Our Projects

Keeping Doug Jennings Park beautiful

The completion of a $2 million facelift at Doug Jennings Park, The Spit.

Rehabilitation of Moondarewa Spit

The Seaway Emergency Access Stairs have been welcomed by divers and snorkelers who have for many years accessed the water by climbing down the rock wall. The stairs mean safer entry and exit of the water and better emergency access to the Seaway in the case of a person needing to be evacuated.

Seaway Emergency Access Stairs

A more efficient and effective maintenance vessel, the ‘Currigee’

Currigee: our new maintenance vessel

Early morning paddle anyone?

A visit to our completed boardwalk and canoe launch adjacent to David Fleay Wildlife Park is well worth it.

Project News

Contract awarded for Coomera dredge facility

The contract for the construction of a $3 million Coomera dredge facility to boost the Gold Coast’s multi-million dollar marine industry has been awarded to a Gold Coast based company. Acting Ports Minister Steven Miles said the contract to construct the Coomera...

Dredging the Gold Coast waterways

Since our establishment we've invested $8.5 million in channel dredging to ensure safe navigational access is maintained throughout our waterways.  And there's more to come!  Over $7.5 million worth of investment is currently planned across the city over the next four...

Next stage of improvements for Doug Jennings Park

As part of the ongoing work to revitalise Doug Jennings Park, we're delivering the next stage of ongoing infrastructure improvements. Following the success of Stage 1: The Spit Amenities Block & Sewerage Connection and Stage 2: the Rehabilitation Moondarewa Spit,...

Installation of tide gauges

GCWA is helping to ensure you're not left high and dry! We’re partnering with the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation (DSITI) and Griffith University to install a series of tide gauge monitoring stations throughout the waterways. The first...

New riverfront destination in Surfers is open

A new destination in Surfers Paradise is now open to visitors. The $1.4 million Surfers Riverside Foreshore is located in Appel Park at 10 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise.   GCWA Chief Executive Officer, Mr Hal Morris, said this is the second stage in our delivery on...

Keeping Doug Jennings Park beautiful

As part of the ongoing maintenance program for Doug Jennings Park at The Spit, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) is planning rehabilitation works for the area known as the 'Spit Finger'. GCWA CEO Hal Morris says that it is the next important step in...

Stage 2 of Seaway Emergency Access Stairs complete

The Gold Coast Waterways Authority has today opened Stage 2 of the Emergency Access Stairs at the Gold Coast Seaway. Stage 1 opened in December at a cost of $40,000 and saw installation of stairs over the rock wall and a large preparation area with seating. Stage 2,...

Last updated: 13 September 2017

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