Why are Jet Skis banned on Sydney Harbour? Government transcript reveals all

Twenty years ago today the NSW Government outlined the reasons behind the ban on Jet Skis and personal watercraft on Sydney Harbour. We unearth the parliamentary transcripts from 28 June 2001 ahead of the introduction of the exclusion zone from October 2001.

Jet Ski riders caught on Sydney Harbour 20 years after ban was introduced

Authorities have intercepted a number of Jet Ski riders on Sydney Harbour in recent months, but there was one instance where permission was granted for two Jet Skis in distress.