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Gen Z spends more time reading print than they do on digital platforms (and no we didn't make this up, it's from global financial information provider Reuters).

Gen Z spends more time reading print than they do on digital platforms (and no we didn't make this up, it's from global financial information provider Reuters).

From a three-part series on print by Reuters: Gen Z grew up with social media and tech and have never known a world without it. They’re also becoming the largest generation of consumers by 2020 and seem immune to any attempt to advertise digitally to them. So ...


“Bugs for Burleigh” – the official line from the Queensland Labor Party on Rabbit entering politics

“Bugs for Burleigh” – the official line from the Queensland Labor Party on Rabbit entering politics

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Wayne “Rabbit” Bartholomew AM as her Labor Candidate for Burleigh at the upcoming election. An Australian ...

Surfer – who just happens to be a PLB subscriber - from West Marin rescues kayackers

Surfer – who just happens to be a PLB subscriber - from West Marin rescues kayackers

Using only his strength and a surfboard, a Forest Knolls resident helped rescue two distressed kayakers and their nearly sunken ...

South Coast NSW: Manyana community group buoyed by Minister’s decision

South Coast NSW: Manyana community group buoyed by Minister’s decision

The decision by the Australian Federal Environment Minister, Sussan Ley, to subject the proposed Manyana Beach Estate development to more ...

If you’re interested in the real-deal, check out Barz – established in 1996

If you’re interested in the real-deal, check out Barz – established in 1996

Barz Optics are an ocean-obsessed sunglass company from Burleigh Heads, Queensland - and a disclaimer straight off the bat, they’ve ...

The alewives return – unbuild it and they will come

The alewives return – unbuild it and they will come

From the Ain’t Nature Amazing file: Maine in the USA pioneered dam removal to restore salmon runs. Now millions of ...

Sailing the world with six months to live – unless a sponsorship for a specific medicine. Watch this vid

Sailing the world with six months to live – unless a sponsorship for a specific medicine. Watch this vid

We were alerted to this by an email from Judit Perez, a PLB subscriber from Fiji, that read: “You may have ...

Rabbit Bartholomew into politics

Rabbit Bartholomew into politics

The 1978 World Champion is standing for Labour in the seat of Burleigh. Here’s how Andrew Potts reported it for the Gold ...

Surfer defends his wife from a shark attack at Port Macquarie

Surfer defends his wife from a shark attack at Port Macquarie

Chantelle Doyle, 35, was attacked by the two- to three-metre juvenile great white while surfing at Shelly Beach on Saturday ...

How a lost surfboard floated from Hawaii to the Philippines

How a lost surfboard floated from Hawaii to the Philippines

Two years, 5,200 miles, and one resilient big-wave gun. Aug 14th, 2020: Keys, wallet, cellphone – these are items that most of ...

Oz Longboarding Episode 13: 2x World Longboarding Champion Harley Ingleby

Oz Longboarding Episode 13: 2x World Longboarding Champion Harley Ingleby

From Weeksy and the panel: “On this week's episode we were lucky enough to chat with Harley Ingleby. As a ...

Belugas set free after a decade at an aquarium

Belugas set free after a decade at an aquarium

Little Grey and Little White, both females, are the first residents of the “world’s first open water sanctuary for belugas,” ...

Surfboard sales leap. Pandemic a boon for surf industry as many Australians find refuge in the ocean

Surfboard sales leap. Pandemic a boon for surf industry as many Australians find refuge in the ocean

Retail data coming out of the surf industry shows many Australians have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by going surfing. The ...

“Angel Gone” – world premiere right here of Karina Rozunko’s (quite) short film

“Angel Gone” – world premiere right here of Karina Rozunko’s (quite) short film

Presented by Vans: “On the heels of a busy year spent traveling far and wide, Vans team rider Karina Rozunko ...

Victoria’s lockdown and surfing - what you can and can’t do now

Victoria’s lockdown and surfing - what you can and can’t do now

From Surfing Victoria: With the new rules from the Victorian Government requiring everyone to wear a face covering when leaving ...

Epic or fail? Chasing Ferry Waves in New Jersey

Epic or fail? Chasing Ferry Waves in New Jersey

The Cape May–Lewes Ferry is a ferry system in the US that traverses a 17-mile crossing of the Delaware Bay to connect New Jersey. It ...

Manyana Matters – the fight for the bushland on the South Coast

Manyana Matters – the fight for the bushland on the South Coast

A tiny South Coast town devastated by the bushfires fights for one of the last remaining parcels of land adjoining Manyana ...

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