Wallaroo News

ferry from wallaroo to lucky bay is returning

SEA SA now expects its Wallaroo to Lucky Bay ferry service to return early this year.

The ferry service has not been operational since June 2017 when it paused for a winter break and the vessel was chartered out elsewhere.

A new ferry was due to return in September 2018 but works on the Lucky Bay export/import facility delayed proceedings until November of the same year. Article courtesy of the Yorke Peninsula Country Times


Do you have a passion for fishing and some time to give back to the local community? Why not consider volunteering to become part of the Fishcare team?

The Fishcare Volunteer program plays a vital role in raising community awareness about sustainable fishing practices and helping to protect the state’s fish stocks. More than 75 volunteers across SA attend regional events and patrol local jetties, boat ramps and fishing spots throughout the year to help keeps anglers up to date with recreational fishing rules and regulations.

Volunteers and now being sought to join the existing team that patrols Wallaroo and surrounding fishing spots, with training provided to all new volunteers. To register your interest contact the State Fishcare Volunteer Coordinator on 8169 0118 or for more information visit www.pir.sa.gov.au/fishcare

The link to the Fishcare page on the website is: http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/fishing/fishcare_volunteers

Cutter Canberra Sculpture

A successful fundraising dinner was held at the Coopers Alehouse Wallaroo on Friday, October 12. Over $6,000 was raised to restore the iconic "Cutter Canberra". Well known South Australian seafood identity, Michael Angelakis donated the sculpture as his family owned the boat. He was on hand to greet guests and served Kingfish Sashimi on arrival. The Weeroona Hotel Patron's Club also donated $2,000 towards the restoration project. 

Wateroo Swimming Enclosure

Works are commencing on the 10th of December 2018. Wateroo will include a number of pontoons and new steps from the adjacent path to access the safe swimming area. Work is also continuing on the longer-term solution that Seaslip advised Council of in September.


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