A charter boat skipper has been fined and convicted after letting unqualified, unsupervised passengers take control of the vessel before it ran aground.
Police have recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy from a Queensland river following a tragic boating accident on Christmas Eve.
Zainal Abdul Majid remembers December 15 as a fateful day when over 50 asylum seekers died crashing onto Christmas Island as they sought refuge in Australia.
A 71-year-old man has died while on a Great Barrier Reef snorkelling trip in far north Queensland, prompting a number of investigations.
The body of a man has been found after his boat was destroyed by a fire in far north Queensland.
A Brisbane man hoping to become the youngest person to row solo across the Pacific has been rescued by a cruise ship after clinging to his boat for 13 hours.
Two round-the-world sailors and a crew member have been rescued in the Coral Sea after their inflatable catamaran was attacked and torn open by sharks.
At least 15 people are dead after a ferry sank off Indonesia's Sulawesi Island.
The search on Sydney Harbour for a man still missing after a boat capsize that claimed the life of art dealer Tim Klingender is being scaled back.
A diverted merchant ship is heading for the area where a distressed sailor issued an emergency beacon in the Great Australian Bight.
A solo sailor has been forced to spend the night awaiting rescue in the Great Australian Bight after running into trouble in severe winds and giant waves.
A 22-year-old sailor has been winched to safety after a night spent on his stricken yacht in the Great Australian Bight, battling severe winds and giant waves.
A boat has crashed into a bridge pylon at Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast, killing a man aged in his sixties.
Two people have been rescued but a man has died after a boat sank off Queensland's far north coast.
Two people have been rescued as a wide-ranging surface and aerial search is under way for a woman missing from a vessel in the Torres Strait.
The search for a missing man off the coast of Queensland's Fraser Island has been suspended three days after his yacht sank.
One woman has been rescued while an air and water search for a man continues after the pair went missing from a sinking boat off Fraser Island.
The search for a man, who went missing in waters off Queensland's Fraser Island when a yacht carrying two people sank, has resumed.
Police have launched a search operation for a missing paddler after an unmanned outrigger canoe was found about 100 metres offshore from Thursday Island.
The shattered family of Australian man Warwick Tollemach, who went overboard while on a cruise, has paid tribute as the US Coast Guard calls off its search.
Police hold grave fears for a fisherman still missing after his boat capsized off Mackay four days ago.
Two men have been rescued while another is missing after a boat overturned during a fishing trip off the central Queensland coast.
Tugboats have been sent to assist a cargo ship taking on water off the Queensland coast with 24 people aboard.
One man has died and a father and daughter have survived after a boat overturned during a fishing trip in Queensland's Moreton Bay.
Four teenagers who went missing in waters off Victoria's Mornington Peninsula have been reunited with their families.
The body of a cruise ship guest who fell overboard in windy sea conditions off the South Australian coast overnight has been found.
A fire that burned for three days on a cargo ship at a WA port was sparked by crew members incorrectly using a plasma torch, a report has found.
An extensive search of waters off far north Queensland has failed to locate three fishermen who have been missing for more than a week.
Two sailors have been rescued off the NSW South Coast after spending almost 15 hours in the water when their yacht capsized on Saturday morning.
A "drug crime syndicate" may have been responsible for a fatal marine incident in the Brisbane River, a court has heard.
A boat involved in a fatal marine incident on the Brisbane River was found with fishing net wrapped around the propeller, a court has heard.