Yachting Queensland Partners

Yachting Queensland has taken strides to form relationships with businesses and organisations which will provide mutual benefits for the future. Success has recently been found with the developed partnerships of three different groups:




Queensland Government

Yachting Queensland strives to place successful bids for government funding and has been rewarded by the Queensland Government offering financial assistance for YQ to plan and deliver high quality initiatives for the developmennt of the sailing community, at local sailing to athlete level.


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Within Australia: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)




Queensland Academy of Sport

The Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) is an initiative of the Queensland Government aimed at supporting the State's elite and identified developing athletes.

Officially launched in May 1991, the Academy's goal is to ensure that Queensland remains at the forefront of domestic and international sport. To achieve this the QAS provides assistance to Queensland's talented athletes and coaches as they strive for excellence within their sport following a philosophy of being 'athlete centred, coach driven and service supported'.

More information can be found here.


Level 1, Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (QSAC)
Kessels Road, Nathan Qld 4111

Phone: 07 3872 0200

Fax: 07 3872 0205

Email: qas@nprsr.qld.gov.au 



Maritime Safety Queensland

Maritime Safety Queensland is a branch of the Department of Transport and Main Roads within the Customer Services, Safety and Regulation Division. Their role is to protect Queensland's waterways and the people who use them—providing safer, cleaner seas.

Maritime Safety Queensland is responsible for:

  • improving maritime safety for shipping and small craft through regulation and education
  • minimising vessel-sourced waste and responding to marine pollution
  • providing essential maritime services such as aids to navigation and Vessel Traffic Services
  • encouraging and supporting innovation in the maritime industry.


Enquiries about maritime-related matters should be directed to the nearest Maritime Safety Queensland regional office.

To report marine incidents, marine pollution or emergency maritime matters after office hours use the after hours emergency contacts.

Enquiries about Gold Coast waterways matters including dredging, marine infrastructure, waterways management and the sand bypass system should be directed to the Gold Coast Waterways Authority.

Call 13 23 80 for registration and licensing and other recreational ship information.

13 QGOV (13 74 68)



Nautilus Marine

Established in 2005, Nautilus Marine Insurance stands virtually unchallenged as a marine insurance specialist by any other in the range of products and services we can provide. The company is respected by the industry for its outstanding achievements in our short history, our high standards of expertise and for the strength of security provided to our policyholders.

Between the senior executives there is more than 125 years experience in the marine industry. This combined experience has enabled Nautilus Marine to develop a fresh approach to insuring pleasure craft and the industries that support and service recreational boating in Australia. Nautilus Marine can tailor products and services to meet the identified needs of boat owners and marine businesses.



Phone: 1300 780 533







Whitworth's Marine & Leisure, Australia's largest marine accessories retailer has been serving boat owners since 1962. With its' Mail Order departments and sixteen big supermarkets Australia wide Whitworth's Marine & Leisure offers the best service, convenient locations, a huge selection of quality products, and unbeatable prices.

Since 2012, Whitworths has been a major supporter to the Tackers program, which is designed to allow children up to 12 years of age to learn to sail. Whitworths has contributed 15 boats to Yachting Queensland and be made available to Queensland sailing clubs for use in the Tackers Program. The first club to receive these boats acquired an additional 5 boats to provide a fleet of 20 to ensure capacity for major growth of junior participation via Tackers.

Annually thereon, the original 15 boats will be sold at 50% of their replacement cost to another club(s) in Queensland delivering Tackers. Whitworths fund the other 50% of the acquisition 15 new boats. The total 5 year plan will result in the acquisition and distribution of 75 boats to help get kids involved in sailing.


Whitworths Head Office Address: PO Box 7052 Warringah Mall, NSW 2100

Whitworths Head Office Phone: +612 9907 3344

Whitworths Head Office Fax: +612 9907 3187

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QSport is the representative body for organised, affiliated sport in Queensland and by dint of its extensive membership of mainly State sporting organisations representative of their sporting activity throughout Queensland, is accepted by government as the industry peak body for sport in the State.

Established formally in 1992, QSport is incorporated as an independent industry based collective.

Its mission is to enhance the development of sport in Queensland by working to promote and sustain interest in the development of organised sport in the State.


Sports House

Cnr Castlemaine & Caxton Streets

Milton QLD 4064

Phone: 07 3369 8955

Fax: 07 3369 8977





Melanoma Patients Australia

Melanoma Patients Australia is one of the largest melanoma patient advocacy groups in Australia. MPA is the only patient driven non-profit organisation that offers a national network of support and information to patients, their families, carers, and friends, about melanoma prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment.

Melanoma Patients Australia proudly hosts free regional public melanoma forums; offers a community of friendship and support to melanoma patients and friends through face to face support groups and online resources; advocates on behalf of patients to all levels of government, as well as relevant service organisations, researchers and corporations; and, supports research and clinical trials seeking to offer the best options for melanoma patients.


Email: info@melanomapatients.org.au

P: 1300 88 44 50

T: 07 3721 1770



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