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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...

Thoughts of family kept Max alive

Story Published: 13 Jun 2012

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

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Inventor hooks brilliant idea

Story Published: 24 Feb 2012

WHERE Franco Dallavalle originally comes from, the locals will tell you that he who sleeps doesn't catch any fish.

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...

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.

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