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Fractured Communities: The Discussion We Have to Have about Fracking

Fractured Communities: The Discussion We Have to Have about Fracking

Jock Serong breaks down the important issue of Hydraulic Fracturing for Coastalwatch. What, why, why not, and what's happening in Australia?

22 26 Mar 2014
Further Rallies Planned Against WA’s Catch and Kill Shark Policy

Further Rallies Planned Against WA’s Catch and Kill Shark Policy

On February 1st 2014 surfers, scientists and conservationists will once again join members of the general public in gathering to denounce the Western Australian Government’s new policy to catch and kill sharks.

32 28 Jan 2014
White Shoes and Bare Feet: The Kirra Cruise Ship Terminal

White Shoes and Bare Feet: The Kirra Cruise Ship Terminal

The Kirra Cruise ship terminal project had a wonderfully entertaining two-week life, Jock Serong tells its story.

23 17 Jan 2014
The Battle For Kirra Is On Again!

The Battle For Kirra Is On Again!

Protest Paddle out called for Sunday 19th January at North Kirra/Bilinga at 10am opposing $ 2 billion Ocean Terminal/Casino.

36 6 Jan 2014
SurfAid launches Philippines appeal in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

SurfAid launches Philippines appeal in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

Humanitarian organisation SurfAid today launched an appeal to assist the Filipino people in the wake of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda.

0 22 Nov 2013
Endangered Waves: The Point of No Return, Bastion Point, Victoria

Endangered Waves: The Point of No Return, Bastion Point, Victoria

Video and Article: With construction imminent, Jock Serong gives us another look at what's going on in Victoria's east.

0 8 Nov 2013
Endangered Waves: Bastion Point, Victoria

Endangered Waves: Bastion Point, Victoria

Surfrider give us an overview on the very real and immediate threat of losing the break.

2 6 Aug 2013
SurfAid: The Right to a Healthy Life

SurfAid: The Right to a Healthy Life

Many of the world’s best surf destinations are remote and people in remote areas are often forgotten, as delivering services there is costly, time-consuming and requires serious efforts. SurfAid passionately believes that no matter where you live, you have a right to access quality basic services.

0 29 Jul 2013
Two Years After The Tsunami

Two Years After The Tsunami

Filmmakers Michael Lawrence and David Kruta recently went to the Mentawai Islands and Nias, off Sumatra, Indonesia, to cover our work in malaria, water and sanitation, and emergency preparedness.

0 24 May 2013
Gold Coast City Council Announces Beaches Plan

Gold Coast City Council Announces Beaches Plan

The iconic 52-kilometre stretch of astonishing and picturesque coastal landscapes, which stretches along South-East Queensland’s Gold Coast region, is not only a haven for surfers and a highly sought-after district to live in, but acts as a vital economic strategy to assist in the sustainability of the area.

1 19 Apr 2013
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Spirit Of Akasha

The film featuring world champion surfers Mick Fanning, Stephanie Gilmore, Tom Curren, Kelly Slater, Beau Young and many more.

0 16 Apr 2014
Video: The Captain | Red Bull Cape Fear

Video: The Captain | Red Bull Cape Fear

0 16 Apr 2014
Rip Curl Pro Wildcards decided at the Building a Healthier Victoria Trials

Rip Curl Pro Wildcards decided at the Building a Healthier Victoria Trials

1 14 Apr 2014
Team Hawaii Wins The 2014 Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship In Ecuador

Team Hawaii Wins The 2014 Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship In Ecuador

0 14 Apr 2014
Win a Nikon Camera & $1,000 SurfStitch Gift Card – Life's a Beach Photo Competition

Win a Nikon Camera & $1,000 SurfStitch Gift Card – Life's a Beach Photo Competition

0 14 Apr 2014
Philippa Anderson And Jared Hickel Take Out The HIF NSW Open State Titles

Philippa Anderson And Jared Hickel Take Out The HIF NSW Open State Titles

0 14 Apr 2014
Critical Day Of Competition In Ecuador As The Field Narrows Down

Critical Day Of Competition In Ecuador As The Field Narrows Down

0 14 Apr 2014
Local Cadets Shine At The HIF NSW Open State Titles And Cadet Cup On The Nsw Central Coast

Local Cadets Shine At The HIF NSW Open State Titles And Cadet Cup On The Nsw Central Coast

0 11 Apr 2014
“Do Or Die” Day 5 At The Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship

“Do Or Die” Day 5 At The Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship

0 11 Apr 2014
Cyclone Ita Live Webcam – Port Douglas

Cyclone Ita Live Webcam – Port Douglas

0 11 Apr 2014
Nokia Lumia ‘Surf Life’ Competition Winner

Nokia Lumia ‘Surf Life’ Competition Winner

0 10 Apr 2014
Action Packed Day 4 In Ecuador With Impressive Scores From The World’s Best Juniors

Action Packed Day 4 In Ecuador With Impressive Scores From The World’s Best Juniors

0 10 Apr 2014
The World’s Best Junior Girls Take Over Day 3 Of Competition In Ecuador

The World’s Best Junior Girls Take Over Day 3 Of Competition In Ecuador

0 9 Apr 2014
Day 2 Of The Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Showcased Impressive Action

Day 2 Of The Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Showcased Impressive Action

0 9 Apr 2014
2014 HIF NSW Open State Titles And Cadet Cup To Hit The Nsw Central Coast This Weekend

2014 HIF NSW Open State Titles And Cadet Cup To Hit The Nsw Central Coast This Weekend

0 8 Apr 2014
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