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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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Surf Life Saving NSW trains 250,000 in first aid

By at June 19, 2014 | 2:15 pm | 0 Comment

Surf Life Saving NSW trains 250,000 in first aid

Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW) has reached a significant milestone by training its 250,000th person in first aid this month. SLSNSW’s registered training arm, the Australian Lifesaving Academy (ALA), started in 2004 and has since grown exponentially, fast becoming one of the biggest first aid and CPR registered training organisations in NSW. The ALA exists to develop more...

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Surf Life Saving NSW congratulates its OAM recipients

By at June 12, 2014 | 2:20 pm | 0 Comment

Surf Life Saving NSW congratulates its  OAM recipients

Surf Life Saving NSW  (SLSNSW) a would like to congratulate six of our volunteer members who have been recognised with a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the General Division as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.     The Order of Australia is the principal and most prestigious means of recognising those who have made outstanding more...

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Two Rockfishermen rescued, one missing

By at May 9, 2014 | 12:28 pm | 0 Comment

Two Rockfishermen rescued, one missing

Two men have had a lucky escape after they were washed into the sea while rockfishing at Seal Rocks on the NSW Lower North Coast. A search continues for a third person still missing. The group of five anglers was rockfishing when three of them were swept into the water. One man was rescued by a volunteer surf lifesaver from Pacific Palms Surf Life Saving Club using a more...

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‘Surf patrol season ends this Sunday’

By at April 24, 2014 | 2:19 pm | 0 Comment

‘Surf patrol season ends this Sunday’

The 2013-2014 volunteer patrol season ends this Sunday 27 April with the state's surf lifesavers taking down the flags on all beaches across NSW. Provisional statistics reveal that dedicated lifesavers have performed 4644 rescues and responded to 401 calls for assistance to the Surf Emergency Response System with the current coastal drowning toll standing at 23. Surf more...

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