Fishability commenced operations in Perth in 2003 and has been running in the region ever since.
The Perth program is divided in to;
The jetty programs are delivered on a weekly basis at platforms throughout the Perth metro area both north and south of the river. The jetties have been identified as being fully accessible and safe for our participants.
The boat program is delivered twice a week from Royal Perth Yacht Club, Crawley https://www.rpyc.com.au/ The purposely built pontoon can accommodate up to ten participants, support workers and crew (dependent on number of wheelchairs).
All fishing activities are at NO cost to participants. Fishability provide all the fishing equipment. Our volunteers are all police cleared and hold current Working with Children Cards.
All of our activities are SunSmart and we encourage all participants, support workers and volunteers to adhere to our SunSmart policy and wear suitable clothing for the conditions ://fishability.org.au/policies-and-publications/.
We require participants to be a minimum of 1.2 metres high for the vessel activities and we recommend that participants are a minimum of 1.2 metres high for the jetty activities.
Please bring suitable clothing, coats and hats and enclosed shoes, for the weather conditions plus a drink and snack if you like.
Bookings are required, but don’t hesitate as they fill very quickly. You will receive a SMS message 48 hours prior as a reminder.
Please note that the boat departs at 10:00am sharp and unfortunately we cannot accommodate any late arrivals.
If the activity is to be cancelled due to inclement weather, you will receive a text message the day before.
While Fishability, and its volunteers, employ safe fishing practices, there are inherent risks associated with fishing that are out of the control of Fishability and its volunteers. By registering for fishing activities, participants assume their own responsibility to those risks inherent with the activity.