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Byron beach closure lifted

By at September 11, 2014 | 3:34 pm | 0 Comment

Byron beach closure lifted

Beach closures at Byron Bay and surrounding beaches have ended at 12pm Thursday, 48 hours after the fatal shark attack on a man on Tuesday at Clarkes Beach. At the request of Byron Shire Council, Lifeguards closed beaches in the vicinity of the attack while officers from the Department of Primary Industries have been carrying out investigations and monitoring the waters more...

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Nippers to go ‘Wet ‘n’ Wild’ for another season

By at September 11, 2014 | 3:05 pm | 0 Comment

Nippers to go ‘Wet ‘n’ Wild’ for another season

Following the success and positive community response of its debut season, Surf Life Saving NSW and Wet’n’Wild Sydney have committed to an expanded program for the Wet’n’Wild Sydney Nippers Club for another season. The club which was the first of its kind in Australia, was set up to give kids in Western Sydney (Australia’s leading coastal drowning blackspot) more...

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More dangerous surf forecast to hit NSW

By at September 4, 2014 | 1:37 am | 0 Comment

More dangerous surf forecast to hit NSW

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. A significant south to south easterly swell is expected to reach 4.5m in some areas with a swell period of 12 seconds. Conditions are expected to increase steadily throughout the week, peak on more...

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Rock fisherman drowns near Maroubra

By at September 1, 2014 | 2:25 pm | 0 Comment

Rock fisherman drowns near Maroubra

A Rock fisherman was unable to be revived after being swept into the ocean at Lurline Bay, north of Maroubra beach. The Surf Rescue Emergency Response System was activated by Police and local duty officers responded to the incident. Two off duty volunteer surf lifesavers who live above the scene paddled a board out and were able to assist the patient until council more...

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Allan Davis named as NSW lifesaver of the Year

By at August 18, 2014 | 4:29 pm | 0 Comment

Allan Davis named  as NSW lifesaver of the Year

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.   The 41 year old has been a passionate and dedicated member of Crowdy Head SLSC since joining in 1988. Allan was awarded Life more...

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Dangerous Surf warning for NSW Coast

By at August 7, 2014 | 12:09 pm | 0 Comment

Dangerous Surf warning for NSW Coast

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. The long period southerly swell is expected to reach 1.8m with a swell period of up to 19 seconds. Conditions are expected to impact the coastline from Friday more...

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Stay safe at splendour

By at July 25, 2014 | 6:38 pm | 0 Comment

Stay safe at splendour

Splendour in the grass kicked off near Byron Bay  today and with thousands of people staying in the region Surf Life Saving NSW is reminding festival goers to take surf safety seriously.   Lifesavers are concerned about the risk of preventable tragedies occurring if people take unnecessary risks in the ocean such as swimming late at night or mixing alcohol with more...

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Man missing in Surf near ‘South-west’ rocks

By at July 23, 2014 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

Man missing in Surf near ‘South-west’ rocks

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. Under the command of NSW Police, four Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRBs) and two support jet skis are currently in the water with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter enroute. The man who is thought to be a 25 year old Swedish University more...

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Dangerous Surf warning for parts of NSW

By at July 10, 2014 | 1:32 pm | 0 Comment

Dangerous Surf warning for parts of  NSW

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. Surf Life Saving support operations and emergency callout teams are on high-alert following the deaths of two surfers in the last week in NSW. A South-Easterly swell is expected to reach 3 more...

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South west rocks readies for IRB state championships

By at June 23, 2014 | 2:22 pm | 0 Comment

South west rocks readies for IRB state championships

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.   The championships which will run from the 28-29 June will see South West Rocks SLSC host over 260 athletes from 19 different surf clubs for the state’s premier IRB racing carnival. IRB Racing is more...

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