In a boating emergency

Radio for help on

Channel 16 on VHF 
(distress and calling channel)

Channel 88 (27.880 MHz) 
on a 27 MHz radio


Call MRNSW on

9450 2468


Or call




MarineRescue App

The new MarineRescue App is making it easier than ever for boaters to Log On, Log Off and stay safe on NSW waters. It's the only app that will connect you directly to Marine Rescue NSW.

Weather Warnings

Weather Warnings for New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory - marine areas. Issued by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Current weather warnings for New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory, Australia including strong wind, gale, storm force and hurricane force wind warnings; tsunami; damaging waves; abnormally high tides; and tropical cyclones.
Weather Warnings for New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory - marine areas. Issued by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology

News & Media

  • Pride nominees named
  • May 21, 2014

Pride of the Illawarra nominees and organisation heads gathered at Illawarra Regional Airport for the announcement of nominees for the fourth annual awards. Picture: DAVID HALL

NOMINEES for the fourth annual Pride of the Illawarra awards have been announced.

A huge crowd turned out at the Illawarra Aerial Patrol headquarters to see Reg Hitchens, Tora Klebvjer, Neil Shepherd and Norm Rees (Ambulance Service of NSW), Andrew Barber, Cathy Dorahy and Ken Lawrence (Fire & Rescue NSW), Geoff Fitzgerald and Graeme McCrudden (Marine Rescue NSW), Stewart Arnold, Mark Devine, Diane Martin and Cath Williamson (NSW Police Force), Ian Cox, Roslyn Banfield, Colin Crawford and Ron Caitlin (NSW Rural Fire Service), Robyn Huer, David Leigh, Grant McClory and Owen Pacewicz (NSW SES) and Wayne Dreghorn and Darryl Schlodder (NSW Volunteer Rescue) announced as this year’s nominees.


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