An actual functioning man-made reef. Burkitts Reef, Bargara

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Dicky Roberts started the topic in Monday, 29 Jan 2024 at 9:16am

Just came across the story here from ABC. Does anyone have more info on this?

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offshoreozzie Wednesday, 31 Jan 2024 at 4:29am

I grew up in Bargara ha.
I knew some work was done but not the specifics and havent lived or surfed there for years.. this was '97 it looks like. Here's some more info tho after a quick search:

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truebluebasher Wednesday, 31 Jan 2024 at 1:13pm

swellnet Qldurrz are obliged to share wot rare info there is on Burkitts Reef.

Sure...being Qldurrz we're likely to bury our lot in the weirdest of places...
Send tbb 'round in circles chasin' his own tail...
Like where would one bury our Qld dedication to our lost Reef...

Salute Dicky Roberts /'s ya reward!

re : #1 surf journo Stu's swellnet Dispatch...
Filed under : [ Fijian Communities reject World Wave Project ]

2nd June 2022 tbb links many assorted News / Sites to unearth the background story...
Includes plenty of rare History & Stats + Surf / Underwater Vidz...proper no frills Deluxe Version!

Qldurrz are stoked to share our exclusive swellnet dedication to our pioneering Surf Reef...enjoy!

swellnet crew present...Bargara Reef