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.

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.

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.

Lifesavers Ready For IRB Season

Wed 26 Apr 2017

It's racing season again as the 2017 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series is set to kick off this weekend at Caves Beach in the Hunter Branch.

Junior Lifesavers Crowned NSW Best

Thu 13 Apr 2017

It’s been a memorable day for two young lifesavers who capped off their Nipper careers in impressive style by winning the Junior Lifesaver of the Year award (JLOTY) in Sydney on Thursday.

From Rivals To Friends; Surf Sport At Its Best

Fri 7 Apr 2017

There are many benefits to being involved in Surf Life Saving with skills for life and friendship chief among those. An incident at last month’s State Age Championships highlighted an outstanding act of sportsmanship between two rival competitors showcasing the very best of the movement.

Open Athletes Have Eyes On The Prize

Tue 28 Mar 2017

The wait is nearly over for the best surf sport athletes in NSW as they make their final preparations for the 2017 Australian Championships that get underway on the Gold Coast tomorrow.

NSW Youth Fire Up At Aussies

Mon 27 Mar 2017

It was a stunning start to the 2017 Australian Championships for the NSW based competitors with the youth athletes returning from Queensland with plenty of medals in their possession.

Mollymook Speedsters Show Class

Tue 21 Mar 2017

There’s something special brewing on the sands of Mollymook and the recently completed NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships at Blacksmiths Beach only enhanced their reputation as an emerging sprinting powerhouse.

Swansea Belmont Sets Sights On Next Challenge

Fri 17 Mar 2017

As the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships fades into the sunset, the hardworking crew of Swansea Belmont SLSC can pause and reflect on a job well done.

Collaroy Keeps On Marching

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Behind the well-drilled discipline, colour and tradition of the March Past lies a story of friendship and a deep passion for Surf Life Saving, and nowhere is that more apparent than at Collaroy SLSC.

Solid Return For Northern Lifesavers

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Competitors from across the Far North and North Coast Branches enjoyed a successful time at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships held at Blacksmiths Beach last weekend returning with a number of medals and enhanced reputations.

Tacking Point Leads The Way At Open Champs

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Competitors from Tacking Point SLSC flew the flag for the Mid North Coast Branch when they competed at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships in Blacksmiths Beach last weekend.

Southern Lifesavers Enjoy Swansea Success

Thu 16 Mar 2017

While Mollymook and Warilla-Barrack Point both finished inside the top 20 clubs at the NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held in Blacksmiths Beach last weekend, it was the performance of some of the state’s smallest clubs that hints at an encouraging future for the sport.

Illawarra Lifesavers Show Their Class

Thu 16 Mar 2017

It was a successful competition at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships for Illawarra athletes at Blacksmiths Beach last weekend with a number of locals returning home with medals.

Hunter Athletes Shine At State Champs

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Competitors across the Hunter are basking in the glory of a successful 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships last weekend with the athletes relishing the chance of competing at a major carnival in home waters.

Sydney Rivalry Ramps Up At Swansea

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Sydney clubs certainly made their presence felt with some exceptional performances at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held at Blacksmiths Beach last weekend.

Coast Clubs Impress At Open Champs

Thu 16 Mar 2017

They boast arguably one of the more intriguing rivalries in Central Coast sport and the battle between Umina and Avoca Beach SLSC continued at Blacksmiths Beach throughout the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships last weekend.

State Champs Sign Off With Super Sunday

Sun 12 Mar 2017

There wasn’t a cloud in the dazzlingly blue sky as the final medals of the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships were decided at Blacksmiths Beach on Sunday.

Beach Stars Light Up Track

Sat 11 Mar 2017

A full program of Beach Events and a number of team Water Events headlined a scintillating second day of action at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships at Blacksmiths Beach in Lake Macquarie on Saturday.

Opens Shine On Day One

Fri 10 Mar 2017

They may have had to wait a few hours for competition to commence, but the Open athletes certainly showed their skills in the surf on an exciting first day of action at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Blacksmiths Beach on Friday.

First Aid Glory For Lifesavers

Fri 10 Mar 2017

The 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships ended on a high-note in the First Aid competition last weekend with Freshwater SLSC enjoying plenty of success.

Open Athletes Eye Off State Glory

Thu 9 Mar 2017

Over 2,300 of the state’s finest surf life savers will gather at Blacksmiths Beach in Lake Macquarie tomorrow for their chance to etch their name into the history books as the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships gets underway on Friday.

Masters Enjoy A Rockin’ Time

Thu 9 Mar 2017

Action moved from the sand to the surf on a sensational second and final day of the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships at Blacksmiths Beach on Thursday.

Swansea’s Masterplan

Thu 9 Mar 2017

Hosting the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships has stoked the competitive fire of Swansea Belmont and its members with the club hopeful of increased participation particularly in the Masters next season.

Ski’s The Word For North Entrance

Thu 9 Mar 2017

It was a highly successful two-day competition for one of the smallest clubs at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships with North Entrance finishing 21st overall.

Queenscliff Lead After Masters Opening Day

Wed 8 Mar 2017

After losing their title to Bondi Surf Bathers last year the veterans of Queenscliff responded in the best possible fashion by surging to an overall lead on the first day of competition at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships.

Strong State Campaign For Illawarra Nippers

Wed 8 Mar 2017

Illawarra’s reputation as a beach sprinting powerhouse was enhanced at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Blacksmiths Beach last weekend.

Sydney Nippers Shine At State

Wed 8 Mar 2017

Junior lifesavers from across Sydney enjoyed a highly successful return from the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships held at Blacksmiths Beach in Lake Macquarie last weekend.

Flying Geordie Sets Scene For Age Champs Success

Wed 8 Mar 2017

A small but committed team of Nipper competitors from clubs across the South Coast made the long journey to the 2017 Surf Life Saving NSW Age Championships at Lake Macquarie last weekend where they all performed strongly on surf sport’s biggest stage.

Port Macquarie Nippers Fly Flag At State Champs

Wed 8 Mar 2017

A team of eager young Nippers from across the Mid North Coast made the journey south to Lake Macquarie for the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships last weekend.

Northern Nippers Shine At State Champs

Wed 8 Mar 2017

It’s shaping up to be an exciting future for Surf Sports in Northern NSW with plenty of encouraging results from the young surf lifesavers who made the journey to Blacksmiths Beach in Lake Macquarie for the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships last weekend.

Central Coast Nippers On Show At State Champs

Wed 8 Mar 2017

A large contingent of Central Coast competitors travelled north to the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships held at Blacksmiths Beach, Swansea last weekend and returned home with a bagful of medals and plenty of fond memories.

Big Medal Haul For Hunter Nippers At Age Champs

Wed 8 Mar 2017

It was a successful weekend for the Hunter’s best Nipper competitors as they braved the conditions at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships held at Blacksmiths Beach, Swansea.

Swansea Primed For Masterclass

Wed 8 Mar 2017

Past friendships will be renewed and that competitive rivalry which has never quite faded is sure to be on display when the Masters Athletes take Blacksmiths Beach for the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships on Wednesday morning.

Team Spirit The Winner At State Age Champs

Sat 4 Mar 2017

With the focus on the numerous team events to be contested there was plenty of club spirit displayed during a highly entertaining second day of the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Blacksmiths Beach.

Iron Stars Return To Their Roots

Sat 4 Mar 2017

They may now call Queensland home, but Nutri-Grain Iron Stars Matt Poole and Kirsty Higginson were top billing at the Age Championships on Saturday as they signed autographs, posed for photos, and talked about their experience in sport to a throng of young champions.

State Age Champs Gets Off To A Flyer

Fri 3 Mar 2017

Manly’s quest for their eighth straight Age Championship got off on the right foot with the Sydney Northern Beach based club surging to a narrow lead on the first day of the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Blacksmiths Beach on Friday.

State's Best Youngsters Ready For Championships

Tue 28 Feb 2017

Over 2,500 youngsters will be hoping to make their mark at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, which gets underway from Friday at Swansea Belmont SLSC, Lake Macquarie.

Successful Day For Champion Lifesavers

Sat 25 Feb 2017

The first medals for the 2017 NSW Championships have been awarded after a highly competitive Champion Lifesaver event at Blacksmiths Beach on Saturday.

Countdown Begins To NSW Championships

Mon 6 Feb 2017

The countdown to the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships proudly supported by Your local club began in earnest on Monday with the official launch of the state’s biggest surf carnival taking place at Swansea Belmont Surf Life Saving Club.

Cudgen Headland Whitewash at Country Champs

Sun 5 Feb 2017

The Far North Coast juggernaut from Cudgen Headland SLSC has obliterated the competition at the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships at South West Rocks this weekend.

Country Champs Kicks Off

Sat 4 Feb 2017

More than 1400 surf lifesavers and thousands more spectators and officials took to the water and sand at South West Rocks for Day One of the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Kalani Ives

Fri 3 Feb 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks tomorrow it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Sienna Lee

Fri 3 Feb 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks tomorrow it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Boat Crews Contest Best of the Best

Fri 3 Feb 2017

The best crews from around the state are gearing up for a huge day of racing this Sunday at the 2017 Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Aneeka Reilly

Fri 3 Feb 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks tomorrow it’s time to get to know the home town athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Athletes Eager For Country Champs

Wed 1 Feb 2017

The wait is almost over for the 1400 surf lifesavers who will be contesting the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships which get underway at South West Rocks from this Saturday.

NSW Surfboat Interstate Team Announced

Tue 31 Jan 2017

Congratulations to the eight crews selected to represent NSW at the 2017 Surfboat Interstate Championships at Shellharbour on Friday 17 February.

2017 Stramit NSW Country Champs Profile: Chad Poland

Mon 30 Jan 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks later this week it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Horses And Courses – Race Day Hailed A Success

Tue 20 Dec 2016

The third annual race day was bigger and better than ever with thousands flocking through the gates at Sydney’s iconic Royal Randwick Race Course to raise much needed funds and awareness for Surf Life Saving.

Strong NSW Team Named For Interstate Champs

Thu 15 Dec 2016

Congratulations to the 24 elite athletes selected to compete for NSW at the 2017 Interstate Championships at Alexandra Headland SLSC on Friday 20 January.

Sydney Crowned Interbranch Champions

Wed 14 Dec 2016

Sydney has regained the NSW Interbranch Title ending the two-year stranglehold of fierce rivals Sydney Northern Beaches in the process finishing with just a 16 point buffer at The Lakes SLSC on the Central Coast last weekend.

Southern Athletes Shine At Interbranch

Tue 13 Dec 2016

Solid Performances from South and Far South Coast surf lifesavers at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Championships on the NSW Central Coast proved that they can more match it with the state’s best and that there are plenty of encouraging signs for the future of surf sport in the region.

Illawarra Happy With Interbranch Effort

Tue 13 Dec 2016

A sixth placed finish for the Illawarra Branch at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Championships was enough to give confidence that the region’s best surf sport athletes are on an upward trajectory.

Hunter Strong At Interbranch

Tue 13 Dec 2016

A talented team of 40 Hunter athletes achieved their highest point score in recent memory last weekend at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Championships held at The Lakes SLSC, but it wasn’t enough to end their 12-year quest for a podium finish.

Surf Athletes Impress At Interbranch

Tue 13 Dec 2016

The best talent from Mid and Lower North Coast Branches were on show last weekend at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Championships held at The Lakes SLSC.

North Coast Athletes Impress At Interbranch

Tue 13 Dec 2016

Representative surf athletes from the North Coast and Far North Coast teams enjoyed a bright start to summer over the weekend as they showcased their skills at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Championships held at The Lakes SLSC on the NSW Central Coast.

Podium Finish For Central Coast

Tue 13 Dec 2016

Central Coast has again shown they have some of the best surf athletes in NSW with another outstanding performance at the 2016 Interbranch Championships over the weekend at The Lakes SLSC.

Sydney Claim Interbranch Title

Sun 11 Dec 2016

Sydney Branch has won the Interbranch Championships from their fierce rivals Sydney Northern Beaches after a very tense final day of competition at The Lakes SLSC.

Sydney Hold Narrow Lead At Interbranch

Sat 10 Dec 2016

It's just 29 points that separate Sydney and Sydney Northern Beaches heading into the final day of competition of the 2016 Interbranch Championships at The Lakes SLSC.

State's Best Ready For Interbranch Champs

Tue 6 Dec 2016

An elite team of representative athletes from all 11 NSW Surf Life Saving Branches will this weekend be fighting for bragging rights at the 2016 Interbranch Championships, which will be held at The Lakes SLSC on NSW’s Central Coast.

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.

Beach Development Athletes Selected

Wed 23 Nov 2016

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

NSW Lifesavers Recognised at National Awards

Sun 23 Oct 2016

The state’s dedicated volunteers continue to receive recognition at a national level with a number NSW surf lifesavers winning awards at the 2016 SLSA Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday.

Development Networking Program Participants Announced

Thu 20 Oct 2016

Congratulations to the 24 enthusiastic surf lifesavers who have been selected for the 2016 Development Networking Program to be held in Sydney next month.

Athletes Ready For Performance Academy

Wed 19 Oct 2016

Congratulations to the 29 athletes who have been selected for the 2016 Senior Performance Academy to be held next month at the Sydney Academy of Sport.

Sydney Wet ‘n’ Wild Nippers Primed For Super Season

Fri 14 Oct 2016

Sydney’s most innovative Nipper Program is back for a fourth season this weekend when over 100 aspiring youngsters will suit up at Wet ‘n’ Wild Sydney for a program that promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Be Part of Surf Club Open Day This Sunday

Wed 12 Oct 2016

This Sunday 16 October, Surf Life Saving Clubs across the state will be inviting the public to take a look inside and see what being part of a surf club is all about.

Medals Galore For NSW At NZ Champs

Tue 11 Oct 2016

National pride was on the line last weekend as NSW's most gifted Under 18 Pool Rescue athletes battled it out against New Zealand's best surf lifesavers at the 2016 New Zealand Pool Championships.

Excitement Builds As Lifesavers Return For New Season

Fri 23 Sep 2016

The warm spring weather heralds the start of a new patrol season for NSW surf lifesavers as they return to protect beaches across the state this Saturday.

Surf Clubs Throw Open Doors

Fri 23 Sep 2016

On Sunday 16 October 89 surf clubs from across NSW will throw open their doors to the public to give an insight into the vital role that the modern day surf lifesaver plays within their community.

From Scotts Head To Canberra, Lifesavers Win National Award

Fri 16 Sep 2016

Macksville-Scotts Head SLSC were presented with their distinguished National Rescue of the Month award for the May/June period on Thursday at Canberra’s Parliament House.

Athletes Set For Junior Development Academy

Tue 13 Sep 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to confirm the athletes selected for the 2016 Junior Development Academy to be held at Sydney Academy of Sport on Sydney’s Northern Beaches next month.

Lifesavers Sweep Back To School

Fri 9 Sep 2016

Over the next three weekends, surf lifesavers will be going back to school to gain an understanding of the skills required to sweep a surfboat.

Governor-General Presents National Award To Lifesavers

Thu 25 Aug 2016

Surf Lifesavers from Manly, North Steyne and North Bondi Surf Clubs were today recognised for their rescue efforts receiving the prestigious National Rescue of the Month award.

Lifesavers Surf Wave of Success

Mon 22 Aug 2016

Surf lifesavers from across the state took advantage of the late winter sunshine to contest the 2016 NSW Board Riding Championships on the Central Coast last weekend.

Board Riders Gear Up For State Glory

Tue 16 Aug 2016

Lifesaving’s best surf board riders will swap patrol uniforms for wetsuits as they take to the waves at Soldiers Beach on the NSW Central Coast from Friday for the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Board Riding Championships.

Superstar Smith Earns Young Athlete Gong

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Umina’s Jemma Smith capped a stunning summer with the Young Athlete of the Year Award at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday.

It’s Official Sydney Director Caps Busy Year

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Sydney Director of Surf Sports Wayne Druery has barely had time to draw breath during a busy summer that culminated in him being awarded the title of Official of the Year.

Palm Beach Legend Earns Top Coaching Gong

Mon 15 Aug 2016

A team’s culture can often make that minute difference between winning and losing. Few have done more to shape the culture of his charges than Peter Spence from Palm Beach.

Thurtell Takes Out Masters Honours

Mon 15 Aug 2016

After years of being one of the most consistent performers in her division across a variety of disciplines, Forster’s Laura Thurtell has added another title to her impressive resume; Masters Athlete of the Year.

Collins Crowns Summer To Remember

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Whether he’s swimming in the surf off his local beach, Umina, the Gold Coast or Japan it’s been an exceptionally busy summer for Redhead’s Daniel Collins who now has one more title to add to his burgeoning trophy cabinet; 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Athlete of the Year.

Cronulla Lifesaver Is Top Trainer

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Since taking on the Chief Training Role at Cronulla in 2013, Kerrie Hammell has embraced a wide range of responsibilities and dedicated herself to ensuring members have all the skills and qualifications needed to be successful lifesavers.

Wamberal Club Member Crowned Top Facilitator

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Years of dedication to education and improving the skills of others at a club and branch level has earned long-time Wamberal Surf Lifesaver Ramzy Fawzy the right to be called the 2016 Facilitator of the Year.

Central Coast Program A Lesson In Beach Safety

Mon 15 Aug 2016

In the last 12 months the Central Coast’s Beachsafe Program has been delivered to over 9000 students with 60 of the 68 local primary schools expected to have taken up this program by the end of the year, and now the program has achieved state level recognition after earning the Community Education Program of the Year Award.

Avalon Beach Recognised For Youth Initiative

Mon 15 Aug 2016

An innovative program at Avalon Beach designed to retain the interest of young club members as has earned widespread acclaim after being announced as the 2016 Initiative of the Year at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

South West Rocks Lifesaver Is Top Administrator

Mon 15 Aug 2016

It’s been a busy 12 months for the 2016 Administrator of the Year Brienna Elfold who has gallantly thrown herself into almost every aspect of her club South West Rocks.

Batemans Bay Lifesaver Honoured For Volunteering Efforts

Mon 15 Aug 2016

It’s been a busy year for Batemans Bay lifesaver Sue Hunt who aside from her club commitments has also juggled the dual responsibilities of Far South Director of Administration and Director of Member Services. She now has one more role to balance; the title of 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Volunteer of the Year.

Hughes Crowned Lifesaver Of The Year

Mon 15 Aug 2016

North Cronulla’s Kane Hughes had reason to celebrate at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday after he was crowned Lifesaver of the Year.

North Bondi Crowned Top Club

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Three years ago North Bondi initiated a comprehensive review into the structure and governance of their historic Sydney club, with their efforts culminating in being named the Club of the Year at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

Central Coast Crowned Lifesaving’s Top Branch

Mon 15 Aug 2016

A number of innovative ideas across all aspects of Surf Life Saving secured the Central Coast Branch the Branch of the Year title at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

From Shellharbour Nippers To Junior Lifesaver Of The Year

Mon 15 Aug 2016

From the moment that Byron Vinkovic stepped into the water for the first time as a Nipper in the U8s he was hooked.

Narrabeen Nipper Named Top Junior Lifesaver

Mon 15 Aug 2016

The love of the beach and ocean has been a constant theme in the household of Ella Cook, so, it was only natural that she would find her to Narrabeen Beach Nippers at the tender age of six.

Caves Beach Member Crowned Top Young Lifesaver

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Dedicated, talented, and passionate, these are just some of the adjectives that could be used to describe young Caves Beach lifesaver Samantha Hallett, who has capped an outstanding summer by being crowned Young Lifesaver of the Year.

Macksville Lifesavers Honoured For Dramatic Rescue

Mon 15 Aug 2016

A group of lifesavers from Macksville – Scotts Head have taken out the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Award for Rescue of the Year at a gala ceremony in Sydney.

Top Honours For Talented Tweed Lifeguard

Mon 15 Aug 2016

It was a night to remember at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence for Tweed Valley Lifeguard Angus Macphail who was announced as Lifeguard of the Year at a gala ceremony in Sydney last Saturday.

Team Honours For Bulli Boaties

Mon 15 Aug 2016

It’s been a golden year for the members of the Male Open Surf Boat crew at Bulli Surf Life Saving Club who have enjoyed wins at almost every level. Now they have one more reason to celebrate after being crowned Team of the Year at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

NSW Lifesavers Celebrate Successful Season

Sat 13 Aug 2016

Surf lifesavers signed off on the 2015/16 season in style at the annual NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday evening. Over 350 surf lifesavers traded their red and yellow patrol uniforms for formal wear at the glittering celebration which was proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

2017 NSW Country Team Announced

Thu 4 Aug 2016

The 2017 NSW Country Team has been announced to compete at the Trans-Tasman Tri-Series in New Zealand.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

IRB Racing Hits Port Stephens

Tue 31 May 2016

After almost three years, IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) racing will be back on the beaches of Port Stephens with close to 250 surf lifesavers ready to battle it out this weekend.

Kiama Downs Takes Control Of IRB Premiership

Mon 23 May 2016

The Central Coast played host to a thrilling Round 2 of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership with Kiama Downs taking the points for the second consecutive round.

Strong NSW Contingent In Aussie Life Saving Team

Fri 20 May 2016

The path to Rescue 2016 became a little clearer for 12 highly talented NSW athletes following confirmation of their selection in the Australian Life Saving Team to contest September’s World Championships.

Central Coast Welcome IRBs

Tue 17 May 2016

The second round of the Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series heads to Terrigal on the state’s Central Coast this weekend for what promises to be an exhilarating two days of racing.

National Volunteer Week: Glenn Clarke

Fri 13 May 2016

Our final National Volunteer Week profile is Glenn Clarke from The Entrance SLSC. Glenn was awarded the prestigious Volunteer of the Year at the 2014/15 SLSNSW Awards of Excellence.

National Volunteer Week: Paul Sharpe

Fri 13 May 2016

Our fourth National Volunteer Week profile is Paul Sharpe from Umina SLSC. Sharpey is the Club President and has played a key role as part of the organising committee for the State Championships over the last four years.

National Volunteer Week: Steven Kudzius

Wed 11 May 2016

Our third National Volunteer Week profile is Steven Kudzius from Fingal Rovers SLSC. Steven is in his first season of being the club President and believes volunteering is the key to living happily.

National Volunteer Week: Mike Le Geyt

Tue 10 May 2016

Our second profile to celebrate National Volunteer Week is Mike Le Geyt from South Curl Curl SLSC. Mike is the Chief Training Officer and is an Assessor for the Sydney Northern Beaches Branch.

IRB Season Takes Flight

Tue 10 May 2016

The 2016 IRB Premiership Series promises to be another nail-biter with just three points separating the top two clubs after a superb weekend of competition at Caves Beach.

National Volunteer Week 2016

Mon 9 May 2016

National Volunteer Week starts today and Surf Life Saving NSW would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to those who selflessly volunteer their time to protect the community.

NSW IRB Racing Returns

Mon 2 May 2016

It's racing season again as the 2016 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series is set to kick off this weekend at Caves Beach in the Hunter.

NSW Clubbies Give A Master Class

Thu 21 Apr 2016

Australia’s domestic airlines might have to start making room in their luggage hold as the state’s finest surf sport athletes wound back the clock with some vintage performances during the 2016 Australian Masters Titles.

NSW Clubbies Out For Aussie Glory

Fri 15 Apr 2016

The theme might be back to the 80s, but a huge contingent of the state’s best lifesavers are out to show the rest of Australia that their 2016 form is pretty good as well when they travel to the Sunshine Coast for this year’s Aussies.

Junior Lifesavers of The Year Announced

Thu 14 Apr 2016

Two young lifesavers have capped off their Nipper careers in grand style by taking out the Junior Lifesaver of the Year Award (JLOTY) in Sydney on Thursday.

Success at Beko Best of the Best

Mon 4 Apr 2016

The state’s elite surfboat crews put on performances to remember at the 2016 Best of the Best Surfboat Challenge, proudly supported by Beko for the second year.

Boat Crews Gunning For Beko Crown

Thu 31 Mar 2016

The best crews from around the state are gearing up for a huge day of racing this Saturday at the 2016 Beko Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge.

Clubbie Profile March: Jasmine Davis

Thu 31 Mar 2016

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of March is Jasmine Davis from Crowdy Head SLSC. Jasmine has been selected to participate in next month's Youth Opportunity Makers Workshop and is also the Age Manager for the U6s at the Lower North Coast club.

North Steyne and Manly Lifesavers Win National Rescue Award

Wed 30 Mar 2016

The combined efforts of lifesavers from North Steyne and Manly have been recognised with the prestigious National and NSW Rescue of the Month awards. The Sydney Northern Beaches trio revived a female swimmer who had been brought back to shore unconscious after being rescued by local boardriders.

Beach Safety Program Finishes Third Season

Mon 21 Mar 2016

The Sydney Wet’n’Wild Nippers have said goodbye to the wave pool for another year after finishing the third season of the program with a carnival at the iconic amusement park on Sunday.

It’s All In The Family For Cronulla Lifesavers

Thu 17 Mar 2016

For one Cronulla family the recent State Masters Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina meant more than just the medals. It was a rare opportunity for mother and daughter to race together before they turn their full attention to training for September’s World Lifesaving Championships.

Box Jellies Spotted Near Sydney

Tue 15 Mar 2016

It was a long way from the warm waters of Casuarina Beach for a Darwin surfboat crew competing at the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina last weekend.

Illawarra Athletes Strong At State Champs

Tue 15 Mar 2016

Over the three-day 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships supported by ClubsNSW, close to 2500 beach and water athletes ranging from Olympians to professional surf stars through to rising under 14s battled it out at Ocean Beach-Umina on the Central Coast.

Southern Sydney Force at State Champs

Tue 15 Mar 2016

Bate Bay clubs powered home over the weekend at the NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships, supported by ClubsNSW, with all four clubs finishing in the top eight. Wanda was the top performer, finishing third overall and close behind the former NSW champions, Manly.

Hunter Athletes in the Medal Haul at State Champs

Tue 15 Mar 2016

Over the three-day 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships supported by ClubsNSW, close to 2500 beach and water athletes ranging from Olympians to professional surf stars through to rising under 14s battled it out at Ocean Beach-Umina on the Central Coast. Redhead SLSC was the top-performing Hunter club.

Sawtell’s Small But Mighty Impact at State Champs

Mon 14 Mar 2016

Over three days at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships close to 2500 beach and water athletes ranging from Olympians to professional surf stars through to rising under 14s competing up in Opens for the first time battled it out for gold, silver and bronze medals.

Umina-Ocean Beach Farewells State Titles

Mon 14 Mar 2016

Over the three-day 2016 Surf Life Saving NSW Open Championships, close to 2500 beach and water athletes ranging from Olympians to professional surf stars through to rising under 14s competing up in Opens for the first time were whittled down to the finalists, and then the ultimate gold, silver and bronze medallists.

Home Straight for State Champs

Sat 12 Mar 2016

The middle day of water competition at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships, on another hot and dry autumn day at Umina and Ocean beaches, was the one day hit-out for the ‘beachies’, the sprint and flag competitors who hurl themselves across and into soft sand.

Open Surf Champs Heats Up

Fri 11 Mar 2016

Day one of the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships, proudly supported by ClubsNSW, brought the best swell in three consecutive weekends of State Championship competition staged at Umina-Ocean Beach.

Bondi Win Masters Championships

Fri 11 Mar 2016

The 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships will always be fondly remembered by the members of Bondi Bathers Lifesaving club after they took out the overall point score for the first time.

Umina Mates End Age Champs On A High

Fri 11 Mar 2016

One group of Umina Nippers couldn’t have written a better script for ending their Nippers career finishing with a gold medal on their hometown beach.

Cooks Hill Toast Of Hunter After Age Champs Success

Fri 11 Mar 2016

Cooks Hill has reaffirmed their status as an emerging force at Nippers level after their meteoric rise continued in 2016 with a third place finish in the club championship at Ocean Beach – Umina last week.

Successful State Champs For Wamberal Juniors

Fri 11 Mar 2016

The 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships will be remembered fondly by those involved with Wamberal SLSC after the Central Coast club enjoyed a stunningly successful campaign.

Burning Palms Nipper Makes Her Mark

Fri 11 Mar 2016

When the U9 Nippers lined up in the ClubsNSW Arena for the Beach Sprint Final at the recent NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships all eyes turned to the one competitor whose road to the final was quite unique.

Bronte Olympian Hits the Surf

Thu 10 Mar 2016

Jarrod Poort is a name you may not be familiar with in Surf Life Saving circles, however that could change after this weekend’s NSW Surf Life Saving Championships where the young Olympian will be competing for Bronte SLSC.

Bondi Increase Lead On Masters Day 2

Thu 10 Mar 2016

Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club have extended their lead at the top of the club point score ahead of Sydney rivals North Bondi and Queenscliff during an exciting day of teams competition on the second day of the NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina.

FIVE MINUTES WITH…Ben Walker

Thu 10 Mar 2016

You might say that Ben Walker has Surf Life Saving in his veins with the talented teenager being around the club environment long before he was old enough to pull on the famous North Bondi cap.

Five Minutes With…Joanna Charles

Thu 10 Mar 2016

Byron Bay’s Joanna Charles will enter the NSW Surf Life State Championships full of confidence after a strong performance at the recent Country Championships at South West Rocks where she finished with 4 individual medals including 3 gold.

Matuschka’s Meteoric Rise

Thu 10 Mar 2016

It’s been a whirlwind 12 months for Avoca’s Kaitlyn Matuschka who enjoyed arguably her most successful summer campaign last year.

Bondi Build Narrow Lead After Masters Day 1

Wed 9 Mar 2016

The 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships looks set to go down to the wire with Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club holding a slender lead over reigning champions Queenscliff after an exciting day of competition at Ocean Beach – Umina.

Successful Weekend For Hunter Lifesavers

Tue 8 Mar 2016

Junior Lifesavers from Cooks Hill and Swansea-Belmont had plenty of reasons to smile at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina last weekend with the two Hunter clubs both finishing inside the coveted top five.

Sydney Lifesavers Dominate Age Champs

Tue 8 Mar 2016

Ocean Beach – Umina has once again proved a happy hunting ground for the Manly juggernaut that claimed top honours at last weekend’s NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, but plenty of other Sydney teams on both sides of the bridge had a lot to celebrate as well.

Encouraging Future Looms For MNC Lifesavers

Tue 8 Mar 2016

They might not have won many medals, but some of the best junior surf sport athletes from across the Mid North Coast will take plenty of heart from their performances at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina last week.

Southern Lifesavers Enjoy Age Champs

Tue 8 Mar 2016

They might not have won many medals, but the junior lifesavers from southern NSW who made the trip to the 2016 State Surf Age Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina last week brought back plenty of fond memories.

Successful Weekend For Illawarra Juniors

Tue 8 Mar 2016

Young lifesavers from across Illawarra had gold, silver, and bronze reasons to celebrate after returning from the 2016 NSW Surf Life Age Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina with a bagful of medals.

Coffs Harbour Fly The Flag For Northern Lifesavers

Tue 8 Mar 2016

North Coast powerhouses Coffs Harbour SLSC were the best performing club from Northern NSW during the 2016 State Surf Life Saving Age Championships held at Ocean Beach – Umina on the Central Coast last weekend.

Big Weekend For Central Coast Lifesavers

Tue 8 Mar 2016

The Central Coast’s best junior surf sport athletes took full advantage of hosting the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships in familiar waters last weekend bringing home a bagful of medals.

Open Competitors Primed For State Champs

Tue 8 Mar 2016

Over 4000 of the state’s best surf sport athletes will make their way to Ocean Beach- Umina from Wednesday for the start of the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters and Open Championships for what promises to be a barnstorming five days of competition.

Manly Crowned Age Champions

Sun 6 Mar 2016

Manly Lifesaving Club cemented their reputation as one of strongest Nipper clubs in the state after they notched up their seventh consecutive win at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships finishing ahead of the rival clubs Wanda and Cooks Hill at Ocean-Beach Umina on Sunday.

New Host for NSW Surf Champs

Sun 6 Mar 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW has announced the state’s premier event, the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships will be held at Swansea-Belmont SLSC in 2017 and 2018.

Successful Opening Day For Age Champs

Fri 4 Mar 2016

There were plenty of smiling faces as the opening day of the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships went off without a hitch at Ocean Beach – Umina on the state’s Central Coast on Friday.

NSW Clubs Receive National Awards

Thu 3 Mar 2016

Three NSW Surf Life Saving Clubs were presented with their National Rescue of the Month awards this morning at Parliament House in Canberra.

Sydney Rivalry Heats Up As State Champs Countdown Continues

Mon 29 Feb 2016

Points will be at a premium, and club bragging rights will be on the line when young lifesavers from the Sydney and Sydney Northern Beaches Branches go head to head at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships which get underway at Ocean Beach - Umina on the state’s Central Coast later this week.

Hunter Lifesavers Out For Glory At Age Titles

Mon 29 Feb 2016

Over 200 young lifesavers from the Hunter Branch will be chasing medals and personal bests when the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships gets underway on the state’s Central Coast later this week.

Far North Coast Junior Lifesavers Are State Bound

Mon 29 Feb 2016

A committed group of junior lifesavers from across the Far North Coast will take on the best surf athletes NSW has to offer when the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships get underway on the Central Coast later this week.

Southern Lifesavers Primed For State Champs

Mon 29 Feb 2016

A small but committed team of junior lifesavers from the South Coast and Far South Coast Branches are gearing up to take on challenge of the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships which get underway at Ocean Beach – Umina on the state’s Central Coast later this week.

Young Lifesavers Gunning For State Glory

Mon 29 Feb 2016

Some of the best young lifesavers from across the Mid North Coast are eagerly awaiting their chance to take on the best the state has to offer at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships that get underway at Ocean Beach – Umina on the Central Coast later this week.

Coast Lifesavers Looking For Home Advantage

Mon 29 Feb 2016

The Central Coast will be well represented on their home turf by hundreds of eager young lifesavers when the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships get underway at Ocean Beach – Umina later this week.

North Coast Lifesavers Preparing For State Champs

Mon 29 Feb 2016

A small but dedicated group of junior lifesavers from across the North Coast are preparing to put their skills to the test at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships which get underway at Ocean Beach-Umina on the state’s Central Coast later this week.

Illawarra Juniors Seeking NSW Glory

Mon 29 Feb 2016

Over 100 of the best young lifesavers from the Illawarra will be gunning for medals and personal bests when the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships get underway at Ocean Beach-Umina on the state’s Central Coast later this week.

Clubbie Profile February: George Fowler

Fri 26 Feb 2016

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of February is George Fowler from Wauchope-Bonny Hills SLSC. George will be the oldest competitor at the 2016 State Championships at the ripe old age of 78 and just last week was honoured by his club naming a surf boat after him.

Lifesavers To Battle For State Honours

Fri 26 Feb 2016

History, tradition, pride, and mate ship are all values integral to the Lifesaving Championships and all will be on display when the first event of the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships gets underway at Ocean Beach – Umina tomorrow.

Avoca Beach Win NSW Award For Mass Rescue

Fri 19 Feb 2016

A mass rescue effort of two families who smashed onto rocks by a rogue wave at Avoca Beach on Australia Day earned a group of local Lifesavers the prestigious NSW Rescue of the Month for January.

State Championships Officially Launched

Mon 15 Feb 2016

In just over a fortnight, thousands of the state’s best surf sport competitors will arrive on the NSW Central Coast to compete at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina for a fourth straight year.

Weekend of Highs For South West Rocks Volunteers

Fri 12 Feb 2016

An army of loyal volunteers from hosts South West Rocks played an integral role in the successful staging of the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships which was enjoyed by over 1400 competitors last weekend.

Pac Palms Back On The Beach

Fri 12 Feb 2016

It’s been a while since a surfboat from Pacific Palms SLSC has been sighted on the start line at a major championships with the club all but closing the door on surfboat rowing due to a lack of sweeps and rowers.

Mid-North Coast Surfboat Crews Triumph at Country Champs

Fri 12 Feb 2016

Young boat rowers from Wauchope Bonny Hills SLSC proved that they could mix it with the more established crews when they came across the line first in the prestigious Open Women’s division at the Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships at South West Rocks.

Taree-Old Bar Rebuilds

Thu 11 Feb 2016

While they didn’t come home with any medals from the Stramit Country Surf Life Saving Championships at South West Rocks, the small contingent of competitors from Taree-Old Bar SLSC did not go unnoticed.

Byron Bay Defend Country Title

Mon 8 Feb 2016

Byron Bay SLSC has won their sixth straight NSW Country Title by the narrowest of margins over perennial rivals Cudgen Headland after a pulsating Day 2 of competition at the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

Narrow Lead For Cudgen Headland After Day 1

Sat 6 Feb 2016

Byron Bay’s quest to win a sixth straight title won’t be determined until tomorrow after their Branch rivals Cudgen Headland SLSC took the lead on an exciting first day of competition at the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships held at the picturesque South West Rocks.

Lifesavers Prepare For Country Champs

Tue 2 Feb 2016

The wait is almost over for the 1300 surf lifesavers who will be contesting the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships which get underway at South West Rocks from this Saturday.

2016 Surf Boat Interstate Crews Named

Fri 29 Jan 2016

Congratulations to the crews selected in the NSW Surfboat Interstate Team to compete on Friday 19 February at Shellharbour, NSW.

Batemans Bay Usher In New Clubhouse

Thu 28 Jan 2016

It was an Australia Day to celebrate for Surf Lifesavers from Batemans Bay SLSC with the Far South Coast club officially unveiling their revamped clubhouse.

Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships Launched

Thu 14 Jan 2016

The hard work has been done, now it is the competitors' time to shine – that’s the message the organising committee of the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships had at the official launch ceremony held on Thursday.

Wet’n’Wild Sydney Nippers Beachin’ Experience

Tue 12 Jan 2016

Over 100 enthusiastic youngsters from the Wet’n’Wild Sydney Nippers Program descended on Manly Beach on Sunday for their first official visit to the coast since becoming the state's most unique surf education program three seasons ago.

Clubbie Profile December: Samantha Law

Wed 23 Dec 2015

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of December is Samantha Law from Broulee Surfers and North Wollongong SLSCs. Samantha recently competed for the Far South Coast at the 2015 Interbranch Championships is one of the lucky few to be working for the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter.

Central Coast Make Top Three At Interbranch

Wed 16 Dec 2015

Central Coast Surf Life Saving Branch’s strongest 40 athletes headed to Cape Hawke on the Lower North Coast last weekend to push their claim as the best team outside of Sydney.

Hunter Branch Push For Podium

Wed 16 Dec 2015

Hunter made their mark at the 2015 Interbranch Championships over the weekend at Cape Hawke on the Lower North Coast, with a host of athletes producing outstanding results.

Illawarra Blitz Beach Events At Interbranch

Tue 15 Dec 2015

Illawarra’s strong team of 40 athletes made their mark on the 2015 Interbranch Championships at Cape Hawke on the weekend, finishing sixth behind Country Champions Far North Coast.

Athletes Strive At Interbranch Champs

Tue 15 Dec 2015

The South and Far South Coast Branch teams showed their true colours over the weekend at Cape Hawke, exceeding expectations at the Surf Life Saving NSW Interbranch Championships.

Athletes Exceed At Interbranch

Tue 15 Dec 2015

Mid North and Lower North Coast finished their Interbranch campaigns in 9th and 11th spot respectively. The weekend’s performance from both branches was an insight into what the future holds for their surf sport teams.

Encouraging Signs For North Coast

Tue 15 Dec 2015

It has been described as one of their best performances at Interbranch level in recent years, and now North Coast surf athletes are keen to ride this sense of optimism into what promises to be a highly competitive season.

Country Cup Secured For Far North Coast Branch

Tue 15 Dec 2015

After two days of intense competition at the 2015 Interbranch Carnival at Cape Hawke, Forster the Far North Coast’s best surf athletes could afford to relax. They had after all just secured the country cup for a third straight year.

Back To Back Interbranch Titles for SNB

Sun 13 Dec 2015

The tri-colours have gone back-to-back Interbranch champions increasing their margin throughout the final days' events to finish on top by a staggering 70 points ahead of Sydney.

NSW Interstate Team Announced

Sun 13 Dec 2015

Congratulations to the 24 NSW athletes who have been selected for the 2016 Interstate Championships to be held at Torquay, Victoria on Friday 8 January.

SNB Branch Lead After Day One

Sat 12 Dec 2015

Sydney Northern Beaches are on top after an exciting start to the 2015 Interbranch Championships, leading Sydney by 66 points going into tomorrow’s team events.

Interbranch Champs Revamped

Wed 9 Dec 2015

An elite team of representatives from each of the 11 Surf Life Saving Branches from this Saturday will be journeying to Cape Hawke on the state’s Lower North Coast for an intense weekend of competition.

Northern Beaches Lifesavers Head Back To School

Fri 4 Dec 2015

Australia’s most popular primary aged surf education program has closed the books on another successful season with another 12,000 country students getting a lesson on surf safety from our volunteer lifesavers.

Illawarra At Forefront Of Surf Safety Education

Fri 4 Dec 2015

The Illawarra region continues to play a crucial role in spreading the message of surf safety to thousands of school students around the state with North Wollongong hosting an innovative education program throughout December, and two local lifesavers recently returning from a week on the road for the Beach to Bush Program.

Woolgoolga Lifesavers Spread Surf Safety Message

Fri 4 Dec 2015

Australia’s most popular primary aged surf education program has closed the books on another successful season with two volunteer lifesavers from Woolgoolga helping to spread the surf safety message to hundreds of country kids.

Lifesaver Law Spreads Safety Message

Fri 4 Dec 2015

Australia’s most popular primary aged surf education program has closed the books on another successful season with 12,000 country students getting a lesson on surf safety from our volunteer lifesavers with a Far South Coast lifesaver helping to spread the word to kids in Goulburn.

Award Winning Nippers Program Set For Third Season

Fri 4 Dec 2015

The Wet’n’Wild Sydney Nippers program is back for its third season with more than 220 enthusiastic youngsters ready to tackle the wave pool this Sunday.

Community Inclusion Grant Recipients Named

Fri 27 Nov 2015

A crowd of more than 60 people representing business groups, disability support services, and the Surf Life Saving community gathered at North Bondi Surf Club on Friday for the announcement of the Surf Life Saving NSW Community Inclusion Small Grant recipients.

Schoolies Urged To Be Beach Safe

Fri 27 Nov 2015

As NSW Schoolies celebrations are about to begin, Surf Life Saving NSW is urging partying teens to make their visit to the beach a safe one.

Members Honoured For Lifetime Achievements

Thu 26 Nov 2015

The old adage that seven is a lucky number proved true for seven of the state’s long-standing lifesavers after they were recently awarded Life Membership of Surf Life Saving NSW.

Lifesavers Go Bush For Surf Safety

Fri 20 Nov 2015

Thousands of NSW country primary school students will get a taste of the beach next week without having to leave the comfort of their classroom.

Boaties Prepare For Thundering Opener

Wed 11 Nov 2015

The wait is almost over for some of Australia’s top surf boat crews as they wrap up preparations for the opening round of the 2015/16 Ocean Thunder Series which gets underway at Sydney’s Dee Why Beach on Saturday.

Development Network Program Participants Announced

Tue 27 Oct 2015

Congratulations to the 27 enthusiastic surf lifesavers who have been selected for the Development Network Program to be held on 20-22 November.

Successful Night for NSW Lifesavers

Mon 26 Oct 2015

The state’s dedicated lifesavers continue to receive recognition at a national level with a number of our members claiming awards at the 2015 SLSA Awards of Excellence at a ceremony in Sydney on Saturday.

Bellambi Enjoys National Recognition

Mon 26 Oct 2015

An innovative community education program has earned a small Illawarra Surf Life Saving Club national recognition at Australian Lifesaving’s Night of Nights.

Welborn Crowned Australia’s Top Youth Athlete

Mon 26 Oct 2015

Talented North Bondi competitor Lizzie Welborn’s stellar year continued when she was crowned the Surf Life Saving Australia Youth Surf Sport Athlete of the Year at a ceremony in Sydney on Saturday.

ALS Lifeguard Wins NSW Rescue Of The Month

Thu 15 Oct 2015

A dramatic rescue of two teenagers in heavy conditions at Angels Beach on the NSW Far North Coast last month has earned Saul Duran a lifeguard with the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) the prestigious NSW Rescue of the Month Award for September.

Be Part Of Surf Club Open Day This Sunday

Tue 13 Oct 2015

Surf Life Saving Clubs across the state will be welcoming the public on Sunday 18 October to provide an inside look into what being a part of a surf club is all about.

Young Gun Surfer Barrels Towards Dreams

Tue 6 Oct 2015

Some people are just born to be in the water. It is apparent in their every move, a connection to the environment that can be hard to explain but is always there. Teenage Central Coast surfer Macy Callaghan certainly possesses this indefinable quality in spades, and is hoping that her background in Surf Life Saving can ultimately propel her to the heady heights of the professional tour.

NSW Pool Rescue Team Impress In NZ

Tue 6 Oct 2015

New South Wales’ most promising Under 18 pool rescue athletes have made their mark on the 2015 New Zealand Pool Championships, bringing home 27 medals.

2015 SLSNSW Performance Academy Athletes Selected

Tue 29 Sep 2015

The 2015 SLSNSW Performance Academy, previously known as the High Performance Camp is open to ski, board, swim and pool athletes from U15 to Open's and will be held from 16-18 October 2015 at the elite Surfing Australia High Performance Centre at Casuarina.

Hunter Athletes Strong At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

The Surf Life Saving NSW Junior Development Academy Camp, previously known as the Talented Athlete Program is for athletes aged 12-14 across all eleven branches who have demonstrated potential in any of the water disciplines.

Lower North Coast Strives At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

The Lower North Coast's future is looking bright when it comes to young surf lifesavers. Patrick Moses from Taree-Old Bar SLSC represented the branch at last week’s Surf Life Saving NSW camp.

North Coast Youngsters Shine at Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

The North Coast Branch is in safe hands this season with four of their athletes taking time out of their school holidays to polish up on their surf sports skills.

Sydney Athletes Show Promise At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Sydney Branch’s future looks bright as a number of surf sports athletes make the most of their time at the Surf Life Saving NSW Junior Development Academy Camp last week.

Youngsters Prove Themselves At Development Camp

Fri 25 Sep 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW’s brightest young surf sport stars have been perfecting their skills at the NSW Junior Development Academy on Sydney’s Northern Beaches during the holidays.

Project Blueprint to Assess Port Stephens

Wed 2 Sep 2015

A state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment project will be based locally in the Port Stephens region from next week as part of four-year research study to help reduce coastal drownings across the state.

North Bondi’s Taliano Crowned Top Lifesaver

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Rosemarie Taliano’s pride and dedication to the Surf Life Saving Movement were recognised at the Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday with the North Bondi clubbieclaiming the prestigious Lifesaver of the Year honours.

The Entrance Clubbie Named Top Volunteer

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Saturday’s Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proved to be a night to remember for The Entrance’s Glenn Clarke who was honoured for his long-standing commitment to the movement with the Volunteer of the Year award.

Top Prize For Cudgen Headland

Mon 31 Aug 2015

The decision to commit to the “one club, one governance” strategy almost three years ago has paid off for Cudgen Headland with the Tweed Based Club capping a fine season with Club of the Year honours at the Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence.

Sydney Northern Beaches Named Top Branch

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Looking to the future and securing the present paid off handsomely for Sydney Northern Beaches Branch after they were crowned Branch of The Year at the 2015 NSW Awards of Excellence on Saturday night.

Walsh Crowned Top Lifeguard

Mon 31 Aug 2015

In many ways Ken Walsh lives for the ocean. When he’s not fulfilling his responsibilities as lifeguard supervisor for the Shoalhaven Shire he’s helping out his club Mollymook in any way he can. Now his dedication has been acknowledged with the affable Walsh crowned NSW Lifeguard of the Year.

Cronulla Clubbie’s Top Rescue

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Richard Garnsey’s effort to rescue three people in two separate incidents at Cronulla last December was recognised with the Rescue of the Year award at the 2015 Awards of Excellence.

Vincent Crowned Top Young Lifesaver

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Julien Vincent is a familiar face patrolling multiple Sydney beaches, and now his impressive contribution to his club has been recognised by him being awarded The Young Lifesaver of the Year for 2015.

Young Nippers Earn Recognition

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Brianna Clarkson (Brunswick), and Reed van Huisstede (Cooks Hill) capped of their Nipper careers in style by winning the title of Junior Lifesavers of the Year and were presented their awards at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

Newport’s Herring Named Top Coach

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Nearly everything that Newport’s Trent Herring touched turned to gold in season 2014/15, and the modest mentor has been rewarded with the Coach of the Year award at the annual Awards of Excellence.

Miller Takes Out Major Athlete Gong

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Georgia Miller’s stellar season continued on Saturday night with the Newport athlete adding another award to her burgeoning trophy cabinet.

South West Rocks Stalwart Earns Official Gong

Mon 31 Aug 2015

For Mid North Coast surf sport athletes the friendly face of Ray McDonagh is a familiar sight at local carnivals, but now his achievements are being acknowledged by a much wider audience with him being named the 2015 Sports Official of the Year.

Young Gun Lizzie Crowned Top Junior Athlete

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Lizzie Welborn’s meteoric rise in the world of surf sports continued on Saturday at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence with the North Bondi youngster being crowned the 2015 Young Athlete of the Year.

Lemmon’s Super Season Recognised

Mon 31 Aug 2015

In the ocean or in the pool very few people were able to stop Terrigal’s Paul Lemmon in season 2014/15, and his efforts in the water have culminated in him being named Masters Athlete of the Year at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

Adopt-A-Nipper Initiative A Roaring Success

Mon 31 Aug 2015

The Entrance SLSC almost doubled their annual intake of Nippers with the introduction of a new program that was so successful it has been crowned Initiative of the Year at Saturday’s Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence.

Newport Taplin Boys – A Team United

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Three years, 48 weeks of training per season, twenty three squad members, countless training sessions, one dream.

Tacking Point Clubbie Crowned Top Administrator

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Joanne Hawkins from Tacking Point SLSC celebrated her tenth year in Surf Life Saving in spectacular fashion by taking out Administrator of the Year at the 2015 NSW Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday.

Bellambi’s Community Program Leads The Way

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Children from one of the Illawarra’s most disadvantaged postcodes have been taught the basics of surf safety thanks to an innovative program by Bellambi Surf Life Saving Club.

Ballina-Lighthouse Clubbie Crowned State’s Top Facilitator

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Ballina’s Rod Balkin had plenty to celebrate at the 2015 NSW Awards of Excellence ceremony in Sydney after he was crowned Facilitator of the Year.

Coogee Clubbie Named Top Assessor

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Craig Howie’s ongoing commitment to not only his club but to the Branch as a whole has seen him rewarded the title of Assessor of the Year at the 2015 NSW Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday.

Coogee Trainer Honoured At Annual Awards

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Dedication to ensuring that all of her club’s Bronze Medallion candidates are ready for whatever patrolling adventure awaits them resulted in Coogee’s Beck Mister being named Trainer of the Year at the 2015 Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence.

Lifesavers Celebrate Night of Nights

Sat 29 Aug 2015

There wasn’t a rubber duckie in sight as some of the state’s finest surf lifesavers swapped swimmers for formal wear to celebrate the season that was in Sydney on Saturday.

Board Riders To Take on Avoca Beach Surf

Mon 17 Aug 2015

Lifesavers from around the state will temporarily call the Central Coast home from Thursday when the NSW Board Riding Championships takes place at Avoca Beach.

NSW Pool Rescue Development Team Selected

Fri 31 Jul 2015

A big congratulations and good luck to the athletes who have been selected in the NSW Pool Rescue Development Team.

NSW Pool Interstate Team Announced

Mon 27 Jul 2015

Congratulations and best of luck to all members selected in the 2015 SLSNSW Pool Interstate Team to compete at the Surf Life Saving Interstate Pool Rescue Championships on the 7-9 August.

2015 Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

Fri 17 Jul 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW is getting ready to celebrate the commitment and heroic actions of the season’s most outstanding volunteers at the 2015 Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence, proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

Country Surf Life Saving Champs Returns to the Rocks

Thu 16 Jul 2015

South West Rocks has been announced as the venue for the 2016 and 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

Eager Athletes Ready For Pool Rescue Champs

Wed 15 Jul 2015

Almost 300 lifesavers will cast off the throes of winter, and swap their familiar beach surroundings for the pool this weekend at the 2015 NSW Pool Rescue Championships.

Surf Life Saving Operations Centre Opens

Tue 30 Jun 2015

The new Surf Life Saving NSW Northern Operations Centre at Port Macquarie was officially opened today.

Caves Beach Take Out NSW IRB Championship

Mon 29 Jun 2015

Competitors from Caves Beach were smiling wider than the Hunter River after storming home to claim top honours at the 2015 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Championships at Mollymook on the weekend.

Surf's Up at the Bondi Beachfest

Fri 19 Jun 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW has teamed up with Beachfest to bring you one of the festivals of the year. Typifying ‘The Sounds of Summer’, The Beach Boys will be headlining and is a perfect match to have them performing on the beach at Bondi.

NSW Lifesavers Receive National Rescue Awards

Thu 18 Jun 2015

Continuing on from the Blues State of Origin victory last night, three NSW clubs were presented with National Rescue of the Month awards at Parliament House Canberra this morning.

Kiama Downs Crowned Rubber Ducky Champions

Tue 16 Jun 2015

Kiama Downs have put an exclamation mark on their 2015 Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Winter Premiership campaign by claiming the overall title for a second straight year.

Tight At The Top In Rubber Ducky Premiership Series

Fri 12 Jun 2015

The 2015 Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series is set for a thrilling conclusion with the overall championship club set to be crowned on Sunday at Kiama Downs on the state’s south coast following two days of intense racing.

Tickets On Sale for Awards of Excellence

Fri 5 Jun 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW will soon celebrate the commitment and heroic actions of the season’s most outstanding volunteers at the 2015 Awards of Excellence, proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

Rubber Duckies Head To Terrigal For Racing Double Header

Fri 29 May 2015

The third round of the Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series heads to Terrigal on the State’s Central Coast this weekend for what promises to be a barnstorming two days of racing.

Moruya Opens Revamped Surf Club

Fri 22 May 2015

The fruits of two-and-a-half years of hard labour were there for everyone to see at the re-opening of the Moruya clubhouse last weekend, and there was even a famous face on hand to witness the celebrations.

Rubber Duckie Racing Heads To Windang

Fri 15 May 2015

Inclement weather may have forced the cancellation of the opening weekend of the 2015 Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series at Caves Beach, but that won’t stop the teams of racers fronting up for the second round at Windang on the Illawarra Coast.

North Bondi Wins National and NSW Rescue of the Month

Mon 4 May 2015

North Bondi SLSC's Patrol 9 has taken out the National and NSW Rescue of the Month award for March by successfully rescuing 15 people in three metre swell.

Rubber Duckies Return To Caves Beach For Racing Season Opener

Fri 1 May 2015

The sun has barely set on a hugely successful season of summer surf sports, but now attention switches to the opening weekend of the 2015 Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series at Caves Beach, where the best-of-the-best racers will go head-to-head in a pulsating weekend of racing.

ANZAC Centenary Commemoration Celebration

Thu 23 Apr 2015

Surf Lifesavers from around NSW will be attending a variety of services to pay their respects to our fallen heroes. Many clubs will be laying wreaths at local ceremonies and in Turkey in memory and honour of those who landed at Anzac Cove in 1915.

NSW Athletes Perform Strongly at The Aussies

Fri 17 Apr 2015

The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships has been a resounding success for NSW clubs with an excellent start from the Youth teams and a solid effort by our Masters competitors.

Junior Lifesavers of The Year Named

Fri 10 Apr 2015

It has been a week to remember for junior lifesavers Brianna Clarkson (Brunswick), and Reed van Huisstede (Cooks Hill). The duo has been crowned the 2014/15 Female and Male Junior Lifesaver of The Year after impressing at a camp at Narrabeen on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

NSW Stars Looking to Leave Their Mark at Aussies

Fri 10 Apr 2015

Over 1,300 of the most talented surf sport athletes from around the state will be gunning for glory at the Australian Championships on the Gold Coast from this Saturday.

Wet’n’Wild Nippers Set For Carnival Finish

Thu 26 Mar 2015

The second season of the Wet’n’Wild Sydney Nippers is set for a thrilling finish when the kids of Western Sydney put the water skills they’ve learned into practise in a fun-filled carnival.

Far South Coast Athletes Medal On Beach

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Although small in numbers, Far South Coast athletes punched above their weight at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina, bringing home three medals.

Life’s a beach for Illawarra Juniors

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A small but dedicated contingent of athletes from across the Illawarra branch made the trek to Ocean Beach-Umina for the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships.

Sydney Clubs Lead The Way At Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

It was an impressive weekend for metropolitan clubs at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, as both Sydney and rivals Sydney Northern Beaches clubs dominated both beach and water events.

Hunter’s Big Weekend at Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

For most Hunter athletes, Ocean Beach-Umina is just a stroll down the highway, and this short commute worked to their advantage with a number of exceptional performances at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships.

Port Macquarie Flies The Flag For Mid-North Coast

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A small but dedicated group of Nippers from across the Mid-North Coast travelled to the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina last weekend.

Strong Showing From North Coast At Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Athletes from the North Coast branch came from the weekend’s NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships with a swag-full of medals.

Far North Athletes Medal At Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A number of Far North Coast’s most promising juniors were on show during the three days of competition at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, and while they didn’t win any gold medals they did show they have what it takes to be competitive against the best NSW has to offer.

Big Medal Haul For Central Coast Clubs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Central Coast had a very successful carnival with a number of fine performances from clubs right across the branch.

Warilla-Barrack Point Leads The Way For South Coast

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A number of strong performances by Warilla-Barrack Point athletes were enough for them to be judged the most successful country club at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina on the state’s Central Coast.

Huge Illawarra Medal Haul At Open Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Helensburgh-Stanwell Park flew the flag for the Illawarra Branch at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships finishing a highly credible sixth on the overall club point-score.

Sawtell Relay Girls Shine For North Coast At Open Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A small but dedicated group of life savers from the North Coast travelled to the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina on the state’s Central Coast.

Byron Bay’s Ski Dominance Continues At Open Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A contingent of athletes from Far North Coast Branch rivals Cudgen Headland and Byron Bay Surf Life Saving Club travelled south last week for the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships both finishing among the medals.

Celebrating 100 years of surf sports

Fri 20 Mar 2015

It’s a special time to celebrate for Surf Sports with it being exactly 100 years to the day since the inaugural NSW Surf Life Saving Championships was contested at Sydney’s iconic Bondi beach.

Small club, Big Result At State Champs

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Lilly Bennett’s first state gold medal in the U15 flag final at the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships held at the NSW Central Coast left her grandfather in tears and was a sweet reward at the end of a seven hour drive from Narooma to take on the state's finest.

Fuelling Talented Teenagers a Big Job

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Tacking Point Surf Life Saving Club’s Ryan Carroll is 6ft 3inches with size 13 feet and still growing. At his second NSW Open Surf Life Saving Championships on the Central Coast the talented lifesaver with fire in his belly stood on the podium for one gold and two silver medal presentations.

Hunter Surf Lifesavers Tackle State’s Best

Thu 19 Mar 2015

The first person Lawson Christiansen from Caves Beach Surf Life Saving Club found having been declared the winner of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championship U15 boys sprint was teary mum Trish, who knows full well how hard Lawson has worked.

Successful Open Champs For Central Coast

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Competitors weathered tough conditions at Umina-Ocean Beach on the NSW Central Coast for finals day of the Open NSW Surf Life Saving Championship, the closing stage of the 2015 state title.

Wauchope Rowers’ State Journey

Thu 19 Mar 2015

A small country club it may be, but Wauchope-Bonny Hills pride in its surf boat culture was clearly evident at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held last weekend on the state’s Central Coast.

Volunteers At The Heart Of State Champs

Wed 18 Mar 2015

Every day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships from before dawn to late in the evening, a group of dedicated clubbies from Ocean Beach and Umina Surf Clubs worked feverishly behind the scenes to ensure that the carnival was a success.

Take 3 Receives Funding Boost

Wed 18 Mar 2015

An environmental initiative that aims to help reduce the amount of litter on the state’s beaches has been given a funding boost.

Collaroy Cleans Up Senior Flags

Tue 17 Mar 2015

Collaroy’s small contingent of Open Beach Flags competitors exploded onto the state stage with two gold and a silver the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships last weekend. Not satisfied with their performance, the trio are hungry for more success.

Larry's Watchful Eye

Mon 16 Mar 2015

Whether they’re junior, opens or master athletes battling the wind and waves at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina, a familiar face was out on the water watching their every move.

Newport Seal The Deal At Open Champs

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Sydney Northern Beaches powerhouse Newport have won the NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships over fierce rivals Manly for a second straight year on the back of some sensational performances on Finals Sunday.

Manly Power Ahead on Day 2 of Open Champs

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Manly powered ahead of fierce rivals Newport and Wanda in the club point-score on a pulsating second day of competition at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships.

Queenscliff Are 2015 Masters Champions

Sat 14 Mar 2015

After a few days of highly entertaining competition at the 2015 Surf Life Saving NSW Masters Championships, Queenscliff have held on to win the Masters Club Point-Score for the third consecutive year.

Manly Lead on Open Day 1

Fri 13 Mar 2015

Manly’s dominance in the water delivered the strong Sydney northern beaches club the lead over fierce rivals Newport after the opening day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships at Ocean-Beach Umina played out.

Tight At The Top After Masters Day 2

Thu 12 Mar 2015

Queenscliff holds a narrow 11 point lead in the overall club point-score just ahead of Bondi Surf Bathers and North Bondi after the second day of competition at the 2015 Surf Life Saving Masters Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Surf Athletes Vie for State Supremacy

Wed 11 Mar 2015

The squeals and tears of more than 3000 nippers have faded and with the conclusion of masters events tomorrow, attention is turning to the big guns, with Opens competition starting Friday at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships on the Central Coast, proudly supported by ClubsNSW.

Queenscliff On Top After Day One Of Surf Masters

Wed 11 Mar 2015

Sydney Clubs are on top after day one of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships with Queenscliff clearly out the front on 217 points with Coogee (165) in second, closely followed by Bondi (163) in the club point-score.

Reeling in the Years

Mon 9 Mar 2015

It was a case of the past meeting the present at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships with the ongoing celebration of 100 years of surf sport competition.

Manly Crowned Age Champions

Sun 8 Mar 2015

Manly have been crowned Age Champions for a sixth straight year after another dominant performance at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships. Wanda finished second, with Avoca Beach rounding out the top three.

Manly On Top After Day 2 Of Age Champs

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Boosted by a series of strong performances in the water, Manly have surged to the top of the Champion Club Point-Score after the second day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Sunny Start For Age Champs

Fri 6 Mar 2015

Elouera SLSC holds a narrow 6-point lead at the top of the Club Championship after a pulsating day of action on the first day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, proudly supported by Clubs NSW.

Young Lifesavers Set to Shine at Age Champs

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Three thousand eager-eyed youngsters will be hoping to make their mark at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, which gets underway from Friday on the Central Coast.

Lifesaving Champs a Roaring Success

Tue 3 Mar 2015

The sun was fierce, and the competition even fiercer as the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships got underway at the weekend with some of the Lifesaving events.

Countdown to State Champs

Tue 24 Feb 2015

Excitement continues to build on the Central Coast as the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships draw ever closer.

2015 YOM Participants Announced

Tue 17 Feb 2015

Surf Life Saving New South Wales is pleased to announce the successful applicants for 2015 Youth Opportunity Makers Workshop (YOM).

National Leadership College Inspires Lifesavers

Fri 13 Feb 2015

Seven lifesavers from NSW have been inspired after taking part in the Surf Life Saving Australia National Leadership College held at Sydney University.

Beko Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge

Thu 5 Feb 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW is once again presenting the Beko Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge (BoB) event for the 2015 season.

“It’s Ours” – NSW Regain Interstate Title

Fri 23 Jan 2015

The New South Wales Interstate Surf Life Saving Team are champions again, regaining the title they lost to Queensland in 2014 after a day of fine performances at Newport Beach.

NSW On The Hunt To Regain Interstate Title

Thu 22 Jan 2015

State pride is on the line when the annual Interstate Championships kick-off at Newport Beach tomorrow. NSW have selected a team blended with youth and experience and are hungry to emulate the success of past state teams.

Sawtell Pair Blitz Country Champs

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Winning an event at the 2015 Stramit Country SLS NSW Championships is one achievement; taking out more than 10 races is astonishing.

Be "Beach Safe" This Australia Day

Wed 21 Jan 2015

As thousands of people prepare to celebrate Australia Day with a traditional trip to the beach, Surf Life Saving NSW is urging everyone to look after their mates and stay safe as they enjoy the state’s picturesque waterways.

Warilla Sisters Keep It In The Family

Tue 20 Jan 2015

One likes the swim, while the other prefers the board; either way identical twins Georgia and Claire Ridding from Warilla Barrack Point SLSC enjoyed a busy, but successful Country Championship.

Byron Bay Are 2015 Country Champions

Sun 18 Jan 2015

It may have been tight after the second day of competition, but defending champions Byron Bay have powered home to victory on the final morning of the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

Byron Holds Narrow Lead After Country Champs Day 2

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Defending champions Byron Bay have surged into the lead in the club point-score after a highly entertaining second day of the NSW Country Championships.

Surf's Up - Burridge Takes Gold at Country Championships

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Former Australian world surfing champion Pam Burridge has added another title to her already considerable list of achievements; triple country champion.

Country Champs Day 1 - Cudgen Headland Take The Lead

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Cudgen Headland hold a narrow lead over rivals Byron Bay after an exciting day of competition at the first day of the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships.

Country Champs A Family Affair For Woolgoolga SLSC

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Twins Emily and Jak Snowling, along with best friend Emily Bell endured a cold initiation in their first ever race at the Country Championships, but the excitable youngsters didn’t mind a bit.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Tiffany & Logan Coote

Thu 15 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships beginning Friday at Mollymook, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event. In our final profile, we introduce two siblings from the host club who will be making their Country Championships debut.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Klinkers Family

Wed 14 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Isaac Sanderson

Wed 14 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

NSW Country Crowned Trans-Tasman Winners

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Three days of dominance has resulted in NSW Country defending the Trans-Tasman series they won in 2013. It’s also the first time that they have won the title in Australia, and is made extra special by the fact that the series was hosted in a country region.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Kalani Ives

Tue 13 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Scout Hembrow

Tue 13 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Countdown: 3 Days To Go

Tue 13 Jan 2015

The wait is almost over for the nearly 1200 athletes, parents, supporters and officials who will make the journey to Mollymook for the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Hugh Stewart

Mon 12 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Finn Askew

Mon 12 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Mia Bales

Sun 11 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Peter Hill

Sun 11 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Luke Chaffer

Sat 10 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Paige Leishman

Fri 9 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Eyes on the Prize as Teams Square-Up for Trans-Tasman Supremacy

Fri 9 Jan 2015

Three competitions, three teams, one dream. That’s the equation for those competing in the bi-ennale Trans-Tasman Series which gets underway on the South Coast from tomorrow.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Peter McKay

Thu 8 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Cooper Schubert

Wed 7 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Holly Abbey

Tue 6 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event. Holly Abbey is already building an impressive resume on the beach notching up State and Country wins in 2014.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Rhys Flood

Mon 5 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event. Today we profile Rhys Flood from Broulee Surfers SLC.

Excitement Builds as Country Champs Loom

Thu 18 Dec 2014

Hours of training and dedication will be put to the ultimate test next month as thousands of athletes, officials, and supporters prepare to descend on Mollymook Beach for the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

North Coast Brothers Make it a Family Affair

Wed 17 Dec 2014

Having one child on a representative team is fantastic, two certainly gives cause to smile, but imagine having four.

NSW Team to Represent at Interstate Championships

Mon 15 Dec 2014

The NSW team to contest next month’s Interstate titles has been named.

Sydney Northern Beaches are Interbranch Champions

Sun 14 Dec 2014

Sydney Northern Beaches have regained the Interbranch Championship in style after holding off rivals Sydney with a determined display on a pulsating day two of action to conclude the 2014 Championships.

Interbranch Surf Champs Off to Flying Start

Sat 13 Dec 2014

Defending Interbranch champions Sydney are fighting a tough battle to retain their title at the conclusion of the first day of the championships on Saturday.

Inland Surf Boat Crew to Row in Gallipoli

Fri 12 Dec 2014

The City of Goulburn is known for producing great sports men and women. Goulburn now has its very own surf boat crew, who are preparing to represent the inland city in the Gallipoli 100 surf boat race in Turkey next April in conjunction with the 100th anniversary commemorations.

Interbranch Championships To Begin Saturday

Wed 10 Dec 2014

With regional bragging rights on the line, there will be plenty of high quality competition when the annual NSW Interbranch Championships gets underway on Saturday.

Summer of Surf Heads To Thirroul

Fri 5 Dec 2014

Competition in the Summer of Surf series is heating up as athletes, officials and spectators prepare to head south to Thirroul beach this weekend.

Doors to open at SurfCom

Thu 27 Nov 2014

The nerve centre for any on-beach emergency is the State Operations Centre, and this Saturday members of the public are invited for a rare glimpse behind the scenes at these important communications facilities, located on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

What Is The Summer of Surf?

Wed 12 Nov 2014

The future of Surf Sports is here and the Summer of Surf is set to revolutionise the competitive surf life saving season this year.

Beko Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge

Fri 7 Nov 2014

Who will be the 'best' surf boat crews this season? The top NSW crews will fight it out at the Beko Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge in March 2015, proudly supported by Beko and Staminade.

Surf Lifesavers Head Out To The Bush

Wed 5 Nov 2014

Thousands of primary school students from inland NSW and the ACT will soon get the opportunity to take part in vital water safety lessons ahead of summer, when some of the state’s finest surf lifesavers travel west for Beach to Bush.

Community Gets Behind Clubbie In Need

Tue 28 Oct 2014

In a split second an accident can happen and a life can be changed forever.

NSW Lifesavers Nationally Recognised At Awards of Excellence

Mon 27 Oct 2014

Congratulations to NSW clubbies Andy Cross (South Narrabeen) and Jack Patison (Austinmer) on being named national winners at the Surf Life Saving Australia Awards of Excellence over the weekend.

Experience Surf Club Open Day This Weekend

Tue 16 Sep 2014

This Sunday 21st September Surf Life Saving Clubs across the state will throw their doors open to the public to provide an inside look at what being a part of a surf club is all about.

NSW Pool Rescue Team Triumphant In NZ

Wed 3 Sep 2014

Twelve athletes from the NSW U18 development team that travelled to New Zealand have returned this week with an incredible 19 medal haul at the NZ Pool Rescue Championships in Auckland.

Development Squad Ready To Face The Kiwis

Fri 29 Aug 2014

A squad of Surf Life Saving NSW’s brightest young pool rescue athletes has arrived in New Zealand to test themselves against that country’s best pool competitors at the 2014 New Zealand Pool Championships in Auckland this weekend.

Port Macquarie Clubbie Named NSW Young Lifesaver of the Year

Mon 18 Aug 2014

Port Macquarie SLSC’s Jessica Rayner, has been named the NSW Young Lifesaver of the Year at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products on Saturday.

Northern Beaches Lifesavers Recognised At Surf Life Saving Awards

Mon 18 Aug 2014

A multitude of Sydney Northern Beaches surf lifesavers have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products on Saturday.

Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore Named NSW Surf Club of the Year

Mon 18 Aug 2014

The Far North Coast has received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday, taking out both Surf Club and Lifeguard of the Year.

Crowdy Head Lifesaver Named NSW Lifesaver of the Year

Mon 18 Aug 2014

Allan Davis from Crowdy Head Surf Life Saving Club was named the NSW Lifesaver of the Year for the 2013/14 season at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products on Saturday.

Central Coast Named NSW Surf Life Saving Branch of the Year

Mon 18 Aug 2014

Surf lifesavers from the Central Coast and the branch itself have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday.

Austinmer Clubbie Named NSW Surf Sports Coach of the Year

Mon 18 Aug 2014

Austinmer SLSC’s Jack Patison, has been named the NSW Surf Sports Coach of the Year at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products on Saturday.

Bondi’s Dori Miller Named NSW Masters Athlete of the Year

Mon 18 Aug 2014

Bondi’s Dori Miller, has been named the NSW Masters Athlete of the Year at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products on Saturday.

NSW Clubbies Celebrate Awards Of Excellence

Sat 16 Aug 2014

Surf lifesavers from NSW descended on the Four Seasons Sydney tonight to celebrate the very best in lifesaving at the 2014 Awards of Excellence proudly supported by Stramit Building Products.

Hunter Lifesavers Recognised At Surf Life Saving Awards

Sat 16 Aug 2014

A number of Hunter surf lifesavers have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products on Saturday.

Surf Life Saving Celebrates Its Finest

Fri 15 Aug 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is getting set to celebrate the outstanding commitment and achievements of its lifesavers, volunteers and athletes at the 2014 Awards of Excellence proudly supported by Stramit Building Products.

Terrigal Dominates NSW Pool Rescue Championships

Mon 28 Jul 2014

Terrigal SLSC has once again dominated the NSW Pool Rescue Championships over the weekend at Peninsula Leisure Centre, Woy Woy.

Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

Fri 25 Jul 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is getting ready to celebrate the commitment and heroic actions of the season’s most outstanding volunteers at the 2014 Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence, proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

Stay Safe At Splendour

Thu 24 Jul 2014

Splendour In The Grass is set to kick off near Byron Bay this Friday and with thousands of people staying in the region Surf Life Saving NSW is reminding festival goers to take surf safety seriously.

Pool Rescue Championships Set To Start

Wed 23 Jul 2014

Surf athletes will turn their attention from the ocean to the pool this weekend (26-27 July) for the 2014 NSW Pool Rescue Championships at the Peninsula Leisure Centre, Woy Woy.

South West Rocks Readies For IRB State Championships

Fri 20 Jun 2014

The 2014 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Championships are but a week away with surf clubs around the state preparing for the three day event in South West Rocks.

Kiama Downs Wins Third Straight IRB Premiership

Wed 18 Jun 2014

Kiama Downs SLSC has cemented its dynasty by taking out the 2014 NSW IRB Premiership Series for the third year in a row at Woonona over the weekend.

IRB Premiership Champion To Be Crowned At Woonona

Wed 11 Jun 2014

The final rounds of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership will look to conclude the series and crown the champion at Woonona in the Illawarra this weekend.

NSW IRB Premiership Heads to Terrigal

Tue 3 Jun 2014

The third round of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership heads to Terrigal this Saturday with four local clubs looking to catch the competition front-runners.

Sydney Surf Lifesavers Star at Rotary World Convention

Mon 2 Jun 2014

Surf Lifesavers were in the spotlight before a world audience as the main flag bearers at the opening ceremony of the Rotary International Convention at Allphones Arena on the weekend.

IRB Premiership Postponed Due To Dangerous Surf

Mon 26 May 2014

The finals for Round 2 of the 2014 NSW IRB Premiership Series were postponed over the weekend due to dangerous surf at Batemans Bay.

Rubber Duckies Return For Premiership

Wed 7 May 2014

It's racing season again as the 2014 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership is set to kick off this weekend at Collaroy Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

CPR Performed During Ocean Swim

Mon 5 May 2014

Byron Bay Lifesavers and Lifeguards for the Australian Lifeguard Service have performed CPR on a competitor during an ocean swim on Sunday.

Fallen Lifesavers Remembered in New Memorial

Fri 2 May 2014

For over 100 years, the Australian surf lifesaver has been a national symbol of strength, heroism and a protector of human life. A new national memorial unveiled at Coogee recognises those lifesavers who made the ultimate sacrifice in war.

Lifesavers Take Centre Stage At Royal Easter Show

Thu 10 Apr 2014

The iconic red and yellow of surf life saving will be front and centre at the 2014 Royal Easter Show’s Main Arena production; ‘Australiana In All Its Glory’.

Queenscliff Wins 2014 NSW Masters Championships

Sun 16 Mar 2014

Queenscliff Surf Life Saving Club has topped the overall poinstcore at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW.

Masters Of The Surf Ready For State Championships

Thu 13 Mar 2014

The 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW comes to a close this weekend with the Masters Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Far North’s Finest Win Medals At State Champs

Tue 4 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Lifesaving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions.

Manly LSC Dominate 2014 NSW Age Championships

Tue 4 Mar 2014

Manly LSC has maintained its reputation as the premier junior surf sports nursery in the state at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW with the club winning its fifth overall point score title in as many years.

Local Clubs in the Hunt for Success

Tue 4 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state champions, and Hunter athletes took their fair share of the accolades.

South Coast Athletes Impress at 2014 State Championships

Tue 4 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions.

Avoca Tops The Coast At 2014 State Champs

Tue 4 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions.

Illawarra Sand Rats Sensation

Tue 4 Mar 2014

Helensburgh-Stanwell Park Surf Life Saving Club’s success story continued in the junior ranks at the three-day NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast.

Iron Ryan Wins Premier Title

Tue 4 Mar 2014

At this year’s Junior State Championships, Under 14 competitor Ryan Carroll stands out above the crowd, literally and figuratively.

Sydney Juniors Go Hard at State

Tue 4 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions for Sydney clubs.

Dramatic Day Of Finals At State Championships

Sun 2 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Lifesaving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions.

Emotions Run High During An Epic Day Of Competition At State Champs

Sat 1 Mar 2014

Avoca Surf Life Saving Club remains the only non-Sydney team among the top clubs following day two of the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships.

Wild Weather Clouds Opening Day of State Championships

Fri 28 Feb 2014

Wild, wet and windy conditions soaked more than 3500 youngsters aged under 9 to under 14 on day one of the New South Wales Surf Lifesaving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW.

NSW Surf Life Saving Championships Launched With ClubsNSW

Wed 12 Feb 2014

The 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW were launched today at Ocean Beach-Umina on the NSW Central Coast.

NSW Finish Second At Interstate Championships

Fri 24 Jan 2014

NSW has finished second to arch rivals Qld in the 2014 Interstate Championships at Newport Beach (Sydney) on Friday.

Stramit Country Championships To Start Next Week

Fri 10 Jan 2014

The 2014 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships is set to kick off next Friday at the new venue of Mollymook Beach on the state’s South Coast.

Sydney Team Returns To The Top At Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

After losing the title in 2012, Sydney Branch are once again the Interbranch Champions topping their main rivals Sydney Northern Beaches over the weekend at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

Illawarra Dominate Beach Events At Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The team most at home on the sand once again dominated the beach events at the 2013 Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

Strong Showing For South Coast Ahead Of Country Champs

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The South Coast Branch had a strong hit out finishing second out of the Country Branches at the 2013 Interbranch Championships on Soldiers Beach at the Central Coast this weekend.

North Coast Take on Best of the Best

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The North Coast has done their Branch proud at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach SLSC on the Central Coast.

Young Stars Help Lower North Coast Rebuild At 2013 Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The Lower North Coast team have finished fifth in the Country Standings, topping the Far South Coast team despite fielding a smaller squad during the Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach over the weekend.

Momentum Building For Far South Coast Bears

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The Far South Coast branch is starting to build momentum in Surf Sports, with the team fielding the largest ever squad for last weekend’s Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

CC Sandcrabs Third at Interbranch Champs

Mon 16 Dec 2013

Central Coast athletes have ensured a top three placing for the branch at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships held on their home turf at Soldiers Beach.

Sydney Wins Interbranch Champs and NSW Team Announced

Sun 15 Dec 2013

Sydney Branch are the 2013 Interbranch Champions. The team are once again the strongest in NSW after nudging out last year’s champions Sydney Northern Beaches and the Central Coast team at Soldiers Beach this weekend.

Sydney Branch Takes Early Lead At Interbranch Championships

Sat 14 Dec 2013

After a tightly fought day of competition Sydney Branch is in the lead following day one of the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

Surf Life Saving Recognised At NSW Sport Federation Awards

Fri 29 Nov 2013

Surf Life Saving had a strong showing at the 2013 NSW Sports Federation Awards, taking out three categories on Thursday night (28/11/13).

Beach To Bush Concludes Successful 2013 Tour

Tue 19 Nov 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW’s Beach to Bush program, proudly supported by ClubsNSW, has concluded for another year in which close to 10,000 primary school kids from across the state’s west got a taste of the beach.

Beach To Bush Set To Commence

Thu 7 Nov 2013

Thousands of primary school students from inland NSW will soon get the opportunity to take part in vital water safety lessons ahead of summer, when some of the state’s finest surf lifesavers travel to regional NSW next week.

NSW Lifesavers Honoured With Meritorious Awards

Fri 1 Nov 2013

Ten lifesavers from across the state were recognised for their exceptional efforts in saving a life, receiving Meritorious Awards at the Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

Ryan Rosenbaum Awarded Lifesaver of the Year In a Big Night For NSW

Mon 28 Oct 2013

Tacking Point Surf Life Saving Club’s Ryan Rosenbaum has won DHL Surf Lifesaver of the Year at Surf Life Saving Australia’s (SLSA) 2013 Awards of Excellence.

Surf Lifesavers Help Celebrate Opera House's 40th

Tue 22 Oct 2013

Two Australian icons joined forces on Sunday as surf lifesavers from across the state came together to help celebrate the Sydney Opera House’s 40th birthday.

NSW Surf Patrol Season Begins

Fri 20 Sep 2013

NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher, has officially launched the 2013/14 NSW Surf Life Saving patrol season today at the brand new North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club.

Stay Safe On The Beach This Weekend

Fri 6 Sep 2013

Although it may feel like summer in many parts of the state Surf Life Saving NSW is warning beachgoers to be cautious as the official lifesaving season is still two weeks away.

Interview With Rachelle King- 2013 Pool Rescue Champion Club Captain

Wed 21 Aug 2013

Terrigal SLSC became the first NSW team to be crowned the Australian Pool Rescue Champions since 2008 after winning the event over the weekend at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane.

Terrigal SLSC Wins Gold At National Pool Rescue Championships

Mon 19 Aug 2013

Terrigal SLSC has been crowned the 2013 Australian Pool Rescue Club Champions at the national titles in Queensland.

NSW Athletes Ready For 2013 Australian Pool Rescue Championships

Fri 16 Aug 2013

430 Surf Life Saving (SLS) athletes from 47 clubs around Australia, and one from New Zealand, will converge at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane this coming weekend for Surf Life Saving Australia’s (SLSA) Australian Pool Rescue Championships (August 16-18).

Maroubra Lifesaver Named Volunteer Of The Year

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Sydney Surf Lifesaver Trent Thomas from Maroubra SLSC has taken out the Volunteer of the Year award at the annual Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence held in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August.

Northern Beaches Lifesavers Receive Top Honours At SLSNSW Awards

Wed 7 Aug 2013

A multitude of Sydney Northern Beaches Surf Lifesavers have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products on Saturday August 3rd in Sydney.

Tacking Point Clubbie Named NSW Lifesaver Of The Year

Wed 7 Aug 2013

The Mid North Coast Branch and especially Tacking Point SLSC have had a huge night at the Surf Life Saving Awards Of Excellence on August 3rd, taking home a number of awards.

Woonona SLSC Named NSW Surf Club Of The Year

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Illawarra Surf Lifesavers have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August, taking out both Club and Trainer of the Year.

Hunter Branch Honoured At Surf Life Saving Awards Of Excellence

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Surf Lifesavers from the Hunter and the branch itself have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August.

Top Lifesavers Honoured At SLSNSW Awards Of Excellence

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Far North Coast Surf Lifesavers have achieved top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August.

Central Coast Lifesavers Achieve Top Honours

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Central Coast Surf Lifesavers have achieved top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August.

Ironman Nathan Smith Inducted Into Hall Of Champions

Thu 25 Jul 2013

Multiple former World and Australian Champion Ironman, Nathan Smith, has been honoured with entry into the NSW Hall of Champions.

Pool Rescue Championships On The Starting Blocks

Tue 23 Jul 2013

Surf athletes will turn their attention from the ocean to the pool this weekend (27-28 July) for the 2013 NSW Pool Rescue Championships at the Peninsula Leisure Centre, Woy Woy.

South Maroubra SLSC Best Of The Blues at Aussies

Mon 22 Jul 2013

South Maroubra SLSC have finished second at the 2013 Australian IRB Championships at Mindil Beach in Darwin over the weekend.

NSW IRB Team Takes on Australia's Best

Thu 18 Jul 2013

The NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) team will show off their superior skills racing at the Interstate and Australian IRB Championships this Friday 20 to Sunday 22 July 2012 at Ocean Beach SLSC on the NSW Central Coast.

Pool Rescue Athletes Develop Their Skills

Thu 18 Jul 2013

Surf athletes from across the state concentrated on developing their skills in the pool last weekend at the 2013 SLSNSW Pool Rescue Clinic & Pool Rescue High Performance Program at St Ignatius College (Riverview)in Lane Cove, Sydney.

NSW Rubber Duckie Team Go For Gold

Tue 16 Jul 2013

The NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) team will be racing for a gold medal and national supremacy at the Interstate IRB Championships on Thursday 18th July at Mindil Beach, Darwin.

Kiama Downs SLSC Wins Back-to-Back IRB Premiership Series

Mon 24 Jun 2013

Kiama Downs SLSC has clinched victory in the 2013 NSW IRB Premiership Series at the back up venue of Palm Beach (Sydney’s Northern Beaches) over the weekend.

IRB Premiership Champion To Be Crowned At Newport Beach

Wed 19 Jun 2013

The final rounds of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership will look to conclude the series and crown the champion at Newport Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches this weekend (22-23 June).

History On The Line For Locals At NSW IRB Championships

Thu 6 Jun 2013

Defending state champions, Caves Beach SLSC, will have extra motivation to win this weekend’s 2013 NSW IRB Championships at Fingal Beach with the club looking to make IRB racing history.

Racing To Save Lives

Tue 28 May 2013

In 2013 participants in the Blackmore's Sydney Running Festival have the opportunity to fund raise for Surf Life Saving NSW as their charity of choice .

Kiama Takes Lead In IRB Premiership At Forster

Fri 24 May 2013

Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) crews from throughout NSW lined up for Round’s 1 and 2 of the Surf Life Saving NSW IRB Premiership at Forster on the Lower North Coast on the 18-19 May.

Round 2 of NSW IRB Heads To Forster

Wed 15 May 2013

The second round of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership will look to kick off the Series at Forster on the Lower North Coast this weekend (18-19 May).

Best of the Best Boat Showdown

Thu 28 Mar 2013

The top surfboat crews in the state put it all on the line to try to claim the title of Best of the Best for 2013.

Message from SLSNSW President - NSW Age Championships

Mon 4 Mar 2013

To all junior competitors and families who attended the NSW Age Championships this weekend at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Australians on Board for Boardies Day

Fri 22 Feb 2013

The Surf Life Saving national fundraiser, Boardies Day, has kicked off with businesses, schools and community groups everywhere ditching their corporate clobber for their favourite pair of boardies or beach gear.

2013 IRB Premiership Series Announced

Wed 23 Jan 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is seeking expressions of interest from Surf Life Saving Clubs to host rounds of the 2013 IRB Premiership Series.

Byron Bay Hangs On To Title at Country Champs

Mon 14 Jan 2013

Reigning title holder Byron Bay has managed to claim top country club again at the 2013 Stramit Country Surf Life Saving Championships at South West Rocks.

Boardies Day 2013

Tue 11 Dec 2012

Friday 22 February 2013 is Boardies Day, an opportunity for Clubs and the wider community to get involved and raise vital funds for Surf Life Saving.

Storm Surfers Screening Exclusive

Fri 30 Nov 2012

The highly-acclaimed movie sensation Storm Surfers is offering an exclusive fundraising opportunity to screen the movie at your surf club.

Terrigal Trumps NSW Pool Rescue Championships

Mon 26 Nov 2012

Event favourite Terrigal SLSC has convincingly taken out the NSW Pool Rescue Championships over the weekend at Woy Woy.

National Rip Current Awareness Day

Mon 26 Nov 2012

Beachgoers will be given a valuable lesson in surf safety this Sunday when surf lifesavers release fluoro dye into the surf to highlight rip current movements.

Surf Lifesavers Meet Prince Charles

Mon 26 Nov 2012

Six New South Wales Surf Lifesavers were invited to meet Prince Charles this morning at Bondi Beach as part of a reception for the state's Emergency Services personnel.

NSW Surf Patrol Season Kicks Off

Fri 26 Oct 2012

NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher, has officially launched the 2012/13 NSW Surf Life Saving patrol season today at Dee Why Surf Life Saving Club.

Junior Lifesavers Selected for Talented Athlete Program

Mon 1 Oct 2012

Branch junior surf lifesavers have been selected to participate in the NSW Talented Athlete Program (TAP) on October 3 - 5 at the Sydney Academy of Sport in Narrabeen.

NSW Surf Patrol Season Launch

Tue 18 Sep 2012

NSW Police Minister, Michael Gallacher, will officially raise the first flags of the patrol season at Dee Why SLSC on Friday 21 Sept 2012.

NSW Lifeguard of the Year

Thu 6 Sep 2012

Ballina Shire Lifeguard Supervisor Ruben Roxburgh has been awarded NSW Lifeguard of the Year.

NSW Official Recognised for Search Effort at Aussies

Mon 3 Sep 2012

Cape Hawke SLSC's Malcolm Flew has been presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from SLSA for leading the search and rescue effort for a missing competitor at this year's Australian Surf Life Saving Championships at Kurrawa.

Major changes for Coolangatta Gold

Tue 28 Aug 2012

Following an in-depth review of the 2011 event, Surf Life Saving Australia has announced some big changes to the 2012 Coolangatta Gold, to be held on Sunday October 14 in Coolangatta.

Surf Clubs Open Their Doors

Mon 20 Aug 2012

On Sunday 26 August, surf clubs all over NSW will open their doors to visitors and new members of all ages as part of Surf Life Saving NSW’s (SLSNSW) first ever state-wide Surf Club Open Day.

Surf Athletes Hit the Pool for Rescue Championships

Thu 26 Jul 2012

Surf athletes from across NSW will test their skills in flat water at the 2012 NSW Pool Rescue Championships this weekend, 28-29 July, at Peninsula Leisure Centre Woy Woy.