NSW Youngsters Selected To Compete In NZ

Fri 28 Jul 2017

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to confirm the selections for the 2017 NSW U18 Pool Rescue Development team who will tour New Zealand in October.

Profile of the Month: Garry Meredith

Fri 28 Jul 2017

Our profile of the month for July is Garry Meredith from Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore SLSC. For over 36 years Garry has proudly worn the red and yellow and has proved to be a very dedicated and skilled Far North Coast surf lifesaver.

Hazardous Surf Keeps Lifesavers Busy

Mon 24 Jul 2017

Powerful surf conditions along much of the NSW coastline since Friday has resulted in an increase in incidents dealt with by Surf Life Saving volunteers.

Rockfisher Drowns Off South Coast

Sat 22 Jul 2017

In a tragic start to the weekend, a fisherman has drowned after being washed off rocks at Merry Beach, Kioloa on the South Coast.

Vale Max Godbee OAM

Fri 21 Jul 2017

Surf Life Saving NSW is saddened to hear of the passing of Life Member Max Godbee OAM who had an illustrious 65 year career as a Yamba surf lifesaver as well as being a pillar of his beloved Clarence Valley community.

South Coast Lifesavers Receive NSW Award

Fri 21 Jul 2017

Surf lifesavers from Surf Rescue 50 (SR50) have been recognised with the prestigious NSW Rescue of the Month award after saving the life of a rock fisherman near Kiama Downs on the state’s South Coast in June.

Wintry Swell To Make Presence Felt

Fri 21 Jul 2017

Rock fishers, swimmers, surfers, and recreational boat users are being urged to exercise caution in the water as the forecast of large surf conditions from Saturday prompted surf lifesavers and the Bureau of Meteorology to issue a warning about the hazardous conditions.

Beach Safety Important Festival Goers Warned

Thu 20 Jul 2017

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 from tomorrow, Surf Lifesavers have issued a warning that alcohol, drugs and swimming can be a deadly combination.

Finalists Announced For SLSNSW Awards

Wed 19 Jul 2017

It’s almost time to celebrate the commitment and heroic actions of the season’s most outstanding volunteer surf lifesavers at the 2017 Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence, proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

NSW Announces Pool Rescue Team

Wed 19 Jul 2017

The state’s best pool rescue swimmers have been selected to compete at the 2017 Interstate Pool Rescue Championships in Adelaide next month.

Lifesavers Shine At National IRB Championships

Tue 18 Jul 2017

NSW surf lifesavers showed they have the skill to challenge the country’s best after coming away with impressive results at the Interstate and Australian IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Championships at Cudgen Headland SLSC on the state’s Far North Coast last weekend.

NSW Lifesavers Race Against Country's Best

Thu 13 Jul 2017

After a thrilling conclusion to the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) season, crews have been preparing to take on the nation’s fastest surf lifesavers at the 2017 Interstate and Australian IRB Championships starting Friday on the NSW Far North Coast.

Surf Life Saving NSW Appoints Steven Pearce As New CEO

Tue 11 Jul 2017

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced emergency services professional Steven Pearce as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Lifesavers Dive For Glory At State Pool Champs

Mon 10 Jul 2017

It was a highly successful and enjoyable weekend in the pool for the lifesavers that competed at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Pool Rescue Champions at the Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre in Sydney.

Lifesavers Primed To Make A Splash

Wed 5 Jul 2017

Close to 350 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 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Pool Rescue Championships.

Kiama Downs Crowned Champions

Mon 3 Jul 2017

Kiama Downs SLSC has put on a dominant display to claim their second NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Championship in a row at South West Rocks SLSC over the weekend.