A registered 406 MHz distress beacon with GPS is your best chance of being rescued.
No matter whether you're travelling by land, sea or air, a distress beacon can mean the difference between life and death. In an emergency, activate your beacon to alert search and rescue services. For the best chances, choose a beacon with GPS, deploy it correctly, and look after it by storing it safely and keeping your batteries in date. Beacon registration is mandatory, and can be completed online for free.
Buying a beacon
- Find which beacon is right for you
- Select a beacon approved in Australia
- Why is GPS best?
- Buying a second hand beacon
- Register your new beacon