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Rescue services in Queensland

Helicopter rescue

Volunteer Marine Rescue

Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) is made up of several organisations working to make our waterways safer. These organisations include:

VMR is also part of the National Search and Rescue Plan.

Helicopter and emergency rescue

Queensland Government Air (QGAir) delivers life-saving, community safety and state support aviation services to the people and government of Queensland.

View the QGAir: Rescue Chopper ‘How To’ video.

QGAir have bases at Brisbane Airport, Archerfield, Townsville, Cairns, Mt Isa, and Horn Island.