Illawarra Marine Rescue units benefit from multi-million dollar boost

December 18, 2023 9:10 am in by
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The two Marine Rescue NSW bases in the Illawarra – Port Kembla and Shellharbour – are set to benefit from a NSW Government funding boost.

As the volunteer water rescue service records it’s busiest year on record, it’s set to receive $73 million in funding.

Last financial year, Marine Rescue NSW conducted a record 4,548 search and rescue missions, returning more than 10,000 people safely to shore, it’s busiest year to date.

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