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It’s Mothers Day this Sunday (but you knew that) – want a gift to blow her mind?

It’s Mothers Day this Sunday (but you knew that) – want a gift to blow her mind?

And four times a year she’ll be reminded of what a brilliant sibling you are, and four times a year you’ll be able to read the issue yourself!  A gift subscription to PLB – 40 bucks for 4 issues. Below is the ...


Mary River's punk turtle that breathes through its genitals added to Endangered Reptile List

Mary River's punk turtle that breathes through its genitals added to Endangered Reptile List

A turtle native to Southern Queensland with a green mohawk and highly unconventional lifestyle is the star attraction in the ...

Then and Now – a seven-minute video tribute to George Rice and his classic boards

Then and Now – a seven-minute video tribute to George Rice and his classic boards

(First ran here in Jan. 2019) Torquay surfer Glen Hunwick is a Surfcoast Longboard Club competitor, a committee member of the ...

Mysterious ghost boats full of corpses keep washing up in Japan

Mysterious ghost boats full of corpses keep washing up in Japan

We first ran this news story Christmas 2018 (and the boats are still turning up): Nearly 100 dilapidated wooden boats have washed ...

Sea turtles thriving after beach closures

Sea turtles thriving after beach closures

Wildlife around the world is enjoying the lack of human activity due to coronavirus lockdowns, and sea turtles in Thailand are part ...

Human-sized giant jellyfish

Human-sized giant jellyfish

A wildlife expert and her photographer set off on an undersea adventure around the United Kingdom and what they witnessed ...

Barz Kiama Floaters to the rescue – six pairs for our international subscribers!

Barz Kiama Floaters to the rescue – six pairs for our international subscribers!

Any regular reader of our mag will know we give away a top-end longboard to an Australian subscriber every issue, we’ve ...

Two surprising videos and a story from the Alpine Coast of Austria

Two surprising videos and a story from the Alpine Coast of Austria

Expat Australian John Chapman is a long-time reader of PLB who these days lives and works in Austria, and who ...

Time Capsule: The Nat, Bob and George at Noosa section from

Time Capsule: The Nat, Bob and George at Noosa section from "High On a Cool Wave"

Bob Evans’  classic fifth film. This short is from Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive: January 1968 - the clip and the curator’s ...

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB – so what’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

THE NEW ISSUE OF PLB – so what’s in it? Mick the Mighty Proofreader brings the inside info

The new issue of PLB is now in newsagents nationally, Australian subcribers have their copies, and all our international subscribers should have their ...

One year on – David “Baddy” Treloar - a 40-minute tribute film by Di Ellis

One year on – David “Baddy” Treloar - a 40-minute tribute film by Di Ellis

“That laugh and passion will always be missed. But we know his spirit is always here. “One year on ... RIP ...

Endless Winter – Episode one – The Pioneers of British Surfing

Endless Winter – Episode one – The Pioneers of British Surfing

By Level Films – Episode 1 of this 7-part series is free. The award-winning Endless Winter films have been re-edited ...

Wild Things unique shop and new website

Wild Things unique shop and new website

For a small independent Australian company, Wild Things from Byron Bay have this week launched a most exceptional rebuild of their ...

CARNIEL SCORES THE JYE BYRNES

CARNIEL SCORES THE JYE BYRNES

“I’ve got shivers up my spine! Unbelievable!” laughed Dave Carniel when we phoned him on a Saturday afternoon to say ...

Weird Waves – then, now, the future - Graves and gang bring their 20-minute take on artificial marvels

Weird Waves – then, now, the future - Graves and gang bring their 20-minute take on artificial marvels

“Wave Pools: A seemingly controversial topic in the surf world at the moment. Very polarizing responses regardless, no matter who you ...

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

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

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

The Jye Byrnes single-fin V-Wizard - some PLB magazine subscriber will win this gem before this weekend - are you in?

The Jye Byrnes single-fin V-Wizard - some PLB magazine subscriber will win this gem before this weekend - are you in?

Yep our 86th PLB magazine subscriber giveaway! Jye Byrnes has been featuring in PLB since Chris Bystrom’s early issues in the ...

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