Country Champs Profile: Kirralea Silvia

Sun 31 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, it is time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Country Champs Profile: Lachlan O’Reilly

Sun 31 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, it is time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Country Champs Profile: Harry Askew

Sat 30 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Country Champs Profile: Kalani Ives

Sat 30 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Clubbie Profile January: Michael Mottley

Fri 29 Jan 2016

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of January is Michael Mottley from Caves Beach SLSC. This dedicated surf lifesaver is the Director of Lifesaving and a Duty Officer for the Hunter Branch and just last night was honoured with an Emergency Management Award by his local electorate, Shortland.

2016 Surf Boat Interstate Crews Named

Fri 29 Jan 2016

Congratulations to the crews selected in the NSW Surfboat Interstate Team to compete on Friday 19 February at Shellharbour, NSW.

Country Champs Profile: Claudia Crawford

Fri 29 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Lifesavers Recognised In Aussie Honours List

Thu 28 Jan 2016

It was an Australia Day to remember for a number of outstanding members from the Surf Life Saving community who have been acknowledged for years of dedication to the movement with recognition in the Australian honours list.

Country Champ Profile: Malakai Busch

Thu 28 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Batemans Bay Usher In New Clubhouse

Thu 28 Jan 2016

It was an Australia Day to celebrate for Surf Lifesavers from Batemans Bay SLSC with the Far South Coast club officially unveiling their revamped clubhouse.

Busy Australia Day For NSW Lifesavers

Wed 27 Jan 2016

Our dedicated volunteers were kept busy on Tuesday performing a significant number of rescues as they kept a watchful eye on revellers on the state’s coastline.

Historic Deal Puts Surf Clubs On Solid Ground

Mon 25 Jan 2016

Surf clubs located on Crown land across the state will have fewer hurdles to secure their long-term future after the historic signing of a deal between Surf Life Saving NSW and the State Government.

Be Beach Safe This Australia Day

Fri 22 Jan 2016

Australia Day is one of the busiest days of the year for volunteer surf lifesavers who have a simple message for those heading to the beach or coast to celebrate – please swim between the red and yellow flags.

Brunswick Clubbie To Patrol 129 Beaches

Wed 20 Jan 2016

An idea that arose from attending the 2014/15 Youth Opportunity Makers Workshop has inspired Brunswick SLSC surf lifesaver, Sam Atkins, to patrol at every NSW Surf Life Saving Club.

Afghan Community Visit Woonona SLSC

Tue 19 Jan 2016

They hail from a country more famous for its deserts than its oceans, and many were making their first visit to a beach, but the members of Sydney’s Afghan community who took the water under the watchful eyes of Woonona lifesavers on Saturday handled it with aplomb.

Heather’s Marathon Challenge

Fri 15 Jan 2016

After conquering the biting cold of the North Pole in 2015 to win the woman’s division of the world’s most unique marathon, Coogee clubbie Heather Hawkins has set her sights on her most difficult challenge yet.

Lifeguards Locate Kayakers In Far North Coast Rescue

Thu 14 Jan 2016

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have rescued a kayaker clinging to his semi-submerged vessel after his mate swam to shore and raised the alarm in a dramatic rescue near Byron Bay on the state’s Far North Coast.

Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships Launched

Thu 14 Jan 2016

The hard work has been done, now it is the competitors' time to shine – that’s the message the organising committee of the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships had at the official launch ceremony held on Thursday.

Wet’n’Wild Sydney Nippers Beachin’ Experience

Tue 12 Jan 2016

Over 100 enthusiastic youngsters from the Wet’n’Wild Sydney Nippers Program descended on Manly Beach on Sunday for their first official visit to the coast since becoming the state's most unique surf education program three seasons ago.

NSW Pipped At The Post At Interstate

Mon 11 Jan 2016

There would be no fairy-tale finish for the NSW Interstate Surf Team who despite a strong performance finished second overall at the 2016 Interstate Championships held at Torquay Beach, Victoria last Friday.

Swimmer Revived At Pambula

Sat 9 Jan 2016

A man is recovering in hospital on Saturday evening after being pulled unconscious from the water at Pambula Beach on the state’s Far South Coast.

Three Injured In Sydney Rogue Wave

Sat 9 Jan 2016

At least three people were winched out by rescue helicopter and transported to hospital after sustaining injuries when they were washed into the water at an isolated rock platform in Sydney’s Royal National Park.

Fisherman Drowns At Catherine Hill Bay

Sat 9 Jan 2016

Efforts to revive a rock fisherman who was washed into the sea near a notorious stretch of coastline at Catherine Hill Bay on Saturday were unsuccessful.

Man Missing At Hawks Nest

Fri 8 Jan 2016

A search for a man who went missing at Hawks Nest in the Great Lakes area on Friday has been suspended for the evening.

Dangerous Surf Warning Issued For NSW Coastline

Fri 8 Jan 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW is urging beachgoers looking to make the most of a break in the weather to exercise caution this weekend after the Bureau of Meteorology issued a state-wide warning for a strong swell along the coast for Saturday.

Five Teens Rescued In Far South Coast Rip

Thu 7 Jan 2016

A group of teenage body boarders received a timely reminder about the dangers of swimming at an unpatrolled beach on Thursday after having to be rescued by lifeguards and an off-duty lifesaver when they got into difficulty in a rip at Denhams Beach in the state’s Far South.

Country Champs Countdown Enters Final Month

Wed 6 Jan 2016

With the festivities of the Christmas and New Year period slowly winding down, excitement continues to build for hundreds of surf lifesavers with the 2016 Stramit Country Championships now only a month away.

Wamberal Clubbie Awarded National Rescue of the Month

Tue 5 Jan 2016

A clubbie who rescued two teenage girls off Wamberal Beach on the state’s Central Coast has been awarded the National Rescue of the Month for November after earlier claiming NSW honours.

Man Pulled From Water At Coogee

Fri 1 Jan 2016

It was a busy start to the first patrol of 2016 for a team of lifesavers from Coogee who helped revive a man found unconscious in the water at the popular Sydney beach on Friday.