Profile of the Month: Michael Bonnici

Wed 31 May 2017

Our Profile of the Month for May is Michael Bonnici from Wanda SLSC. At the ripe old age of 19, Michael has already made an outstanding contribution to the Surf Life Saving movement, which includes recently being announced as the U19 Lifesaver of the Year for the Sydney Branch.

Strong Surf Forecast For NSW Coast

Tue 30 May 2017

Powerful conditions forecast for NSW waters from tomorrow have prompted surf lifesavers and the Bureau of Meteorology to issue a warning for those farewelling the last of the autumn sun to be careful when participating in any water based activity.

Pressure On IRB Athletes To Impress

Tue 30 May 2017

This weekend's round of the NSW IRB Premiership will be the last chance for surf lifesavers to cement their position in the 2017 NSW IRB Interstate and Development Teams. are chosen to compete at Cudgen Headland SLSC on 14 July.

Big Weekend Set For IRBs

Tue 30 May 2017

After hosting the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships for four years, Ocean Beach SLSC will welcome a very different, high-octane event this weekend. The Central Coast club is the venue for Round 3 of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership.

Camden Haven Lifesavers Achieve State Recognition

Thu 25 May 2017

A superb team effort by a group of volunteer Surf Lifesavers who saved the life of a stranded mother in hazardous conditions on the state’s Mid North Coast last month have been formally recognised with the Surf Life Saving NSW Rescue of the Month Award.

Funding to Help Surf Clubs Save Lives

Fri 19 May 2017

Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres recently announced the successful surf clubs to receive funding through the NSW Government’s $2 million Surf Club Facility Grant Program for 2016-17.

NSW Government Renews Rescue Funding

Fri 19 May 2017

Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant has committed that $9 million in funding for Surf Life Saving NSW operations and enhanced rescue capabilities will be delivered over the next three years.

Vale John Dewey

Fri 19 May 2017

Surf Life Saving NSW is saddened to hear of the passing of SLSNSW and SLSA Life Member John Dewey.

Rubber Ducks Race At Mollymook

Mon 15 May 2017

Mollymook SLSC will be hosting its third NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) event in as many years as round two of the NSW IRB Premiership kicks off on Saturday 20 May.

NSW Youth Dominate National Selections

Fri 12 May 2017

An outstanding season by NSW athletes has been capped off with an amazing 16 athletes selected in the Australian Youth Life Saving Team Squad to have the chance to compete at next year’s Lifesaving World Championships in Adelaide.

Surf Safety Vital for New Migrants

Fri 12 May 2017

Surf lifesavers treated new arrivals to Australia with a hands-on beach safety experience at Sydney’s Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club on Thursday.

National Volunteer Week Profile - Deb Rendall

Fri 12 May 2017

Avoca Beach SLSC member Deb Rendall became a surf lifesaver in 1999 thanks to her family who were involved in Nippers. Deb believes volunteering is a great way to meet new people and give back to the community which she does a lot of, and not just in the red and yellow uniform.

National Volunteer Week Profile - Donald Hay

Wed 10 May 2017

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, we’ll be profiling our members to ask them about volunteering and why they give their time to wear the red and yellow uniform.

New Directors Join Board of SLSNSW

Tue 9 May 2017

Surf Life Saving NSW has welcomed four new board members who were elected at the annual meeting on 6 May, 2017.

NSW Lifesavers Announced in Australian Squad

Wed 3 May 2017

A total of 16 NSW athletes including an Olympian and five Nutri-Grain Final Series stars have been selected in the Australian Life Saving Team Squad and will have the chance to compete at the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships in Adelaide.

Surf Lifesaver Treats Rock Fall Victim at Palm Beach

Tue 2 May 2017

A man in his 70s who was injured on rocks at Palm Beach pool this morning was lucky to have a highly trained surf lifesaver on the scene to administer first aid.

Lifesavers Launch Into IRB Season

Mon 1 May 2017

Lifesavers were back on the beach over the weekend to kick off the 2017 IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership Series at Caves Beach SLSC near Lake Macquarie.