The Goanna Pulling Championships were held on Sunday 6th October and was considered to be a huge success that brought up to 3000 visitors to Wooli.
There was wonderful weather and plenty of entertainment for the crowd.
The committee would like to thank our major sponsors, Clarence Valley Council, Wooli Hotel Motel, Clarence Holiday Coast Real Estate, Wooli River Lodges and Awhimaway Online Holiday Accomodation, who have helped to make the day such a success.
We would also like to thank the following local businesses and community for their donations and supporting sponsorships which provided the cash & prizes for the days events, Koppers Wood Products, Wooli Hotel Motel Social Club, Caltex Wooli General Store, Black Auto, Holiday Coast Meats, Wooli Bowling & Recreation Club, Wazzas Concreting, Clarence Earthmoving, Clarence Valley Tyre Centre, Blues Cleaning Service, Grafton Ally Fabrication, Clarence Valley Pressure Cleaning, Ace Glass & Aluminium, Wooli River Boat Hire, Charon Fishing Charters, Bob & Lois Ryder, Hummelstads Earmarking & Brands, Moore Power Electrical Services, Wooli Kiosk & Newsagency, Nick Hills Property Maintenance, Ken Dawes Dental Prosthetist, Harry's Chinese Restaurant, Allweather Synthetic Grass, Wooli Oyster Supply, Brunswick Valley Plastering, Laser Plumbing, Farmer Lous, Als Mechanical, The Friendlies Chemist, Maxine Sheilds, Paul Schofield Painting Contractor, National Australia Bank and McDonalds Restaurant.
Support was also gratefully received from Wooli Yuraygir SES, Wooli Rural Fire Service, Marine Rescue Wooli, Grafton Shoppingworld, Country Coast Canvas, Quality One Security, McGraths Electrical, Big River Steel, Clarence River Tourism, Daily Examiner and 2GF.
The countless number of volunteers that helped with setting up, canteen, merchandising, beer tent, surveying visitors, photography and packing up are to be congratulated for their invaluable efforts. The community spirit and enjoyment was clearly evident and Wooli should be proud.