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Lifesaving Future Bright as NSW Showcases Young Talent

An impressive group of the state’s brightest young lifesavers will come together on the Northern Beaches once again this April for the Ingenia Holiday Parks Junior Lifesaver of the Year (JLOTY) program – Surf Life Saving NSW’s flagship youth development programs.

Boaties Big Rescue Earns SLSNSW Award

In a rescue illustrating that surf sports stars are lifesavers first and foremost, members of the South Curl Curl SLSC boat crew have been recognised at state level for their efforts in assisting struggling swimmers back to shore in early October, 2023.

Vale Evan Griffiths OAM

Surf Life Saving NSW is saddened to learn of the passing of Helensburgh-Stanwell Park SLSC, Illawarra Branch and SLSNSW Life Member, Evan Griffiths OAM.

Vale Lindsay Paton OAM

Surf Life Saving NSW is saddened to learn of the passing of Mona Vale SLSC, Sydney Northern Beaches Branch, SLSNSW and SLSA Life Member, Lindsay Paton OAM. He was 92.


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.

NSW Lifesavers Star at National Awards

Several NSW volunteer surf lifesavers have seen a wonderful 2022/23 season rewarded at a national level, taking out categories including the blue-ribbon DHL Surf Lifesaver of the Year award at the 2023 SLSA Awards of Excellence in Sydney.