Summer of ’69: Remembering our life on the beach

Remember when we could just splash around and chill out at the beach all holidays? The Australian beach is iconic
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Remember when we could just splash around and chill out at the beach all holidays? The Australian beach is iconic and tonight we take a look back at those days in the sun!

What do you remember? Growing up near a beach was the Aussie dream.

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Via State library of NSW

Catching some rays!

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Via State library of Victoria 

Looking for pippies

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Via State library of Victoria 

Catching a wave

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The iconic station wagon and caravan

Via State library of NSW 

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Via Yvonne Thompson 

A family pic

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Via Yvonne Thompson 

We all love camping!

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Via Yvonne Thompson 

Remember sitting in the back of the car?

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Via Catherine Armitage

Beach picnics!

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Via Australian Government

Beach cricket is the best.

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Via Australian Government

Did you ever go surfing?

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Via Surf research

So cool….

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Via Pittwater Online News

Surf Life Savers

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Via Coffs Harbour Surf Lifesaving Club

Fun times!

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Via The Surf Club Mooloolaba

Combie vans were a beach favourite

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Via The Guardian

Did you ever go camping?

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Via The Guardian

Did you stay on a resort when you went to beach?

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Via The Guardian

The beaches were always popular

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Via flickr

Beach showers were refreshing.

 

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Via Graham Burstow 

Relaxing on the deck – look at that view!

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Via flickr

What are your memories of the beach?

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