On Nobby’s Reef with Tom Dyer

Coming from a family of surfers and sailors, Tom Dyer was destined to enter the ocean. The personal connection he has made through spearfishing has helped him maintain sobriety, connect with his Aboriginal heritage, and become the person he wants to be.

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On Fingal Bay with John Clarke

John Clarke is a local legend in Port Stephens, a man who has dedicated 40 years to preserving its culture and protecting its environment for the future. Read about his journey into these waters and the many great stories he has collected along the way.

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On Styx Creek with Mark MacLean

Ten years ago, Mark MacLean chased his dog into the stormwater drains of Hamilton North. What he discovered there was wildlife, garbage, eccentric characters, graffiti artists, and a profound new appreciation for water.

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On Stockton Beach with Willow Forsyth

The unique peninsula suburb of Stockton is famous for its long golden coastline and beach culture, however its future is now under threat from erosion. Local resident Willlow Forsyth explains how things got so bad, the impact of the crisis, and a possible way forward.

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On Hexham Swamp with Cameron Webb

Environmental scientist Dr. Cameron Webb has everything you need to know about the coming mosquito season, as well as much-needed insights into wetlands ecology and the looming crisis of our overdeveloping coasts.

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On Newcastle’s Rockpools with Bastian Fox Phelan

Bastian Fox Phelan talks about their journey into the low tide zones of the beach, the extraordinary things that are to be found there, mindful exploration, and how ecological awareness begins at home.

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On Newcastle Harbour with Bob Cook

Bob Cook talks about Newcastle’s industrial heritage, the wartime fortification of the coastline, the rise and fall of our own Maritime Museum, life at BHP Steelworks, and the importance of remembering.

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