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‘Silly’ holiday choices result in more VMR missions

Premium Content ‘Silly’ holiday choices result in more VMR missions

Families are being lured out to the open waters, but poor preparation may turn a...

Lifeline extended to VMR during record-breaking year

Premium Content Lifeline extended to VMR during record-breaking year

The government currently covers just eight per cent of VMR’s running costs.

VMR notches up record with ‘big bugger’ rescue tow

Premium Content VMR notches up record with ‘big bugger’ rescue tow

90-tonne vessel towed to safe harbour in what is described as a record mission for...

'Thanks for the memories': VMR Whitsunday

Premium Content 'Thanks for the memories': VMR Whitsunday

VMR president Mal Priday recalls the early days of the volunteer organisation...

‘Give us funding so we can keep saving lives’: VMR president

Premium Content ‘Give us funding so we can keep saving lives’: VMR president

VMR president Mal Priday is calling for the Queensland Government to get in line...

Volunteer honoured for ‘legendary’ service

Premium Content Volunteer honoured for ‘legendary’ service

Tom Manning leaves Volunteer Marine Rescue Whitsunday’s team after 15 years of...

’Major search and rescue assets’ deployed in Bowen rescue

Premium Content ’Major search and rescue assets’ deployed in Bowen rescue

The Australian Marine Safety Authority are reminding people to register their...

Celebrate the seas in safety

Premium Content Celebrate the seas in safety

A Christmas on the water shouldn’t end in disaster. Boaties warned after a horror...

Fears of crazy pest invasion spreading from popular harbour

Premium Content Fears of crazy pest invasion spreading from popular harbour

Tiny pests could wreck havoc after colonies spotted in ports.

New boat for local VMR

New boat for local VMR

A smaller boat would be an asset.

Prizes up for grabs

Prizes up for grabs

Five-night bareboat charter is the main prize in VMR raffle

Yacht to be demolished after awkward crash onto rocks

Yacht to be demolished after awkward crash onto rocks

Vessel perilously perched on a pesky rock in the Whitsundays