Maev Kerri Fitzpatrick, a surfer and now long-distance swimmer, is one woman who is taking action to prevent big oil entering the Great Australian Bight.
Some of the biggest names in Australian surfing will join hundreds of ocean lovers with Surfrider Foundation Australia to clean up one of the world’s most famous harbours. Held in conjunction with Clean Up Australia Day, which is celebrated this year on Sunday, 3 March 2019, Surfrider aims to empower people to protect and improve their [...]
Save the Waves Film Festival has partnered with Surfrider Foundation Australia to bring the world’s only international surf and environmental film festival to Australian shores. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8qIaG6NAGI&feature=youtu.be The Festival is an international film tour and advocacy campaign for the Save The Waves Coalition. It aims to promote their environmental programs and initiatives, and educate and inspire [...]
Between 11-14 April 2019, Bondi Beach will herald the first annual Ocean Lovers Festival as a genuine Australian response to the plight of our oceans. A fun and upbeat event, focused on Australia’s love of the ocean sport and recreation, will be held at one of the world’s most iconic beaches. The Festival is the [...]
Surfrider Foundation Australia has released a video featuring their Ambassador and National Policy & Advocacy Advisor, Maev Kerri Fitzpatrick. The video, by Bondi-based photographer Ben Cook, highlights Maev’s dedication to protecting Australia’s waves and beaches through Conservation, Activism, Research and Education (C.A.R.E.). https://vimeo.com/305983019 Maev is proud to support Surfrider Foundation Australia and encourages swimmers, surfers [...]
A complaint from North Bondi swimmers has sparked a proposal to restrict surfboards and reignited old tensions over who rules the waves on eastern beaches.