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4 Jubilee Place
Balmain NSW 2041

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The NSW Police Marine Area Command carry out water-based police services aimed at crime prevention and detection on NSW's waterways, as well as search and rescue operations. They are responsible for all coastal areas of NSW up to 200 nautical miles out to sea. Their duties include: 

  • policing the waterways of NSW to reduce marine crime
  • protecting life and property, both at sea and on inland waters
  • overseeing aquatic events and controlling spectator craft
  • coordinating search and rescue off the coast of NSW
  • carrying out diving operations and underwater searches for missing persons and evidence
  • maintaining and servicing police launches
  • addressing marine crime prevention issues
  • safety and compliance reinforcement.

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Last updated: 24 August 2023