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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
New Pinger Technology To Protect Whales From Shark Nets

New Pinger Technology To Protect Whales From Shark Nets

Queensland Government makes advances shark deterrents

1 1 Jun 2016
The Great Pacific Surf & Climate Expedition

The Great Pacific Surf & Climate Expedition

Blue Healer I sets sail today!

4 21 Apr 2016
Earthquakes Devastate Ecuador & Japan and Shake Tonga

Earthquakes Devastate Ecuador & Japan and Shake Tonga

All the latest from the Pacific

17 Apr 2016
Beach Rotation; How & Why Sand Moves On Our Beaches In Storms

Beach Rotation; How & Why Sand Moves On Our Beaches In Storms

Andrew Short on Beach Rotation

24 Feb 2016
Latest News

A Masterclass in Twin Fin Tube-Riding With Torren Martyn

Another epic movie from Martyn, one of the best of 2019

2 4 Dec 2019
Nick Carroll: Jack Robbo Seals CT Slot With Epic Sunset Win

Nick Carroll: Jack Robbo Seals CT Slot With Epic Sunset Win

23 3 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Carissa Moore Wins the 2019 World Title, Steph Bests Tyler in Final at Maui

Sean Doherty: Carissa Moore Wins the 2019 World Title, Steph Bests Tyler in Final at Maui

5 3 Dec 2019
Standout Session: Sunset Bombs

Standout Session: Sunset Bombs

3 Dec 2019
Sean Doherty: Tyler Wright Returns to Shatter Lakey Peterson's World Title Dreams At Honolua Bay

Sean Doherty: Tyler Wright Returns to Shatter Lakey Peterson's World Title Dreams At Honolua Bay

1 2 Dec 2019
Nick Carroll: One Billion Dollars! (Kelly's Pool Is Coming To Aus, But How?)

Nick Carroll: One Billion Dollars! (Kelly's Pool Is Coming To Aus, But How?)

14 1 Dec 2019
QS Update: Early Rounds Dash the Dreams of Banting and More, While Mitch Crews and Co Keep Them Burning

QS Update: Early Rounds Dash the Dreams of Banting and More, While Mitch Crews and Co Keep Them Burning

1 28 Nov 2019
Sean Doherty: Bight Fight Goes Coast To Coast

Sean Doherty: Bight Fight Goes Coast To Coast

28 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: No Winki Walkway After All

Nick Carroll: No Winki Walkway After All

28 Nov 2019
Rob Bain Returns to G-Land to Reflect on the 1994 Tsunami

Rob Bain Returns to G-Land to Reflect on the 1994 Tsunami

2 27 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: Where the Money’s Coming From These Days

Nick Carroll: Where the Money’s Coming From These Days

2 27 Nov 2019
QS Update: Haleiwa's Done – Who's Left?

QS Update: Haleiwa's Done – Who's Left?

10 25 Nov 2019
QS Update: Which Aussies Are Left at Haleiwa?

QS Update: Which Aussies Are Left at Haleiwa?

1 22 Nov 2019
Watch Taj, Julian Wilson, Sally Fitz, Tyler Wright and More Shred the Melbourne Wave Pool

Watch Taj, Julian Wilson, Sally Fitz, Tyler Wright and More Shred the Melbourne Wave Pool

6 22 Nov 2019
Brett Barley Opens Proceedings for Wave of the Winter With This Pipe Bomb

Brett Barley Opens Proceedings for Wave of the Winter With This Pipe Bomb

1 20 Nov 2019
There Will Be Over 50 'Fight For the Bight' Paddle-Outs Across Australia This Saturday

There Will Be Over 50 'Fight For the Bight' Paddle-Outs Across Australia This Saturday

6 19 Nov 2019
QS Update: Painful Eliminations and Encouraging Results at Haleiwa

QS Update: Painful Eliminations and Encouraging Results at Haleiwa

5 19 Nov 2019
Joel Parkinson v Joel Parkinson, Watch Parko's Iconic Archival Footage Mashed With Current Day Gold

Joel Parkinson v Joel Parkinson, Watch Parko's Iconic Archival Footage Mashed With Current Day Gold

1 19 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: Double QS Update

Nick Carroll: Double QS Update

1 18 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: In With a Shot!

Nick Carroll: In With a Shot!

4 14 Nov 2019
Prices, Opening Date (Kinda), and Actual Surfing Footage From the Melbourne Wave Pool

Prices, Opening Date (Kinda), and Actual Surfing Footage From the Melbourne Wave Pool

7 14 Nov 2019
Laurie Towner Stars in "Simple Things", A Beautiful New Surf Edit

Laurie Towner Stars in "Simple Things", A Beautiful New Surf Edit

4 12 Nov 2019
The Five Big Moments in Billabong Pipe Masters History – The Greatest Surfing Event We Have

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9 Nov 2019
Keramas Out, G-Land In: The WSL Has Announced the 2020 CT Schedule

Keramas Out, G-Land In: The WSL Has Announced the 2020 CT Schedule

1 7 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: A Big Wave Tour – Without the WSL?

Nick Carroll: A Big Wave Tour – Without the WSL?

8 5 Nov 2019
Epic Unseen Highlights From the Live Snapper Super Sessions Earlier in the Year

Epic Unseen Highlights From the Live Snapper Super Sessions Earlier in the Year

3 2 Nov 2019
Nick Carroll: The Breakwall Dilemma

Nick Carroll: The Breakwall Dilemma

12 2 Nov 2019
Russell Bierke's "Flow State" Features Perhaps the Best Big Wave Paddle Surfing Australia's Ever Seen

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Watch Brett Burcher's Beautiful New Movie, Engrained

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1 29 Oct 2019
Sean Doherty: Italo Goes World No.1 and Carissa Moore Let's the World Title Slip as Caroline and Italo Win Portugal

Sean Doherty: Italo Goes World No.1 and Carissa Moore Let's the World Title Slip as Caroline and Italo Win Portugal

1 27 Oct 2019
Rasta, Dan Ross and the North Coast Surf Community Need Our Help

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Sean Doherty: Medina Loses With a Controversial Priority Call and The World Title Race Is Back On!

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10 19 Oct 2019
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