Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina Wins UDIA’s ‘Local Community Development’ Award

Cape Jaffa Anchorage marina was pronounced as winner of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) SA Chapter’s Local Community Development Award. The award, which acknowledged excellence of leadership in the property development industry, was conferred at a gala dinner held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 28th October this year. It recognised that […]

New Opportunities at Vincent Landing

New opportunities at Vincent Landing for those seeking marina berths, properties. A recent development at Vincent Landing marina, Port Vincent, whereby the original managing director, on his retirement, handed the reins over to his brother-in-law, has led to the creation of key new opportunities, on both the land and water. The new MD has put […]

Log on or you and your crew could be all at sea

When interviewing some on-duty SA Sea Rescue Squadron (SRS) volunteers recently we asked, of 150 boats launched, how many skippers had logged on to be told that only twenty had done so. In so many ways skippers of recreational craft take their responsibilities very seriously, particularly in terms of safety at sea, yet still only […]

Working together for the health of Adelaide’s coastal waters

The EPA has developed the Adelaide Coastal Water Quality Improvement Plan (ACWQIP) as an agreed approach across industry, community, and state and local government to improve water quality along Adelaide’s coast. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is grateful to the Adelaide community for their involvement in developing the ACWQIP over recent years. The ACWQIP is […]

M.L.C.’s big win for owners of marina berths

Marina berth owners around the state are breathing a collective sigh of relief, following the successful passage of the Local Government (Rates) Amendment Bill. In 2011, Port Adelaide Enfield Council notified marina berth owners that a long-standing rate rebate on individual berths would be removed and full council rates applied. Council argued they had received […]

Hook, Line & Thinker program rolling out across SA

Since January 2013, the City of Onkaparinga has been trialling a fishing debris collection and recycling program, Hook, Line and Thinker. The program has already helped reduce the impact of discarded fishing waste in the environment by the collection and recycling of unwanted recreational fishing items. Initiated by Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, […]

From the hills to the coast: taking action to protect marine waters

Most fishers and boat owners are careful to avoid litter, old line and oils escaping to the marine environment, but everyone can take care of inland and coastal waters by managing stormwater around the house. What happens on the land in our catchments – in the hills and on the plains – impacts on inland […]

Can I fish in Marine Parks?

Yes. It’s only in the sanctuary zones within the marine parks where, from 1 October 2014, fishing won’t be allowed. (Note: Normal fishing restrictions continue to apply). What about fishing from jetties and breakwaters in marine parks?Marine parks do not change existing fishing access to jetties and breakwaters. How many sanctuary zones are there?There are […]

Coorong Quays – the marina for everyone

Coorong Quays is perfectly situated right on the mouth of the Murray River and provides a great starting point for anyone looking to cruise in the safety of the inland waterways of the Lower Lakes and Coorong – even with a novice skipper and crew. The marina has all of the facilities a boatie requires, […]