VISUALLY SPECTACULAR MEDIA/COMMUNITY EVENT
As part of the Great Australian Bight Alliance's "Fight For The Bight" campaign, Sea Shepherd's M/Y Steve Irwin will be visiting iconic Victor Harbor to discuss the campaign to protect the Bight - our environment, wildlife and coastal communities - from BP’s push to carry out risky deep sea oil drilling.
The ship will be moored off Granite Island and the crew will come ashore to meet the community and give advice and information on how to assist. Boat arrival approximately 7am Speakers from 8:30am including:
Bunna Lawrie – Mirning Elder and whale songman
Rebekha Sharkie MP – Member for Mayo
Peter Charles – Victor Harbor Councillor
Peter Owen – The Wilderness Society SA
Jeff Hansen – Sea Shepherd Australia
Nisa Bella – Friends of the Encounter Coast
Community photo at 9:00am Community information stalls including The Great Australian Bight Alliance - Sea Shepherd and The Wilderness Society - plus exciting kids activities and a sand castle competition. Meet on the beach - adjacent the causeway (northern side).