More Dangerous Surf Forecast To Hit NSW

Tue 2 Sep 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is warning of another period of dangerous surf conditions for the NSW coast and advising against all coastal activities until Saturday 6th September.

Rockfisherman Drowns Near Maroubra

Sun 31 Aug 2014

A Rockfisherman was unable to be revived after being swept into the ocean at Lurline Bay, north of Maroubra beach today.

NSW Clubbies Impress On The Global Sporting Stage

Fri 29 Aug 2014

Three NSW clubbies from Coogee SLSC and Bondi LSC have had huge success on the international sporting stage in August.

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.

National Rescue of the Month Awarded to NSW Lifesavers

Thu 28 Aug 2014

Lifesavers from Freshwater Surf Life Saving Club and Pacific Palms Surf Life Saving Club respectively, have been presented with the National Rescue of the Month award by the Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving in Canberra.

Australian Lifeguard Service Prepares For New Season

Thu 28 Aug 2014

More than 100 current and aspiring Lifeguards from eight Council Regions will be put through their paces at the first round of Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) training and proficiency days from Friday 29 to Sunday 31 August 2014.

Dangerous Surf Warning For NSW Coast

Mon 25 Aug 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is warning of dangerous surf conditions for much of NSW and advising against all coastal activities from Sydney to the Queensland Border until Friday 29th August.

Exclusive for Clubs: Amber Lawrence

Fri 22 Aug 2014

Clubs across NSW are invited to take up the opportunity to have award winning singer/songwriter Amber Lawrence perform at their SLSC, to help promote awareness and fundraising for Surf Life Saving NSW.

North Coast Academy Program To Help Develop Regional Surf Sports Athletes

Fri 22 Aug 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW has partnered with the North Coast Academy of Sport to ensure more athletes from regional NSW are exposed to leading development pathways and training methods.

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.

Bellingen Shire Council Renews Lifeguarding Contract With ALS

Fri 15 Aug 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has successfully renewed its lifeguarding contract with Bellingen Shire Council for another two years with the option of five.

Dangerous Surf Warning For Southern NSW

Mon 11 Aug 2014

Due to continuing southerly swell conditions, Surf Life Saving NSW is extending a dangerous surf warning for the NSW Victorian border to Seal Rocks.

3 Waves: 129 Beaches

Fri 8 Aug 2014

Former Surf Lifesaver of the Year, Andy Cross, from South Narrabeen SLSC has embarked on an enormous feat in 2014, to visit and surf a minimum of 3 waves at every beach in NSW that has a Surf Life Saving Club.

Dangerous Surf Warning For NSW Coast

Thu 7 Aug 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is advising rock fishermen, inexperienced surfers and boat skippers to exercise caution as potentially dangerous surf conditions are expected on Friday and Saturday along the NSW coastline.

Clubbie Profile July: Andy Cross

Thu 31 Jul 2014

Our Clubbie Profile for July 2014 is Andy Cross from South Narrabeen SLSC, who has embarked on a journey to surf all of our 129 patrolled beaches.

SLSNSW Welcomes New Nippers Club

Thu 31 Jul 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW) has officially welcomed a new nippers club with the announcement of the Bawley Point Kioloa Community Nippers Club on the state’s south coast.

Surf Sports Legend Inducted Into Surfing Walk of Fame

Tue 29 Jul 2014

Octogenarian surf lifesaver, Dennis Green OAM, has been inducted into the Australian Surfing Walk of Fame at Maroubra Beach.

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.

Tamarama Surf Lifesaver Appointed UNICEF Australia Young Ambassador

Fri 25 Jul 2014

Volunteer surf lifesaver, William Chan, 24, has been selected as a UNICEF Australia Young Ambassador, joining a powerful group of child rights advocates from around the nation.

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.

Man Missing In Surf Near South West Rocks

Wed 23 Jul 2014

A large scale search is underway for a man who went missing in the surf yesterday afternoon at Smokey Cape beach near South West Rocks.

NSW Pool Rescue Development Team Announced

Mon 21 Jul 2014

Congratulations and good luck to the members selected in the 2014 NSW Pool Rescue Development Team which will travel to New Zealand for the New Zealand Pool Championships next month.

NSW IRB Teams Dominate At Aussies

Mon 21 Jul 2014

NSW clubs have dominated the top tier of the overall standings at the 2014 Australian IRB Championships held at Kingscliff over the weekend.

Man Drowns In Weekend of Dangerous Surf

Mon 21 Jul 2014

Volunteer lifesavers across the state were kept extremely busy this weekend with dangerous surf conditions hammering the coast of NSW.

Pacific Palms Lifesavers Awarded Rescue of the Month

Fri 18 Jul 2014

Six lifesavers from Pacific Palms SLSC have been awarded the National Surf Life Saving Rescue of the Month as well as the Surf Life Saving NSW Rescue of the month for May/June for the joint response resulting in the rescue of a rock fisherman near Seal Rocks.

Vale: Peter Daley

Fri 18 Jul 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW Life Member Peter Daley of Queenscliff SLSC on Sydney’s Northern Beaches has sadly passed away.

Dangerous Surf Warning For NSW Coastline

Thu 17 Jul 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is warning swimmers, surfers, boat skippers and rock-fishers about dangerous surf conditions for the NSW coastline this Friday 18th and Saturday 19th July.

Surf Lifesavers Continue Search for Missing Boy

Fri 11 Jul 2014

Central Coast volunteer surf lifesavers and emergency callout teams continue to search for a missing five year-old boy who was swept into the water by a large wave yesterday at Pearl Beach.

Dangerous Surf Warning

Thu 10 Jul 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is warning swimmers, surfers, boat skippers and rock-fishers about dangerous surf conditions from the Victorian border to mid-north coast, mainly on Thursday.

Blueprint to Help Cut Drownings Across North and Far North Coast

Tue 8 Jul 2014

A state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment project has commenced on the North and Far North Coast with the aim of reducing coastal drownings across NSW.

SLSNSW Recognised in Parliament

Mon 7 Jul 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW has been formally recognised in Parliament in a Private Members Speech delivered by Mr Jonathan O’Dea, Member for Davidson, after being awarded the Minister’s Sports Volunteer Management State Award as part of the 2014 Sport NSW Community Sports Volunteer Awards.

SLSNSW Secures Funding for Port Macquarie Operations Centre

Mon 30 Jun 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is excited about the announcement of funding from the NSW Government to support the development of a new operations centre at Port Macquarie, which will provide greater sporting, training and education opportunities.

Kiama Downs 2014 NSW IRB Champions

Mon 30 Jun 2014

Kiama Downs SLSC is the 2014 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Champion after a weekend of gruelling competition at South West Rocks.

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest a Quality Club

Fri 27 Jun 2014

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest SLSC has set the benchmark by becoming the first surf club in NSW to be awarded Gold Level Status as part of the Surf Life Saving Quality Club Program.

Clubbie Profile June: Steven Polley

Mon 23 Jun 2014

Our Clubbie Profile of the Month for June 2014 is Steven Polley of Dee Why SLSC who has volunteered an incredible 374.5 hours just in the 2013-14 season as a SurfCom Operator.

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.

Busy Season Across NSW For ALS Lifeguards

Tue 17 Jun 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has concluded its patrols in NSW for the 2013/2014 lifeguarding season which saw more than 4.2 million people visit the Service’s 18 patrolled regions.

Surf Life Saving NSW Trains 250,000 in First Aid

Fri 13 Jun 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW) has reached a significant milestone by training its 250,000th person in first aid this month.

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.

Congratulations To SLSNSW OAM Recipients

Wed 11 Jun 2014

SLSNSW would like to congratulate six of our volunteer members who have been recognised with a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the General Division as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

IRB Competition Heats Up in Terrigal

Tue 10 Jun 2014

Defending champions Kiama Downs SLSC remain in the lead after Round 3 of the Surf Life Saving NSW IRB Premiership Series held at Terrigal SLSC on 8-9 June 2014.

Busy Season For Byron and Ballina Lifeguards

Fri 6 Jun 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has concluded its patrols for the 2013/2014 lifeguarding season which saw more than 844,000 people visit Byron Shire/Trust beaches and more than 161,000 visit Ballina Shire.

Freshwater Lifesaver Wins NSW Rescue of the Month

Thu 5 Jun 2014

Freshwater SLSC lifesaver, Tod Rowbotham has been awarded the National Surf Life Saving Rescue of the Month for a dramatic rescue in dangerous three metre surf in April.

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.

Vale: Arthur Bunt B.E.M

Mon 2 Jun 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW Life Member Arthur Bunt B.E.M (British Empire Medal), of Moruya SLSC on the Far South Coast has sadly passed away aged 93.

Record Season For Tweed Lifeguards

Thu 29 May 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has concluded its patrols for the 2013/2014 lifeguarding season which saw more than 273,000 people visit the ten ALS patrolled beaches in the Tweed Shire Council.

SLSNSW Helps Shine Spotlight on CPR

Wed 28 May 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW along with some of the state’s other first aid and emergency response agencies have joined forces with Take Heart Australia to emphasise the importance of CPR training.

Huge Beach Crowds For Pittwater Lifeguards

Mon 26 May 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has concluded its patrols for the 2013/2014 September-April lifeguarding season which saw more than a million people visit the nine ALS patrolled beaches in Pittwater Council.

Central Coast Branch Receives Vital Rescue Equipment

Thu 22 May 2014

Surf Life Saving Central Coast has received over $100,000 through the Community Building Partnership Program to go towards vital surf life saving equipment.

Busy Lifeguarding Season For Clarence Valley

Wed 21 May 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has concluded its patrols for the 2013/2014 lifeguarding season which saw more than 123,000 people visit the seven ALS patrolled beaches in the Clarence Valley Shire.

Busy Lifeguarding Season For Kempsey Shire

Wed 21 May 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has concluded its patrols for the 2013/2014 life-guarding season which saw more than 265,000 people visit the five ALS patrolled beaches in the Kempsey Shire.

Round 2 of NSW IRB Competition Heads to Batemans Bay

Wed 21 May 2014

The second round of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership heads to Batemans Bay this weekend.

Busy Lifeguarding Season For Great Lakes

Mon 19 May 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has concluded its patrols for the 2013/2014 life-guarding season which saw more than 161,000 people visit the four ALS patrolled beaches in the Great Lakes Council.

Surf Life Saving Wins Community Sports Volunteer Awards

Fri 16 May 2014

Surf Life Saving members and organisations have picked up key awards at the 2014 Sport NSW Community Sports Volunteer Awards.

Sth Narrabeen Lifesavers Recognised in Canberra

Fri 16 May 2014

Lifesavers from South Narrabeen SLSC have been presented with the National Rescue of the Month award by the Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving group in Canberra.

Kiama Downs Ahead In NSW IRB Premiership

Mon 12 May 2014

Defending Premiership Champions, Kiama Downs SLSC, continued their dominance in 2014 with a comfortable win in round 1 of the 2014 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series.

Praise For Lifesavers Who Saved Fishermen

Fri 9 May 2014

Two rock fishermen are lucky to be alive while another is tragically still missing after all three were swept off rocks with no lifejackets in large surf at Seal Rocks on Wednesday.

Rockfisherman Missing at Seal Rocks

Wed 7 May 2014

Two men have had a lucky escape after they were washed into the sea while rockfishing at Seal Rocks on the NSW Lower North Coast. A search continues for a third person still missing.

Busy Season For Australian Lifeguard Service

Wed 7 May 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has concluded its patrols for the 2013/2014 life-guarding season which saw more than 35,000 people visit the three ALS patrolled beaches in Greater Taree City Council.

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.

Busy Season For Nambucca Lifeguards

Tue 6 May 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has concluded its patrols for the 2013/2014 life-guarding season which saw more than 36,000 people visit the three ALS patrolled beaches in Nambucca Shire Council.

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.

Busy Season For Australian Lifeguard Service

Mon 5 May 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has concluded its patrols for the 2013/2014 life-guarding season which saw more than 160,000 people visit the eight ALS patrolled beaches in Bega Valley Shire Council.

Dangerous Surf Warning For Parts of NSW

Sun 4 May 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is warning swimmers about dangerous surf conditions from the Victorian border to Yamba for Sunday 4th May.

Ryan Rosenbaum Awarded For Innovative Public Safety

Fri 2 May 2014

Australian Lifesaver of the Year, Ryan Rosenbaum, has been awarded the Australian 2014 Young Public Safety Innovation Award.

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.

NSW Athletes Named in Worlds Line-up

Thu 1 May 2014

NSW athletes feature prominently in the line-up for the Australian Life Saving Team to contest this year’s World Life Saving Championships, Rescue 2014, in France in September.

Lone Lifesaver Rescues Nine Swimmers

Wed 30 Apr 2014

Avalon Beach lifesaver, Adriaan Van Der Wallen has rescued at least nine people at once in an incredible mass rescue while on holidays at Forster.

Royal Visit to Manly Beach

Thu 24 Apr 2014

Young Surf Lifesavers from Sydney’s northern beaches were delighted to show off their skills in a colourful demonstration at Manly Beach on Friday 18 April for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Surf Patrol Season Ends This Sunday

Thu 24 Apr 2014

The 2013-2014 volunteer patrol season ends this Sunday 27 April with the state's surf lifesavers taking down the flags on all beaches across NSW.

Junior Lifesaver's of the Year Announced

Thu 17 Apr 2014

Isabella Ferencz (Cooks Hill) and Jackson Heinze (Terrigal) have been named the 2014 NSW Junior Lifesaver's of The Year.

Dangerous Surf for Easter Weekend

Thu 17 Apr 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is warning swimmers about dangerous surf conditions along the entire coast this weekend.

Rescue of the Month Awarded to Tea Gardens Hawks Nest

Thu 17 Apr 2014

Lifesavers from Tea Gardens-Hawks Nest with the assistance of Fire and Rescue NSW have been awarded the Surf Life Saving NSW Rescue of the Month for March 2014.

Colombians Learn Surf Safety Skills

Tue 15 Apr 2014

A group of underprivileged kids from Colombia have received the chance of a lifetime to travel down under, to learn vital surf life saving skills at Toowoon Bay on the Central Coast.

Busy Weekend For Ocean Beach Lifesavers

Mon 14 Apr 2014

Lifesavers from Ocean Beach SLSC on the state’s Central Coast endured a busy weekend due to tumultuous surf conditions in the region.

Stay Safe In The Surf These Holidays

Fri 11 Apr 2014

NSW surf lifesavers and lifeguards have issued a strong warning to beachgoers and coastal holiday makers to observe surf safety warnings during the Autumn school holiday period which commences this Saturday 12th April.

SLSNSW Life Member Peter Liddle Passes Away

Fri 11 Apr 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW Life Member Peter Liddle of Newport SLSC has passed away aged 86.

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’.

Rockfisherman Drowns and Another Missing

Mon 7 Apr 2014

A man has drowned while rockfishing at Tacking Point, Port Macquarie. In a separate incident, Surf Lifesavers are searching for a missing person, possibly a rockfisherman, after a car was found on the beach at Booti Booti National Park near Forster.

Search Continues for Missing Swimmer at Tathra

Thu 3 Apr 2014

Surf Life Saving resources are continuing to help Police search for a missing swimmer at Tathra, who was possibly attacked by a shark this morning before 9am.

NSW Surf Life Saving Championships to Remain on Central Coast

Mon 31 Mar 2014

A successful partnership between Gosford City Council and Surf Life Saving NSW will see the country’s largest surf sports event remain on the Central Coast for the next two years.

NSW Surf Athletes off to Aussies

Fri 28 Mar 2014

The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships 2014, The Aussies, will kick off in Scarborough next week with seven action-packed days between March 31 and April 6, featuring 5000 surf lifesaving competitors and the who’s who of surf sports.

Charles Uses His Lifesaving Skills

Thu 27 Mar 2014

It was a normal Tuesday morning at Roseville train station on 18 March 2014 and Long Reef SLSC cadet Charles Daley was waiting to catch his 7.15am train to school.

Wet'N'Wild Nippers First Season A Big Success

Tue 25 Mar 2014

NSW’s newest Nipper club located at Wet’n’Wild Sydney will celebrate the final day of a highly successful first season on Sunday 30 March 2014.

South Narrabeen Lifesavers Receive Rescue of the Month

Fri 21 Mar 2014

Lifesavers from South Narrabeen SLSC have been awarded the Surf Life Saving NSW Rescue of the Month for February 2014 after saving the life of a woman who was stung by a bluebottle.

Club Funding in Community Building Partnership Program

Thu 20 Mar 2014

Through the NSW Government’s 2013 Community Building Partnership program, funding has been directed to 24 Surf Life Saving Clubs, Branches and support services in NSW to support their infrastructure projects.

Central Coast Masters Reign at State Champs

Mon 17 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Masters 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 aged over thirty.

Far South Coast Show Off at NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Masters 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 aged over thirty.

Hunter Masters Show How It's Done at NSW Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Masters 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 aged over thirty.

Illawarra Athletes Shine at NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Masters 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 aged over thirty.

South Coast Makes an Impression at NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Masters 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 aged over thirty.

Master's Athlete Sets Sights On English Channel World Record

Mon 17 Mar 2014

Sydney athletes have come out with plenty of big results at the culmination of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships over the weekend at Ocean Beach/Umina.

Northern Beaches Again Strong At Masters Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

Sydney Northern Beaches surf clubs have maintained their dominance in NSW after gaining the clean sweep of taking out the Age, Opens and Masters Championships at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW.

Small Yamba Team Wins Big At Masters Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

One of the smallest teams at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships, Yamba SLSC, turned out an almighty medal haul with the team of three winning more medals than they had people over the weekend.

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.

A Toast To The Masters

Sat 15 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Championships is an interesting beast with three very distinct faces. It’s a unique event whose main attraction; the athletes, offer up some very different back stories depending on what weekend of the Championships it is.

Three People Rescued Near Port Kembla

Fri 14 Mar 2014

Three people have been rescued in a joint response near 5 Islands at Port Kembla after their boat capsized.

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.

Local Success at State Champs

Mon 10 Mar 2014

For the second year the Central Coast’s Umina and Ocean Beach SLSCs staged the NSW Open Surf Life Saving Championships proudly supported by ClubsNSW.

North Bondi Riding the Crest

Mon 10 Mar 2014

Former Uncle Toby’s ironman Scott Thompson has put North Bondi SLSC’s female water competitors on the crest in the competition arena at Umina and Ocean beaches, host clubs for the NSW Open Surf Life Saving Championship.

Carberry Leads The South At 2014 State Championships

Mon 10 Mar 2014

The final day of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Opens Championships culminated in dramatic fashion with some big upsets and plenty of action under perfect sunshine at Ocean Beach/Umina.

Hunter Clubs Reign at NSW Surf Life Saving Open Champs

Mon 10 Mar 2014

Surf Life Saving Clubs from the Hunter have shown off their skills at the open competition of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships, supported by ClubsNSW, held at Ocean Beach and Umina from 7-9 March 2014.

Sydney Surf Life Saving Clubs Reign at SLS Championships

Mon 10 Mar 2014

Surf Life Saving Clubs from Sydney have dominated the open competition at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships, supported by ClubsNSW, held at Ocean Beach and Umina from 7-9 March 2014.

Newport SLSC Claims Top Gong at NSW Surf Life Saving Open Champs

Mon 10 Mar 2014

Newport Surf Life Saving Club from Sydney’s Northern Beaches has been crowned the overall winner at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships, supported by ClubsNSW and held at Ocean Beach and Umina from 7-9 March.

Age Is No Barrier For North Coast's Surf Sports Stars

Mon 10 Mar 2014

The 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Opens Championships supported by ClubsNSW concluded on Sunday in brilliant fashion with a raft of finals across multiple disciplines including the Ironperson, Ski, Board, Surf Boat Rowing, Swim and Beach Flags.

Carberry and Miller Star As 2014 State Champs Conclude

Sun 9 Mar 2014

The final day of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Opens Championships culminated in dramatic fashion with some big upsets and plenty of action under perfect sunshine at Ocean Beach/Umina.

Newport Lead the Charge After Day Two

Sat 8 Mar 2014

After a fierce day of competition, surf lifesaving athletes aged 14 and above have battled it out on the beach and in the water with Newport SLSC leading the overall pointscore ahead of Manly LSC and North Cronulla SLSC at the conclusion of Day Two.

NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships Begin

Fri 7 Mar 2014

The state’s best lifesavers and surf sports athletes fought it out today for the first day of competition at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Opens 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.

Juniors Assemble For NSW Championships

Tue 25 Feb 2014

Over three thousand of the state’s finest junior surf sports stars are set to descend on Ocean Beach/Umina for the first major weekend of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW.

Lifesaving Weekend Kicks Off 2014 State Championships

Mon 24 Feb 2014

The 2014 State Championships supported by ClubsNSW got underway over the weekend with lifesavers from across the state competing in both the Champion Lifesaver and Patrol Competitions at Ocean Beach/Umina.

Rescue of the Month Awarded to Bondi Lifesavers

Fri 21 Feb 2014

Lifesavers from North Bondi SLSC and Bondi Surf Bathers LSC as well as lifeguards from Waverley Council have been awarded the Surf Life Saving NSW Rescue of the Month for January 2014 after an enormous joint rescue effort.

Wet’N’Wild Nippers Brings the Beach Within Reach

Mon 17 Feb 2014

NSW’s newest Nipper club, located at Wet’n’Wild Sydney, has been a big success so far this summer, with around 300 kids enjoying learning vital water and surf safety skills.

Wollongong City's Oldest Member Passes Away

Fri 14 Feb 2014

Wollongong City SLSC's oldest living member Don Burrows, passed away on Sunday 9 February, aged 90 years.

Surf Life Saving NSW And ClubsNSW Join Forces To Help Save Lives

Thu 13 Feb 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to announce a three-year partnership with ClubsNSW which will provide support for crucial competition and education programs across the state.

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.

National Lifesaving Memorial One Step Closer

Tue 11 Feb 2014

Randwick City Council has recommenced construction on a national memorial for fallen lifesavers at Coogee Beach in another step towards the highly anticipated official unveiling in late April.

South Narrabeen Members Perform Lifesaving CPR

Mon 10 Feb 2014

A young woman is alive today thanks to the quick thinking actions of surf lifesavers from South Narrabeen SLSC.

Surf Lifesaver Proud to Become a Citizen

Thu 6 Feb 2014

Coming from Scotland, Caroline Smith’s former lifestyle seems a world away from the sun and surf she now enjoys living in Sydney. The Clovelly Surf Lifesaver was especially proud to be selected to take part in a special Australian Citizenship ceremony for Emergency Services volunteers on Australia Day.

SLSNSW Signatory to Statement of Principles

Thu 30 Jan 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to announce it is now a signatory to the Statement of Principles for the Recognition of Volunteers

Lifesaving Exchange Thrives

Thu 30 Jan 2014

The annual Surf Life Saving NSW Lifesaving Exchange Program has wrapped up for another incredibly successful year with 8 city and 11 country participants taking the plunge.

Surf Life Saving Members in Honours List

Sun 26 Jan 2014

A number of members of Surf Life Saving in NSW have been named in the Australia Day Honours List for 2014.

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.

Randwick Crew Awarded Rescue of the Month

Fri 24 Jan 2014

Brad Taylor, Karl Solomonson, Jerome Dillon-Baker and Matt Spooner of the Randwick Offshore Rescue Boat have been praised for their efforts in the dramatic rescue of a rock fisherman, by being awarded the Surf Life Saving NSW Rescue of the Month for December 2013.

2014 National Leadership College Participants Selected

Thu 23 Jan 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW is proud to announce the successful Surf Life Saving Australia National Leadership College participants for 2014.

Far South Coast Athletes Perform at Country Champs

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Athletes from the Far South Coast made a solid impression at the 2014 Stramit NSW Country Championships held at Mollymook Beach from 17-19 January.

Far North Coast Athletes Too Strong At Country Champs

Mon 20 Jan 2014

The Far North Coast region has once again proved its strength in Surf Sports with five surf clubs finishing in the top 20 overall Club Point Score at the 2014 Stramit Country Championships.

North Coast Athletes Dominate at Country Champs

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Surf Life Saving athletes from the North Coast made a solid impression at the 2014 Stramit NSW Country Championships held at Mollymook Beach from January 17-19.

Kim Winter Flies the Flag for Forster

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Solo Forster SLSC competitor Kim Winter made the worthwhile journey to Mollymook Beach for the 2014 Stramit NSW Country Championships from 17-19 January scooping up 3 gold medals and a bronze.

Mid North Coast Athletes Pick Up Medals at Country Champs

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Athletes from the Mid North Coast made the journey to Mollymook Beach for the 2014 Stramit NSW Country Championships from 17-19 January.

Byron Bay Wins 2014 Stramit NSW Country Champs

Sun 19 Jan 2014

Byron Bay Surf Life Saving Club are the 2014 Stramit Country Champions following a tremendous three days of competition at Mollymook Beach this weekend.

Byron Takes The Lead At Surf Life Saving Country Champs

Sat 18 Jan 2014

In a huge well rounded effort Byron Bay SLSC has taken the lead on Day 2 of the 2014 Stramit Country Championships at Mollymook Beach on Saturday.

Stramit Country Champs Up and Running

Fri 17 Jan 2014

Beautiful weather, mostly light winds and unseasonably warm water greeted excited competitors on Friday for the first day of the 2014 Stramit Surf Life Saving Country Championships at Mollymook Beach.

Lifeguards Perform Mass Rescue At Scotts Head

Fri 17 Jan 2014

Six teenagers have been rescued by Lifeguards in dramatic circumstances at Scotts Head.

ALS Continues To Work On Keeping Shoalhaven's Beaches Safe

Fri 17 Jan 2014

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) and Shoalhaven City Council are working together to ensure South Coast beaches remain safe with 17 lifeguards applying their skills across 8 beaches each day.

Sun Sound Provides Free Wi-Fi to NSW Beaches

Tue 14 Jan 2014

Cancer Council NSW is launching its Sun Sound Hot Spot campaign – a travelling van that will provide free Wi-Fi to visitors of popular beaches across NSW from 11am-3pm.

Lifeguards Perform CPR At Byron Bay's Main Beach

Mon 13 Jan 2014

A fast and professional response by three lifeguards of the Australian Lifeguard Service has resulted in a successful CPR operation at Byron Bay’s Main Beach over the weekend.

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.

Blueprint To Help Cut Drownings In Bega Valley

Thu 9 Jan 2014

A state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment project begins next week in the Bega Valley Local Government Area (LGA) with the aim of reducing coastal drownings across NSW.

Solitary Dolphin Watch

Tue 7 Jan 2014

Since September 2012 National Parks and Wildlife Services (NPWS) and ORRCA have been managing a solitary female dolphin moving between Jervis Bay, Sydney Harbour, Sydney Northern Beaches and the Gosford Area.

Surf Club Facility Grants Announced

Mon 6 Jan 2014

The Minister for Sport and Recreation, Gabrielle Upton, has announced $2 million in funding today to improve facilities as part of the NSW Government's Surf Club Facility Grant Program.

Are You TsunamiSafe?

Mon 6 Jan 2014

This summer Surf Life Saving NSW and the NSW State Emergency Service have come together to remind people who live or who are holidaying in coastal areas along the NSW coast to be mindful of the potential risk of tsunami.

Tragic Start To Summer Holidays On NSW Beaches

Mon 23 Dec 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is warning beachgoers to stop taking unnecessary risks and to ‘Play Safe, Stay Safe’ at the beach following a tragic start to the Summer School Holidays.

Swimmers Urged To Play Safe, Stay Safe This Summer

Fri 20 Dec 2013

Surf Lifesavers and Police are reminding swimmers to ‘Play Safe, Stay Safe’ when in, on or around the water this summer.

Anthony Turner- Illawarra's New Director of Lifesaving

Thu 19 Dec 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW would like to welcome the new Director of Lifesaving for the Illawarra Branch, Anthony Turner.

Extra Lifeguards At Kingscliff During Peak Season

Thu 19 Dec 2013

The Australian Lifeguard Service and Tweed Shire Council will trial a new lifeguard service at the beach in front of the Kingscliff North Holiday Park this summer.

SLSNSW November Rescue of the Month

Thu 19 Dec 2013

The Surf Life Saving NSW Rescue of the Month has been awarded to both Dale Laverty of the Australian Lifeguard Service and volunteer lifesavers from Merewether SLSC.

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.

Sydney Northern Beaches Finish Second at Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

Sydney Northern Beaches are no longer the Interbranch Champions falling just short of their long-time rivals Sydney, to finish second at the 2013 Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach.

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.

Hunter Athletes Make Themselves Known

Mon 16 Dec 2013

In some very testing conditions, Hunter competitors worked hard to secure fourth place at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

MNC Take on the Best of the Best

Mon 16 Dec 2013

It was a real family affair for the Mid North Coast Branch at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach SLSC on the NSW Central Coast.

FNC Takes Out Country Pointscore at Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

Far North Coast competitors have done their branch proud at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships, snatching the Overall Country Pointscore from South Coast rivals.

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.

The Big Blue Paddle

Fri 13 Dec 2013

Surf Life Saving Clubs and volunteers may be interested in providing support such as water safety and accommodation to two men paddling 920km from Brisbane to Sydney from 27 December 2013 - 26 January 2014.

Project Blueprint Visits Bega

Thu 12 Dec 2013

Bega Valley Local Government Area (LGA) will be the subject of a state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment, commencing in January 2014 with the aim of reducing coastal drownings across NSW.

Fingal Head Win at Clean Beaches Awards

Mon 9 Dec 2013

Fingal Head Beach has been named the NSW Environment Protection Authority Overall 2013 Clean Beach at the Keep Australia Beautiful NSW North Coast and Northern Rivers Regional Clean Beaches – Connecting our Coast Awards for 2013.

NSW Surf Elite Compete At Interbranch

Mon 9 Dec 2013

Up to 400 of the best Surf Life Saving athletes from all over NSW will descend on Soldiers Beach this weekend for the 2013 NSW Interbranch Championships.

Heroes of the Surf

Fri 6 Dec 2013

Our friends at Sutherland Shire Council are promoting beach safety to primary school children everywhere through the new Surf Hero website initiative.

Summer Surf Campaign

Fri 6 Dec 2013

The Surf Life Saving Summer Campaign has officially been launched to ignite support for the great work our lifesavers do.

Lifesaver Takes Out State Award

Thu 5 Dec 2013

After winning the NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year for the Sydney City/East region, Trent Thomas of Maroubra SLSC has gone on to take out the 2013 Youth Volunteer of the Year at State level.

Funding for Regional Surf Life Saving Facility

Wed 4 Dec 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased by the announcement that over $1 million in funding will be made available under the Coalition’s new Community Development Grants Programme to go towards establishing a dedicated training and operations centre at Port Macquarie.

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).

Drowning at Port Stephens

Wed 27 Nov 2013

A young male has tragically drowned at Fingal Bay near Port Stephens.

Central Coast Lifesavers Win Big at 2GO Awards

Mon 25 Nov 2013

Congratulations to the Central Coast lifesavers who received awards at the Central Coast Sports Federation Awards held at Mingara on 16 November.

Regional Athletes Get A Head Start

Mon 25 Nov 2013

Over 30 regional athletes and coaches from the south coast got the opportunity to learn from the best at last weekend’s Coaching the Coast Clinic at Broulee Surfers SLSC.

Pretty Shady - Preventing Skin Cancer One Summer At A Time

Fri 22 Nov 2013

NSW is blessed with some of the best beaches in the world and summer is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy them. But don’t forget that when competing, playing or watching, it’s important to prevent sun damage.

Lifesavers Rescue Man At Lighthouse Beach

Fri 22 Nov 2013

A man has been rescued almost 200m off Lighthouse Beach at Ballina after getting into difficulty in the surf with his son late on Thursday afternoon.

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.

Boxers KO'd by Lifesaving Challenge

Tue 19 Nov 2013

The new Fox Sports Action/Endurance reality tv series, Maximus Academy, visited South Narrabeen SLSC, giving eight ordinary guys the chance to see what it is like to be a surf lifesaver.

Schoolies Warned Don't Drink and Swim

Thu 14 Nov 2013

With Schoolies celebrations set to kick off across NSW and southern QLD from this weekend, surf lifesavers and lifeguards are pleading with young revelers to make surf safety a priority.

Bega Council Renews Lifeguarding Contract With ALS

Wed 13 Nov 2013

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has successfully renewed its lifeguarding contract with Bega Valley Shire Council for a further three years.

TV Ad Campaign to Boost Lifejacket Awareness

Tue 12 Nov 2013

A new lifejacket campaign has been launched by our friends at Transport for NSW in a bid to promote safe and responsible boating behaviour.

SLSNSW Honours New Life Members

Fri 8 Nov 2013

Three Surf Life Saving NSW members have been recognised for a lifetime of volunteer service with Life Membership awards.

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.

Dangerous Surf Conditions

Sun 3 Nov 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is advising swimmers, surfers, rock fishermen and boat skippers to exercise caution as dangerous surf conditions are expected Monday and into Tuesday along much of the NSW coast.

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.

Wet N Wild Sydney Nippers

Fri 1 Nov 2013

Western Sydney’s first ever nippers club was officially announced thanks to a unique partnership between Surf Life Saving NSW and Wet’n’Wild Sydney.

Maroubra Lifesaver Awarded NSW Youth Volunteer Award

Wed 30 Oct 2013

Maroubra SLSC lifesaver, Trent Thomas has been awarded the NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year for the Sydney City/East region.

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.

Nambucca Council Renews Lifeguarding Contract With ALS

Fri 25 Oct 2013

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has successfully renewed its lifeguarding contract with Nambucca Shire Council for a further five years.

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.

Surf Lifesavers Respond to Drowning on Mid North Coast

Mon 21 Oct 2013

Early Sunday afternoon, the Surf Rescue Emergency Response System was activated by Police to respond to reports a man was found floating unconscious near Stuarts point on the mid north coast.

First Aid Training Saves A Life

Fri 4 Oct 2013

Three staff members at Merimbula RSL Club have reinforced the importance of regular First Aid training after successfully resuscitating a female patron just five days after completing a refresher Apply First Aid course with Pambula SLSC.

SLSA Awards of Excellence Nominees Announced

Fri 27 Sep 2013

Congratulations to the NSW nominees for the 2013 Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) Awards of Excellence to be held on Saturday 26 October in Sydney.

Surf Clubs Throw Open Their Doors

Thu 26 Sep 2013

This Sunday 29th September Surf Life Saving Clubs across NSW and QLD 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.

Project Blueprint Visits Warringah

Tue 24 Sep 2013

A state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment project begins this week in Warringah with the aim of reducing coastal drownings across NSW.

ALS Lifeguards Start Patrols

Mon 23 Sep 2013

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has kicked off its annual summer patrol service this week, with Lifeguards patrolling some of the state’s busiest beaches during the next seven months including the Spring, Summer and Autumn school holidays.

Two iconic Australian brands put their best thong forward

Mon 23 Sep 2013

Volley is offering 25% off its entire range to SLS members until 30 November. Visit volley.com.au and use code: SLSA25 at the checkout.

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.

Surf Club Facility Grants: Applications close Monday 30 September at 5pm

Fri 13 Sep 2013

Surf Clubs everywhere are being encouraged to apply for a slice of this year’s $2 million NSW Surf Club Facility Grants, and not just for major building works or upgrades.

Sun Protection Resources for Clubs

Tue 10 Sep 2013

With summer just around the corner now is a great time to review or develop a sun protection policy for your club to ensure your organisation is fulfilling its duty of care with regard to sun safety.

NSW Surf Lifesavers Win Water Safety Awards

Thu 5 Sep 2013

Surf Life Saving members from NSW have taken out three prestigious awards and one high commendation at the 2013 NSW Water Safety Awards held on Friday 30 August in Sydney.

Surf School Leads Way in Western Sydney

Tue 3 Sep 2013

Year 9 students living in Western and South Western Sydney will have the opportunity to take part in vital surf safety education as part of Surf Life Saving NSW’s Surf School during Term 4, 2013.

New and Improved Beachsafe App

Thu 29 Aug 2013

Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) has launched its new and improved Beachsafe app for iPhones and android devices.

Whale and Dolphin Exclusion Zones

Thu 29 Aug 2013

Each year between May and November the east coast of Australia bears witness to the spectacular migration of whales from Antarctica to south east Queensland and back.

ALS Lifeguards Prepare For New Season

Mon 26 Aug 2013

Up to thirty current and aspiring Lifeguards from Port Stephens and Great Lakes Councils will be put through their paces at the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) training and proficiency day on Saturday 31st August at One Mile Beach.

ALS Pittwater Lifeguards Gearing Up For New Season

Mon 26 Aug 2013

Up to fifty current and aspiring Lifeguards from Pittwater Council will be put through their paces at the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) training and proficiency day on Friday 30th August at Palm Beach.

Lifesavers Head Back To The Bush

Mon 26 Aug 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.

Taree Old Bar SLSC Gets a Helping Hand

Mon 26 Aug 2013

Administrators have been appointed at Taree-Old Bar SLSC to assist the club in its current operations and planning for the future.

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.

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.

MacMasters Beach SLSC Wins Landcare Award

Fri 2 Aug 2013

MacMasters Beach SLSC has won a NSW Regional Landcare Award and has now been nominated for the NSW Award for ‘Coastal Communities’ and is looking for your support to vote for the club’s entry to win the award.

NSW Surf Clubs Receive Volunteer Grants

Thu 1 Aug 2013

NSW Surf Life Saving Clubs have received a significant funding boost of $73,327 from the 2013 Volunteer Grants program through the Federal Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affair’s.

NSW Clubbies Dominate Molokai Paddleboard World Champs

Tue 30 Jul 2013

NSW clubbies have stolen the limelight in the 17th Annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships in Hawaii over the weekend (July 28th).

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.

Crackneck Point Rescue Awarded Rescue Of The Month

Tue 23 Jul 2013

A combined effort from Shelley Beach SLSC and Toowoon Bay SLSC lifesavers which resulted in the rescue of three stranded tow-in surfers in large seas has been awarded the May/June SLSNSW Rescue of the Month.

Young Nipper Saves Man Having A Stroke

Fri 19 Jul 2013

An 11 year old boy has come to the aid of a man having a stroke in Manly on Thursday afternoon.

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.

Off Duty Lifesavers Rescue Capsized Boat Crew

Wed 17 Jul 2013

Three people have been rescued after their boat overturned near the CrookHaven River mouth on the NSW South Coast late Wednesday afternoon.

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.

Hunter Surf Clubs Set Standards For NSW

Fri 5 Jul 2013

Hunter Surf Life Saving is leading by example in NSW with all thirteen Surf Clubs having succeeded in the ambitious task of completing the bronze level status in the Quality Club Program in NSW.

Pittwater Council Renews Lifeguard Contract With ALS

Thu 4 Jul 2013

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has successfully renewed its Lifeguarding contract with Pittwater Council for a further five years.

Off Duty Lifesaver Rescues Surfer In Rough Seas

Wed 3 Jul 2013

An exceptional joint-service response has rescued a surfer in serious distress at South Curl Curl on Sydney's Northern Beaches on Wednesday.

Dangerous Surf Warning

Tue 2 Jul 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is advising swimmers, surfers, rock fishermen and boat skippers to exercise caution as dangerous conditions are expected Tuesday and Wednesday on the North Coast of NSW.

Members Of The Public Perform CPR At Byron Bay Beach

Sat 29 Jun 2013

A 92 year old man was pulled out of the surf unconscious and not breathing at Byron Bay's Main Beach on Saturday.

Surfers Rescue 24/7 Course A Big Success

Fri 28 Jun 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW and Surfing NSW have briefed NSW ministers on the success of the innovative new Surfers Rescue 24/7 (SR24/7) course.

Severe Erosion Endangers Club House

Wed 26 Jun 2013

Fingal Rovers SLSC is literally on the precipice of disaster as the club battles unprecedented coastal erosion.

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.

Surfers Rescued Off Central Coast

Mon 24 Jun 2013

Three surfers have been rescued in rough seas off Shelly Beach on the NSW Central Coast by off-duty surf lifesavers. The Surf Rescue emergency response system was tasked to respond to reports that the surfers were stranded and their jetski had washed up onto the rocks.

NSW Surf Clubs Leading The Way In Responsible Alcohol Management

Mon 24 Jun 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW has been praised for its work as leaders in reducing the link between alcohol and sport in the community.

CPR Skills An Everyday Reward

Thu 20 Jun 2013

When Kristy Dale arrived at Woolworths Culburra to begin her shift as Assistant Store Manager on 3 June 2013, she had no idea she would end up saving someone’s life.

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).

Surf Club's Receive Free Gym Equipment

Mon 17 Jun 2013

Over 100 units of gym equipment has been distributed to surf clubs throughout New South Wales this autumn.

Dangerous Surf Warning

Fri 14 Jun 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is advising swimmers, surfers, rock fishermen and boat skippers to exercise caution as dangerous conditions are expected Friday through to Monday.

Surf Safety Message Reaching New Audiences

Thu 13 Jun 2013

Families from many different backgrounds came together over the weekend for Surf Life Saving NSW’s Family Surf Safety Day in Woolgoolga.

Couple Rescued by Off-Duty Lifesaver

Mon 10 Jun 2013

A Far South Coast couple were lucky to have an off-duty lifesaver nearby when their boat capsized north of Batemans Bay.

$1M To Fund New Surf Life Saving Regional Facility

Thu 6 Jun 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW has been successful in securing funding for a new regional training and operations hub at Port Macquarie, which will substantially increase capacity to save lives and support volunteers from the lower north to far north coast, centred in the mid-north coast region.

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.

Rock Fishing Alert - Dangerous Surf

Sat 1 Jun 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is advising rock fishers to avoid the open coastline on Sunday to Tuesday, as dangerous surf conditions are expected.

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 .

Ballina Jet Boat Rescues Stranded Yacht

Fri 24 May 2013

BALLINA Jet Boat Rescue Service has been busy leading the recovery of True Bluess, the single-masted 23ft yacht that washed up on Byron Bay's Main Beach on Wednesday 22nd May.

Club Funding in Community Building Partnership Program

Fri 17 May 2013

Through the NSW Government’s 2012-13 Community Building Partnership program, funding has been directed to 11 Surf Life Saving Clubs to support their infrastructure projects.

Volunteer In The Spotlight- Richard Lytham OAM

Fri 17 May 2013

Richard “Richie" Lytham from Collaroy SLSC is the epitome of a volunteer. Richie has turned his love of Surf Life Saving into an unfathomable number of volunteer hours, helping to improve and enrich the movement at all levels.

Lifejacket Saves Kayaker

Thu 16 May 2013

All ocean users were reminded of the importance of wearing lifejackets after a kayaker survived for six hours in the ocean off Port Stephens on Sunday night.

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).

Working Bee Saves A Life

Tue 14 May 2013

Thirroul Surf Life Saving Club’s voluntary patrols may have finished for the season but that hasn’t stopped its members from springing in to action when required.

Kiama Downs Ready to Defend State Title

Fri 3 May 2013

Round 1 of the NSW IRB Premiership series kicks off this weekend at Mollymook. Defending State Champions, Kiama Downs SLSC, are the team with the target on their back.

Lifesavers Rescue Stranded Skipper

Fri 5 Apr 2013

The Easter long weekend was busy for Surf Lifesavers on the beaches in addition to responding to emergency callouts for assistance to other incidents.

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.

Junior Lifesaver & Youth Program Participants Announced

Thu 21 Mar 2013

Participants for the 2013 Junior Lifesaver of the Year (JLOTY) and Youth Opportunity Makers Workshop (YOM) have now been selected.

Dangerous Surf Puts Lifesavers to the Test

Sat 16 Mar 2013

Big surf and dangerous conditions along the coast last weekend have resulted in numerous rescues and incidents, including one person drowned and another still missing.

Far North Athletes at State Champs

Tue 12 Mar 2013

Athletes from Cudgen Headland made a solid impression on the results sheet at the 2013 Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 8-10 March.

Sydney Clubs Reign at State Champs

Tue 12 Mar 2013

Sydney clubs dominated on the sand and in the water at the 2013 Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 8-10 March.

Illawarra Beachies Dominate on the Sand

Tue 12 Mar 2013

They are called the ‘sand rats’, the Illawarra Surf Life Saving team that made history at the Allphones NSW State Surf Life Saving Championships when they claimed gold in both the men’s and women’s open beach relay and women’s open sprint final for the first time ever.

Redhead on Fire at State Champs

Tue 12 Mar 2013

Redhead SLSC surf athletes showed everyone how it’s done at the 2013 Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 8-10 March.

South Coast Athletes Dominate at State

Tue 12 Mar 2013

Surf athletes from Warilla-Barrack Point SLSC were on fire at the 2013 Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 8-10 March.

State Champs Wraps up on Central Coast

Mon 11 Mar 2013

More than 3000 competitors aged under 15 through to Opens battled it out over three days on the beach and in the water at the Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 8-10 March.

Surf Athletes Sun Safe at State Champs

Mon 11 Mar 2013

The Melanoma Institute of Australia and Surf Life Saving NSW partnered up at the 2013 Allphones NSW Open Surf Life Saving Championships to promote the importance of skin awareness and protection from the sun.

NSW Ironman and Ironwoman Crowned

Sun 10 Mar 2013

The pinnacle of the Allphones NSW Surf Life Saving Championships is the Open Ironman and Ironwoman event and after a three-day fitness and endurance contest at Ocean Beach-Umina on the Central Coast, the new state champions have been crowned.

2014 State Championship Dates Announced

Sun 10 Mar 2013

The program for next year’s NSW Surf Life Saving Championships were announced at the official ceremony and March Past at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Girl Power on Show at State Champs

Fri 8 Mar 2013

For International Women’s Day, Manly Surf Life Saving Club’s superstars put on a powerful display at the Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships at Ocean Beach–Umina.

Turning Japanese at State Champs

Fri 8 Mar 2013

Two Japanese lifesavers are getting a healthy taste of Aussie beach culture at Ocean Beach-Umina where they have joined thousands of Open competitors at the Allphones NSW Surf Life Saving Championships.

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.

Australia Day Awards Recipients

Thu 31 Jan 2013

Congratulations to a number of NSW surf lifesavers who received OAMs or Community Awards from their local councils as part of Australia Day celebrations.

Surf Club Facility Grants Announced

Fri 25 Jan 2013

The Minister for Sport and Recreation, Graham Annesley, has announced the recipients of this year's $2million grants to improve or upgrade club facilities.

Avoca Lifesavers Win Rescue of the Month

Fri 25 Jan 2013

A group of lifesavers, nippers and lifeguards from Avoca Beach have been awarded SLSNSW Rescue of the Month.

Woonona SLSC Achieve Silver Level

Tue 22 Jan 2013

Woonona SLSC has become the first surf club in NSW to be awarded Silver Level Status as part of the Surf Life Saving Quality Clubs Program.

NSW Team Retains Interstate Title

Tue 22 Jan 2013

Mighty efforts in the pool and on the beach by our top surf sports competitors has ensured the Interstate Trophy stays in NSW for another year.

DPI Provides Funding for Binoculars

Tue 22 Jan 2013

Every surf club in NSW will receive high quality binoculars through a grant from the Observation Towers Funding Program managed by the Department of Primary Industries.

2013 Allphones State Championships

Fri 18 Jan 2013

Entries are now open for the 2013 Allphones Surf Life Saving NSW State Championships to be held at Ocean Beach - Umina from 1-10 March 2013.

SLS Contracted for Youth Olympics

Thu 17 Jan 2013

As the 2013 Australian Youth Olympics kick off this week Surf Life Saving's Academy will provide 50 first aid officers and 15 water safety personnel for the event.

Mollymook to Host 2014 Country Champs

Wed 16 Jan 2013

In a coup for the Shoalhaven, Mollymook has been announced as the host of the 2014 and 2015 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

Silver City to Surf

Tue 15 Jan 2013

Sixteen year old Emily Davidson from Flynns Beach, Port Macquarie has a passion for Surf Life Saving and this March will launch her Silver City to Surf Program.

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.

Country Surf Champs - Day Two

Sat 12 Jan 2013

Byron Bay has taken the lead after Day 2 of the Stramit NSW Country Championships at South West Rocks, followed by Cudgen Headland, Tacking Point and Coffs Harbour.

Extreme Heat Warning NSW

Mon 7 Jan 2013

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is forecasting temperatures of up to 40 degrees celsius in many parts of New South Wales for Tuesday 8 January 2013.

Country Surf Athletes Hit The Rocks

Mon 7 Jan 2013

The 2013 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships will be held this weekend at South West Rocks on the NSW Mid North Coast.

Toddler Revived at Avoca Beach

Thu 3 Jan 2013

Surf lifesavers have successfully resuscitated a three year old girl at Avoca Beach on the Central Coast, on what was one of the busiest New Years Days across the state.

New Years Surf Warning

Sun 30 Dec 2012

Surf lifesavers are asking people to use their common sense when taking to the beach over the New Year period after several recent drownings along the NSW coastline.

Shark Injures Surfer Near Port Macquarie

Fri 28 Dec 2012

A man in his 20s from the Central Coast has sustained injuries to his leg and hand, believed to have been caused by a shark, at Diamond Head near Port Macquarie.

Broulee Lifesavers Win Rescue of the Month

Fri 21 Dec 2012

Broulee Surfers Lifesavers Billy Hughes-Tweedie and Ben McKay have received the SLSNSW Rescue of the Month for saving two people from dangerous surf.

Rescue Effort at Avoca

Wed 12 Dec 2012

A joint effort between lifesavers and Gosford council lifeguards was mounted this afternoon when two young women were swept from rocks into the water near Avoca.

Media Story Highlights from Interbranch

Sun 9 Dec 2012

Catch up on some of the highlights from Interbranch with this selection of stories sent to media throughout NSW.

Lifesavers on High Alert for Summer

Thu 29 Nov 2012

With summer officially beginning this weekend Surf Lifesavers are warning people to stay safe at the beach and swim between the red and yellow flags.

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.

Don't 'Get Ripped' This Schoolies

Wed 14 Nov 2012

With Schoolies celebrations set to kick off from this weekend, surf lifesavers and lifeguards are pleading with young revellers to make surf safety a priority.

2013 Lifesaving Exchange Program

Fri 9 Nov 2012

Surf Life Saving NSW will run its annual Lifesaving Exchange Program from 25-28 January 2013 and applications are now open.

Surf Life Saving NSW New Life Members

Wed 7 Nov 2012

Four Surf Life Saving NSW members have been recognised for a lifetime of volunteer service with Life Membership awards.

Rock Fishing Drowning in Sydney

Thu 1 Nov 2012

Surf Life Saving is renewing calls for rock fishermen to wear lifejackets after a man drowned this morning at Curl Curl.

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.

Surf Sports Season Kicks Off

Wed 24 Oct 2012

On Sunday 28 October a heavy off-season of winter training will bear fruit when the NSW Endurance Championships take place at Swansea Belmont.

National Leadership College 2013

Mon 22 Oct 2012

Applications are now open for the 2013 National Leadership College to be held on February 3-9 2013 at St Paul’s College, Sydney.

Four Koreans Saved from Drowning at Coffs

Thu 18 Oct 2012

Two young surf lifesavers are heroes after saving four Korean men from drowning in a rip current at Woolgoolga yesterday.

Dangerous Surf Warning

Thu 11 Oct 2012

Dangerous ocean conditions are expected across NSW on Friday and into the weekend.

Drowning Project Begins in Sydney

Tue 9 Oct 2012

A state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment project heads to Randwick City this week to target priority black spots for coastal drownings.

Dangerous Surf Warning

Fri 5 Oct 2012

Surf Life Saving NSW is advising rock fishermen to avoid the open coastline, as dangerous ocean conditions are expected this weekend.

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.

ALS Lifeguards Kick Off Their Patrol Season

Mon 24 Sep 2012

ALS lifeguards have officially kicked off their annual patrol service for the summer season. Patrols commenced on Saturday 22 September 2012, and will run through to the end of April 2013.

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.

Eurobodalla Installs New Beach Safety Signs

Thu 6 Sep 2012

Surf Life Saving Far South Coast congratulates Eurobodalla Shire Council on implementing new beach safety signage at every beach in the shire.

NSW Water Safety Award Winners

Tue 4 Sep 2012

Surf Life Saving picked up three major awards at the NSW Water Safety Awards on the weekend.

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.

Project Blueprint to help cut drownings

Tue 28 Aug 2012

A state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment project has begun in the Tweed Shire and will target priority black spots for coastal drownings throughout NSW.

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.

Beach Alert: Dangerous Surf Conditions

Fri 20 Jul 2012

Surf Life Saving is advising swimmers, surfers, rock fishermen and boat skippers to take extreme caution as dangerous ocean conditions are expected across much of the NSW coast from Saturday 21 July – Tuesday 24 July 2012.

Rock Fishing Drowning in Sydney

Sun 15 Jul 2012

A 26-year old man has drowned while rock fishing at La Perouse this morning, just one week after a rock fisherman’s body was recovered on the Central Coast.