COMMUNITY - There's a new ferry service from Elizabeth Bay

As of December 2018 Captain Cook Cruises have stepped up their game bro include ferries in the new cohort of ride sharing and on demand transport services.

Forget timetables, transport cards and traffic. The AHOY App from Captain Cook Cruises brings the ferry to you when you need it. Similar to ride sharing services, the app lets you see where your ferry is, tracks your journey and time until your ferry’s arrival - all on your mobile device.


The first services for Sydney Harbour operate between Elizabeth Bay, Garden Island and Circular Quay during morning and afternoon peak-commuter times.

The AHOY fleet consists of the new and versatile “tubby-class” ferries. No payment, or ticket redemption required until you board the ferry.

Hail one of our ferries from any of these three locations:

Morning Peak Services - 6:45AM to 9:15AM

Elizabeth Bay Marina
Garden Island Wharf
Circular Quay, Harbour Master Steps

Afternoon Peak Services - 4:15PM to 7:30PM

Elizabeth Bay Marina
Garden Island Wharf
Circular Quay, Harbour Master Steps

Fast and efficient - only 12 minutes each way!

Operates Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

Single Trips

Adult $7.50
Child 4-15 years $5.00
OpalPay, Credit Card and Cash accepted onboard

Save with an eTravelPass

15-Trip passes, valid for up to 365-days
Adult $5.90 per trip
Child $3.50 per trip

For all the details and to download the app head to the Captain Cook website here.

COMMUNITY - Donate a plate for Wayside's Christmas!

Not everyone gets to spend Christmas surrounded by family and friends, with a ham on the table and gifts for all. The holiday season can be lonely and Wayside Chapel is committed to making the Christmas period a time to come together as a community and support those who are less fortunate and more vulnerable.


Wayside Chapel makes Christmas more special for people in need.

They are back again with the annual donate a plate project. For just $25, you can provide a meal with all the trimmings for a homeless person living in on the streets.

  • $25 will provide one meal to feed a homeless person

  • $50 will feed a couple

  • $100 will feed a family of four

  • $250 will sponsor a table to feed 10 people

If you want to make your donation on behalf of a friend, family member or colleague, use the 'perks' option to receive a blank paper plate 'gift card', which we'll post to you. Share the plate in lieu of a gift this Christmas. In addition to this your name will be written on a plate at the Christmas Day Street Party to recognise your support to feed the homeless.

Click through here to donate!

COMMUNITY - Woolloomoolivin' was a smash hit!

The Wooloomoolivin’ Community day was a huge success with big crowds flocking to check out the hip hop beats focused event.

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Jam packed with music, food, charity activations and dance Woolomoolivin’ is a celebration of urban arts in Sydney. This year’s event was held on December 3rd and organisations on the day included PCYC, C3 Cares, Baptistcare, HopeStreet, CatholicCare, Save the Children Australia, Bounce, Artspace Sydney, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Firstdraft Gallery, and Youth & Family Connect.

Stay tuned here for more details on the people putting this amazing event on for 2019!

COMMUNITY - Sceggs Darlinghurst Year 10 Students pack bags for women struggling this Christmas

The Year 10 girls at Sceggs Darlinghurst have packed bags with essentials for women who might be doing it tough this Christmas. In support of charity Share the Dignity and their womens drive called It’s In The Bag.


Sceggs Year 10 girls have gotten together to support women this Christmas with #itsinthebag

The bags are packed with hygiene essentials and womens beauty treats to make sure every woman feels special at this time of year. There are plenty of other community programs and charities in action over the Christmas period so take some time to choose one and pay it forward!