In an marine emergency dial 000

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Australian Volunteer Coast Guard

Safety By All means

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Australian Volunteer Coast Guard

Safety By All means

Find Your Local Coast Guard

Locations & Details

Looking for your local Coast Guard. We have flotillas located all over Australia.

Become Part Of The Team

Join The Coast Guard

Are you thinking about joining the Coast Guard? We are always looking for volunteers.

Support Us

Donate

We are a non-profit dedicated to helping those on the water. Your donations help.

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Find out more about the

Australian Volunteer Coast Guard

Help on the water when you need it most. 

The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard is dedicated to serving our boating community around Australia through search & rescue, vessel tracking, marine radio, training and more.

There for you on the water

Marine Assist and Trip Tracking

Get peace of mind when you're out on the water. The Coast Guard is dedicated to helping our boating community to return home safely. 

Our marine trip tracking and assist will keep help keep an eye out for you on water and help you with if you require assistance. 

*Marine assist is only available in QLD, SA & NT

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Know What You're Doing

Education and training

Safety starts with education. The Coast Guard provides a range of marine training programs including First Aid and marine radio all designed to help you safer and certified on the water.

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