Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Beech Grove, Indiana *sigh*
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29? That's Shaq to us. Stupid metric system that makes sense! Why can't you convert to the convoluted methods the civilized western world uses? You know, 1ft = 2.935372890234 yards and there are 5,3hundredsomething feet in a mile... Nooo, everything has to be even and easy to remember. Whatever.
I'm not a big park rider, so I can't recommend a specific board, but typically if you buy name brand you will get good gear. I don't know exactly who sells to Australia, but I don't know that you would save anything buying American if you're paying shipping. I prefer Rome myself. There is a website called DiscountSnowboards.com that I have used before that says they sell Australian, but I don't know how the prices match up.
As for the other stuff, most of it is personal preference. 60 kilos is about 135 - 140 pounds I think, but that sounds a little small for 6ft unless you're thin. You want to factor weight into your decision on board length more than height. I am 6'3 180lbs and I have a 158 for the midwest snow and a 164 for western snows, but I prefer backcountry riding over the park. I don't ride switch much except when I'm goofing off, but you might want to consider a duckfooted stance. I tried that once at a park and it was a lot easier to land tricks. Since I spend my time facing one way down the hill I never tried it before.
If you search the site, you'll find everything you need to know here. Most snowboarding options are personal preference and you can decide that for yourself when you're comfortable. If you give us a budget, we might be able to help you choose some quality gear.