National Magazine: Autumn/Winter 2018

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, readio operation and navigation conducted by the Association. The AVCGA draws on a wide base…

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National Magazine: Spring/Summer 2017

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, readio operation and navigation conducted by the Association. The AVCGA draws on a wide base…

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National Magazine: Autumn/Winter 2017

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, readio operation and navigation conducted by the Association. The AVCGA draws on a wide base…

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A big win for Emergency Services Volunteers

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a $12.5 million boost to Victoria’s emergency services volunteer groups to help them purchase life-saving equipment, trucks, boats, and fund minor upgrades. Minister for Emergency Services Jane Garrett said the 2015-16 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) grants would help volunteer groups keep their communities safe. Under the program,…

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Mayday in Royal Melbourne Yacht Race

Sailors taking part in a Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron race off St Kilda found themselves in the water when their yacht sank on Sunday morning. St Kilda’s rescue vessel CG2 was tasked to the Mayday at approximately 11.30am on Sunday 4th May. The incident occurred about ¾ of a mile off the St Kilda breakwater.…

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