Clubbie Profile June: Ava del Tufo

Thu 30 Jun 2016

Our Clubbie Profile for June is Ava del Tufo from Mollymook SLSC. The inspirational 17 year old only just last week was elected School Captain and plays a vital role in the development of young surf lifesavers at her club by having her own peer mentoring program called Big Fish, Little Fish.

Lifejacket Saves Fisherman At Avalon Beach

Wed 29 Jun 2016

A decision to wear a lifejacket while rock fishing has proved a lifesaver for a man who narrowly escaped drowning at North Avalon headland on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on Wednesday.

Ocean Beach Ready To Take On The World

Tue 28 Jun 2016

They might be one of the smaller clubs on the NSW Central Coast but when it comes to international representation at this year’s World Lifesaving Championships Ocean Beach SLSC punches well above its weight.

Mollymook Host State Championships

Mon 27 Jun 2016

For the second consecutive year, Mollymook SLSC will be home to more than 300 surf lifesavers competing in the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Championships on 2-3 July.

Strong Surf Conditions Forecast For Saturday

Fri 24 Jun 2016

Strong coastal winds forecast for this weekend has prompted the Bureau of Meteorology to issue a warning for all coastal water users along the NSW Coast.

Kiama Downs Claims IRB Premiership

Tue 21 Jun 2016

It was all smiles for Kiama Downs SLSC on Sunday after dominating the final round of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership and taking the series ahead of Caves Beach and Queenscliff.

Rising Drowning Toll Prompts Safety Plea

Fri 17 Jun 2016

After two rock fishing deaths in the last week alone, and the highest NSW coastal drowning toll in five years, Surf Life Saving, Police, and Marine Rescue NSW are pleading with the public to be vigilant when near the water.

Clubbies Make Connections At Development Program

Thu 16 Jun 2016

A group of 14 clubbies from around the state, and new to Surf Life Saving gathered in Sydney during the Long Weekend as part of the second ever Beyond My Club 26+ Development Program.

Search For Missing Fisher

Thu 16 Jun 2016

Surf Lifesavers are assisting in a multi-agency search operation for a fisherman in his 20s feared missing at Red Rock, north of Coffs Harbour on Thursday.

Lifesavers Honoured in Queen’s Birthday Awards

Tue 14 Jun 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW would like to congratulate a number of current or former members who have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Surf Lifesavers Set To Race In Sydney

Tue 14 Jun 2016

More than 270 surf lifesavers will travel to South Maroubra SLSC this weekend for Round 4 of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership.

Rock Fisherman Dies At Whale Beach

Sun 12 Jun 2016

Lifesavers from Avalon Beach and North Palm Beach Surf Clubs and Branch support operations have assisted the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter in recovering the body of a rock fisher believed to have drowned at Whale Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on Sunday.

Strong Sunday Surf Forecast For NSW

Sat 11 Jun 2016

Swimmers, surfers, and rockfishers looking to take a break from the clean-up of last week by hitting the water are urged to be vigilant with powerful surf conditions expected to hit the NSW coastline from tomorrow.

Backpacker Rescued By Byron Bay Lifeguards

Thu 9 Jun 2016

A tourist’s dream holiday nearly became a nightmare after she was washed off rocks and was rescued by a Lifeguard from the Australian Lifeguard Service at Broken Head on the NSW Far North Coast on Thursday.

Lifeguards Sign Off On Successful Summer

Wed 8 Jun 2016

Over 300 Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have recently closed the books on another successful patrol season.

Clarence Valley Lifeguards Sign Off Summer Patrol

Wed 8 Jun 2016

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have signed off after another busy summer patrolling the beaches of The Clarence.

Northern Lifeguards Bid Farewell To Summer Patrols

Wed 8 Jun 2016

It’s been a successful summer patrolling the beaches of the Far North Coast for the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) with Lifeguards encouraged by a reduction in rescues throughout the region

Busy Summer For North Coast Lifeguards

Wed 8 Jun 2016

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) charged with patrolling beaches across the Bellingen, Nambucca and Kempsey area have closed the books on another productive summer.

Successful Summer For Munmorah and Magenta Lifeguards

Wed 8 Jun 2016

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have lowered the flags on another successful patrolling Magenta Shore Beach and Frazer Park Beach within the Lake Munmorah Conservation Area.

Successful Summer For Lower North Coast Lifeguards

Wed 8 Jun 2016

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have closed the book on another successful summer protecting visitors to the beaches of Greater Taree and Great Lakes, and pleasingly for the men and women charged with keeping the beach going public safe incidents involved rescue have remained relatively stable.

Successful Summer For Bega Lifeguards

Wed 8 Jun 2016

It has been another successful summer on patrol for Bega Valley Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) who kept a watchful eye over eight beaches throughout the shire, ensuring that visitors to the Sapphire Coast could safely enjoy their time on the beach.

Shoalhaven Lifeguards Sign Off On Successful Summer

Wed 8 Jun 2016

The 2015/16 Patrol Season has been a busy one for Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) who kept a close eye on beachgoers at eight beaches across Shoalhaven.

Successful Summer For Sydney Lifeguards

Wed 8 Jun 2016

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have enjoyed a busy, yet successful summer patrolling beaches across Pittwater, the Royal National Park, and Lake Parramatta.

Successful Patrol Season For Tweed Lifeguards

Wed 8 Jun 2016

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have lowered their flags on another busy summer patrolling beaches across the Tweed Shire, and in a sign that public safety messages are having a positive impact, there was also a reduction in total rescues.

Daring Rescue Saves Stranded Kayaker

Mon 6 Jun 2016

An Irish National is lucky to be alive after he got into difficulty while kayaking in huge seas off Scotts Head on the State’s North Coast on Sunday.

Surf Lifesavers Brave Wild Weather

Sun 5 Jun 2016

Patrol off season for volunteers and state wide beach closures didn't prevent Surf Life Saving from responding to a number of incidents and emergencies across the state on the weekend.

Powerful Surf Expected Along NSW Coast

Fri 3 Jun 2016

The first weekend of winter is expected to be a challenging one for swimmers, surfers, boat users, and rock fishers with powerful swells and strong coastal winds prompting the Bureau of Meteorology and Surf Life Saving NSW to issue a warning to beachgoers.

Cronulla Family Has Salt Water In Veins

Thu 2 Jun 2016

When Hon Cronulla SLSC Secretary Paul Larssen earned his long service status during the 2015/16 season he became the most recent member of his salt water loving family to reach the milestone.