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Rock Fishing: Leading cause of coastal drownings in NSW

By at December 22, 2014 | 3:14 pm | 0 Comment

Rock Fishing: Leading cause of coastal drownings in NSW

While overall coastal drowning figures for NSW are significantly down from last year, for the first time rock fishing deaths have topped the list at 26.7%, making it the leading cause of all coastal drownings. Eight people died while rocks fishing in the 2013-14 year in NSW and 27 rockfishing deaths have been recorded since 2011-12. None of the victims were wearing a 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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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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‘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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