Formed in Sydney Australia in 2005 National Surfing Reserves is a voluntary collaboration dedicated to recognising iconic surfing sites in Australia and assisting sites globally.

Our Reserves

Surfing Reserves are ‘iconic’ places of intrinsic environmental, heritage, sporting and cultural value to our nation.

Our Team

Self funded and nonpolitical, the Surfing Reserves team comprises locally based experienced individuals from across Australia, led by the National Board of Directors, who facilitate NSR nominations and management processes.


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