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Tag: Marine Rescue NSW

GALLERY: Lake Macquarie emergency rescue an inaugural communication test

Thick smoke, possible fire, bodies overboard, fuel spills and missing boaters.  It reads like a waterway emergency but in fact it was Tuesday morning’s multi-agency practice exercise at Lake Macquarie’s Marmong Point Marina. The...

Lake Macquarie medi-vac operation assists ill man at sea

Marine Rescue NSW volunteers are ready around-the-clock to save lives on the water, with a medi-vac operation overnight ensuring an ill man at sea reached medical assistance. Just before midnight, on Saturday 17...

Marine Rescue NSW records busiest summer weekend

Marine Rescue NSW (MRNSW) has recorded its busiest summer weekend, with rescues recorded all along the coastline. Volunteers from across the state dealt with more than a hundred rescue missions between Friday...

A year in review: November 2020

Even though it wasn't long ago, we are casting our minds back to November. By November, things were beginning to return to normal in Australia, with everyone excited for Christmas and spending...

New Marine Rescue home opens in Swansea

Marine Rescue Lake Macquarie opened its new headquarters at Swansea this morning, Friday 13 November. The volunteer organisation that deals with an average of two to three assists each day, will now have...

Government commits $2 million to Marine Rescue building

Marine Rescue Newcastle's plans for a permanent new base on the edge of the Hunter River in Stockton are a step closer to reality after the state government announced it will provide...

Tribute to emergency service volunteers

This weekend marks the annual Emergency Services Volunteer Memorial Service, honouring volunteers who have died while protecting their communities. Traditionally held at various venues across the state, this year's service will be streamed...

Police suspend search for surfer

Newcastle City police have suspended a search for a surfer reported to have been in difficulties off Newcastle Beach overnight. About 6.20pm yesterday (Wednesday 30 September), emergency services responded to reports a surfer...
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