Australian UAV Service
SLSNSW currently provide two separate UAV programs across NSW – a UAV Surveillance program funded by the NSW Government and a Membership UAV Program delivered by our volunteer surf lifesavers.
With 30 years’ experience, the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) NSW is one of the largest providers of lifeguard services in the Southern Hemisphere.
Recruitment is now open for the ALS NSW and surf lifesavers are encouraged to apply as a means of offering local employment, building stronger relationships with clubs and providing opportunities for club members to develop leadership and lifesaving skills as;
Find out more about the ALS NSW and recruitment opportunities on their website.
Currently, the Australian Lifeguard Service NSW (ALS NSW) network provides services to over 90 individual locations, 15 local government authorities, 1 resort, 2 national parks, and with ongoing expansion they employ seasonally in excess of 330 lifeguards each year.
The ALS NSW is a subsidiary of Surf Life Saving NSW who exist to uphold the core principles and values of Surf Life Saving in this commercially competitive market. The operations of the ALS support and contribute to lifesaving activities in NSW.
The ALS provides a comprehensive integrated service including the provision of highly qualified lifeguards, lifeguard supervisors, management staff, the latest surf rescue gear and equipment, onsite Surf Safety Education delivery and supporting the Coastal Accommodation Network statewide. They also place a significant investment in the extensive radio communication network, as well as being a core unit of the Surf Rescue Emergency Response System; which provides Emergency Services with a single point of call to task Surf Life Saving resources to coastal emergencies.
Through their affiliation with Surf Life Saving NSW and our Registered Training Organisation (RTO) status, the ALS offers nationally accredited qualifications and training ensuring ALS lifeguards are equipped with industry-leading and peak body knowledge and support.