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News & Updates

Innovation gives GCWA eyes underwater

Innovation gives GCWA eyes underwater

A remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) has been specially developed to enhance our knowledge of the Gold Coast’s underwater environments and improve waterways management. The new Rangerbot named Nyah will do a range of jobs including marine habitat surveys,...

$11 million asset lights the way for Gold Coast waterways access

$11 million asset lights the way for Gold Coast waterways access

Here’s a trivia question for you. What’s valued at over $11 million and helps keep Gold Coast navigation channels safer and accessible for boaties? If your answer was the Aids to Navigation (AtoN) dotted around the waterways network, you are right! On the Gold Coast...

Community Updates

Marine Stadium Destination Plan Survey

Marine Stadium Destination Plan Survey

We're planning for best future uses of Marine Stadium at The Spit, Main Beach, and we need your input. Marine Stadium is an incredibly popular destination in our city, with a diverse range of use and users. The Gold Coast Waterways Authority is preparing a draft plan...

Gold Coast Waterways Strategy 2021-2030

Gold Coast Waterways Strategy 2021-2030

The Gold Coast Waterways Strategy 2021-2030 has been released. With the communities’ vision of A Waterways City, the strategy focuses on access, connections, and destinations through innovative planning and management. Our huge thanks goes to the community and all our...

Major Dredging of Gold Coast’s Seaway and network well underway

Major Dredging of Gold Coast’s Seaway and network well underway

  Our waterways city – We’re a quarter of the way through the dredging project of the Gold Coast Seaway, North and South Channels to remove shoaling and restore target depth. Our contractors have moved over 75,000 m3 of dredge material from the South Channel and...

Projects News

Proud Park Pontoon Replacement Project

Proud Park Pontoon Replacement Project

Replacement of the pontoon structure in Proud Park will commence early next year. The former pontoon was struck by a vessel and suffered substantial damage. The improved design will improve usability, aesthetics and overall functionality. Access to the car park,...

Tipplers is getting a replacement pontoon

Tipplers is getting a replacement pontoon

GCWA is upgrading the Tipplers Pontoon by replacing the pontoon module. The works will improve access to the Tipplers campground for recreational vessels and will commence around February 2022. Download the Project Fact Sheet for more information.

Tender awarded for major dredging project

Tender awarded for major dredging project

Safe, ongoing access to the Gold Coast Seaway and adjacent navigation channels will be underpinned by a $6.3 million dredging campaign which will be underway within weeks. The dredging contract has been awarded to a south-east Queensland firm, Riverside Marine. The...