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Friends of the Billabong (FOB)

Become a Friends of the Billabong (FOB) volunteer and help restore and preserve the unique native habitat of St Peters Billabong.

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About St Peters Billabong

Just three kilometres from Adelaide CBD and a stone’s throw from the River Torrens, the St Peters Billabong is a local treasure which is home to a thriving ecosystem— and a popular place for families and friends to spend time with nature.

The Billabong and its surrounding natural landscape have been carefully nurtured over many years by a group of professional and passionate volunteers.


The Billabong is located in St Peters Park, adjacent to Linear Park.

Enter from Goss Court (off Harrow Road) or from River Street, adjacent to Tenth Avenue.

Become a volunteer

The aim of the Friends of the Billabong (FOB) is to restore native habitat, increase biodiversity and improve the quality of water flowing into the River Torrens.

FOB volunteers participate in regular working bees and are mainly involved in natural re-vegetation work and offer practical, hands-on assistance including planting, weed eradication, watering and general site improvement according to the agreed management plan.

Working bees are held at the St Peters Billabong once a month on the third Sunday of the month.

If you are interested in becoming a FOB volunteer, please register your interest by clicking on the button below.

Once your registration of interest has been received, the Council's Volunteer Services Coordinator will be in contact to take you through the next steps.

Register your interest

 Ask a volunteer!

If you would like to find out more about Friends of the Billabong and their work, please submit your enquiry by clicking on the button below.

Ask a volunteer enquiry

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