Monthly Archives: April 2017

History of the Gold Coast Seaway

Prior to the construction of the Gold Coast Seaway in 1986, the Nerang River entrance to the Pacific Ocean (locally known as the Southport Bar) had a history of instability. Predominant southeasterly winds, the significant northern drift of sand and wave climate...

Queensland first Tackle Bin Project launches on the Gold Coast this week!

A group of committed locals have come together to tackle the scourge of littered fishing line on the Gold Coast. The ‘Tackle Bin Project’ launches this week, the first project for the newly formed Gold Coast Marine Debris Network, and the first in Queensland to be...

Future of Coomera marine precinct secured with new $3 million facility

Green light for $3 million Coomera dredge facility creating marine industry jobs A significant project for the Gold Coast’s multi-million dollar marine industry is about to commence. Minister for Ports Mark Bailey, today announced $3 million funding towards the...