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Another boat of asylum seekers intercepted in Aus waters

Story Published: 17 Oct 2012

MORE than 130 illegal immigrants were intercepted in a boat in Australian waters east of Christmas Island as another 36 Sri...

Asylum Seekers, Australian Government, Boat, Christmas Island, Nauru, Sri Lanka

WATCH: Fishermen grapple to free grouper, bull shark

Story Published: 17 Oct 2014

A CHANCE meeting has seen three Ipswich lads take away lifelong memories of Hervey Bay after hooking what's believed to be...

Anglers, Boat, Bull Shark, Catch, Editors Picks, Fishermen, Groupler, Hervey Bay, Ipswich, Release

Thoughts of family kept Max alive

Story Published: 13 Jun 2012

MAX BALL'S family gave him the strength to stay afloat.

Boat, Lifejackets, Rescue, Volunteer Marine Rescue

Breaching humpback whale lands on top of moving boat

Story Published: 10 Aug 2013

A HUMPBACK whale breached off Fraser Island and landed on top of a moving passenger boat. Although the boat was damaged, no...

Boat, Breaching Bail, Damage, Editors Picks, Hervey Bay, Human Ashes, Whale

Voyage to win hearts

Story Published: 14 May 2012

OLD sea merchants, doctors, bricklayers and thrill seekers met at Urangan Marina at the weekend to take one of the year's...

Boat, Community, Sailing, South Passage, Urangan Marina

Cruising for a holiday? Book with a tour for top service

Story Published: 12 Dec 2012

THERE are a lot of reputable companies catering for all standards of cruising from three-star accommodation to...

Boat, Cruise Ship, Crusing, Europe, Holiday, Travel

Rough seas hamper rescue effort

Story Published: 4 Jul 2012

EXTREMELY rough conditions are making it difficult for an Australian Navy vessel to help a boat carrying asylum seekers.

Boat, Christmas Island, Distress Call, Indonesia

Boat carrying suspected asylum seekers has been intercepted

Story Published: 14 Oct 2012

A BOAT carrying 49 suspected asylum seekers has been intercepted following revelations illegal boats cost tax payers more...

Asylum Seekers, Boat, Budget, Christmas Islands, Cocos Islands, Tax

Boaties can fix chips, scratches in under 10 seconds

Story Published: 14 Jan 2014

A SUNSHINE Coast man has developed a product that enables scratches, chips and cracks in boats or jet skis to be repaired...

Boat, Fibreglass Repairs, Magicezy, Marine, Warwick David Lindsay

Huge toll as boat sinks

Story Published: 19 Dec 2011

MORE than 200 asylum seekers are feared to have died after their boat sank off Java.

Boat, Java

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