Monthly Archives: April 2018

Gold Coast boaties set to dig Broadwater dredging

Gold Coast boaties will soon benefit from the next round of dredging in the Broadwater, with the Palaszczuk Government progressing dredging works in the area. Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) have awarded the contract for the Labrador Channel and North Channel...

What are the Gold Coast waterways worth?

Our study on the ‘Socio-economic Uses and Economic Values of the Gold Coast waterways’ has given us some incredible insight on the value of our waterways. Download the Fact sheet here: Waterways Value Fact sheet The full report can be read here: Socio-economic uses...

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Who’s Who in the Blue?

At the Gold Coast Waterways Authority, we’re determined to not get tied up with red tape or give members of the public the run around on waterways management questions.  We know that governance of Gold Coast waterways can often be complex and confusing and that...

High Tech Movable Cameras to Bust Boatie Hoons

High Tech Movable Cameras to Bust Boatie Hoons Dodgy boaties are getting busted on the Gold Coast, with authorities employing a range of surveillance techniques to keep law abiding seafarers safe. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said a decision by the...

Have your say on the Future of Monitoring for the Gold Coast Seaway

The Malcolm Taylor Tower, also known as the Seaway Tower, is owned by Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) and has been operated by volunteers from Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) Southport and Coast Guard Southport since the tower opened in 1987. The volunteers play a...