AVCG St Kilda - New engine replacement
St Kilda Marina, St Kilda, 3184
In the 2017-18 State Budget, the Victorian Government allocated $60,000 for engine upgrades for the St Kilda Volunteer Coast Guard (AVCG St Kilda).
Situated in the local government area of Port Phillip, AVCG St Kilda 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 St Kilda received two new Suzuki engines (200h/p) for its existing CG2 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 St Kilda to ensure volunteers are provided with the vessels and equipment they need to keep their local community safe on the water.
Current investment $60,000
Victorian Government $60,000
- In planning
- In progress
- Under construction
Completion date October 2018
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