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  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Gold Coast City Council recently announced that the Broadwater Parklands Stage 3 is now officially opened to the public. Stage 3 continues the master plan vision for Broadwater Parklands, with the addition of 3.5 hectares of land to the north of the Gold Coast Aquatic Center at Southport. Neumann Contractors were engaged by the Gold […]

  • 17 January 2013

    The dredging project at the Broadwater near Wavebreak Island is getting a boost – a second dredger has been put there to work. Gold Coast City Marina shipyard manager Ryan Leigh-Smith said: “This will go a long way towards stopping boats from going straight past our front door. The Broadwater has been neglected for years. […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Steve Pomers, the spokesman for the Southport Volunteer Marine Rescue, said that the silted-up entrance to the Broadwater was dangerous for all users but especially for recreational boaties. He stated: “The deeper the Broadwater is, the less chance there is of waves breaking within it.” According to goldcoast.com, the Broadwater dredging program has been an […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has just announced that the Broadwater dredging scheme is finally completed. “There is no dredging planned for 2017/18 for the Broadwater,” the Authority said in its announcement. “This is because we have just completed 18 months of dredging within the Broadwater, with a spend of $5.3 million, we are […]

  • 12 July 2010

    The marine industry and the State Government are days away from striking a deal that will reform the waterway authority and bring an end to the mismanagement of the Broadwater. Marine Queensland general manager Don Jones said the Gold Coast City Council and the Department of Transport had signed up to the deal that would […]

  • 15 July 2010

    Hopes for a new and strong Gold Coast waterways board would be assembled to handle botched Broadwater have been ruined when the Bligh … By Christine-Jared-Perrin [mappress] Source: au.ibtimes, July 16, 2010;

  • 31 October 2013

    Mayor Tom Tate and Chairman of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority Gary Baildon unveiled plans for the $10.5 million third stage of the Broadwater Parklands. Cr Tate said the new parklands area would be world class and a significant Commonwealth Games legacy project. “The City has partnered with the Waterways Authority to deliver the next […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Dredging of the Broadwater near West Crab Island is expected to start today and the sand will be used to repair damage to Surfers Paradise beach. About 30,000 cubic metres of sand will be dumped on the beach thanks to the $1 million in dredging work, which is due to be completed in October. There […]

  • 28 December 2009

    NEALE Hollier believes as much as $100 million each year floats past the Gold Coast and is buoying the economies of other towns and cities because of the state of the Broadwater… Source:goldcoast.com,December 29,2009 [mappress]

  • 18 October 2010

    A string of go-slow zones are set to be rolled out on the Broadwater and in nearby waterways, despite boaties saying common sense and … [mappress] Source: The Gold Coast Bulletin , October 18, 2010;

  • 20 October 2010

    The dredging of Wilde Lake, originally scheduled to begin this fall, has been pushed back until 2011, Columbia Association officials … By Jennifer Broadwater (explorehoward) [mappress] Source: explorehoward, October 20, 2010;

  • 30 December 2010

    Dredging of the Seaway could be delayed again and $500,000 of taxpayers’ money wasted because of poor management of the Broadwater by the… (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, December 30, 2010;

  • 8 September 2011

    The Broadwater Master Plan will move a step closer today after the State Government confirmed funding of $750,000 for a study on the future… By Henry Tuttiett and Shannon Willoughby (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, September 8, 2011;

  • 19 April 2010

    „IT is the Gold Coast’s most valuable piece of real estate and we do almost nothing for it.“ That was the opinion of countless Gold Coast political and business leaders,plus marine industry members when asked about the ongoing battle to have the State Government commit to fixing the Broadwater… [mappress] Source:weekendgoldcoastbulletin,April 19,2010;

  • 3 May 2011

    The first step in opening the Broadwater to larger vessels should be completed by Christmas with work set to begin on removing 200,000 cubic… By Henry Tuttiett (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, May 3, 2011

  • 15 April 2011

    Australian yachting legend Sir James Hardy says high-profile sailing events would be attracted to the Gold Coast if the Broadwater was… By Henry Tuttiett (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, April 15, 2011    

  • 5 March 2014

    Gold Coast residents will get improved access to local waterways with the finalisation of the 10-year Waterways Management Strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson said the final strategy is the largest overhaul of Gold Coast waterways in 30 years. “Following several months of community consultation, the strategy has been finalised and ensures Gold […]

  • 22 March 2010

    Everyone with a boat bigger than a tinnie reckons there’s nowhere to go, that the channels are terribly silted, and instead stay home and watch the footy with a beer in hand. But after many years of cruising the albeit not-so-broad Broadwater, we beg to differ. The points near Jumpinpin, the channels… [mappress] Source:sydneymorningherald,March 22,2010;

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gold Coast boaties will soon benefit from the next round of dredging in the Broadwater, with the Palaszczuk Government progressing works in the area. According to the Queensland Government, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has awarded the contract for the Labrador Channel and North Channel dredging project to local Gold Coast company Neumann Contractors Pty […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works contributing to safe and navigable access to the South Wave Break Island channel in the Broadwater are set to begin today, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports. GCWA CEO, Hal Morris, has confirmed that a local dredging contractor will start setting up on site and will kick off dredging on 25 November, with work […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Next to Rockhold Creek in South County, County Executive Steve Schuh yesterday highlighted Anne Arundel’s enhanced $1.5 million waterway dredging program. “Our waterways are the life blood of South County,” said Schuh. “Our enhanced dredging program will ensure our wetlands remain vibrant and our marina businesses flourish.” During the event, the county executive highlighted $1.5 […]

  • 11 March 2012

    Queensland’s 750,000 recreational fishers and boaties have been offered a new deal with the LNP committing to a $120 million package to build more boat ramps, artificial reefs, fishing pontoons and deepen channels over the next four years. LNP Leader Campbell Newman promised to fix Labor’s long neglect of marine infrastructure. “The LNP understands fishing […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Strong investment in boating infrastructure, an international symposium and a review of waterway speed limits are all part of the Newman Government’s 10-year Gold Coast waterways strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson and Member for Broadwater Verity Barton released the draft Waterways Management Strategy for community consideration. “Making better use of the Gold […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The international company behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship and integrated tourism, residential and casino proposal near Wavebreak Island in the Southport Broadwater says it can complete the required dredging to enable cruise ship access within four weeks. President and CEO of Sembawang of Singapore – Global Project Underwriters Limited, Ric Grosvenor, said the […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has concluded an assessment of proposals for a cruise ship terminal on the Southport Broadwater undertaken for the Gold Coast City Council. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, Jeff Seeney, said the preliminary assessment found it is possible for one of two proposed projects to proceed and it […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The international businessman behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship and integrated residential, tourism, retail, casino and entertainment project proposed for Wavebreak Island has invited twice world champion surfer Mick Fanning to work with the him to ensure local surf breaks and the environment are protected. Sembawang of Singapore Global Project Underwriters’ President and CEO […]