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Tag: NSW Maritime

Swansea dredging campaign leaves boaters buoyant

The completion of stage one dredging in the Swansea Channel will ensure boaters can enjoy better access to Lake Macquarie.

Wickham to host Newcastle Merchant Navy Memorial service

The 2023 Newcastle Merchant Navy Memorial Service will take place at the Mission to Seafarers in Wickham on Saturday 3 June.

Community day to add flare to the weekend at Lake Macquarie

Are you boat ready? That’s the question NSW Maritime personnel will ask residents this weekend at Lake Macquarie.

NSW Maritime revved up about jetski safety at Lake Mac

Lake Macquarie was among the worst offending areas following the first state-wide waterway safety blitz of 2023.

Swansea Channel dredging project to start in the new year

Enough sand to fill 20 Olympic swimming pools will be removed from the Swansea Channel in the new year as part of a $7.5m funding package.

Boaters hit with fines in weekend statewide blitz

Lifejackets, unregistered vessels and a lack of safety equipment were the top three fines issued in a NSW Marine blitz at the weekend.

GALLERY: Lifejackets and preparation key for paddle safety

Kayakers and paddle boarders are being urged to wear a lifejacket and monitor conditions to ensure a day on the water doesn’t end in tragedy.

Dredging promise for Swansea Channel

Swansea Channel will be one of five NSW waterways set to benefit from future state government funded dredging programs.  The Lake Macquarie passage of water will share in a total of $6.2 million...
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