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FINAL SPEED LIMITS IMPLEMENTED

FINAL SPEED LIMITS IMPLEMENTED

The final speed limit changes as part of the Speed Limits and Behaviour Management Strategy 2018-2020 have come into effect. The Coomera River (South Branch) now has a new trial speed limit of 6 knots for boats 8 metres in length and over, with the general smooth...

Next two speed limit changes take effect

Next two speed limit changes take effect

After extensive consultation, the Speed Limits and Behaviour Management Strategy 2018-2020 was released in early March 2018. The first two of the five initial proposed speed limit changes came into effect on 9 March at Paradise Point and Crab Island. The next two...

The GC Waterways Shoal Reporting App is here!

The GC Waterways Shoal Reporting App is here!

The GC Waterways Shoal Reporting application ('app') is a free smart phone application that enables the general public to report areas of possible shoaling. To use the app you will need a smart device and internet connection and you download it from the Apple iTunes...

Community Updates

Meet the Board

Meet the Board

The Board is committed to setting priorities locally. Meet The Board sessions are held regularly throughout the Gold Coast to provide community members with the opportunity to provide their input on planning for the waterways now and into the future. According to the...

Who’s Who in the Blue?

Who’s Who in the Blue?

At the Gold Coast Waterways Authority, we're determined to not get tied up with red tape or give members of the public the run around on waterways management questions.  We know that governance of Gold Coast waterways can often be complex and confusing and that it is...

Projects News

Planning for Labrador Channel and North Channel dredging underway

Planning for Labrador Channel and North Channel dredging underway

The Labrador Channel and North Channel dredging project focuses on maintenance of the channel network to ensure safe navigational access to our waterways.  It's just one of the dredging projects we have planned over the next few years as we continue to improve access...

Completing the missing links in the Broadwater

Completing the missing links in the Broadwater

As part of the big picture solution to improve channel options, new navigation aid buoys have been established on the western side of the Broadwater.  This is in line with a key action of the 10 year Waterways Management Strategy - enhancing the waterways by...

Gold Coast boaties set to dig Broadwater dredging

Gold Coast boaties set to dig Broadwater dredging

Gold Coast boaties will soon benefit from the next round of dredging in the Broadwater, with the Palaszczuk Government progressing dredging works in the area. Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) have awarded the contract for the Labrador Channel and North Channel...