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Positive Changes to Life Jacket Standard AS 4758

Positive Changes to Life Jacket Standard AS 4758

November 1, 2023

There are a few life jacket standards in use around the country. The most common would be the Australian Standard AS4758 which was first published in 2008. This standard superseded the old AS1512, 2260 and 1499 which referred to jackets as level 1,…

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13’ Skiffs – All Class as Numbers Surge

13’ Skiffs – All Class as Numbers Surge

November 1, 2023

Main photo: Botany Scaffold Sophie Hart, BellaDivola James Hopkins can remember a time when Manly’s 13ft fleet could be counted on one hand, with a finger or two to spare. Even though the class has been around since the early 2000s, numbers…

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Adam Smith new BIA President

Adam Smith new BIA President

October 31, 2023

The BIA announced a changing of the guard with Adam Smith stepping into the role of President of the association representing a vibrant industry that last year reported more than $9.6 billion in turnover nationally.   Outgoing President Andrew Fielding said the transition was smooth…

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Gold Coast Marine Careers Open Day 2023: A Resounding Success!

Gold Coast Marine Careers Open Day 2023: A Resounding Success!

October 26, 2023

COOMERA, GOLD COAST, 21st October: A remarkable air of excitement lingered at the Coomera Marine Precinct as the curtain drew on the Gold Coast Marine Careers Open Day 2023. On behalf of industry and delivered by Marine Jobs, the inaugural event surpassed expectations…