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Current news and media releases.

January 2021COVID-19 Boating Update
December 2020Australian Builders Plate Standard - Edition 5
May 2020Expression of Interest for the Maritime Advisory Council
November 2019Australian Builders Plate
November 2018Marine Enforcement Team
August 2018Combining Efforts to Stop Drownings Launched at Sydney International Boat Show
April 2018Safety Plea to senior boaties
March 2018Stay Safe on our Waterways this Easter Weekend
March 2018NSW lifejacket scheme saving lives in Papua New Guinea
24 January 2018Don't mix alcohol and water over the long weekend
11 January 2018Staying safe on NSW waterways
7 August 2017Boat designer for the disabled and industry mentor become 2017 maritime Medal recipients
10 March 2017New report: Lifejackets save lives
10 March 2017Marine Enforcement Team
28 February 2017Lifejacket tips straight from the fish's mouth
19 January 2017Have Your Say on the draft NSW Marine Estate Threat and Risk Assessment Report
30 November 2016Extreme Sailing partnership encourages safety on the water
13 October 2016Safety is a team effort in the massive Murray Paddle
6 September 2016Boat Trailer Storage Grants making space on our streets
1 July 2016Slashing red tape on the water
18 May 2016'Grin and Wear It' for boating safety
8 January 2016Men in small boats most at-risk on NSW waterways
30 November 2015Transport for NSW takes water safety to the extreme
1 October 2015Submariner, sailor and boating safety advocate take out NSW Maritime Awards
30 July 2015Boating Safety a key message at this year's Sydney International Boat Show
15 July 2015Have your say to make boating better
30 June 2015Makeover for Watsons Bay Pilot Station
25 June 2015Turning the tide on marine management
7 April 2015Safety first at Marine 15
26 March 2015Take a virtual journey and find out more about transport in NSW at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
25 March 2015Go boating at this year's Sydney Easter show
9 March 2015Former Olympian Nicole Livingstone supports life jacket safety
6 March 2015NSW Government and Boating Industry Association working together for the safety of NSW boaties
13 February 2015Have your say on lifejacket standards review
6 February 2015$2.78 Million Boost For Boating From Tweed To Ballina And Clarence Valley
2 December 2014Boating incidents in NSW – Statistical Statement 2013-14
1 December 2014More common sense reforms for boaties starts today
20 November 2014Partnership to encourage lifejacket use
19 November 2014Dredging of Swansea Channel underway
19 November 2014Pyrmont Bay Wharf upgrade to begin after further consultation
18 November 2014Cleaning up boat trailer dumping grounds
23 October 2014Delivering a clear message to improve diver safety
28 September 2014Boating season kicks off after the best safety result in more than 20 years
19 September 2014Water Safety Week: Helping the community stay water safe
3 June 2014Navigation Act 1901 repealed
27 March 2014Row row row your boat safely down the stream
20 March 2014Have your say on Mooring Strategy
13 February 2014Better boating for everyone