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Coastbeat is a community that celebrates the best of life on our beautiful NSW North Coast. Written by locals for locals, we love telling stories, getting lost, uncovering treasures, sharing the good stuff and enriching lives. Thanks for joining us. Let's head north.


Local Business

4 Jul 2020

When Sasha Kennedy and her family moved from Bali to the beachside town of Woolgoolga, her overriding desire was to “get grounded”. Sasha met business partner, chef Dusty Bowie-Ford and they formed an unlikely partnership, united by the need to create healthy yet tasty meals for their respective gluten intolerant children. Coastbeat sent Elize Strydom[...]


Gowings Whale Trust

We established the Gowings Whale Trust to increase people’s knowledge, involvement and understanding of the Humpback Whale through public education.

100% of the proceeds from the GWT items go to fund selected research projects focused on the life, habits and ultimately preservation of this magnificent species.

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