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AVCG Werribee - New vessel

Corner Beach Road and O'Connors Road, Werribee South, 3030

In the 2017-18 State Budget, the Victorian Government allocated $600,000 for a new search-and-rescue vessel for the Werribee Volunteer Coast Guard (AVCG Werribee).

Situated in the local government area of Wyndham, AVCG Werribee 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 Werribee will receive a new Close Offshore 1 vessel, which is ideal for open water in moderate conditions up to 15 nautical miles.

The new search-and-rescue vessel will enable 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 Werribee to ensure volunteers are provided with the vessels and equipment they need to keep their local community safe on the water.

Current investment $600,000

Victorian Government $600,000

  • In planning
  • In progress
  • Under construction
  • Completed

Completion date 2019-20

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