Coast Guardian

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I CALL 000 FOR HELP? In our Winter edition, we thank Victoria Police for this article on the benefits of contacting Water Police via 000 and their ability to deploy the nearest and most appropriate rescue asset including all MSAR units, water police and air wing. The Water Police have the primary…

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Mooloolaba Rescue – Autum 2022

Welcome to the winter edition of Rescue magazine and what a great job our Editor Richard has done. Since the last edition, Covid restrictions have eased and we are almost back to normal, albeit with Covid Guidelines still being followed. However, QF6 is not immune and we’ve had 9 of our members succumb to Covid,…

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Rescue Mooloolaba – Winter 2021

This is my last column as the Commander of QF6. Ian Hunt will resume the position on the 1st of July after a two year “holiday”. Thanks to my Deputy, Steve Bellamy, who will also be standing down at the end of June, and to all the Flotilla Officers and members who have supported us…

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Loyalty Campaign 2019

Your chance to win $250,000 with the Coast Guard! We’re excited to announce the launch of our second digital fundraising campaign after our first campaign raised $200,000 for the Coast Guard in 2018! For every $20 purchase, our digital campaign offers our supporters a chance to win $250,000 in the major prize draw plus instant…

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National Magazine: Autumn/Winter 2019

Coast Guard is the half-yearly national magazine of The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association, Australia’s largest independent boating education, search and rescue organisation. All Coast Guard members receive the magazine which also is freely distributed at public courses in seamanship, radio operation and navigation conducted by the Association. The AVCGA draws on a wide base…

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