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Marine Rescue Port Kembla welcomed The Hon. Steph Cooke

Marine Rescue Port Kembla welcomed The Hon. Steph Cooke, Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience, and Minister for Flood Recovery for the official opening of the iconic Marine Rescue Radio Base at Hill 60 and commissioning of two brand new rescue vessels, Port Kembla 20 and Port Kembla 31.

These state-of-the-art purpose-built vessels have been funded with the support of the NSW Government and enable Marine Rescue members to respond more efficiently and safely in some of the toughest conditions on the water.

Marine Rescue thanked the Minister, the Hon. Steph Cooke and other official official guests:

  • Peter Poulos, Parliamentary Secretary for Wollongong and the Illawarra
  • Todd Andrews, MRNSW Deputy Commissioner
  • Gordon Bradbery AM, Lord Mayor Wollongong City Council Councillor
  • Steven Pearce AFSM GAICD, SLSNSW Chief Executive Officer
  • Alex Janeski, IMB Bank Unanderra Branch Manager
  • Keven Marshall, MRNSW Board Director
  • Kevin Bradley, Unit Commander MRNSW Port Kembla