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AVCG Frankston - New engine replacement

2 Pier Promenade, Frankston, 3199

In the 2017-18 State Budget, the Victorian Government allocated $60,000 for engine upgrades for the Frankston Volunteer Coast Guard (AVCG Frankston).

Situated in the local government area of Frankston, AVCG Frankston plays an important role in the safety of water users in the local area, by responding to marine emergencies and raising community awareness about marine safety.

AVCG Frankston received two new Suzuki engines (200h/p) for its CG1 vessel, which are now in use.

The new engine upgrades will ensure the search-and-rescue vessel meets commercial standards, enabling the committed and dedicated volunteers to continue to service their local community and assist other emergency service agencies.

The Marine Search and Rescue office within Emergency Management Victoria is in regular communication with AVCG Frankston to ensure volunteers are provided with the vessels and equipment they need to keep their local community safe on the water.

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Current investment $60,000

Victorian Government $60,000

  • In planning
  • In progress
  • Under construction
  • Completed

Completion date October 2018

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