Profile of the Month: Robert Readman

Fri 29 Jul 2016

Our Profile of the Month for July is Robert Readman from Cabarita Beach SLSC. Rob is the Chief Training Officer for his local club and was recently announced as a Trainer of the Year finalist for the 2016 Awards of Excellence. A latecomer to the Surf Life Saving family joining just three seasons ago, Rob has had an enormous impact on the movement.

2016 NSW U18 Pool Rescue Development Team Announced

Thu 28 Jul 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to confirm the selections for the 2016 NSW U18 Pool Rescue Development team who will tour New Zealand in October.

Luck Of The Irish As Lifesavers Honoured For Daring Kayak Rescue

Thu 28 Jul 2016

Surf lifesavers from Macksville-Scotts Head SLSC who braved the East Coast Low in June to rescue a stranded kayaker have been awarded the prestigious National and State Rescue of the Month for their efforts.

Lifeguards Strengthen Tweed Relationship

Tue 26 Jul 2016

Beachgoers in the Tweed Shire region will benefit from the professionalism and experience of the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) for a further four years following confirmation of a contract extension.

NSW Clubs Enjoy National IRB Success

Mon 25 Jul 2016

The 2016 IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) racing season concluded on the weekend at Mollymook Beach in spectacular fashion with a host of NSW clubs enjoying success at the season-ending Australian Titles.

Teenager Drowns At Port Macquarie Blowhole

Mon 25 Jul 2016

Lifesavers, Paramedics, and Police were involved in the unsuccessful resuscitation of a teenager who drowned while swimming at a Port Macquarie blowhole on the State’s Mid North Coast on Monday.

Powerful Surf Forecast For NSW

Sat 23 Jul 2016

Southern facing beaches and exposed rock platforms from the far South Coast through to Seal Rocks on the NSW Mid North Coast have been warned to expect powerful surf conditions tomorrow.

2016 NSW Pool Rescue Team Announced

Thu 21 Jul 2016

Congratulations and best of luck to all members selected in the 2016 SLSNSW Pool Interstate Team to compete at the Surf Life Saving Interstate Pool Rescue Championships from 5-7 August.

NSW IRB Athletes Out To Make Their Mark

Thu 21 Jul 2016

After a winter of thrilling races during the Premiership Series and at the State Championships, IRB crews from all around NSW will be seeking glory when they return to Mollymook SLSC this weekend for the season ending Interstate and Australian Championships.

Byron Lifeguards Issue Warning For Festival Goers

Wed 20 Jul 2016

As thousands of festival revellers from as far away as Southern NSW and Queensland prepare to make their annual pilgrimage to Byron Bay for Splendour In The Grass, the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) and Far North Coast Surf Lifesaving has issued a warning that alcohol, drugs and swimming can be a deadly combination.

Vietnam Nippers Visit Hailed A Success

Tue 19 Jul 2016

It was a holiday with a difference for a group of Cudgen Headland Nippers and their parents who recently got to demonstrate their skills and knowledge about water safety to an enthusiastic audience in Vietnam.

2016 Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

Mon 18 Jul 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW is preparing to celebrate the commitment and heroic actions of the season’s most outstanding volunteers at the 2016 Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence, proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

Powerful Winds And Surf Forecast For NSW Coast

Wed 13 Jul 2016

Beaches and exposed rock platforms from the Illawarra to the Queensland Border are likely to experience strong surf conditions for at least the next 48 hours with the deceptively powerful conditions prompting the Bureau of Meteorology and Lifesavers to issue a warning to boaties, surfers, swimmers, and rock fishers.

Rescue Skills On Display At Successful Pool Champs

Mon 11 Jul 2016

There wasn’t a wave in sight, but fast times were certainly on the menu as lifesavers battled it out at a tightly fought Pool Rescue Championships at the Ryde Aquatic and Leisure Centre last weekend.

Three Clubs, 60 Summers, Lifetime Of Memories

Thu 7 Jul 2016

It’s a universal truth that all good things eventually do come to an end and after 60 summers of patrolling the beaches of Coogee, Collaroy and Crowdy Head the time has come for John Ward to hang up his lifesaving cap.

From The Surf To The Pool – Lifesavers Primed To Make A Splash

Thu 7 Jul 2016

Over 250 of the state’s best surf lifesavers will trade the beach for the pool in Sydney this weekend as they battle for medals and glory at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Pool Rescue Championships.

Strong Surf Conditions Forecast For NSW Coast

Wed 6 Jul 2016

Beaches from the Victorian border through to Port Macquarie are bracing for the arrival of more powerful surf conditions forecast to hit the coast from tomorrow.

Kiama Downs Break NSW Champs Drought

Tue 5 Jul 2016

A magic weekend of IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) racing at Mollymook has seen Kiama Downs SLSC break its NSW Championship victory drought.

NSW Announce Young IRB Interstate Team

Sun 3 Jul 2016

A strong team of 34 surf lifesavers will be representing NSW at the 2016 IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Interstate Championships at Mollymook later this month.