Byron Lifeguards Enjoy Successful Maiden Winter

By |October 7th, 2015|

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service were kept busy at Byron Bay’s Main Beach throughout the first fulltime winter patrol for the area.

Byron’s popularity as a premium holiday destination for tourists showed no signs of slowing during the cooler months as evident by over 200,000 people who attended Main Beach in the period from late-April […]

The Great Shark Summit Of Sydney

By |October 1st, 2015|

Story featured on coastalatch.com.au.

On Tuesday 29, September an international conglomerate of shark experts met at Taronga Zoo in Sydney. It was the first of it’s kind summit headed by the New South Wales Government and aimed to discuss active shark attack mitigation strategy.

The state government, a panel of highly qualified experts and regional bodies including […]

Two Teens Rescued By Ballina Lifeguard

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Two teenagers swimming at an unpatrolled beach on the Far North Coast have avoided serious injury after they were rescued by a nearby lifeguard on Tuesday.

The girls who had been holidaying at a nearby camp were swimming at the Southern End of Angels Beach, Ballina at around 2pm when they got into difficulty approximately 300 […]

Operation Centre A Boon For NSW Lifeguards

By |September 17th, 2015|

In June the new Surf Life Saving NSW Northern Operations Centre opened to great fanfare in Port Macquarie, and as it moves into its first summer the state’s Lifeguards are already seeing the benefits.

The new facility is a significant regional development which will provide greater training, education and sporting opportunities to Lifeguards and Lifesavers throughout […]

Lifeguards Gear Up For New Season

By |September 10th, 2015|

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have ramped up their pre-season preparations for the new season when they were put through their paces at the 2015/16 Induction at Port Macquarie on the NSW Mid North Coast.

Officially opened in late June, the multi-purpose building provides a secure facility from which lifeguards and volunteer lifesavers can […]

Welcome to the New ALS Website

By |July 23rd, 2015|

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) has launched a new national website which is user friendly and easy to navigate. You will find everything you need to know about the ALS including corporate information, news, where the ALS operates within your state and of course how to apply to become a lifeguard.

In the ‘About Us’ section, […]

Successful Northern Season For Lifeguards

By |June 15th, 2015|

It’s been a busy and productive summer for Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) professionals tasked with keeping the beaches on the Far North Coast safe.

The popularity of the region as a tourist destination continues to rise with a significant number of visitors recorded at the 14 ALS patrolled beaches across Byron Bay, Cape Byron Ballina and […]

Successful Season on Tweed Coast For Lifeguards

By |June 15th, 2015|

Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) personnel have recorded a successful summer at the eight beaches they patrolled across the Tweed Shire throughout the 2014/15 season.

Although there was a drop of 2.1% in total beach visitations during ALS patrol hours across the Tweed, lifeguards were kept busy performing 85 rescues and administering 201 first aid treatments across […]