marine rescue

Rescues up 30 per cent as Queenslanders holiday at home

Premium Content Rescues up 30 per cent as Queenslanders holiday at home

‘We had one GPS position given to us … on top of Mount Makara at an altitude of...

Third rescue in a week as boat battery dies 60km from shore

Premium Content Third rescue in a week as boat battery dies 60km from shore

‘You don’t want to spend a night at sea in a small boat and it’s dark and you’ve...

‘I was just glad we didn’t sink to the bottom of the ocean’

Premium Content ‘I was just glad we didn’t sink to the bottom of the ocean’

A Mackay teenager's quick thinking has potentially saved three people from disaster...

Boaties warned to watch out for whale carcass

Premium Content Boaties warned to watch out for whale carcass

Marine Rescue NSW has issued a warning to boaties.

Kayaker found drifting out to sea

Premium Content Kayaker found drifting out to sea

A member of the public raised the alarm while surfers already in the water...

'MAYDAY': Behind the scenes of frightening rescue at sea

Premium Content 'MAYDAY': Behind the scenes of frightening rescue at sea

It was pitch black, the water was freezing and the boat was sinking

Fisherman rescued after capsizing off Brunswick Heads

Fisherman rescued after capsizing off Brunswick Heads

Wave capsizes boat as angler tries to pull up his anchor.

UPDATE: Water police continue search for missing yachtsman

UPDATE: Water police continue search for missing yachtsman

Search operation conducted off the coast of Yamba

Iconic marine channels are out of action

Iconic marine channels are out of action

Iconic marine channels are out of action.

VMR has just smashed a record over the holiday period

VMR has just smashed a record over the holiday period

Vounteer Marine Rescue Whitsunday has been busy.

BOAT SUNK: How these two men survived run in with whale

BOAT SUNK: How these two men survived run in with whale

The boat sunk within 20 seconds of hitting a whale off Evans Head

Last photos taken of fishing trawler before it went down

Last photos taken of fishing trawler before it went down

Fishing trawler now rests on the bottom of the ocean

VIDEO: Surfer tells of baby humpback whale rescue

VIDEO: Surfer tells of baby humpback whale rescue

"I was trying to give him a rub and talk to it to keep it calm."

Midge Point made safer with grant

Midge Point made safer with grant

Midge Point made safer with grant

Miraculous escape after boat rolls in dangerous seas

Miraculous escape after boat rolls in dangerous seas

Marine Rescue, police and Westpac rescue chopper called to emergency

Abandoned yacht washes up at Wooli

Abandoned yacht washes up at Wooli

Border Force to inspect an abandoned yacht washed up at Wooli

Ballina Marine Rescue goes off the air as tower closes down

Ballina Marine Rescue goes off the air as tower closes down

Volunteer says 15% of boaties rely on rescue tower when crossing bar

Emergency beacon saved two lives in Moreton Bay capsizing

Emergency beacon saved two lives in Moreton Bay capsizing

Marine rescue would have been 'needle in haystack job' without EPIRB

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