Thank You, St Kilda Park Primary Year 6

Thank You, St Kilda Park Primary Year 6

Olivia, Loli, Teddy, Raff and Josh (The Year 6 St Kilda Park Primary St Kilda Peer Leadership Group), recently hosted a screening of Blue The Film, which 275 people attended. They have raised an amazing $231.90, which they have donated to Surfrider Foundation Australia, Specifically in support of our Rise Above Plastics campaign.

Ocean Friendly - Moore Street General

Congrats Moore Street general for their Ocean Friendly certification!

Katie and her team have had sustainability at the forefront of what they do, since opening the shop in 2017. Supporting local growers and bakers, this little neighbourhood joint could not get any more community orientated! If you’re on the coal coast swing by and support the great work these guys are doing!  

Ocean Friendly - Bread, Espresso &

Bread Expresso & Ocean Friendly Certified

Sandy and Norby, the owners of Bread Expresso & have gone above and beyond to ensure their colourful, vibrant, beach side cafe is environmentally sustainable.

Ocean Friendly - Flat White With One

Flat White With One, Russell Vale, NSW. Surfrider Ocean Friendly certified!

By showing the local community that it is possible to run a bustling yet environmentally conscious cafe, Kelly aims "to make others aware of what we are doing to our planet and our oceans."

Double Island Clean Up May 2017

The Sunshine Coast branch recently hosted their bi-annual Beach Clean Up / Camping weekend at Double Island Point, for a 60km beach clean up blitz. Over the 3 day beach clean festival, over 3 TONNES of rubbish was removed from the 60km stretch of coast. This is the largest beach clean up for the branch to date.

Surfrider Meeting with the NSW Minister for the Environment

Surfrider Foundation's Rise Above Plastics campaign coordinator, Susie Crick, will be meeting with the NSW Minister for the Environment, Ms Gabrielle Upton, in early June to discuss a single-use plastic bag ban in NSW.

Activist Spotlight: Meet Richie 'Vas' Vaculik, Mixed Martial Artist, Surfer and Surfrider Ambassador

With the recent launch of the Ambassadors Program, we are excited to introduce you to the mixed martial artist and big wave surfer, Richie 'Vas' Vaculik.

Activist Spotlight: Meet Tom Wegener, Surfboard Shaper and Surfrider Ambassador

We are excited to introduce you to our next Surfrider Ambassador, Tom Wegener! Tom has been making and shaping surfboards for 12 years now.

Activist Spotlight: Meet Stella Crick, Rockstar Ocean Photographer and Surfrider Ambassador

Surfrider is excited to introduce you to Stella Crick, a freelance ocean photographer and Surfrider Foundation Australia Ambassador!

Voluntary Phase Out of Microbeads

Microbeads are tiny bits of plastic that are present in many facial cleansers, toiletries, and cosmetics. These wreak havoc on marine life as they ultimately end up in the ocean and become part of the food chain. Environment Minister, Greg Hunt, has threatened to introduce a law to ban microbeads if companies do not adhere to a voluntary phase-out.