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The Snowy Festival 2024 – celebrating 60th anniversary of the 1964 World Titles at Manly

The Snowy Festival 2024 – celebrating 60th anniversary of the 1964 World Titles at Manly

Entries have just opened up for the 2024 C.J Snowy McAlister Surfing Festival. This year once again it’s a two-day action packed event held over June 8 & 9. It's also a special one for us as we celebrate the 60th anniversary ...


Paddle out at Torquay, Saturday 23 - opposing the largest seismic blasting proposal in history

Paddle out at Torquay, Saturday 23 - opposing the largest seismic blasting proposal in history

News from Darren Noyes-Brown, for Surfrider Surf Coast Branch: Calling on all surfers, ocean lovers and coastal communities to come together on ...

Gals on Mals – Yallingup, West Australia – wrap & photos from Mick Marlin

Gals on Mals – Yallingup, West Australia – wrap & photos from Mick Marlin

The 4th annual Gals on Mals fun event was held at Yallingup last weekend. Helped along by the Indian Ocean Longboard Club, ...

The Severn Bore - March 2024 – news & vid

The Severn Bore - March 2024 – news & vid

The footage from the latest tidal bore on the UK’s Severn River was on nightly TV news channels in Australia ...

1965 BBC footage

1965 BBC footage "News From Australia”

Surfing and wedge-tail eagles? Why not. This mixed-tape Pom newsreel was ferreted from the bowels of British Pathe’s historical collection by Ian "Danger" Lording. Check ...

New South Wales has banned offshore oil and gas exploration in NSW waters

New South Wales has banned offshore oil and gas exploration in NSW waters

Press release from Surfers For Climate: Today (Thursday 14 March) is one for the history books! The NSW Parliament has unanimously ...

The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis – some reading from The NY Times

The Long, Strange Tale of California’s Surf Nazis – some reading from The NY Times

Author: Daniel Duane. The first time I saw a swastika in the wild, I happened to be carrying a surfboard. The ...

A nuclear Noosa & Caloundra? Huh?

A nuclear Noosa & Caloundra? Huh?

From The ABC: Caloundra City's acting Mayor says he does not believe a nuclear power station should be sited anywhere near ...

Neanderthals got “surfer's ear” too, study says

Neanderthals got “surfer's ear” too, study says

It may be more info than you need, but here’s some current ancient news: When humans are habitually exposed to cold ...

All women musos - Surf Radio!  Crescent Swells - track list, tune in

All women musos - Surf Radio! Crescent Swells - track list, tune in

“This was a special show this week as we pay tribute to the recent International Women's Day, by playing tunes for ...

All the news on the 10th Single Fin Mingle – South Island New Zealand

All the news on the 10th Single Fin Mingle – South Island New Zealand

For those about to rock . . . the latest news from the Mingle crew: The Single Fin Mingle Hangs 10  April ...

Dick Hoole recalls a time when Burleigh Heads was surfing's 'centre of the universe'

Dick Hoole recalls a time when Burleigh Heads was surfing's 'centre of the universe'

Flicking favourites - a news piece from this corresponding week last year: "It was like Young Talent Time, everyone was interested ...

10th Annual New Zealand Logger Heads - wrap & photos

10th Annual New Zealand Logger Heads - wrap & photos

News from Tony Baker, who’s been running the Logger Heads NZ since 2014: Matt Newdick (AKL) and Megan McHale (Hawaii) dazzled the judges and ...

BARZ OPTICS FOR SALE – Australia’s real-deal sunglass company - interested?

BARZ OPTICS FOR SALE – Australia’s real-deal sunglass company - interested?

After 28 years running Barz Optics Kevin Barr has decided to sell the company. Health issues over the last two ...

“KIN” – watch the new 8-minute movie from Lauren L Hill & Dave Rastovich

“KIN” – watch the new 8-minute movie from Lauren L Hill & Dave Rastovich

From Patagonia: KIN is directed by Lauren L. Hill and Andrew Buckley (@short_films), and features Dave Rastovich and family, and is set ...

The one-and-only local world-famous Manly Longboard Co

The one-and-only local world-famous Manly Longboard Co

Mark and Julie Preece came up with the Manly Longboard Co. concept and shop in 1995, and at cottage-level it’s gone ...

Killer whale v shark: Solo orca eats great white

Killer whale v shark: Solo orca eats great white

From the BBC: A solitary killer whale, or orca, has been filmed hunting and killing a great white shark in ...

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