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Do you think you need a licence to drive a boat and for fishing activities?

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Living in a beautiful country with picturesque rivers, lakes and coastlines, it is little wonder that boating and fishing are among Australia’s favourite pastimes.However, with the fun comes responsibility and some essential rules and regulations for boating and fishing that have to be observed to keep everybody safe.

Having a boat with an engine opens the door to an exciting variety of great activities and getting into boating isn't hard.

Completing a training course for a boat driving license provides the necessary knowledge and confidence to legally operate a vessel and helps prevent accidents on the waterways.

Adam Smith from the Australian Boating College has shown many first-time boaters how to manoeuvre safely on the water.

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