Surf Life Saving Operations Centre Opens

Tue 30 Jun 2015

The new Surf Life Saving NSW Northern Operations Centre at Port Macquarie was officially opened today.

Community Urged To Be Beach Safe During Holiday Period

Mon 29 Jun 2015

With the first full week of school holidays getting underway from today, Surf Life Saving NSW is encouraging parents, students, friends and the community in general to be “beach safe” this winter.

Caves Beach Take Out NSW IRB Championship

Mon 29 Jun 2015

Competitors from Caves Beach were smiling wider than the Hunter River after storming home to claim top honours at the 2015 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Championships at Mollymook on the weekend.

Vigilance of Lifesavers Reflected in Busy Season

Mon 29 Jun 2015

Every weekend from September to April volunteer lifesavers are at work patrolling our beaches. Their vigilance plays an enormous role in keeping people safe along the coastline, and it is a tradition that has lasted for over a century.

Surfboat Crew Rescues Injured Rock Fisherman

Sat 27 Jun 2015

They may have missed out on winning Team of the Year at the Sydney Northern Beaches Awards of Excellence Friday night, but less than 12 hours later, the Avalon Beach Antiques masters women surfboat crew had redeemed themselves, rescuing a fisherman who had fallen from rocks at Warriewood Beach.

Clubbie Profile June: Engine Room Girls

Fri 26 Jun 2015

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of June is the Engine Room Girls. These friendly Officials can be found at carnivals recording results and lending a hand where needed. This weekend they will be taking their talents down to Mollymook for the NSW IRB Championships.

Countdown On For IRB Champs

Thu 25 Jun 2015

The best inflatable rescue boat (IRB) racers from around NSW will be gunning for state glory when the 2015 IRB Championships get underway at Mollymook this weekend.

Surf's Up at the Bondi Beachfest

Fri 19 Jun 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW has teamed up with Beachfest to bring you one of the festivals of the year. Typifying ‘The Sounds of Summer’, The Beach Boys will be headlining and is a perfect match to have them performing on the beach at Bondi.

Mollymook Set For Super State Champs

Fri 19 Jun 2015

New South Wales’ best Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) crews will be gunning for state glory at Mollymook on the idyllic south coast next week in what promises to be a grand stand conclusion to the winter season.

Strong Swell Expected Along NSW Coast

Thu 18 Jun 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW urges all coastal water users including recreational boat users, rock fisherman, swimmers and surfers to be aware that a dangerous surf warning has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for the next two days.

NSW Lifesavers Receive National Rescue Awards

Thu 18 Jun 2015

Continuing on from the Blues State of Origin victory last night, three NSW clubs were presented with National Rescue of the Month awards at Parliament House Canberra this morning.

NSW IRB Interstate Team Announced

Wed 17 Jun 2015

Congratulations and good luck to all members selected in the 2015 NSW IRB Team to compete at the Australian Interstate Championships on Friday the 17th of July at Mooloolaba.

NSW Win 8 of 9 National Rescue of the Month Awards

Tue 16 Jun 2015

Evans Head-Casino SLSC member Avan Christie is the latest volunteer to be recognised for his outstanding contribution to Surf Life Saving, winning the National along with the NSW Rescue of the Month for April. NSW clubs and members have now won eight of the nine National awards for the year.

Kiama Downs Crowned Rubber Ducky Champions

Tue 16 Jun 2015

Kiama Downs have put an exclamation mark on their 2015 Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Winter Premiership campaign by claiming the overall title for a second straight year.

Project Blueprint Heads To Great Lakes & Taree

Tue 16 Jun 2015

A state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment project will be visiting the Great Lakes and Greater Taree region from next week as part of four-year research study to reduce coastal drownings across NSW.

Tight At The Top In Rubber Ducky Premiership Series

Fri 12 Jun 2015

The 2015 Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series is set for a thrilling conclusion with the overall championship club set to be crowned on Sunday at Kiama Downs on the state’s south coast following two days of intense racing.

Australian Lifeguard Service Closes Books on Beach Season

Fri 12 Jun 2015

It has been a busy but successful 2014/15 season for lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) as they kept watch on 83 beaches, 2 resorts, and one lake throughout NSW.

Lifesavers Test the Waters at Inaugural Leadership Program

Thu 11 Jun 2015

A group of dedicated clubbies from across the state spent the long weekend at the first leadership program for lifesavers aged over 26, held on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

NSW Lifesavers Receive Queen’s Birthday Honours

Thu 11 Jun 2015

Congratulations to members of Surf Life Saving NSW who have received awards in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, including four volunteer surf lifesavers from Maroubra SLSC.

Fisherman Dies at Tuncurry

Tue 9 Jun 2015

An off-duty lifesaver assisted police and paramedics in the unsuccessful resuscitation of a fisherman at Tuncurry on the state’s Lower North Coast on Tuesday.

Lifesavers Line-Up For Leadership Program

Fri 5 Jun 2015

While most volunteer lifesavers will be putting their feet up over the long weekend, a group of dedicated clubbies will be learning about leadership at the inaugural development Program for those aged over 26.

Tickets On Sale for Awards of Excellence

Fri 5 Jun 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW will soon celebrate the commitment and heroic actions of the season’s most outstanding volunteers at the 2015 Awards of Excellence, proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

Lifesaving Training Pays off in Indian Rescue

Fri 5 Jun 2015

Australia’s commitment to help train lifesavers overseas proved invaluable in a successful rescue and resuscitation at a popular Indian Beach overnight.

Swell Forecast to Increase Along NSW Coast

Mon 1 Jun 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW is urging coastal water users to be aware that a dangerous surf warning is in place after increasing wind speeds and an off-shore swell expected to last for at least 24 hours prompted the Bureau of Meteorology to issue an alert.