New and Improved Beachsafe App

Thu 29 Aug 2013

Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) has launched its new and improved Beachsafe app for iPhones and android devices.

Whale and Dolphin Exclusion Zones

Thu 29 Aug 2013

Each year between May and November the east coast of Australia bears witness to the spectacular migration of whales from Antarctica to south east Queensland and back.

Lifesaving Development Opportunity - India

Thu 29 Aug 2013

Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) in conjunction with its partner the Rashtriya Life Saving Society India [RLSS (I)] is seeking the services of a SLSA volunteer to travel to India.

Lifejackets and Rockfishing - Discussion Paper

Tue 27 Aug 2013

The Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher, is inviting submissions to a discussion paper on the wearing of lifejackets by rock fishers.

Project Blueprint Visits Pittwater

Tue 27 Aug 2013

SLSNSW and Australian CoastSafe are undertaking Phase Two of an ambitious project through the funding support of the NSW Water Safety Black Spot Fund called ‘Project Blueprint’.

ALS Lifeguards Prepare For New Season

Mon 26 Aug 2013

Up to thirty current and aspiring Lifeguards from Port Stephens and Great Lakes Councils will be put through their paces at the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) training and proficiency day on Saturday 31st August at One Mile Beach.

ALS Pittwater Lifeguards Gearing Up For New Season

Mon 26 Aug 2013

Up to fifty current and aspiring Lifeguards from Pittwater Council will be put through their paces at the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) training and proficiency day on Friday 30th August at Palm Beach.

Lifesavers Head Back To The Bush

Mon 26 Aug 2013

Thousands of primary school students from inland NSW will soon get the opportunity to take part in vital water safety lessons ahead of summer, when some of the state’s finest surf lifesavers travel to regional NSW.

Keep Australia Beautiful 2013 Clean Beaches Awards

Mon 26 Aug 2013

Surf Clubs across NSW have played a major role in the Keep Australia Beautiful Clean Beaches Program and expressions of interest and submissions are now open for the 2013 Awards.

Taree Old Bar SLSC Gets a Helping Hand

Mon 26 Aug 2013

Administrators have been appointed at Taree-Old Bar SLSC to assist the club in its current operations and planning for the future.

Interview With Rachelle King- 2013 Pool Rescue Champion Club Captain

Wed 21 Aug 2013

Terrigal SLSC became the first NSW team to be crowned the Australian Pool Rescue Champions since 2008 after winning the event over the weekend at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane.

Terrigal SLSC Wins Gold At National Pool Rescue Championships

Mon 19 Aug 2013

Terrigal SLSC has been crowned the 2013 Australian Pool Rescue Club Champions at the national titles in Queensland.

NSW Athletes Ready For 2013 Australian Pool Rescue Championships

Fri 16 Aug 2013

430 Surf Life Saving (SLS) athletes from 47 clubs around Australia, and one from New Zealand, will converge at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane this coming weekend for Surf Life Saving Australia’s (SLSA) Australian Pool Rescue Championships (August 16-18).

ALS Lifeguards Gearing Up For Season

Wed 14 Aug 2013

Lifeguards from Tweed, Byron, Ballina, Richmond Valley, Clarence Valley, Bellingen and Nambucca Shires will be put through their paces at the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) training and proficiency day on Sunday 18 August.

Wild Weather Keeps Lifesavers Busy

Mon 12 Aug 2013

Wild winds have ensured lifesavers have been flat out on Monday afternoon, with SLS assets being tasked to assist with five incidents across the state in less than an hour.

Coastal Ambassadors Program Visit Ballina

Mon 12 Aug 2013

Ballina Lighthouse and Lismore SLSC is thrilled to have been selected as the Far North Coast Surf Club to host the Coastal Ambassadors Program.

Pool Athletes Head to New Zealand

Fri 9 Aug 2013

SLSNSW has selected 12 athletes to compete in the New Zealand (NZ) Pool Rescue Championships to be held in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Volunteer at the 2013 Special Olympics

Thu 8 Aug 2013

Do you want to use your SLS skills and experience for something special? Register now to volunteer at the 2013 Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games.

Maroubra Lifesaver Named Volunteer Of The Year

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Sydney Surf Lifesaver Trent Thomas from Maroubra SLSC has taken out the Volunteer of the Year award at the annual Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence held in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August.

Northern Beaches Lifesavers Receive Top Honours At SLSNSW Awards

Wed 7 Aug 2013

A multitude of Sydney Northern Beaches Surf Lifesavers have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products on Saturday August 3rd in Sydney.

Tacking Point Clubbie Named NSW Lifesaver Of The Year

Wed 7 Aug 2013

The Mid North Coast Branch and especially Tacking Point SLSC have had a huge night at the Surf Life Saving Awards Of Excellence on August 3rd, taking home a number of awards.

Woonona SLSC Named NSW Surf Club Of The Year

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Illawarra Surf Lifesavers have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August, taking out both Club and Trainer of the Year.

ILS Rescue 2014 Officials Nominations

Wed 7 Aug 2013

The ILS Sport Commission is calling for applications from suitable qualified and experienced Referees/Technical Officials who wish to be considered to officiate at the various Lifesaving World Championships to be held at Rescue 2014, in Montpellier/Le Grand Motte, France in September 2014.

Hunter Branch Honoured At Surf Life Saving Awards Of Excellence

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Surf Lifesavers from the Hunter and the branch itself have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August.

Top Lifesavers Honoured At SLSNSW Awards Of Excellence

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Far North Coast Surf Lifesavers have achieved top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August.

Central Coast Lifesavers Achieve Top Honours

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Central Coast Surf Lifesavers have achieved top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August.

SLSA International Training Opportunity

Tue 6 Aug 2013

Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) is seeking the services of a SLSA Trainer (or Trainer/Assessor or Facilitator) to travel to Phuket in September or October 2013 to deliver surf lifesaving skills update for the Phuket Lifeguards.

New SurfCom Operators Wanted

Tue 6 Aug 2013

Do you have a voice for radio? Now is your chance to be a part of the Surf Emergency Response system linking SLS to NSW Emergency Services and Government agencies.

MacMasters Beach SLSC Wins Landcare Award

Fri 2 Aug 2013

MacMasters Beach SLSC has won a NSW Regional Landcare Award and has now been nominated for the NSW Award for ‘Coastal Communities’ and is looking for your support to vote for the club’s entry to win the award.

Surf Club Facility Grants Opening Soon

Thu 1 Aug 2013

Applications for this year’s $2 million Surf Club Facility Grants open on Friday 23rd August 2013.

NSW Surf Clubs Receive Volunteer Grants

Thu 1 Aug 2013

NSW Surf Life Saving Clubs have received a significant funding boost of $73,327 from the 2013 Volunteer Grants program through the Federal Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affair’s.

Dangerous Surf Warning

Thu 1 Aug 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is advising swimmers, surfers, rock fishermen and boat skippers to exercise caution as dangerous conditions are expected from Thursday (1/8/13) until Saturday (3/8/13) along the entire NSW coast.

Project Blueprint Moves to Phase Two

Thu 1 Aug 2013

SLSNSW and Australian CoastSafe will move to Phase 2 of the ambitious 'Project Blueprint' through the funding support of the NSW Water Safety Black Spot Fund.