Corrimal and Port Kembla Lifesavers Back on the Beach

Wed 30 Sep 2015

Corrimal and Port Kembla SLSCs have agreed to last week’s compromise deal from Surf Life Saving, fully restoring their clubs’ affiliation with the State body.

Clubbie Profile September: Julien Vincent

Wed 30 Sep 2015

Our Clubbie Profile for the Month of September is Julien Vincent from Coogee SLSC. At 210cm tall, the 2015 Young Lifesaver of The Year is a familiar presence on the beach throughout summer. Julien’s stature mirrors the strength of skills and experience this young lifesaver holds after more than a decade in Surf Life Saving.

Young Blues Ready To Take On Kiwis

Wed 30 Sep 2015

A group of the state’s most talented teenage pool rescue athletes have left Australian shores today bound for New Zealand where they will put their skills to the test against some of the Kiwi’s finest.

2015 SLSNSW Performance Academy Athletes Selected

Tue 29 Sep 2015

The 2015 SLSNSW Performance Academy, previously known as the High Performance Camp is open to ski, board, swim and pool athletes from U15 to Open's and will be held from 16-18 October 2015 at the elite Surfing Australia High Performance Centre at Casuarina.

South Maroubra Start Season Winning National and NSW Award

Tue 29 Sep 2015

South Maroubra lifesavers have been awarded the National and NSW Rescue of the Month for July/August after rescuing a fisherman who had broken their leg after falling off rocks at Malabar Headland on 9 August 2015.

Hunter Athletes Strong At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

The Surf Life Saving NSW Junior Development Academy Camp, previously known as the Talented Athlete Program is for athletes aged 12-14 across all eleven branches who have demonstrated potential in any of the water disciplines.

Lower North Coast Strives At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

The Lower North Coast's future is looking bright when it comes to young surf lifesavers. Patrick Moses from Taree-Old Bar SLSC represented the branch at last week’s Surf Life Saving NSW camp.

North Coast Youngsters Shine at Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

The North Coast Branch is in safe hands this season with four of their athletes taking time out of their school holidays to polish up on their surf sports skills.

Sydney Athletes Show Promise At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Sydney Branch’s future looks bright as a number of surf sports athletes make the most of their time at the Surf Life Saving NSW Junior Development Academy Camp last week.

Top Junior Athletes Mix With State’s Best

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Distance proved no barrier for a number of emerging surf sport athletes from across the Far South Coast who made the journey to Sydney for a state-wide development camp last week.

South Coast Athlete Mixes With State’s Best

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Warilla-Barrack Point has a tradition of producing some of the state’s finest surf sport athletes, with young-gun Kasey Ashburner joining the ranks after being selected to attend a state-wide development camp in Sydney last week.

Illawarra Surf Lifesavers Among State’s Best

Mon 28 Sep 2015

A talented group of emerging surf athletes from across the Illawarra traded books for swimmers and goggles at an annual state-wide camp in Sydney last week.

Central Coast Athletes Shine At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

School uniforms were out and swimmers and goggles were in as a handful of emerging Central Coast surf sport athletes were put through their paces at the annual development camp in Sydney last week.

Bright Future For Mid North Coast Rookies

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Surf Sport on the Mid North Coast appears to be in safe hands after a group of talented junior athletes were put through their paces at a state-wide development camp in Sydney last week.

Future Looks Bright For Far North Coast Surf Sports

Mon 28 Sep 2015

School uniforms were out and swimmers and goggles are in for a handful of the most talented surf sport athletes from the Far North Coast who attended a state wide development camp in Sydney last week.

Youngsters Prove Themselves At Development Camp

Fri 25 Sep 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW’s brightest young surf sport stars have been perfecting their skills at the NSW Junior Development Academy on Sydney’s Northern Beaches during the holidays.

Media Statement - Corrimal and Port Kembla SLSCs

Fri 25 Sep 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW is extremely disappointed at the decision of the Corrimal and Port Kembla Surf Life Saving Clubs to discontinue their association with the organisation by refusing to return compliant Lifesaving Service Agreements.

Young Athletes Set To Shine

Wed 23 Sep 2015

While their peers are enjoying the school holiday break, a group of the state’s most promising ocean competitors will from today trade books for swimsuits at an intensive camp designed to improve their skills and introduce them to the lifestyle of an elite athlete.

Two Teens Rescued By Ballina Lifeguard

Tue 22 Sep 2015

Two teenagers swimming at an unpatrolled beach on the Far North Coast have avoided serious injury after they were rescued by a nearby lifeguard on Tuesday.

Rockdale Host Fishing Workshop

Tue 22 Sep 2015

Sunday was a busy day for members of Rockdale’s large Chinese community who participated in a workshop designed to increase awareness about the risks associated with rock fishing.

Powerful Swell Expected Along NSW Coast

Tue 22 Sep 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW urges everyone on the coast including recreational boat, rock fisherman, swimmers and surfers to take care after the Bureau of Meteorology forecast a powerful swell to hit the NSW coastline this week.

Holiday Makers Urged To Be Beach Aware

Mon 21 Sep 2015

As the spring air heats up thousands are expected to make the most of the good weather and head to their nearest beach, but lifeguards are calling on everyone to be “beach aware” these school holidays with strong swells expected along the coastline from Wednesday.

Note to NSW Clubs and Members

Fri 18 Sep 2015

You may be aware of an issue which has generated some interest this week regarding two clubs in the Illawarra Branch and we would like to provide members with some further information.

Are you Up For A Warrior Challenge?

Fri 18 Sep 2015

Young Nippers looking to follow in their Ironman heroes’ footsteps have lots of chances to compete in the Medibank Wave Warriors Junior Challenge – a national series designed for youngsters to have fun on the beach and in the surf while also putting their lifesaving skills to the test.

Flags Raised For New Patrol Season

Fri 18 Sep 2015

Almost 22,000 volunteer Surf Lifesavers across NSW will be back on patrol from tomorrow after the 2015/16 season was officially launched with a ‘Raising of the Flags’ ceremony at Sydney’s Coogee Beach today.

Lifeguards Gear Up For New Season

Thu 10 Sep 2015

The new Surf Life Saving NSW Northern Operations Centre at Port Macquarie will be put through its paces on Friday as Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) Supervisors from around the state gather for the 2015/16 pre-season induction.

Surfer Bitten By Shark

Tue 8 Sep 2015

Shelly Beach on the NSW Central Coast will remain closed for at least the next 24 hours after a surfer was bitten on the hand by a shark on Tuesday.

Black Head Beach To Remain Closed

Mon 7 Sep 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW is advising the public, members, and media that Black Head Beach (Hallidays Point) on the Lower North Coast will remain closed for a further 24 hours following Friday’s shark attack on a 65-year-old club member.

Club Member Injured After Shark Attack

Fri 4 Sep 2015

A Black Head SLSC lifesaver is in hospital with a serious lower leg injury following an encounter with a shark while on a surf ski at Halliday’s Point, Black Head on Friday.

Project Blueprint to Assess Port Stephens

Wed 2 Sep 2015

A state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment project will be based locally in the Port Stephens region from next week as part of four-year research study to help reduce coastal drownings across the state.