Life’s A Beach For Talented Runners

Wed 30 Nov 2016

Usain Bolt might be nearing retirement but the journey for the next generation of Australian beach athletes is just beginning as they were put through their paces at a special training clinic in Newport last weekend.

Profile of the Month: Donald Allan

Tue 29 Nov 2016

Our Profile of the Month for November is Donald Allan from Towradgi SLSC. During his four decades in Surf Life Saving Don has played an influential role in teaching his fellow lifesavers skills as the Trainer and Assessor of his club, served at branch level, been heavily involved in all aspects of lifesaving, and was honoured with NSW Life Membership in 2010.

Vale Albert Moseley

Sun 27 Nov 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW is saddened to hear of the recent passing of Life Member, Order of Australia Medal recipient, and Cronulla identity Mr Albert Moseley.

Man Injured In Bronte Bluebottle Sting

Sun 27 Nov 2016

Volunteer surf lifesavers put their medical knowledge to the test at Sydney's Bronte Beach on Saturday after a man suffered a severe reaction to a marine sting.

South West Rocks SLSC Set For Bumper 2017

Fri 25 Nov 2016

South West Rocks Surf Life Saving Club is no stranger to hosting large scale surf competitions, and with two major competitions to be staged at the picturesque beach in 2017 that trend is set to continue.

Schoolies Urged To Be Beach Safe

Fri 25 Nov 2016

With New South Wales high school leavers heading off on their schoolie adventures from tomorrow surf lifesavers are issuing a warning to those looking to cool off during the celebrations; alcohol and the ocean are a dangerous combination.

Young Lifesavers Learn To Lead

Thu 24 Nov 2016

Two dozen keen young surf lifesavers gathered in Sydney last week for an exciting and innovative program that improves their leadership skills and helped connect them with likeminded peers from around the state.

Powerful Surf Expected On NSW Coast

Thu 24 Nov 2016

Surf lifesavers and the Bureau of Meteorology have issued a warning to swimmers, surfers, rock fishers, and boat users to exercise caution while in the water with deceptively powerful conditions expected along the coast on Thursday afternoon.

Local Lifeguards Head Back To School

Wed 23 Nov 2016

The beaches of the Port Macquarie/Hastings area aren’t the only places where local lifeguards will make their presence felt in the lead-up to another busy summer.

Beach Development Athletes Selected

Wed 23 Nov 2016

Congratulations to the 29 athletes who have been selected for the 2016 Beach Development Clinic.

Lifesavers Swap Patrol Caps For The Classroom

Tue 22 Nov 2016

Thousands of NSW country primary school students will this week get a taste of the beach from the perspective of a real lifesaver without having to leave the comfort of their classroom.

Recent Drownings Highlight Importance Of Lifejackets

Mon 21 Nov 2016

Following the death of two more rock fishers in NSW waters over the last week, surf lifesavers have again issued an appeal to the rock fishing community to always wear a lifejacket when undertaking the popular pastime.

Quick Thinking Lifesaver Earns NSW Award

Fri 18 Nov 2016

An off-duty Cooks Hill lifesaver who saved a woman washed off rocks at the northern end of Bar Beach has been recognised with the honour of the NSW Rescue of the Month Award for October.

Northern NSW Lifeguards Prepared For Testing Summer

Fri 18 Nov 2016

Beachgoers across the Far North Coast can be confident that the men and women from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) charged with keeping them safe over summer will be in top condition when they hit the beach for the peak patrolling season beginning next month.

Rock Fisher Drowns At Yamba

Thu 17 Nov 2016

Despite the best efforts of emergency responders including police, paramedics, and surf lifesavers, a man drowned on Wednesday evening while rock fishing at Yamba on the state’s North Coast.

Talented Water Athletes Put Through Paces

Tue 15 Nov 2016

With summer just around the corner a group of 28 of the state’s emerging water athletes ramped up their preparation for the new season at the 2016 Senior Performance Academy last weekend.

Statement on Ballina Boating Incident

Mon 14 Nov 2016

Surf Life Saving assets attended an incident on a catamaran at Ballina’s Mobbs Bay on Monday where they were involved in the attempted revival of a man thought to be in his 60s.

Landmark Coastal Safety Project Presented to Government

Tue 8 Nov 2016

Project Blueprint, the largest study of beach hazards, rock platforms and risks to the beach-going public ever undertaken in NSW has officially concluded with the presentation of the final reports to the NSW Government in Sydney today.

The Rise And Rise Of Nadi Canning

Fri 4 Nov 2016

The dream run of results in 2016 has continued for Cudgen Headland’s Nadi Canning with success over the short course of the Coolangatta Gold adding to her exceptional medal haul of 25 across major championships for the popular and well respected club member but as Andrea Malm discovers Canning is no overnight sensation.