North Bondi’s Taliano Crowned Top Lifesaver

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Rosemarie Taliano’s pride and dedication to the Surf Life Saving Movement were recognised at the Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday with the North Bondi clubbieclaiming the prestigious Lifesaver of the Year honours.

The Entrance Clubbie Named Top Volunteer

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Saturday’s Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proved to be a night to remember for The Entrance’s Glenn Clarke who was honoured for his long-standing commitment to the movement with the Volunteer of the Year award.

Top Prize For Cudgen Headland

Mon 31 Aug 2015

The decision to commit to the “one club, one governance” strategy almost three years ago has paid off for Cudgen Headland with the Tweed Based Club capping a fine season with Club of the Year honours at the Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence.

Sydney Northern Beaches Named Top Branch

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Looking to the future and securing the present paid off handsomely for Sydney Northern Beaches Branch after they were crowned Branch of The Year at the 2015 NSW Awards of Excellence on Saturday night.

Walsh Crowned Top Lifeguard

Mon 31 Aug 2015

In many ways Ken Walsh lives for the ocean. When he’s not fulfilling his responsibilities as lifeguard supervisor for the Shoalhaven Shire he’s helping out his club Mollymook in any way he can. Now his dedication has been acknowledged with the affable Walsh crowned NSW Lifeguard of the Year.

Cronulla Clubbie’s Top Rescue

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Richard Garnsey’s effort to rescue three people in two separate incidents at Cronulla last December was recognised with the Rescue of the Year award at the 2015 Awards of Excellence.

Vincent Crowned Top Young Lifesaver

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Julien Vincent is a familiar face patrolling multiple Sydney beaches, and now his impressive contribution to his club has been recognised by him being awarded The Young Lifesaver of the Year for 2015.

Newport’s Herring Named Top Coach

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Nearly everything that Newport’s Trent Herring touched turned to gold in season 2014/15, and the modest mentor has been rewarded with the Coach of the Year award at the annual Awards of Excellence.

Young Nippers Earn Recognition

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Brianna Clarkson (Brunswick), and Reed van Huisstede (Cooks Hill) capped of their Nipper careers in style by winning the title of Junior Lifesavers of the Year and were presented their awards at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

Miller Takes Out Major Athlete Gong

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Georgia Miller’s stellar season continued on Saturday night with the Newport athlete adding another award to her burgeoning trophy cabinet.

South West Rocks Stalwart Earns Official Gong

Mon 31 Aug 2015

For Mid North Coast surf sport athletes the friendly face of Ray McDonagh is a familiar sight at local carnivals, but now his achievements are being acknowledged by a much wider audience with him being named the 2015 Sports Official of the Year.

Young Gun Lizzie Crowned Top Junior Athlete

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Lizzie Welborn’s meteoric rise in the world of surf sports continued on Saturday at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence with the North Bondi youngster being crowned the 2015 Young Athlete of the Year.

Lemmon’s Super Season Recognised

Mon 31 Aug 2015

In the ocean or in the pool very few people were able to stop Terrigal’s Paul Lemmon in season 2014/15, and his efforts in the water have culminated in him being named Masters Athlete of the Year at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

Adopt-A-Nipper Initiative A Roaring Success

Mon 31 Aug 2015

The Entrance SLSC almost doubled their annual intake of Nippers with the introduction of a new program that was so successful it has been crowned Initiative of the Year at Saturday’s Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence.

Newport Taplin Boys – A Team United

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Three years, 48 weeks of training per season, twenty three squad members, countless training sessions, one dream.

Tacking Point Clubbie Crowned Top Administrator

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Joanne Hawkins from Tacking Point SLSC celebrated her tenth year in Surf Life Saving in spectacular fashion by taking out Administrator of the Year at the 2015 NSW Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday.

Bellambi’s Community Program Leads The Way

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Children from one of the Illawarra’s most disadvantaged postcodes have been taught the basics of surf safety thanks to an innovative program by Bellambi Surf Life Saving Club.

Ballina-Lighthouse Clubbie Crowned State’s Top Facilitator

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Ballina’s Rod Balkin had plenty to celebrate at the 2015 NSW Awards of Excellence ceremony in Sydney after he was crowned Facilitator of the Year.

Coogee Clubbie Named Top Assessor

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Craig Howie’s ongoing commitment to not only his club but to the Branch as a whole has seen him rewarded the title of Assessor of the Year at the 2015 NSW Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday.

Coogee Trainer Honoured At Annual Awards

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Dedication to ensuring that all of her club’s Bronze Medallion candidates are ready for whatever patrolling adventure awaits them resulted in Coogee’s Beck Mister being named Trainer of the Year at the 2015 Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence.

Lifesavers Celebrate Night of Nights

Sat 29 Aug 2015

There wasn’t a rubber duckie in sight as some of the state’s finest surf lifesavers swapped swimmers for formal wear to celebrate the season that was in Sydney on Saturday.

Junior Development Academy Athletes Selected

Fri 28 Aug 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW wishes to congratulate the following athletes for their selection in the 2015 Junior Development Academy.

Clubbie Profile August: Joanne Massey

Fri 28 Aug 2015

Our Clubbie Profile for the Month of August is Joanne Massey from Towradgi SLSC. The Director of Education for the Illawarra Branch has been working tirelessly over the off season with her team educating the community and members about surf safety.

Board Riders Showcase Skills At State Champs

Mon 24 Aug 2015

There were spills, thrills, and mad skills as surf lifesavers from across the state took advantage of the late winter sunshine to contest the NSW Board Riding Championships on the Central Coast last week.

Surfer Injured in Shark Attack

Sat 22 Aug 2015

A 36 year old man has been injured in a possible shark attack at Lighthouse Beach, Port Macquarie this afternoon.

NSW Clubbies Honoured For Top Rescues

Thu 20 Aug 2015

A group of dedicated lifesavers received national recognition for recent rescue efforts at a ceremony in Parliament House Canberra on Thursday.

Board Riders To Take on Avoca Beach Surf

Mon 17 Aug 2015

Lifesavers from around the state will temporarily call the Central Coast home from Thursday when the NSW Board Riding Championships takes place at Avoca Beach.

Statement Regarding New Surveillance Strategy

Fri 14 Aug 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW welcomes today’s announcement by the State Government of increased surveillance and tagging technology along the Northern NSW Coastline.

South Maroubra Clubbies Assist Injured Fisherman

Sun 9 Aug 2015

It was a case of right place, right time, for a group of South Maroubra clubbies who were called upon to assist an injured rock fisherman in Sydney on Sunday.

NSW Lifesavers Hunting Pool Glory

Tue 4 Aug 2015

The bright-eyed enthusiasm and fearlessness of youth will combine with the experience of old hands this weekend as New South Wales seeks glory at the Interstate Pool Rescue Championships on the Gold Coast.