UWH will take a break over June & July

There will be no underwater hockey played over the period 1st June through to 31st July as the ISIS War Memorial pool at Childers will be closed for maintenance. UWH is scheduled to resume at Childers on Monday 7th August.

Underwater Hockey Restarts at Childers

As the Norville pool has now closed for winter, underwater hockey has moved back to the indoor, heated ISIS War Memorial pool at Childers for the winter months from May through to September with games being played on Monday nights from 6:00 to 7:30pm.

Please note that there will however be a short break for June and July when the pool is closed for maintenance. It is expected to reopen in August at which time UWH will resume.

Pool Time Change for Underwater Hockey

With the finish of the extended summer-time opening hours at the Norville Pool, the pool times for underwater hockey revert back to 5:30pm to 7:00pm on both Wednesday and Friday evenings until the pool closes at the end of April.

Underwater Hockey takes a break over Christmas

Underwater hockey is now in recess for the Christmas period. We will look at resuming hockey again at the Norville Pool on Wednesday 11th January 2023.

UWH to play twice a week from Friday 4th November

With extended summer opening hours now in operation at the Norville Pool, underwater hockey will begin playing two nights a week over the summer period with games on Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 7:00pm and on Fridays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The Friday night games will start from 4th November.

UWH Restarts at Norville Pool Wednesday 5th October

Underwater hockey will be restarting for the summer season at the Norville Pool in Bundaberg on Wednesday 5th October starting at 5:30pm. New players are always welcome and the first three weeks are free. If you would like more information or want to come along and have a go, you can either catch us at the pool on the Wednesday evening, or you can contact the club on 0408 197 788 or email the club at bundabergskindivers@gmail.com.

Great Sandy Marine Park Draft Zoning Plan has been Released

The Queensland Department of the Environment has finally released the draft zoning plan for the Great Sandy Marine Park for public review. The draft has proposed significant changes from the existing plan which has been in force since 2006.

The consultation regulatory impact statement (RIS), proposed zoning maps and other documents as well as information on how to make a submission are all available on their website at https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/coasts-waterways/marine-parks/zoning/gsmp.

The Department is seeking feedback on the proposed changes and the closing date for submissions is midnight on Sunday 23 October 2022.

2022 National UWH Titles are on the Gold Coast

The 2022 Australian underwater hockey titles are currently underway on the Gold Coast. The matches are being live streamed on Underwater Hockey Australia's Youtube channel which can be viewed here.

Underwater Hockey takes a Break for Pool Maintenance

Underwater hockey at Childers is taking a break for a couple of weeks whilst maintenance is carried out on the ISIS swimming pool. Hockey will resume again on Monday, 1st August 2022.

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.