Body found at iconic beach spot ‘The Gap’ in WA’s south

Body found at iconic beach spot ‘The Gap’ in WA’s south

Posted May 17, 2018 19:02:53 Related Story: Rescuers fight through bee swarm after fatal crash Related Story: Tightrope walkers at Albany tourist spot spark police ire A man has died after falling off rocks into the ocean at The Gap near Albany. According to police, he was with a group …

Tiny beach community fears for ‘pristine’ environment over carbon capture and storage plan

Tiny beach community fears for ‘pristine’ environment over carbon capture and storage plan

Posted May 13, 2018 07:25:18 Photo: Ninety Mile Beach Action Group member Erin Foster says the community feels like guinea pigs. (ABC Gippsland: Nicole Asher) Related Story: Fishermen worried seismic survey will damage sea life Residents of an isolated beach village in Victoria’s east are fighting carbon capture and storage …

PNG fisherman uncovers 60 kilograms of suspected illicit drugs buried on remote beach

PNG fisherman uncovers 60 kilograms of suspected illicit drugs buried on remote beach

By Bethanie Harriman in Port Moresby Posted May 11, 2018 17:09:09 Photo: Fisherman found 11 bags containing what they believed were hard drugs. (Supplied) Related Story: Ice is Australia’s illicit drug of choice and its use is increasing, according to wastewater analysis Related Story: Fears ice infiltrating remote Top End …

Globetrotting fire spinner finds community in unlikely place at Mindil Beach markets

Globetrotting fire spinner finds community in unlikely place at Mindil Beach markets

Posted May 06, 2018 07:30:26 Photo: Hale Wilson first picked up a Samoan fire knife at age seven. (ABC Radio Darwin: Jesse Thompson) It’s often seen as an ostentatious circus act, best left to those who are as daring as they are dexterous. But for Hale Wilson, the art of …

Range Rover rolls on beach, ends up half-buried in sand and sea in island adventure gone wrong

Range Rover rolls on beach, ends up half-buried in sand and sea in island adventure gone wrong

Updated May 03, 2018 14:34:07 Photo: It didn’t take long for the sand and sea to swallow the Range Rover. (Supplied: Queensland Ambulance Service) Related Story: Forget message in a bottle, an entire shipping container just washed up in Queensland A roam around Fraser Island in a four-wheel-drive has ended …

Bondi Beach almost had a train station, but fear got in the way – Curious Sydney

Bondi Beach almost had a train station, but fear got in the way – Curious Sydney

Updated May 03, 2018 13:01:21 Photo: It can be a lot of push and shove to get on a bus to or from Bondi Junction train station. (Supplied: Daniel Bowen) Related Story: Sydney is rebuilding tram systems ripped out in the 1960s It is Australia’s most famous beach, but anyone …

Is there such thing as a private beach in Queensland?

Is there such thing as a private beach in Queensland?

Posted May 01, 2018 13:54:41 Photo: Every beach in Queensland is considered Crown land. (ABC News: Ashleigh Stevenson) Related Story: Moreton Island resort security told family to vacate public beach Queensland is home to some of the world’s best beaches, but are some sections of our coastline closed to the …

Tangalooma Resort security wrongly told family to leave public beach and mooring

Tangalooma Resort security wrongly told family to leave public beach and mooring

Updated May 01, 2018 05:41:33 Photo: Lisa Wilkins and her daughter Isabella were confronted by security on the beach at Moreton Island. (Supplied: Lisa Wilkins) A Brisbane family says they were left shocked and outraged when a security guard on Moreton Island tried to force them off a public beach, …

Broome’s Cable Beach closed for second time in days after irukandji jellyfish sting

Broome’s Cable Beach closed for second time in days after irukandji jellyfish sting

Updated April 29, 2018 15:47:41 Lifeguards have closed Cable Beach in Broome after a woman was stung by an irukandji jellyfish this morning. The woman is in hospital in a stable condition. It comes just days after a woman was stung by an irukandji jellyfish at the same beach and …