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Boaters get a better deal from State Opposition

The Boating Industry Association of Victoria has applauded the Liberal National Coalition’s policy announcement for better recreational boating for all Victorians. The announcement by Liberal Party leader the Hon. Matthew…

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Multihulls most welcome at Wyndham Harbour

Wide-bodied multihulls are well-catered for at Australia’s newest marine community, Wyndham Harbour on the north-western shores of Port Phillip. Just 30 minutes’ drive from the Melbourne CBD complete with a…

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Free fishing festival at Lake Wendouree

The Victorian Andrews Labor Government will celebrate the opening of the trout season with a free fishing festival on the banks of Lake Wendouree in Ballarat on Saturday, 1 September.…

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Ramp Rage - Boaters call for better deal

A ‘Ramp Rage’ campaign has been launched aimed at getting the Victorian Government to start spending more of the $27 million revenue that it gathers from boat licences and boat…

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Riviera recognises excellence

Australia’s premium luxury motor yacht builder, Riviera, has celebrated the achievements of its R Marine Dealer network at an awards ceremony held during the Sydney International Boat Show. Riviera owner…

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Free fishing clinics for kids

The Victorian Labor Government has announced free fishing clinics for kids to help get more youngsters into Victoria’s great outdoors and try their luck at reeling in a catch of…

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Festival of Sails 2019 entries open

The Festival of Sails 2019 has its first entry in Hugh Ellis’ Reichel/Pugh 63 called Voodoo, which last campaigned the popular Geelong regatta in 2009 as Limit and now sails…

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Bright future for fishing the Maribyrnong

Melbourne’s Maribyrnong River is set for a boost with an $815,000 three-year project that will improve access for recreational anglers and increase the river’s native fish population. Member for Essendon…

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4x4 Outdoors Show, Boating & Fishing Expo

Outdoors industry leader, Dometic, will once again sponsor the always popular Waeco CFX Outback Stage at this year’s National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo, when it returns to…

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A Feast of Options at Wyndham Harbour

Just 30 minutes from the Melbourne CBD, Wyndham Harbour on the northwestern shores of Port Phillip Bay is the newest marina community in the country, comprising a 150-berths, luxury apartments…

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New CEO announced for D'albora

d’Albora has announced that Suzanne Davies has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of their seven strong marina management group. Davies has spent the last 12 years as General Manager of…

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Operation Rayon nets results

Anglers fishing for Southern Bluefin tuna out of the ports of Portland, Port Fairy, Warrnambool and Apollo Bay in Victoria, were the focus of Operation Rayon, over the recent Queen’s…

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Sundance Marine at Melbourne Boat Show 2018

Sundance Marine will present a line up of leading international powerboats at the 2018 Melbourne International Boat Show. An impressive range of boats from the internationally renowned Beneteau powerboat range…

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Time to catch Murray Crays

Victorians can try their hand at catching some tasty Murray spiny freshwater crayfish for the table. The three-month fishing season north of the Great Dividing Range commences Friday 01 June.…

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Marine Careers Day 2018

The recreational boating and marine industry is a diverse industry, that provides many career opportunities and welcomes individuals with a wide range of skills and experience. The potential to develop…

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