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A Total Fire Ban Declared For Today

The Chief Officer has declared a TOTAL FIRE BAN for TODAY – Friday 17 January – for the whole State of Victoria. This includes the whole of the Surf Coast Shire! NO fires are to be lite in the outdoors. If you see a fire please ...
Surf World International Surf Film Festival 2014

Surf World International Surf Film Festival Screens January 2014

This summer the Surf World International Surf Film Festival returns to Torquay for another season of award winning surf films and documentaries from Australia and around the world. The festival is the largest surf film festival in Australia ...
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Low Key & Alcohol Free Is Focus For Surf Coast New Year’s Eve Celebrations

New Year’s Eve celebrations are happening early on the Surf Coast, with fireworks scheduled for 9:30pm in Lorne and Torquay. No public entertainment will be provided in Lorne or Torquay, with fireworks to be visible from most residential ...
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Saturday Declared A Total Fire Ban Day

Tomorrow, Saturday 28 December 2013 has been declared a Total Fire Ban day for seven Victorian districts, including Central District. This means no fire can be lit in the open air from 00:01 hours on 28 December 2013 until 23:59 hours on 28 ...
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Keep Your Campfire Safe This Summer

As families prepare for their summer camping trips, a new video released by the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) tells campers about the best ways to ensure your campfire is safe. DEPI’s Land and Fire Regional ...
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Aircranes Delilah and Malcolm Fly To Victoria For Summer

Two powerful Aircranes dubbed Delilah and Malcolm have arrived to protect Victoria from the threat of grassfires and bushfires this summer. Minister for Justice Michael Keenan said the Commonwealth.s $14 million annual investment in aerial ...
Kelly Slater USA, 41, claims 2013 Billabong Pipe Masters win

Kelly Slater Wins Billabong Pipe Masters, Florence Takes Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Saturday, December 14, 2013) – Kelly Slater (USA), 41, has won the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons after a day of incredible 10 to 15 foot (three to four metre) waves at Pipeline, defeating ...
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Mick Fanning Claims 2013 ASP World Title at Billabong Pipe Masters

BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Saturday, December 14, 2013) – Mick Fanning (AUS), 32, claimed his third ASP World Title today in epic conditions at the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons. The final event of the 2013 ASP World ...
Nic Muscroft helped the Torquay Boardriders Club take out the first ever Victorian Round of the Be the Influence Australian Boardriders Battle. Photo credit and copyright SURFING VICTORIA

Torquay Boardriders Club Wins The Inaugural Victorian Round Of The Be The Influence Australian Boardriders Battle

Cape Woolamai, Victoria (Saturday December 14, 2013): Torquay Boardriders Club has continued its dominance of Victorian club surfing today with a win at the Be the Influence Australian Boardriders Battle at Cape Woolamai on Phillip Island. With ...
The Sunshine Coast's Kai Hing is chaired up the beach at the 2012 Rip Curl GromSearch. Photo Credit - Surfing Queensland

2013 Rip Curl GromSearch National Champion To Be Decided At Coolum Beach

Date: 17-20 December, 2013 The final event of the five stop Rip Curl GromSearch Australian series, presented by POSCA, will see the country’s premier junior surfers converge on the beautiful shores of Coolum on Queensland’s Sunshine ...
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Be FireReady This Summer

Victoria is in one of the most fire-prone areas in the world and the Surf Coast / Otway region is not immune, in fact it is a hot spot. The last big bushfire to hit this region was the catastrophic Ash Wednesday Fires of 1983, when lives were ...

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