Surf culture has been an important part of the Australian identity for over a century.
Patricia (Little Pattie) Thelma Thompson (née Amphlett) OAM (born 1949), is an Australian singer whose debut single with The Statesmen, ‘He's My Blonde-Headed, Stompie Wompie, Real Gone Surfer Boy’
At Bondi Beach, the Queen observes an Australian surf carnival, a gathering of teams from surf clubs around the country and New Zealand, all wearing the traditional neck-to-knee surfing costume tha
Beautiful blues and vibrant greens fly by as Tim Bonython navigates Bali in search of the ideal waves to glide along.
Young Sydney businessman Shane Stedman supplements his surfboard manufacturing operation by producing woollen ugg boots in the winter months.
Cate Shortland brings her distinctive visual sensibility and mood-oriented storytelling to a tale of cross-cultural experience, departure and unrequited love.
For sheer whimsy, it is hard to go past the one minute and forty seconds of 'He’s My Blond Headed Stompie Wompie Real Gone Surfer Boy’ by the 14-year-old Little Pattie.
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.
Echoes is a 23-minute film within the film, composed entirely of George Greenough’s footage from inside the curl of the wave – the legendary 'green room’.