About Us

Surf Life Saving is Australia's major water safety, drowning prevention and rescue organisation.

About Surf Life Saving NSW - volunteer Lifesavers

Our primary role is to save lives on the beach and our 129 Surf Life Saving Clubs and 74,000 members in NSW, makes us one of the largest volunteer movements in Australia.

Surf Life Saving NSW is a not-for-profit organisation which relies on community generosity including donations, fundraising and corporate sponsorship.

Surf Life Saving is an inclusive and uniquely Australian movement which offers people young and old, the opportunity to make a difference, make friends and maybe save a life.

Our Mission

To save lives, create great Australians and build better communities.

Corporate Information




Ian Fullagar
Lex Sportiva


Organisational Structure and Corporate Governance

Raising the Flags - Supporting Members, Club and Branches

Charitable Fundraising Authority

Director's Report

SLSNSW Strategic Plan 2013-14 to 2016-17

Annual Reports

View the Surf Life Saving NSW Annual Reports here.


Beyond the Flags - Member Magazine

SurfLIFE - Official SLSNSW Magazine

National Coastal Safety Report 2011

National Coastal Safety Report 2012

National Coastal Safety Report 2013

National Coastal Safety Report 2014

National Coastal Safety Report 2015

National Coastal Safety Report 2016