Report Shows Rock Fishing Program Saving Lives

More than 45 community groups, 90 languages of origin, 1,080 life jackets and nearly 20,000 people reached directly or otherwise – these are the numbers behind Surf Life Saving NSW’s Gone Fishing initiative, a report into the ground-breaking safety education program has revealed.

Career Pathways Highlighted by Drone Race Day

Stepping out of the classroom and into the field, students from across Sydney have experienced the thrills and spills of remotely piloted aircrafts following the University of NSW’s Drone Racing Day – a joint project between UNSW’s School of Aviation and Surf Life Saving NSW.

1000 Students Make Human Flag for Bush Beach Safety

In recognition of 30 years of Surf Life Saving NSW’s flagship educational program, Beach to Bush, 1,000 students from The Riverina Anglican College just outside Wagga Wagga have come together to make the world’s largest human red and yellow flag.

New Boat Series to Shake Up Surf Sports

A supercharged surfboat series is set to hit the Surf Sports calendar in 2024 – the latest move by Surf Life Saving NSW to streamline representative pathways for athletes of all disciplines across the state. 

$5 million for NSW Surf Clubs in 2023-24

Surf clubs up and down the NSW coastline will have access once again to a pool of more than $5 million following the announcement of the NSW Government’s Surf Club Facility Grant Program for 2023-24.

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.

Celebrating 30 Years of Surf Safety in the Bush

Surf Life Saving NSW’s flagship educational program, Beach to Bush, has hit the road again for 2023, with nearly 50 volunteer lifesavers heading inland to promote surf safety to primary school students across regional and rural NSW.