VMR Weipa


VMR Weipa does not maintain a radio watch. For assistance in the vicinity of the Weipa approaches VTS Cairns maintains a 24 hr listening watch on VHF 16. If you are in phone range the Weipa police should be your first point of contact 07 40906000. Masters should be advised that a call out fee applies to operations that are not of a life threatening nature.

Operational Information

VMR Weipa operates a 10m Noosa cat with a range of approx 450 nm. Rescue 1 is equipt with 27 meg, MF/HF, VHF, sat phone and an EPRIB tracking device. Our launch time is 30 minutes from the Evans Landing boat ramp.

Contact Details
Call Sign  
Phone  07 4069 7535
Fax  07 4069 7535
After Hours Emergency  0427 697 535
Location  Shed 5 Evens Landing
Postal Address  PO Box 580 Weipa QLD 4874
E Mail weipa@marinerescueqld.org.au
Radio Frequencies
VHF  16
MF / HF