SLSNSW Volunteer Statistics

Fri 31 May 2013

Surf Life Saving volunteers across NSW have once again shown their commitment to the community, collectively contributing 667,000 voluntary patrol hours on NSW beaches during the 2012/13 season.

Protection Beyond the Flags

Fri 31 May 2013

As surf lifesavers we are passionate about keeping our members protected from the harmful effects of the sun and we have been able to negotiate a great deal on behalf of NSW Clubs.

Racing To Save Lives

Tue 28 May 2013

In 2013 participants in the Blackmore's Sydney Running Festival have the opportunity to fund raise for Surf Life Saving NSW as their charity of choice .

Ballina Jet Boat Rescues Stranded Yacht

Fri 24 May 2013

BALLINA Jet Boat Rescue Service has been busy leading the recovery of True Bluess, the single-masted 23ft yacht that washed up on Byron Bay's Main Beach on Wednesday 22nd May.

NSW Parliamentary Friends of SLS Thank Lifesavers

Fri 24 May 2013

All our Clubs and Branches will soon receive correspondence from the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving, thanking them and all volunteer lifesavers for another outstanding season.

Kiama Takes Lead In IRB Premiership At Forster

Fri 24 May 2013

Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) crews from throughout NSW lined up for Round’s 1 and 2 of the Surf Life Saving NSW IRB Premiership at Forster on the Lower North Coast on the 18-19 May.

Clubs' Windfall in the Federal Government Budget

Fri 24 May 2013

In the Federal Government’s Budget last week, $2.7 million in funding was announced which will go directly to grassroots clubs in the Mid North Coast of NSW.

Flood on Fire

Fri 24 May 2013

Manly LSC's Naomi Flood has continued her strong canoe sprint world cup form with two medals in the Czech Republic.

Insurance Liability Declarations

Fri 24 May 2013

Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) have supplied SLSNSW with an Insurance Liability declaration that must be completed by all Clubs and Branches and returned to JLT no later than 10 June 2013.

SLSNSW Awarded for Volunteer Management

Thu 23 May 2013

In a great end to National Volunteer Week, SLSNSW picked up the Volunteer Management Award gong at the NSW Sports Federation Awards.

Lucky Supporter Picks Up $15,000 Cash

Wed 22 May 2013

One of our major fundraising efforts on behalf of surf clubs is the SLSNSW quarterly raffle, which raises much-needed funds to help our volunteers save thousands of lives every year.

NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards – Nominations Now Open

Fri 17 May 2013

Nominations are now open and are a perfect opportunity for clubs to recognise their volunteers from within all areas of Surf Life Saving.

SLSNSW Awards of Excellence – Venue Confirmed

Fri 17 May 2013

A venue has been confirmed for the 2013 SLSNSW Awards of Excellence. The event will be held on Saturday 3 August 2013 at the Sydney Sofitel Wentworth. This is a great venue right in the heart of Sydney city, close to the airport and public transport. Accommodation at this venue is also available and all Surf Life Saving guests will receive a discounted rate of $245 for their nights’ stay – just quote SURF030813 at the time of booking. Official invites will be distributed mid-June so start organising your tables now!

Club Funding in Community Building Partnership Program

Fri 17 May 2013

Through the NSW Government’s 2012-13 Community Building Partnership program, funding has been directed to 11 Surf Life Saving Clubs to support their infrastructure projects.

Volunteer In The Spotlight- Richard Lytham OAM

Fri 17 May 2013

Richard “Richie" Lytham from Collaroy SLSC is the epitome of a volunteer. Richie has turned his love of Surf Life Saving into an unfathomable number of volunteer hours, helping to improve and enrich the movement at all levels.

Lifejacket Saves Kayaker

Thu 16 May 2013

All ocean users were reminded of the importance of wearing lifejackets after a kayaker survived for six hours in the ocean off Port Stephens on Sunday night.

Round 2 of NSW IRB Heads To Forster

Wed 15 May 2013

The second round of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership will look to kick off the Series at Forster on the Lower North Coast this weekend (18-19 May).

Working Bee Saves A Life

Tue 14 May 2013

Thirroul Surf Life Saving Club’s voluntary patrols may have finished for the season but that hasn’t stopped its members from springing in to action when required.

How to Produce a Quality Annual Report

Fri 10 May 2013

Now that the season has ended, many clubs are getting their Annual Reports together for the season wrap-up.

End of Season Thanks to NSW Surf Lifesavers

Fri 3 May 2013

At the conclusion of another busy season, we want to thank each and every volunteer and their families for their commitment to keeping people safe on NSW beaches.

Position Vacant: Lifesaving Officer

Fri 3 May 2013

We currently have an exciting role which requires an organised individual to assist in the administration and coordination of lifesaving grants, resources and various lifesaving programs in support of surf clubs.

Kiama Downs Ready to Defend State Title

Fri 3 May 2013

Round 1 of the NSW IRB Premiership series kicks off this weekend at Mollymook. Defending State Champions, Kiama Downs SLSC, are the team with the target on their back.

Top 10 in Transparency Awards

Wed 1 May 2013

For the third year in a row, Surf Life Saving NSW has been named a Top 10 Finalist in the PricewaterhouseCoopers (Pwc) Transparency Awards ($5m to $30m revenue category.)