Coastal
White Shoes and Bare Feet: The Kirra Cruise Ship Terminal

White Shoes and Bare Feet: The Kirra Cruise Ship Terminal

The Kirra Cruise ship terminal project had a wonderfully entertaining two-week life, Jock Serong tells its story.

23 17 Jan 2014
Gold Coast City Council Announces Beaches Plan

Gold Coast City Council Announces Beaches Plan

The iconic 52-kilometre stretch of astonishing and picturesque coastal landscapes, which stretches along South-East Queensland’s Gold Coast region, is not only a haven for surfers and a highly sought-after district to live in, but acts as a vital economic strategy to assist in the sustainability of the area.

1 19 Apr 2013
Kelly Slater Helps Clean Up Bali

Kelly Slater Helps Clean Up Bali

Legian Beach, looking clean and inviting - but during the wet season onshore winds heap rubbish on the sand. Recently, Kelly Slater has got behind the push to clean up Bali's surf zones. Photo: Greg Scott

2 May 2012
Bells Carpark - Surf Coast Shire Responds

Bells Carpark - Surf Coast Shire Responds

Council claims record of improvements at Bells... Photo: ASP

12 Apr 2012
Bells Beach Brouhaha

Bells Beach Brouhaha

There's a storm brewing in the Bells Beach carpark Tim Baker investigates the grey line between conservation, recreation and tourism in Australia's first surfing reserve... Photo: Scanlon

3 Apr 2012
The Sand Situation

The Sand Situation

Sand and barrels are the cornerstones of surfing in SE QLD, and with the sand on the Cooly Points back up to 2007 levels, locals are asking - could this surf season see the Superbank return? Photo: Joli.

10 Nov 2011
The Value of a Wave

The Value of a Wave

Increasing coastal urbanisation is leaving the future of many of the world's iconic breaks in doubt. Coastal Basque Country, France provided the backdrop for a Global Wave Conference on the value and protection of waves...Photo: Burkard.

10 Nov 2011
TransparentSea surf sessions

TransparentSea surf sessions

TransparentSea crew continue travelling south, finally reaching LA harbour to make a statement congratulating the United States government and then go surfing...

20 Oct 2011
Ericeira, Portugal wins World Surfing Reserve status

Ericeira, Portugal wins World Surfing Reserve status

Ericeira becomes the second World Surfing Reserve overall and the first in Europe. Photo: Katherine Masters

19 Oct 2011
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Nick Carroll: We Asked a Scientist, Is Surfing Safe From COVID-19?

We don’t have any idea, yet.

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Nick Carroll: Surf School's Out

Nick Carroll: Surf School's Out

27 Mar 2020
A Statement From Coastalwatch on Surfing and the Coronavirus

A Statement From Coastalwatch on Surfing and the Coronavirus

2 26 Mar 2020
Is the Right Australia's Most Terrifying Slab? Watch Kerby Brown and Co Take It on

Is the Right Australia's Most Terrifying Slab? Watch Kerby Brown and Co Take It on

3 26 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: How are the Boardmakers Coping?

Nick Carroll: How are the Boardmakers Coping?

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Nick Carroll: WTF, Closed Beaches?

Nick Carroll: WTF, Closed Beaches?

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The Coastalwatch Isolation Salvation – No.1

The Coastalwatch Isolation Salvation – No.1

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Mick, Freestone and More Score Pumping Gold Coast Beachies Last Week

Mick, Freestone and More Score Pumping Gold Coast Beachies Last Week

1 23 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: How Surfers Around the World Are Doing Amid COVID-19

Nick Carroll: How Surfers Around the World Are Doing Amid COVID-19

9 19 Mar 2020
Glorious Burleigh Barrels – Cyclone Gretel

Glorious Burleigh Barrels – Cyclone Gretel

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Bells Is Off For Easter! WSL Shuts Down the Tour Until at Least June 2020

Bells Is Off For Easter! WSL Shuts Down the Tour Until at Least June 2020

2 17 Mar 2020
Cyclone Gretel Arrives On The Gold Coast & Mick Fanning Returns

Cyclone Gretel Arrives On The Gold Coast & Mick Fanning Returns

16 Mar 2020
Tully Wylie and India Robinson Win Australia's First Ever Wave Pool Comp

Tully Wylie and India Robinson Win Australia's First Ever Wave Pool Comp

16 Mar 2020
Watch the First Ever Australian Wave Pool Comp, Streaming Right Now!

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3 15 Mar 2020
Nick Carroll: He's Ours

Nick Carroll: He's Ours

1 14 Mar 2020
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