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Sean Doherty: The Bight Bites Back

Sean Doherty: The Bight Bites Back

"It certainly wasn’t the phone call I was expecting on a lazy Tuesday morning."

7 26 Feb 2020
Have Your Say on the Future of the Superbank

Have Your Say on the Future of the Superbank

A Message from the NSW and Queensland Governments about the Tweed Sand Bypassing Transition Project

16 28 Jan 2020
Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

NOPSEMA announced that they've given Equinor the nod to drill in the Bight

10 19 Dec 2019
Nias: "It Is a Complete Disaster"

Nias: "It Is a Complete Disaster"

Construction continues at Lagundri Bay; local surfers up in arms

17 22 Aug 2019
Surfing Icons and World Champs Sign Open Letter to Norwegian Oil Drillers

Surfing Icons and World Champs Sign Open Letter to Norwegian Oil Drillers

An Open Letter From the Surfers of Australia

42 4 Mar 2019
Nick Carroll: The Bight Fight Is Just Beginning

Nick Carroll: The Bight Fight Is Just Beginning

We all need to understand this – and its consequences

28 21 Feb 2019
"Say No To Tar" Rally Planned For Crescent Head

"Say No To Tar" Rally Planned For Crescent Head

Residents and Kempsey Shire Council set to clash over the contentious sealing of Plomer Road

10 10 Jan 2019
Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

Another surf community has to worry about a dead whale and a council

14 16 Oct 2017
Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Bury it, get yelled at, then quickly dig it up — is this any way to treat a mammal?

18 11 Oct 2017
Community Assistance Required In Port Macquarie

Community Assistance Required In Port Macquarie

Here's what you can do

20 Sep 2017
Whale Burial On A City Beach? What The Hell Is The Port Macquarie/Hastings Council Doing?

Whale Burial On A City Beach? What The Hell Is The Port Macquarie/Hastings Council Doing?

"It might be an interesting three to five years."

32 20 Sep 2017
Whale Family Captured On Drone

Whale Family Captured On Drone

Migration season travelling

26 Jun 2017
1.55 Million Square Kilometres Of Marine Protection

1.55 Million Square Kilometres Of Marine Protection

The crossing of the Ross Sea

2 May 2017
This Is The Real Difference

This Is The Real Difference

Double Down now!

22 Nov 2016
Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

What do they do? What don’t they? Here are the facts & figures

74 21 Oct 2016
UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

Nick Carroll digs deeper into the story

23 20 Sep 2016
Scary Ground May Be Broken At Bells Beach

Scary Ground May Be Broken At Bells Beach

Tourist accommodation proposal

11 19 Sep 2016
What Can Surfers Expect As A Result Of Climate Change In Our Lifetime & Beyond?

What Can Surfers Expect As A Result Of Climate Change In Our Lifetime & Beyond?

Sea level will rise between 20-80 cm between now & 2100

29 Aug 2016
Australia’s Biggest Reef Is Given A Name & Voice

Australia’s Biggest Reef Is Given A Name & Voice

The Great Southern Reef

8 23 Aug 2016
FEATURE FILM: The Biggest East Coast Swell Of A Generation

FEATURE FILM: The Biggest East Coast Swell Of A Generation

The waves, the people and the stories Once'A Swell

4 15 Jul 2016
The Making Of Something Big

The Making Of Something Big

736kg of rubbish and some tasty craft beer

4 11 Jul 2016
The 5 Easiest Ways To Avoid Plastic This July

The 5 Easiest Ways To Avoid Plastic This July

It takes 30 days to make a new habit so get started!

1 9 Jul 2016
Atolls, Anchor Watch, and Waves

Atolls, Anchor Watch, and Waves

The land of the flat sky

4 Jul 2016
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More Mental Cyclone Gretel Action From Snapper Rocks

Still sifting through unseen magic of Mick, Joel, Occy and more

3 4 Apr 2020
O'Neill's The O'Riginals: Billy Bain Making Art and Doing Shredding

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3 Apr 2020
Rip Curl's Doing a "Mick Week" and It's Really Good

Rip Curl's Doing a "Mick Week" and It's Really Good

1 1 Apr 2020
A Cinematic Viewing of Cyclone Gretel at Snapper

A Cinematic Viewing of Cyclone Gretel at Snapper

2 31 Mar 2020
The Coastalwatch Isolation Salvation – No.2

The Coastalwatch Isolation Salvation – No.2

1 30 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: We Asked a Scientist, Is Surfing Safe From COVID-19?

Nick Carroll: We Asked a Scientist, Is Surfing Safe From COVID-19?

14 28 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: Surf School's Out

Nick Carroll: Surf School's Out

27 Mar 2020
A Statement From Coastalwatch on Surfing and the Coronavirus

A Statement From Coastalwatch on Surfing and the Coronavirus

3 26 Mar 2020
Is the Right Australia's Most Terrifying Slab? Watch Kerby Brown and Co Take It on

Is the Right Australia's Most Terrifying Slab? Watch Kerby Brown and Co Take It on

3 26 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: How are the Boardmakers Coping?

Nick Carroll: How are the Boardmakers Coping?

3 25 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: WTF, Closed Beaches?

Nick Carroll: WTF, Closed Beaches?

22 24 Mar 2020
The Coastalwatch Isolation Salvation – No.1

The Coastalwatch Isolation Salvation – No.1

23 Mar 2020
Mick, Freestone and More Score Pumping Gold Coast Beachies Last Week

Mick, Freestone and More Score Pumping Gold Coast Beachies Last Week

1 23 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: How Surfers Around the World Are Doing Amid COVID-19

Nick Carroll: How Surfers Around the World Are Doing Amid COVID-19

9 19 Mar 2020
Glorious Burleigh Barrels – Cyclone Gretel

Glorious Burleigh Barrels – Cyclone Gretel

1 17 Mar 2020
Bells Is Off For Easter! WSL Shuts Down the Tour Until at Least June 2020

Bells Is Off For Easter! WSL Shuts Down the Tour Until at Least June 2020

2 17 Mar 2020
Cyclone Gretel Arrives On The Gold Coast & Mick Fanning Returns

Cyclone Gretel Arrives On The Gold Coast & Mick Fanning Returns

16 Mar 2020
Tully Wylie and India Robinson Win Australia's First Ever Wave Pool Comp

Tully Wylie and India Robinson Win Australia's First Ever Wave Pool Comp

16 Mar 2020
Watch the First Ever Australian Wave Pool Comp, Streaming Right Now!

Watch the First Ever Australian Wave Pool Comp, Streaming Right Now!

3 15 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: He's Ours

Nick Carroll: He's Ours

1 14 Mar 2020
Jamie O'Brien Just Won O'Neill Wave of the Winter, Reef McIntosh 4ocean Wave of the Decade

Jamie O'Brien Just Won O'Neill Wave of the Winter, Reef McIntosh 4ocean Wave of the Decade

3 14 Mar 2020
Breaking: The WSL Has Cancelled All Events in March, including the First Leg of the Championship Tour

Breaking: The WSL Has Cancelled All Events in March, including the First Leg of the Championship Tour

6 13 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: How the Surfing World’s Responding to COVID-19

Nick Carroll: How the Surfing World’s Responding to COVID-19

5 12 Mar 2020
Ryan Callinan Just Dropped His 2019 Freesurfing Highlights

Ryan Callinan Just Dropped His 2019 Freesurfing Highlights

11 Mar 2020
Owen Wright Shreds North Coast NSW Beachie, Looking Sharp As For 2020

Owen Wright Shreds North Coast NSW Beachie, Looking Sharp As For 2020

7 10 Mar 2020
Swell Expedition: New Zealand With Ricardo Christie

Swell Expedition: New Zealand With Ricardo Christie

3 8 Mar 2020
Big Wave Risk Assessment Group Is Coming To Torquay For a Summit This Month

Big Wave Risk Assessment Group Is Coming To Torquay For a Summit This Month

1 6 Mar 2020
An Epic Tahiti Tow Session With West Aussie Hellman Kerby Brown

An Epic Tahiti Tow Session With West Aussie Hellman Kerby Brown

1 4 Mar 2020
Ours Went Off  During Uesi – As Seen From the Water

Ours Went Off During Uesi – As Seen From the Water

3 3 Mar 2020
Jack Robbo, Freddy Morais and Leo Fioravanti Get Shredding This Morning on the NSW North Coast

Jack Robbo, Freddy Morais and Leo Fioravanti Get Shredding This Morning on the NSW North Coast

2 Mar 2020
Classic Session: Lagundri Bay on the Absolute Cook

Classic Session: Lagundri Bay on the Absolute Cook

1 29 Feb 2020
Be a Part of the 2020 Manly Kombi Rally!

Be a Part of the 2020 Manly Kombi Rally!

28 Feb 2020
Ryan Callinan and Mitch Crews Explore the Epic Mid-North Coast

Ryan Callinan and Mitch Crews Explore the Epic Mid-North Coast

5 27 Feb 2020
Interview: Kita Alexander on Writing, Touring With the CT, and That Day at Snapper

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27 Feb 2020
Sean Doherty: The Bight Bites Back

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