Surf-riding Contest, Noosa 1969

The second annual surf-riding contest at Noosa was held over the weekend of 16-18 September 1969. The event attracted over 2000 spectators and 155 entrants.

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Originally a news broadcast on Wide Bay Television.
This film was originally produced by WBQ 8 and was reproduced as 7 Extract from the Archives project. The project was supported by an innovation grant from the Library Board of Queensland.
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Surf-riding Contest, Noosa 1969
Surf-riding Contest, Noosa 1969
2000 watched surfriders, Gympie Times, Saturday 16 September 1969, page 5
Noosa surfriders set pattern for bigger carnival, Gympie Times, Tuesday 18 September 1969, page 3