Monthly Archives: June 2017

Our waterways are open for business and pleasure!

Over the last 18 months we’ve invested $6.5 million into maintaining safe navigational access for the Gold Coast waterways. GCWA Chief Executive Officer, Hal Morris, said “Our waterways are vital for the city’s economic prosperity and social well-being. An...

Removal of a derelict structure at Currumbin Creek

One of Gold Coast Waterways Authority’s primary functions is to set up and maintain aids to navigation such as beacons, lights and structures.  Recently, we have received enquiries from the community about the possibility of re-establishing a derelict beacon...

Be Aware and Share

Look out for shared activities on the water   Gold Coast waterways are enjoyed by a wide variety of users including recreational and commercial boaties, jet skis, paddle craft, swimmers, wind surfers and more! To make sure everyone stays safe, here are some tips...

Meet the Board

The Board is committed to setting priorities locally. Meet The Board sessions are held regularly throughout the Gold Coast to provide community members with the opportunity to provide their input on planning for the waterways now and into the future. According to the...

Skippy signs are no joke

Our “Kangaroos Crossing” signs installed in the North Arm of the Coomera River assist in making boaties aware that the animals may be in the water and to take care in the area. Coomera Island has long been home to several of the furry creatures and during dry spells...

2017 Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Temporary Boat Ramp Closures Thousands from around the world will participate at the 39th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Saturday, 1 and Sunday, 2 July 2017. The marathon course runs next to the Gold Coast’s surf beaches and Broadwater and has a reputation as...

The Economic and Social Values of our waterways

Our Gold Coast waterways are a mainstay of the Gold Coast’s lifestyle, underpin the Coast’s identity, and provide opportunities for locals and visitors to undertake recreational activities on and beside the waterways. In April 2017, we conducted and reported on the...