Newest World Surfing Reserve – Southern Gold CoastDate: 8 March 2016

Sixteen kilometres of stunning coastline were officially dedicated as the eighth World Surfing Reserve by the Save the Waves Coalition on 8 March 2016, cementing the Gold Coast’s position as the home of Australian surfing.


The dedication will not only elevate the global profile of the Southern Gold Coast’s breaks; it will also provide the foundations to preserve the area by bringing their environmental, cultural, economic and community attributes of surfing areas to the forefront.


The Gold Coast joins a prestigious network of seven other World Surfing Reserves across the world, including Manly NSW and others in South and North America and Europe.


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Re-launch Rainforest Way websi...

1 August 2016

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