crossed the finish line of a Powerboat Grand Prix – The year 2020 and the Covid-19 pandemic has seen almost all classes…

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New SOS Rescue Ring

There are many rules and restrictions set by government bodies requiring us to carry safety products onboard our boats and how many we must carry. These requirements are the minimum…

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BIA welcome maritime infrastructure spend

Boating Industry Association President Darren Vaux today welcomed the NSW Government announcement of $205 million in maritime infrastructure works over the next three years. Minister for Transport Andrew Constance made…

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