Spearfishing and Underwater Hockey - South East Queensland

Spearfishing | Safe - Sustainable - Selective

Tweed Gold Coast Freedivers is a spearfishing club affiliated with the Australian Underwater Federation – Queensland (AUFQ).

The club values responsible and safe diving and sustainable and selective fishing.

Spearfishing Committee

Craig McNiven

Jenni Budworth

Ian Brown

James Wech

Social Events Officer | Craig McNiven

Records Officer | Trevor Ketchion

Weigh Master | Ian Brown & James Wech


The Tweed Gold Coast Freediving Club holds regular spearfishing competitions around the Tweed Heads area and also various locations throughout South East Queensland.

We provide a comp calendar that is available to members.


Spearfishing social meetings are held at the Palm Beach Currumbin Sports Club, Throwers Drive Palm Beach on the first Thursday each month at 7:00pm Queensland time.


You'll find a lot about what is going on from our open Facebook page. 

Once you’re a member you can get 'members only' updates and further information via the closed Facebook page.

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Spear Safe

Spear Safe is a national initiative to improve safety for Australian spearfishers. The initiative involves some of Australia’s top divers and attempts to bring together a cohesive view on safety issues involved with spear-fishing.

Spear Safe has the potential to save lives and greatly reduce the number of injuries and fatalities occurring all over Australia associated with spearfishing. read more>

Underwater Hockey

AUF - Spearfishing

The Australian Underwater Federation (AUF) is a representative body that operates from the national to the local level and covers the sports of spearfishing, scuba diving and underwater hockey. The AUF as an organization provides rules for spearfishing competitions, record keeping, codes of conduct and importantly, representation to government and other community groups. read more>

AUF - Queensland

The A.U.F.Q. is the Queensland State branch of the Australian Underwater Federation (AUF). read more>