Welcome to your news page covering all thinks happening in Groper Creek.
Groper Creek became popular for fishing expeditions to Beachmount and Cape Upstart.
Today the small fishing community’s population is made up of around 50 permanent residents, mostly being retirees.
In holiday seasons the population balloons to over 300 with visitors flocking to the caravan park located on the bank of Groper Creek. Many of the visitors come to take advantage of local fishing and crabbing.
REPAIRS to the Mosquito Creek end of the Groper Creek Reserve have been completed ahead of the anticipated wet season.
BURDEKIN Shire Council has placed its order for Groper Creek’s new playground, as part of its 2022/23 Budget $95,000 allocation. The playground has been expanded and the installation of the new equipment is anticipated to be completed in time for…
One prize fish that didn’t get away prior to the season closure on November 1 was this 110cm Barramundi, snared by 15-year-old Mitch Sticklin, of Kelso.
SHARKS have been problematic in the Burdekin River this year with many fishermen reporting the loss of prize fish to sharks. It’s an issue dear to the heart of retired shark hunter, Vic Hislop. Read more…
BARRAMUNDI season has closed with the species now off limits until the 2023 season reopens on February 1.
STABILISATION works at Mosquito Creek were held up in October and are now scheduled to take place early this month. Members of the public have been reminded to please keep clear of the area whilst the works are underway.
HOME HILL Boat Club recently submitted feedback as part of Maritime Safety Queensland’s Recreational Boating Facilities Demand Forecasting Study, with regards to improving facilities at Groper Creek.
THE Tropical Coast Wanderers Caravanning Club hosted an outing to Groper Creek last month, with a good roll-up of over 30 members.
AS part of the Burdekin Local Disaster Management Group’s Get Ready Week, an information session was held at The Boathouse, Groper Creek.
BANK stabilisation works will commence this month at Mosquito Creek – much to the relief of Groper Creek residents, who have been waiting for the remediation works to be completed for almost three years.
SAILING off into the sunset with movie stars, Julia Roberts and George Clooney is only what dreams are made of . . . Keep your eyes peeled while watching the megastars’ latest movie, Ticket to Paradise, you will get to…
PROVING age is no barrier when it comes to fishing, young angler, Cody, who turned six-years-old in July, caught his biggest ever fish while holidaying with his family at Groper Creek recently. Read more about their camping experience!
ANGLERS have just this month to land a Barramundi with the season closing at midnight on October 31 and not re-opening again until February 1, 2023.
The Annual General Meeting of the Home Hill Boat Club will take place on Wednesday, September 7 at Groper Creek, at 5.30pm.
SEPTEMBER school holidays are always a popular time for families to enjoy the last of our magnificent weather before Summer kicks in. Book in NOW for a spot at the park!
HOLIDAYING with his grandparents at Groper Creek, 13-year-old Cooper Coulter landed his best 53cm Grunter, along with many more whilst creek fishing.
FUNDS raised via State of Origin barbecues and the collection of recyclable cans throughout the caravan park and community enabled the Groper Creek Rural Fire Brigade to contribute $2000 towards the Home Hill Tennis Club’s Rally For A Cure!
PREDICTIONS of severe Summer drenchings by the Bureau of Meteorology has Queensland on La Nina watch and NOW is the time to get prepared.
THE HOME HILL Boat Club has welcomed the Burdekin Shire Council’s 2022/23 Budget allocation of $95,000 towards the Groper Creek Playground Equipment Renewal Project.
Nev met with an unfortunate incident during his time at Groper Creek, tripping over whilst trying to save his laptop.