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Sean Doherty: The Problem Is Bigger Than Wamberal

Sean Doherty: The Problem Is Bigger Than Wamberal

The Vexed Issue of Saving Beachside Property and the Undermining of Future Plans for Sea Level Rise

24 24 Jul 2020
Sean Doherty: The Bight Bites Back

Sean Doherty: The Bight Bites Back

"It certainly wasn’t the phone call I was expecting on a lazy Tuesday morning."

7 26 Feb 2020
Have Your Say on the Future of the Superbank

Have Your Say on the Future of the Superbank

A Message from the NSW and Queensland Governments about the Tweed Sand Bypassing Transition Project

16 28 Jan 2020
Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

Sean Doherty: Australia Cooks as Bight Oil Field Approved

NOPSEMA announced that they've given Equinor the nod to drill in the Bight

10 19 Dec 2019
Nias: "It Is a Complete Disaster"

Nias: "It Is a Complete Disaster"

Construction continues at Lagundri Bay; local surfers up in arms

17 22 Aug 2019
Surfing Icons and World Champs Sign Open Letter to Norwegian Oil Drillers

Surfing Icons and World Champs Sign Open Letter to Norwegian Oil Drillers

An Open Letter From the Surfers of Australia

42 4 Mar 2019
Nick Carroll: The Bight Fight Is Just Beginning

Nick Carroll: The Bight Fight Is Just Beginning

We all need to understand this – and its consequences

28 21 Feb 2019
"Say No To Tar" Rally Planned For Crescent Head

"Say No To Tar" Rally Planned For Crescent Head

Residents and Kempsey Shire Council set to clash over the contentious sealing of Plomer Road

10 10 Jan 2019
Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

Nick Carroll On: It's All Happening Again – Another Dead Whale Buried

Another surf community has to worry about a dead whale and a council

14 16 Oct 2017
Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Nick Carroll On: Ballina's Turn On The Whale Carcass Merry-Go-Round

Bury it, get yelled at, then quickly dig it up — is this any way to treat a mammal?

18 11 Oct 2017
Community Assistance Required In Port Macquarie

Community Assistance Required In Port Macquarie

Here's what you can do

20 Sep 2017
Whale Burial On A City Beach? What The Hell Is The Port Macquarie/Hastings Council Doing?

Whale Burial On A City Beach? What The Hell Is The Port Macquarie/Hastings Council Doing?

"It might be an interesting three to five years."

32 20 Sep 2017
Whale Family Captured On Drone

Whale Family Captured On Drone

Migration season travelling

26 Jun 2017
1.55 Million Square Kilometres Of Marine Protection

1.55 Million Square Kilometres Of Marine Protection

The crossing of the Ross Sea

2 May 2017
This Is The Real Difference

This Is The Real Difference

Double Down now!

22 Nov 2016
Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

Nick Carroll On: Beyond The Panic, The Facts About Shark Nets

What do they do? What don’t they? Here are the facts & figures

74 21 Oct 2016
UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

UPDATE: The NSW DPI Answers Coastalwatch's Questions On The Failed Shark Barriers

Nick Carroll digs deeper into the story

23 20 Sep 2016
Scary Ground May Be Broken At Bells Beach

Scary Ground May Be Broken At Bells Beach

Tourist accommodation proposal

11 19 Sep 2016
What Can Surfers Expect As A Result Of Climate Change In Our Lifetime & Beyond?

What Can Surfers Expect As A Result Of Climate Change In Our Lifetime & Beyond?

Sea level will rise between 20-80 cm between now & 2100

29 Aug 2016
Australia’s Biggest Reef Is Given A Name & Voice

Australia’s Biggest Reef Is Given A Name & Voice

The Great Southern Reef

8 23 Aug 2016
FEATURE FILM: The Biggest East Coast Swell Of A Generation

FEATURE FILM: The Biggest East Coast Swell Of A Generation

The waves, the people and the stories Once'A Swell

4 15 Jul 2016
The Making Of Something Big

The Making Of Something Big

736kg of rubbish and some tasty craft beer

4 11 Jul 2016
Latest News

Watch: Episode 7 of Rivals – Bede Durbidge at Home in 4-5ft Straddie Barrels

The best surf tv show format keeps on rolling!

25 Sep 2020
Smashed In Vicco: A Couple Of The Lockdown State’s Finest Get Caught In The Mangler

Smashed In Vicco: A Couple Of The Lockdown State’s Finest Get Caught In The Mangler

1 22 Sep 2020
Master and Apprentice: Bethany Hamilton and Erin Brooks

Master and Apprentice: Bethany Hamilton and Erin Brooks

21 Sep 2020
Mick Fanning: Save This Shark

Mick Fanning: Save This Shark

17 16 Sep 2020
Watch: Episode 6 of Rivals – Shaun Cansdell at Home on the Coffs Coast

Watch: Episode 6 of Rivals – Shaun Cansdell at Home on the Coffs Coast

13 Sep 2020
Sean Doherty: The East Coast White Attacks – Where To From Here

Sean Doherty: The East Coast White Attacks – Where To From Here

77 12 Sep 2020
Nick Carroll: The Terrible Attack at Greenmount Will Blow the Shark Narrative To Pieces, Again

Nick Carroll: The Terrible Attack at Greenmount Will Blow the Shark Narrative To Pieces, Again

99 9 Sep 2020
A Statement Regarding Coastalwatch Surf Cams and the Fatal Shark Incident at Rainbow Bay

A Statement Regarding Coastalwatch Surf Cams and the Fatal Shark Incident at Rainbow Bay

4 9 Sep 2020
Watch Soli Bailey Ride Beautiful North Coast Surf and Talk Surfboards, Career, and Growing Up

Watch Soli Bailey Ride Beautiful North Coast Surf and Talk Surfboards, Career, and Growing Up

1 9 Sep 2020
Shane Dorian On Mexican Surf Trips Under Covid

Shane Dorian On Mexican Surf Trips Under Covid

9 Sep 2020
Local Surfer Dies in Coolangatta Shark Attack

Local Surfer Dies in Coolangatta Shark Attack

35 8 Sep 2020
Watch: Episode 5 of Rivals – Glen 'Micro' Hall at Home on the Central Coast

Watch: Episode 5 of Rivals – Glen 'Micro' Hall at Home on the Central Coast

7 Sep 2020
Clint Kimmins Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

Clint Kimmins Tells His Story on Jamie Mitchell's Podcast

1 6 Sep 2020
Sean Doherty: "The Guys at Narrabeen Really Set a Direction in My Life", Mark Richards in 1971

Sean Doherty: "The Guys at Narrabeen Really Set a Direction in My Life", Mark Richards in 1971

5 5 Sep 2020
Nick Carroll: The WSL Is Still Planning a Pipe/Maui Kickoff this Hawaiian Winter, but How?

Nick Carroll: The WSL Is Still Planning a Pipe/Maui Kickoff this Hawaiian Winter, but How?

1 4 Sep 2020
Outrageous Nias, Rasta's Tripped Out Crop Circles Board, and Is Jackson Dorian the Wave Pool Prince?

Outrageous Nias, Rasta's Tripped Out Crop Circles Board, and Is Jackson Dorian the Wave Pool Prince?

1 3 Sep 2020
Watch: Gold Coast QS Surfer Pacha Light Gets in Touch With Ecuadorian Roots

Watch: Gold Coast QS Surfer Pacha Light Gets in Touch With Ecuadorian Roots

1 3 Sep 2020
Dana Brown on His Dad Bruce, and a Life of Endless Summers

Dana Brown on His Dad Bruce, and a Life of Endless Summers

3 Sep 2020
Watch Mick Fanning Surf a McTavish Bluebird at Pumping Lennox

Watch Mick Fanning Surf a McTavish Bluebird at Pumping Lennox

12 2 Sep 2020
Watch the Epic New Lid Vid – Tales of the Boogie Men

Watch the Epic New Lid Vid – Tales of the Boogie Men

1 1 Sep 2020
The Last Man in the Mentawai Islands Scores More Insane Covid Barrels

The Last Man in the Mentawai Islands Scores More Insane Covid Barrels

31 Aug 2020
Watch: Episode 4 of Rivals – Jay Bottle Thompson Hits Go for His Two Hour Burleigh Heat

Watch: Episode 4 of Rivals – Jay Bottle Thompson Hits Go for His Two Hour Burleigh Heat

1 30 Aug 2020
Watch: Rip Curl's Eccentric New Search Movie, 'Postcards From Morgs'

Watch: Rip Curl's Eccentric New Search Movie, 'Postcards From Morgs'

3 27 Aug 2020
Watch: Episode 3 of Rivals – Nathan Hedge at Home at Narrabeen

Watch: Episode 3 of Rivals – Nathan Hedge at Home at Narrabeen

2 24 Aug 2020
Sean Doherty: The Question of Flight or Fight When It Comes To Great Whites

Sean Doherty: The Question of Flight or Fight When It Comes To Great Whites

12 24 Aug 2020
How a Lost Surfboard Floated from Hawaii to the Philippines

How a Lost Surfboard Floated from Hawaii to the Philippines

1 19 Aug 2020
Nick Carroll: After 30 Years of Thinking About It, Rabbit Hops Into Politics

Nick Carroll: After 30 Years of Thinking About It, Rabbit Hops Into Politics

21 18 Aug 2020
Watch: Episode 2 of Rivals – Josh Kerr's Best Three Waves at Duranbah

Watch: Episode 2 of Rivals – Josh Kerr's Best Three Waves at Duranbah

18 Aug 2020
Gallery: Four Pumping Days In WA

Gallery: Four Pumping Days In WA

15 Aug 2020
Soli Bailey Rips and Reflects in This Beautiful Morgan Maassen Short Film

Soli Bailey Rips and Reflects in This Beautiful Morgan Maassen Short Film

13 Aug 2020
Behind the Design of FCS's Space Fighter Looking New H4 Fin

Behind the Design of FCS's Space Fighter Looking New H4 Fin

4 13 Aug 2020
Surfing’s Very Own Rescue Course Goes Online

Surfing’s Very Own Rescue Course Goes Online

12 Aug 2020
Interview: West Aussie Shark Survivor, "Those Blokes Are Absolute Heroes and Without a Doubt Saved My Life"

Interview: West Aussie Shark Survivor, "Those Blokes Are Absolute Heroes and Without a Doubt Saved My Life"

5 11 Aug 2020
Watch Mick, Parko and More Go to Battle in Episode 1 of New Aussie Surf Show, 'Rivals'

Watch Mick, Parko and More Go to Battle in Episode 1 of New Aussie Surf Show, 'Rivals'

3 10 Aug 2020
Tested: Quiksilver Mens Highline Pro 1mm Zipperless Steamer Wetsuit, Eight Months Down the Track

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11 6 Aug 2020
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