2016 INF- New Zealand-Congress Federation - 16~20 November 2016 Wellington New Zealand
Our NZ cousins are holding next year’s INF convention. Every 8-10 years they are held outside of Europe. This is a marvellous opportunity to meet our naturist family from other countries. View the latest newsletter here.
Visit them on facebook.
Or visit the New Zealand Naturist Federation site here.
While on the subject of our NZ cousins
Glenne runs a social group in the Bay of Plenty for those who aspire to the naturist philosophy, you can catch up with them on their blog here.
A-Bay rally gets a mention on the ABC facebook site.
A long weekend to enjoy and this morning there is a rally in Noosa (see below) to support calls for an official nudist beach. Would you visit one?
Add your comments to the 612 ABC facebook page here.
Also listen to ABC's Tim Cox's interview with The Deputy Mayor of Noosa Cllr Bob Abbot here.
The Project Discusses clothing optional beach petition.
On a recent edition of "The Project" our own Stuart and Bruce Saunders MP discuss the petition for a clothing option beach in QLD and the economic benefits of it. See it here (about 5 mins in).
Stuart and John Hart were also interviewed by Kim Mothershaw on radio station 4BC. Read and listen here.
Click on either image to add your name to the petition.
NUDITITY OFFENCES ON ALEXANDRA BEACH - AUSTRALIAN SEX PARTY CALLS FOR QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT TO AMEND SUMMARY OFFENCES ACT
The Queensland Branch of the Australian Sex Party is dismayed by recent arrests for "wilful exposure" of at least half a dozen citizens enjoying naturism at Alexandra Bay on the Sunshine Coast.
This remote beach within Noosa National Park has long been an unofficial nudist beach. The Sex Party's Queensland Branch is also perplexed by the inherent sexism of reports in the Sunshine Coast Daily (See below) newspaper that only males are capable of being arrested for "wilful exposure," as female genitalia do not "hang out!"
Responsibility for such arrests is clearly at state government level. We also note the seemingly high levels of local support for Alexandra Bay being clothing optional, with a survey on the Sunshine Coast Daily's website showing that more than 80% of respondents are supportive.
The Queensland Branch of the Australian Sex Party calls upon the Queensland government to appropriately amend the Queensland Summary Offences Act 2005, Number 4, Section 9 to allow local councils to designate specific clothing optional beaches, and will convene a clothing optional public support meeting at the southern end of Alexandra Beach at 11 AM on Saturday, October 3.
All interested persons and the media are invited. Sex Party T-shirts will be available should the constabulary be sighted!
Publicity for Saturday's clothing optional public meeting at Alexandria Beach continues, with Mix FM carrying the story today, and the ABC tomorrow. Noosa Today magazine will carry it on its next front page on Thursday. The Sunshine Coast Daily will hopefully come through soon also. Police say that they will not attend unless they receive complaints prior...See more.
Check the meeting invite here.
YOUR CHANCE TO PUT WORDS INTO ACTION
JOIN a stronger more viable combined FBA/ANF organisation TODAY.
At an upcoming Extraordinary General Meeting members of FBA will have the chance to form a new committee that will sit under the ANF executive.
A few articles in the Sun Coast Daily concerning Alexandria Bay
New Petition for a Clothing Optional Beach on the Fraser Coast
It is sponsored by Maryborough's Member of Parliament Bruce Saunders MP and initiated by John Hart
Fingers Crossed !!! Click here (or the image) to sign the QLD petition.
TAN magazine has a brand New Website !!!
OK! The answer is Wendy and Jim.
We have had a lots of enquiries regarding the couple in our revolving banner, well as we have already hinted they are Wendy and Jim. Together they run Sunland Holiday Villiage in South Australia (near Robe) Australia's only ocean front nudist resort. Click on the image (Or here) to go throught to their resort description which also includes a link to their website.
Sunland Holiday Villiage An ANF affiliated resort.
Our first member outside of Australasia
Our first overseas member outside of Australasia. Barefeet Naturist Resort. Thank you Gregers and Dao for membership with the INF/ANF. Your resort is beautiful. We hope our members and readers will visit you and lovely Thailand.
Click image to visit their web site.
Birdie Beach in the News
Cheryl Bridge has sent us a newpaper clipping regarding Cr Greg Best's quest to make the NSW central coast the nude tourist center of Australia with Birdie Beach its star attaction.
Cheryl CAVN attended the Wyong Shire Council meeting this evening.
A great job by Cheryl to attend the meeting and deliver the case for nude beach recreation & tourism. Stuart At TAN assisted with preparation. A great job all-round.
Could the promotion of nude tourism improve Wyong's bottom line?;
Glen Donnelly Nude Beach Battle, Listen to Glen Donnelly who is rallying to save the only, legal, nude beach on the Central Coast.Councillor Lloyd Taylor has concerns about some of the undesirable element being drawn to Birdie Beach and has his say (Click to listen).
Click on the images to read the items.
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You can come to the ANF Convention.
You can become an ANF supporter direct with the ANF and get an ANF/INF card/passport.
Plus, you assist & support the ANF and naturism in general.
INF-FNI Press release - Naturist anti-censorship statement
The INF has released a statement on censorship regarding the natural human body, especially with regard to Social Media.
Pilwarren Maslins Beach Carnival
Today Gary Thorley, Secretary of the ANF announced that the ANF is proud to support the SA-Maslin Beach Nude Games being held on 17th January 2016.
The Helios/ANF Convention planning is well underway.
Read the current news letter here.
ANZAC Day Nude Beach Cricket
The ANZAC Day Nude Beach Cricket Match was a great success.
Alexandria Bay Petition
Make your wishes known sign the petition for a naturist beach in Queensland.
Sign the online petition now.
Or print the hard copy version, sign (and get your friends, relations, non naturist or other to sign too) and return to the ANF. Alexandria Bay Petition
- signatures: 771
we've got 840 signatures, help us get to 1,000 only 160 to go !!
Nudists left dangling over Alexandria Bay petition
A PETITION to make Alexandria Bay an official nude beach has gained signatures from all over the world.
Beware Increased Police Activity at Alexandria Bay
A policeman has been regularly booking men at Alexandria Bay for skinny-dipping.
Get ready for the Annual Nude Bowling In Melbourne
National Gallery of Australia adult-only viewing of James Turrell Exhibition