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Donate to Protect & Win!


Thank you to all of those who made a donation to protect our oceans, waves & beaches and win Gorilla Tail Pads! All donations made between March 15, 2016 and March 31, 2016 went into the draw to win one of 5 Gorilla Tail Pads. Congratulations to the winners: Rose Welk, Matthew Keating, Tara Geraghty, Chersess Aish & Cherie Noble have been notified via email on April 4, 2016. 


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Good news - a small victory for Surfrider Surf Coast

This development would have had a negative impact on the walking track to bells Beach and coastal vistas between Winki Pop and Bird Rock. Surfrider wrote a letter opposing this development after consultation with our members. The Surf Coast Shire Council formally rejected the plans for 5 Broadbeach Rd to construct a dwelling and to remove vegetation on the 14th Dec...

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Contiki CARES about marine plastic debris

The group of bloggers, surfers, designers, musicians, photojournalists, filmmakers, photographers and social media experts joined Contiki’s sustainability partner Surfrider Foundation Australia on a VIP conservation trip, to highlight the massive environmental and health problems associated with marine plastic debris and shine a light on the tiny little issue of plastic micro-beads.

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Microbeads: a tiny problem?

Surfrider petitioners ask that the Senate Support legislation via a private members bill introduced by the Greens, to ban the use of micro-beads in personal care and laundry products. We call on ALL members parliament to endorse this bill so Australia can remove this significant source of plastic debris from our waterways...

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Activist Spotlight

ACTIVIST SPOTLIGHT! I am with Surfrider because I love my local beach and I feel it's my duty to protect & look after it. Craig Macintyre Sunshine Coast Branch, Queensland, Volunteer Since: 2008 ...


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Surfrider Foundation Gold Coast Tweed Branch Leads the Way on Surf Management Plan

In December 2012, the Gold Coast Tweed Branch of Surfrider Foundation brought together key Gold Coast surfing stakeholders to discuss the need to include a Surf Management Plan as part of the City of Gold Coast's Ocean Beaches Strategy 2013-2030. The meeting was called in response to a number of issues affecting the surf culture and surf amenity...


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Boomerang Bags


In 2013, Surfrider Foundation Gold Coast Tweed Branch President, Jordyn de Boer and Tania Potts from Yeskandoo turned their passion for the environment into Boomerang Bags - a bag share program where shopping bags are made out of recycled materials and available for the community to borrow and bring back to reduce the use of plastic shopping bags.

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Surfrider Foundation Northern Beaches Beach Cleanup Tour


Surfrider Foundation Northern Beaches Branch and youth travel leader, Contiki, have teamed up to bring a beach clean-up tour to Sydney’s Northern Beaches from Palm Beach to Manly. The tour aims to raise awareness of the dangers of single use plastics on our marine environments as part of it’s national Rise Above Plastics campaign.

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Double Island Point Beach Cleanup & Camping Weekend!


Double Island Point Beach Clean Up and Dune Planting Camping Weekend! 

Join our Sunshine Coast branch for their bi-annual Double Island Point beach clean-up and dune planting camping weekend! Cleanup as much you can handle & plant out the dunes with your local surfrider crew, then come to the base camp for a fun afternoon of presentations, live music, free food and mega prize raffle draw - everyone receives a ticket for volunteering!
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New Perth Branch President

Congratulations and welcome to our new Perth Branch President, Curtis Spencer. Curtis, 21, is based out of the University of Western Australia, completing his undergraduate degree in Marine Biology. Curtis is passionate about making positive change for our oceans - recently completing a shark-research internship in South Africa...

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