Flags Up as Volunteer Lifesavers Return to Beaches

More than 20,000 active volunteer lifesavers will begin patrols today on beaches across the state. The NSW Premier Chris Minns and Minister for Emergency Services Jihad Dib took part in a symbolic raising of the red and yellow flags at Maroubra Beach this morning, marking the start of the Surf Life Saving season.

New Lifesavers Breaking Down Cultural Barriers

Eight young Muslim men are the latest to graduate from Surf Life Saving’s ground-breaking, culturally sensitive lifesaver training program, earning their Bronze Medallions and becoming fully fledged volunteer lifesavers at Wanda Surf Life Saving Club.

New Beacons to Keep Swimmers Safe at Fingal

Locals and holiday makers at a popular but hazardous coastal location at Port Stephens will be able to swim a little safer with new lifesaving technology installed for use in emergencies, launched on Thursday 13 July by the Member for Port Stephens, the Hon Kate Washington.

Off-Duty Solo Rescue Wins NSW Award

The Entrance Surf Life Saving Club member, Patrick Jacob has moved to thank the support he received from volunteer lifesavers and lifeguards alike after his courageous off-duty rescue of a teenage boy in April claimed Surf Life Saving NSW’s Rescue of the Month award.

NSW Lifesavers Honoured With National Medal

Surf Life Saving NSW would like to congratulate a host of surf lifesavers who have been awarded the National Medal, as well as Second Clasps and First Clasps for their sustained service and commitment to Surf Life Saving.

Near Record-Breaking Season for Surf Lifesavers

The 2022-23 Surf Life Saving season will go down as one of the most challenging on record for volunteer surf lifesavers and their Australian Lifeguard Service counterparts in NSW, who were responsible for more than 4,600 rescues along our coastline.