Surf culture has been an important part of the Australian identity for over a century.
Models show the latest swimming costume fashions at the first annual beach inspectors' dinner in 1955.
From national surf carnivals and cultural events to family holidays by the sea, Australians love spending time at the beach.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Phillip Tanner interviews fellow Wonder World! reporter Brett Clements about training for an Ironman event.
An early summer morning on an almost empty Bondi Beach in Sydney.
The Crunchie wrapper in this ad shows it to be a Fry’s product and has no reference to 'Cadbury’s Dairy Milk’ at all.
Shot at the famous Bondi Beach, the film reflects on the prominence of beach culture in Australia.
This newsreel vividly captures 'some Sunday morning’ at St Kilda Beach, Melbourne, showcasing 1920s swimming costumes, parasols and beach culture.
Excerpt from a documentary about Australians’ love affair with the beach, narrated by David Wenham.