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Everything Old Is New Again

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Noosa World Surfing Reserve and Noosa Surf Museum present an evening of surf film nostalgia Mark down Thursday, 10 March in your diary. That’s when the Noosa Surf Museum comes alive with incredible surfing footage, old and new, celebrating the pioneering days of the 1960s and ‘70s. The first part of this free-entry family entertainment

Surfer Suffers Serious Head Injury at Noosa

Science Behind the sand Drone Footage by Javier Leon

One surfer’s serious head injury while surfing the Noosa points and another’s lucky escape while attempting to launch off Dolphin Point in dangerous conditions has sparked a round of seasonal media frenzy calling for action. The catalyst was 42-year-old Noosa surfer Derek Symons’ sliced scalp last weekend at National Park break – “‘Blood pouring out’:

Defibrillator Now Located at Noosa National Park Information Centre

Defibrillator installed at Noosa National Park

  Noosa World Surfing Reserve, in partnership with Queensland Parks and Wildlife and BCR Medical, national distributors of the Lifepak CR2 defibrillator kits, last week installed the first of a projected five defibrillators outside the Noosa Parks Association information centre and kiosk adjacent to the National Park surf break. The NWSR is negotiating with Parks

The Surfers Christmas Ball 2020

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“The Surfers Christmas Ball”  hosted by Noosa World Surfing Reserve. A night of fun, film, live music, dancing and stories, 6pm till late, Saturday 12 December 2020 at the Sunshine Beach Surf Club Function Room. Live music with The SandFlys, special guest speaker Gary “Kong” Elkerton in conversation with Phil Jarratt, and a nostalgic screening

Protecting our Patch

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The stewardship committee of the Noosa World Surfing Reserve have been working over the past couple of months to help build the framework for proposed State government legislation to protect Queensland’s two World Surfing Reserves, Noosa and the Southern Gold Coast.   The legislation was flagged by the Premier at the launch of the Global

President’s Summer Wrap (in April)


The Noosa World Surfing Reserve enjoyed a very busy and productive summer, before going into lockdown due to Covid-19. Our local stewardship council continues to work behind the scenes on fundraising initiatives and future plans, including our ongoing involvement with Noosa Shire Council, the Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve and other stakeholders in framing the