Surfing Australia Inc

Surfing Australia Inc (formerly Australian Surfriders Association) is the national sporting organisation established to guide and promote the development of surfriding in Australia.Founded in 1963, Surfing Australia has progressed to include six state branches. Membership numbers are mainly derived from competitive amateur surfers and membership has grown to 35000. Surfing Australia conducts all professional and pro-am events in Australia. As well as providing competition at State, national and international level Surfing Australia has programs in the areas of junior development/school programs, coach education, technical and judging, women's development, administration and environment. Surf coaching beginning at learn-to-surf level is conducted through Surfing Australia licensed 'Surfrider Surfschools'. Please ring for information about facilities, assistance and encouragement given to people with disabilities who would like to participate.

Contact name: 
Martin Grose
National Development Manager
Phone 1: 
(02) 6674 9888
(02) 6674 9887
Postal Address: 
PO Box 1613
Access facilities: 
Limited wheelchair access - not many surf locations are accessible for people in wheelchairs
Opening hours: 
9.00am to 5.00pm
All disabilities
Surfing, sport, recreation
Service details
Standard membership $44, silver membership $60, gold membership $70
International, national, includes rural areas, office on the Tweed Heads
Federal Government - Australian Sports, Branches receive State Department of Sport and Recreation grants, memberships, s
A full time funded and staffed information and resource centre, games' rules with information for people with disabilities, project evaluation service for other organisations, community education courses


Nican highly recommends contacting accommodation facilities prior to booking to ensure they meet your specific requirements. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information on our website as we are unable to verify all information supplied to us.