Registration for the Australian Spearfishing Titles closes 18 June 2022

The 68th Australian spearfishing championships will be held in the Town of 1770 over the period from 30 July 2022 to 4 August 2022. This will be the first ever nationals pairs event. 

The website for registering for the upcoming nationals is now live at https://australianspearfishingchampionships.com.au/

Please note the early cut-off date for registrations of 18 June. Nominations for various categories will be opened following the close of Registration on Saturday 18 June 2022.

Underwater Hockey will be moving to Monday nights at Childers from 2nd May

Wednesday 27th April will be the last night for underwater hockey at the Norville Park pool in Bundaberg for the summer season. From 2nd May, play will then change to Monday nights and relocate to the heated ISIS War Memorial pool in Childers for the winter season, with games starting at 6:00pm.

Underwater Hockey takes a Break over Christmas

Wednesday 22 December will be the last night of Underwater Hockey at the Norville Pool for 2021 before taking a short break over the Christmas/New Year period. Hockey will restart at the Norville Pool on Wednesday 12 January 2022.

UWH Restarts at Norville Wednesday 22nd September

After a pleasant winter season playing in the ISIS War Memorial Pool at Childers, underwater hockey will move back to the Norville Pool in Bundaberg on Wednesday 22nd September with play starting at 5:30pm. New players are always welcome. If you would like more information or want to come and try, call 0408 197 788 or email the club at bundabergskindivers@gmail.com.

UWH Restarts Monday 2nd August

Underwater hockey will restart on Monday 2nd August at the ISIS War Memorial Pool in Childers following completion of pool maintenance. Play starts at 6:00pm.

Changes to Pool Maintenance Period

The duration of the maintenance closedown period for the ISIS War Memorial Pool in Childers has been reduced from four weeks to three weeks and will now not start until 9th July. This means that underwater hockey will be played up to and including Monday 5th July, before stopping for three weeks and then restarting again on Monday 2nd August.

No UWH in July

Due to a scheduled maintenance closure of the ISIS War Memorial swimming pool, there will be no underwater hockey played in Childers for the four weeks between the 5th and 26th of July 2021. In the mean time however, hockey will continue to be played up until 28th June and then restart again after the closure on 2nd August.

UWH to move to the ISIS pool over winter

Following the seasonal closure of the Norville Park pool which will happen on 30th April, underwater hockey will move to the heated ISIS War Memorial pool in Childers for the winter period and will change to Monday nights from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.

Bundaberg Skindivers Website URL Change

The URL for the Bundaberg Skindivers website is changing to https://bundabergskindivers.org. An automatic redirection from the old URL to the new one will be in place for several months to allow time for links and shortcuts to be updated.

Zoning Map Apps

Going fishing over Easter and need a free zoning map? You could try the following apps:

Download GBRMPA's Eye on the Reef from the App Store or Google Play Store
Download DAF's Qld Fishing 2.0 from the App Store or Google Play Store

Just be aware that currently neither app shows the zones for the Great Sandy Marine Park in Hervey Bay.