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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
Latest News

Teen Surfer Dies in Shark Attack on Mid-North Coast

The 17-year-old had been surfing at Wooli Beach, just north of Coffs Harbour

11 Jul 2020
Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

Padang Padang Fires up as Lockdowns Lift in Bali

11 Jul 2020
Occy and Sons Shred Glassy, Fun Snapper

Occy and Sons Shred Glassy, Fun Snapper

1 10 Jul 2020
West Aussie Kael Walsh Has Officially Arrived With This Monster of an Edit

West Aussie Kael Walsh Has Officially Arrived With This Monster of an Edit

8 8 Jul 2020
Watch: Asher Pacey Has Sand-Bottom Points Absolutely Wired on a Twin Fin

Watch: Asher Pacey Has Sand-Bottom Points Absolutely Wired on a Twin Fin

7 Jul 2020
Biggest Padang Padang of the Year So Far, 6 Minutes of Dreamy Tubes

Biggest Padang Padang of the Year So Far, 6 Minutes of Dreamy Tubes

6 Jul 2020
When COVID Shut Down the US, This American Photog Was 'Stuck' in Pumping Aotearoa

When COVID Shut Down the US, This American Photog Was 'Stuck' in Pumping Aotearoa

2 6 Jul 2020
 Last Friday and Saturday at Cape Solander, It Was On

Last Friday and Saturday at Cape Solander, It Was On

1 4 Jul 2020
Letty Mortensen Has Been Ripping

Letty Mortensen Has Been Ripping

1 Jul 2020
Coco Ho Can Stomp Airs Now

Coco Ho Can Stomp Airs Now

30 Jun 2020
Land of the Long Cold Tube? Beau Young and Ricardo Christie Surf Beautiful Aotearoa

Land of the Long Cold Tube? Beau Young and Ricardo Christie Surf Beautiful Aotearoa

1 29 Jun 2020
Nick Carroll: Has COVID Exposed Competition’s True Place in Surfing?

Nick Carroll: Has COVID Exposed Competition’s True Place in Surfing?

7 29 Jun 2020
"I Think What’s Coming for Surfing Is an Upwelling of New Voices and Perspectives – Those Who Have Often Been Excluded From Belonging to Core Surf Culture"

"I Think What’s Coming for Surfing Is an Upwelling of New Voices and Perspectives – Those Who Have Often Been Excluded From Belonging to Core Surf Culture"

25 Jun 2020
Seen the MP Doco 'Searching for Michael Peterson'? It's Online Here This Weekend

Seen the MP Doco 'Searching for Michael Peterson'? It's Online Here This Weekend

5 25 Jun 2020
Sean Doherty: How Surfboards – Not Dunny Paper – Became the Most Essential Items of the Corona Lockdown

Sean Doherty: How Surfboards – Not Dunny Paper – Became the Most Essential Items of the Corona Lockdown

3 24 Jun 2020
Hard Charging South Coaster Russell Bierke Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Big Wave Podcast

Hard Charging South Coaster Russell Bierke Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Big Wave Podcast

23 Jun 2020
One Sydney Beach, an Epic Swell, and the Locals Who Rode It

One Sydney Beach, an Epic Swell, and the Locals Who Rode It

3 23 Jun 2020
Who Was Really The First To Paddle Out at Teahupo'o?

Who Was Really The First To Paddle Out at Teahupo'o?

6 22 Jun 2020
Nick Carroll: Are We on the Edge of a New Era in Surf Environmentalism? Thanks to Some Dumb Virus?

Nick Carroll: Are We on the Edge of a New Era in Surf Environmentalism? Thanks to Some Dumb Virus?

6 21 Jun 2020
The Melbourne Wave Pool Is Back Open

The Melbourne Wave Pool Is Back Open

19 Jun 2020
Watch Sheldon Simkus and Steph Gilmore Score Sick Little D-Bah Tubes Yesterday

Watch Sheldon Simkus and Steph Gilmore Score Sick Little D-Bah Tubes Yesterday

18 Jun 2020
Nick Carroll: Don’t Let the White Shark Bite Turn Normal

Nick Carroll: Don’t Let the White Shark Bite Turn Normal

27 13 Jun 2020
Sean Doherty: Tweed Coast Shark Victim an “Old School Surfer Who Loved Good Waves”

Sean Doherty: Tweed Coast Shark Victim an “Old School Surfer Who Loved Good Waves”

14 8 Jun 2020
Photos from the Australian Black Lives Matter Paddle-Outs Across the Country on Saturday

Photos from the Australian Black Lives Matter Paddle-Outs Across the Country on Saturday

3 8 Jun 2020
Surfer Dies in Shark Attack Near Kingscliff

Surfer Dies in Shark Attack Near Kingscliff

10 7 Jun 2020
An Epic Sequence of Jack Robinson at The Right

An Epic Sequence of Jack Robinson at The Right

3 6 Jun 2020
Sean Doherty: Journals from the Vicco Surf Coast During COVID-19

Sean Doherty: Journals from the Vicco Surf Coast During COVID-19

3 4 Jun 2020
A Wonderful Idea: A bunch of Surf Roadie Itineraries To Help Bushfire Affected Towns on the NSW South Coast

A Wonderful Idea: A bunch of Surf Roadie Itineraries To Help Bushfire Affected Towns on the NSW South Coast

2 Jun 2020
Rip Curl's Newest Wetsuit Was Designed by Mick Fanning, Tyler Wright and Gabriel Medina

Rip Curl's Newest Wetsuit Was Designed by Mick Fanning, Tyler Wright and Gabriel Medina

1 Jun 2020
What Are the Five Best Surf Comps of the Last Ten Years?

What Are the Five Best Surf Comps of the Last Ten Years?

1 Jun 2020
Almost Perfect Point - Burleigh This Week

Almost Perfect Point - Burleigh This Week

3 30 May 2020
Nick Carroll: The Swell That Blew the COVID Cobwebs Right Off

Nick Carroll: The Swell That Blew the COVID Cobwebs Right Off

8 29 May 2020
What a Week of Waves! – More Perfect Pits

What a Week of Waves! – More Perfect Pits

28 May 2020
Piles of Face Masks Are Washing up on NSW Beaches!

Piles of Face Masks Are Washing up on NSW Beaches!

1 27 May 2020
Our Five Favourite Clips From the Weekend's Swell (So Far)

Our Five Favourite Clips From the Weekend's Swell (So Far)

2 27 May 2020
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