Monthly Archives: February 2020

Queensland Premier vows to protect famed Gold Coast breaks


This week’s surprise announcement by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk that her government would strive to introduce legislation protecting the Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve immediately raised the question, what about us? Slip of the tongue or was the Premier unaware that Queensland’s second World Surfing Reserve will be dedicated on February 21? Government insiders hurriedly assured

A Gem of a Deal

Gregg Piercy

Noosa World Surfing Reserve’s Dedication Day this month will also celebrate the start of a strategic partnership with GemLife, the innovative developer of over-50s lifestyle resorts. GemLife, which had its gestation in Noosa, thanks to founder and Sunshine Beach surfer Gregg Piercy, and now operates facilities over three states, joins Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving

Noosa Points Ready To Fire For World Surfing Reserve Celebration


After months of very little surfing action on Noosa’s fabled points, the Coral Sea has suddenly come alive with swell potential, just in time for the celebration as Noosa is declared the 10th World Surfing Reserve. Noosa will be declared a World Surfing Reserve on Friday, 21 February, becoming only the third Australian surfing destination