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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority re The World Heritage decision – plus the coverage from the New York Times

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority re The World Heritage decision – plus the coverage from the New York Times

This first statement came to us on June 23 from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority CEO Mr Josh Thomas. Below it is the NY Times news report on UNESCO's decision. “As Australia’s lead management agency for the Great Barrier Reef, ...


Long & Short - Who will claim the first ever TransTasman Surfing Cup?

Long & Short - Who will claim the first ever TransTasman Surfing Cup?

The latest press release from Trans-Tasman: Will the Kiwi’s take another Test cup back to the land of the long ...

Farewell Marty Curry

Farewell Marty Curry

Longboarding and Australian surfing lost an absolutely lovely bloke, Marty Curry, a week ago (Thursday 17th) after he collapsed while ...

The latest Old Mal News from the aficionado Daffy

The latest Old Mal News from the aficionado Daffy

Gidday folks, hope you are all enjoying some lovely cooool waves on your locals. A couple things on the mat! Vale ...

Victorian Old Mal Titles – wrap, results & photos

Victorian Old Mal Titles – wrap, results & photos

For the benefit of our international readers who may not be up on exactly what an “Old Mal” is, they’re ...

Google buys iPhone happy-snap of seagull chomping on a chip

Google buys iPhone happy-snap of seagull chomping on a chip

All of us beachy types have a grudging admiration for the level of enthusiasm seagulls can muster for a chip ...

Paul McCartney’s new music vid SLIDIN’ to celebrate International Surfing Day

Paul McCartney’s new music vid SLIDIN’ to celebrate International Surfing Day

Paul McCartney and Jack McCoy collaborate again to send a gift to our oceans and the surfing world to celebrate ...

Obstacles aside, surfing is riding a quiet revolution in India

Obstacles aside, surfing is riding a quiet revolution in India

Murthy Meghavan is a former fisherman who is now a surfing instructor at Covelong Beach in Kovalam, a coastal village ...

“Cooking our own goose.” The view from the ABC South West Victoria

“Cooking our own goose.” The view from the ABC South West Victoria

Locals are furious over a federal government decision to open an area within five kilometres of Victoria's Twelve Apostles for ...

Offshore exploration area 5km from Twelve Apostles – the view from The Guardian

Offshore exploration area 5km from Twelve Apostles – the view from The Guardian

“Not even a national icon like the Twelve Apostles will constrain the mindless release of acreage.” One of Australia’s most-photographed tourist ...

Duke Kahanamoku’s Boots & Tom Blake’s Book! The originals at Noosa Longboards store

Duke Kahanamoku’s Boots & Tom Blake’s Book! The originals at Noosa Longboards store

Noosa Longboards has a most extraordinary collection of surf and pop culture ephemera, and how about these two unique new ...

Sea lions panicked by hunting orcas almost sink fishing boat

Sea lions panicked by hunting orcas almost sink fishing boat

Dozens of sea lions seeking to escape a pack of hunting killer whales in southern Chile have surprised a fishing ...

“A Cup of Tea with God” - Celebrating Noosa - the Fest and all the rest

“A Cup of Tea with God” - Celebrating Noosa - the Fest and all the rest

Masterfully directed by Shaun Cairns at Panga Productions - a 23 minute film of history, characters, and magical footage. So as ...

Viva Las Vegas!  Yeppoon Queensland meets Vegas Nevada

Viva Las Vegas! Yeppoon Queensland meets Vegas Nevada

And doing it in serious luxury by the looks – just check out the virtual tour below. Here’s the news as ...

Honestly, it’s a real shark photo:

Honestly, it’s a real shark photo:

It took weeks for marine biologist-turned-photographer Thomas P. Peschak to make his most famous image. Instantly, his photo of a great white ...

West Australian Volte Longboard & Loggers – wrap, results, photos

West Australian Volte Longboard & Loggers – wrap, results, photos

West Oz is not only heaving slabs and heavy reefs - Denmark down the south coast turns on the charm. ...

“My God, I’m in a whale!” Lobster diver on brush with hungry humpback

“My God, I’m in a whale!” Lobster diver on brush with hungry humpback

At first the fisherman assumed he had been attacked by a great white shark but he could find no teeth. “It ...

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