Swellnet Dispatch

Why aren't WA surfers using the shark deterrent rebate?

Stu Nettle

West Oz politician wonders why surfers aren't protecting themselves.

Surfing Roadies

Stu Nettle

Stories from the Great Aussie Road Trip.

Carlos Burle // Nazare - video

Stu Nettle

Meanwhile, just up the road from Supertubos...

FISHPEOPLE movie tour

Stu Nettle

Directed by Keith Malloy, FISHPEOPLE tells the stories of six people who've dedicated their lives to the sea. Check tour dates here.

JJF wins through while Jordy bombs out at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal

John John and Gabs progress on a day when five of the eight title contenders bowed out.

Natxo Gonzalez // A Dream Come True - video

Stu Nettle

Natxo Gonzalez had a dream, but did he get the waves?

An artificial surfing reef for Scarborough?

Stu Nettle

A new reef has been proposed in Perth and the operators want your help.

Walter Munk: The father of surf forecasting turns 100

Paul Spence and...

How an Austrian expat opposing Hitler's reign gave rise to modern surf forecasting.

Sunshine Coast Council to exhume Wurtulla whale

Stu Nettle

Stop me if you've heard this one before...

A salute to the mayor - video

Stu Nettle

After nine years on the job, the mayor is bowing out.

Understanding the sea breeze: Part 2

Stu Nettle

Rarely does the sea breeze blow in isolation, and when it corresponds with a high pressure ridge it can create epic condition on some Australian coasts.

Beached Sunshine Coast whale goes into the hole

Stu Nettle

Out of mind, out of sight, right?