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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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The four-year-old D’bah Boardriders club had its first win at the Volcom Kirra Teams Challenge held at Duranbah last weekend. It was the first win for the D’bah club at its first challenge. The event, which has been running for 28 years, involved 272 junior and open surfers in 34 teams of eight surfers each from all over Australia. The club won a package of $6,000 and $3,000 worth of vouchers for six juniors to attend the Casuarina surfing high-performance centre. Photos Surfin Snapps Photography.

 

 

 


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