Tragic Start To Summer Holidays On NSW Beaches

Mon 23 Dec 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is warning beachgoers to stop taking unnecessary risks and to ‘Play Safe, Stay Safe’ at the beach following a tragic start to the Summer School Holidays.

Swimmers Urged To Play Safe, Stay Safe This Summer

Fri 20 Dec 2013

Surf Lifesavers and Police are reminding swimmers to ‘Play Safe, Stay Safe’ when in, on or around the water this summer.

Anthony Turner- Illawarra's New Director of Lifesaving

Thu 19 Dec 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW would like to welcome the new Director of Lifesaving for the Illawarra Branch, Anthony Turner.

Extra Lifeguards At Kingscliff During Peak Season

Thu 19 Dec 2013

The Australian Lifeguard Service and Tweed Shire Council will trial a new lifeguard service at the beach in front of the Kingscliff North Holiday Park this summer.

SLSNSW November Rescue of the Month

Thu 19 Dec 2013

The Surf Life Saving NSW Rescue of the Month has been awarded to both Dale Laverty of the Australian Lifeguard Service and volunteer lifesavers from Merewether SLSC.

Sydney Team Returns To The Top At Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

After losing the title in 2012, Sydney Branch are once again the Interbranch Champions topping their main rivals Sydney Northern Beaches over the weekend at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

Sydney Northern Beaches Finish Second at Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

Sydney Northern Beaches are no longer the Interbranch Champions falling just short of their long-time rivals Sydney, to finish second at the 2013 Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach.

Illawarra Dominate Beach Events At Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The team most at home on the sand once again dominated the beach events at the 2013 Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

Strong Showing For South Coast Ahead Of Country Champs

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The South Coast Branch had a strong hit out finishing second out of the Country Branches at the 2013 Interbranch Championships on Soldiers Beach at the Central Coast this weekend.

North Coast Take on Best of the Best

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The North Coast has done their Branch proud at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach SLSC on the Central Coast.

Young Stars Help Lower North Coast Rebuild At 2013 Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The Lower North Coast team have finished fifth in the Country Standings, topping the Far South Coast team despite fielding a smaller squad during the Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach over the weekend.

Momentum Building For Far South Coast Bears

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The Far South Coast branch is starting to build momentum in Surf Sports, with the team fielding the largest ever squad for last weekend’s Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

Hunter Athletes Make Themselves Known

Mon 16 Dec 2013

In some very testing conditions, Hunter competitors worked hard to secure fourth place at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

CC Sandcrabs Third at Interbranch Champs

Mon 16 Dec 2013

Central Coast athletes have ensured a top three placing for the branch at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships held on their home turf at Soldiers Beach.

MNC Take on the Best of the Best

Mon 16 Dec 2013

It was a real family affair for the Mid North Coast Branch at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach SLSC on the NSW Central Coast.

FNC Takes Out Country Pointscore at Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

Far North Coast competitors have done their branch proud at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships, snatching the Overall Country Pointscore from South Coast rivals.

Sydney Wins Interbranch Champs and NSW Team Announced

Sun 15 Dec 2013

Sydney Branch are the 2013 Interbranch Champions. The team are once again the strongest in NSW after nudging out last year’s champions Sydney Northern Beaches and the Central Coast team at Soldiers Beach this weekend.

NSW Interstate Team Selected for 2014

Sun 15 Dec 2013

Selectors have announced the athletes who have been offered places in the NSW Surf Life Saving team to contest the Interstate Titles in January 2014.

Sydney Branch Takes Early Lead At Interbranch Championships

Sat 14 Dec 2013

After a tightly fought day of competition Sydney Branch is in the lead following day one of the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

The Big Blue Paddle

Fri 13 Dec 2013

Surf Life Saving Clubs and volunteers may be interested in providing support such as water safety and accommodation to two men paddling 920km from Brisbane to Sydney from 27 December 2013 - 26 January 2014.

Project Blueprint Visits Bega

Thu 12 Dec 2013

Bega Valley Local Government Area (LGA) will be the subject of a state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment, commencing in January 2014 with the aim of reducing coastal drownings across NSW.

2014 Country Champs Launched At Mollymook

Tue 10 Dec 2013

The 2014 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships has been launched at Mollymook Beach, the new home of the championships for the next two years.

Fingal Head Win at Clean Beaches Awards

Mon 9 Dec 2013

Fingal Head Beach has been named the NSW Environment Protection Authority Overall 2013 Clean Beach at the Keep Australia Beautiful NSW North Coast and Northern Rivers Regional Clean Beaches – Connecting our Coast Awards for 2013.

NSW Surf Elite Compete At Interbranch

Mon 9 Dec 2013

Up to 400 of the best Surf Life Saving athletes from all over NSW will descend on Soldiers Beach this weekend for the 2013 NSW Interbranch Championships.

Heroes of the Surf

Fri 6 Dec 2013

Our friends at Sutherland Shire Council are promoting beach safety to primary school children everywhere through the new Surf Hero website initiative.

Summer Surf Campaign

Fri 6 Dec 2013

The Surf Life Saving Summer Campaign has officially been launched to ignite support for the great work our lifesavers do.

Lifesaver Takes Out State Award

Thu 5 Dec 2013

After winning the NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year for the Sydney City/East region, Trent Thomas of Maroubra SLSC has gone on to take out the 2013 Youth Volunteer of the Year at State level.

2014 Lifesaving Exchange Participants Selected

Thu 5 Dec 2013

SLSNSW will run its annual Lifesaving Exchange Program from 24-27 January 2014 and successful applicants have now been chosen.

Funding for Regional Surf Life Saving Facility

Wed 4 Dec 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased by the announcement that over $1 million in funding will be made available under the Coalition’s new Community Development Grants Programme to go towards establishing a dedicated training and operations centre at Port Macquarie.

That's Not On: Shane Jacobson Lifejacket Campaign

Tue 3 Dec 2013

Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay has launched the state’s biggest lifejacket awareness campaign to promote safe and responsible boating behaviour.

NSW Coastal Drowning Deaths Continue To Rise

Mon 2 Dec 2013

Drownings on NSW beaches and coastal waterways have reached the highest in nine years according to the 2013 National Coastal Safety Report conducted by Surf Life Saving and launched by the Prime Minister, the Hon. Tony Abbott MP in Canberra today.