1981 The Wanda Beer Tent

Posted: March 17, 2020 at 9:37 am

1981 The Wanda beer tent. The Australian surf life saving titles were held at Wanda for the first time and tooheys was the beer of choice. “I feel like a tooheys or two”. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.






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Elouera ’67

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 1:46 pm

September 1987. Unknown surfer at Elouera beach captured in a moment of brilliance. Tim Vanderlaan phototv3

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Kelvin Hawkins

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 1:13 pm

1987 Kelvin Hawkins carving a turn at Elouera Beach. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.


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1983 The Liddlo’s House

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 1:12 pm

1983 The Liddlo’s house on the hill at Wanda. Taken with a super telephoto lens, AOR and ALOR (Australian Oil Refinery) looms large over green hills, and a couple of horses and their riders walking the beachfront. Tim Vanderlaan Photo


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Gary Green

Posted: December 18, 2019 at 1:45 pm

Piping Hot adv Circa 80s photo Chris Stroh


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Cheeky Review

Posted: December 18, 2019 at 1:42 pm

Mid 80’s Cheeky review. Promoter Kenny Godfrey took over when Gary Hughes left town. The “Cheeky review” shows were a hit in the local pubs during the 80’s. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.


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Posted: December 18, 2019 at 1:36 pm

Mid 1980’s. Richard “Spike” James in perfect position on a Shark Island pearl. Tim Vanderlaan photo.


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1980 Dave Lonsdale.

Posted: October 6, 2019 at 10:44 am

Cronulla Point.  Some surfers have a short surfing life, others like Dave Lonsdale still surf and are as keen 40 years later, as they were when they were grommets.  Tim Vanderlaan Photo.


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Posted: October 6, 2019 at 10:26 am

Some familiar faces …cream of the crop…Grommets Circa 80s photo courtesy Beware the Nulla


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Beach Girls x2

Posted: October 6, 2019 at 10:15 am

1984 Friend & Robyn Page @ North Cronulla photo Graeme Hutchinson


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