Recent blog posts

  • Endangered Waves - Campaign Update, December 2018

    From heading to King Island in Tasmania opposing a proposed Salmon Farm just around from Martha Lavinia, to picking up tonnes of left over waste in the national park surrounding Double Island Point as a result of overuse, to standing on the beach in South Newcastle where a skate bowl is proposed to be built...on the beach!

    Surfrider Foundation Australia is actively protesting against a possible Salmon Farm that will negatively impact the quality of the Martha Lavinia surf break on King Island.

    Martha Lavinia is a world class beach break on King Island in Bass Strait. Perfect A-frame waves are formed by swell wrapping around both sides of the island and meeting up again on the north coast over Marthas pristine white sand banks. This wave park has been voted one of the top 10 surf breaks in Australia and is frequented by pro surfers when in the region for the Bells Easter contest.

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    A major public Rally organised by the Save our Spit Alliance was held on 7 December 2014 as a demonstration of opposition to the proposed cruise ship terminal and Integrated Resort Development. More than 3,000 attendees at the Rally called on Queensland premier Campbell Newman to reject the development proposal on the basis that the environmental and social impacts of the project do not justify the benefits.