Crackdown on bad Illawarra jetski behaviour

February 20, 2024 10:25 am in by
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NSW Maritime and NSW Police officers were out in force over the weekend for a joint operation cracking down on illegal and anti-social behaviour on jetskis across Greater Sydney and the Illawarra.

The joint operation saw NSW Maritime and NSW Police Marine Area Command officers conduct over 1300 vessel safety checks statewide, handing out around 70 penalty notices and almost 150 official warnings.

NSW Maritime Executive Director Mark Hutchings said that while most recreational riders are doing the right thing, there is a dangerous minority who have been clashing with residents, boaters and swimmers at popular waterways.

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