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Shoalhaven Lifeguards Sign Off On Successful Summer

By |June 8th, 2016|

The 2015/16 Patrol Season has been a busy one for Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) who kept a close eye on beachgoers at eight beaches across Shoalhaven.

There was a 10% increase in total beach attendances at Shoalhaven with the bulk of these visiting North and South Mollymook and Tilbury Cove. This can be […]

Successful Summer For Sydney Lifeguards

By |June 8th, 2016|

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have enjoyed a busy, yet successful summer patrolling beaches across Pittwater, the Royal National Park, and Lake Parramatta.

A key priority for Lifeguards in 2015/16 has been the ongoing emphasis on preventative actions reinforced to team members during their pre-season training. The purpose of this training was to ensure […]

Successful Summer For Lower North Coast Lifeguards

By |June 8th, 2016|

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have closed the book on another successful summer protecting visitors to the beaches of Greater Taree and Great Lakes, and pleasingly for the men and women charged with keeping the beach going public safe incidents involved rescue have remained relatively stable.

The area’s popularity as a tourism destination continues […]

Successful Summer For Munmorah and Magenta Lifeguards

By |June 8th, 2016|

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have lowered the flags on another successful patrolling Magenta Shore Beach and Frazer Park Beach within the Lake Munmorah Conservation Area.

A key priority for Lifeguards in 2015/16 was the ongoing emphasis on preventative actions which was reinforced to team members during their pre-season training. The purpose of this […]

Clarence Valley Lifeguards Sign Off Summer Patrol

By |June 8th, 2016|

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have signed off after another busy summer patrolling the beaches of The Clarence.

Throughout the summer Lifeguards kept watch over seven beaches throughout the popular tourist region. Over 110,000 beach visitations were recorded over that time with Yamba’s Main Beach (30,000) recording the most visitors followed by Turners Beach […]

Northern Lifeguards Bid Farewell To Summer Patrols

By |June 8th, 2016|

It’s been a successful summer patrolling the beaches of the Far North Coast for the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) with Lifeguards encouraged by a reduction in rescues throughout the region.

Byron Bay, Cape Byron, Ballina, and the Richmond Valley all experienced significant crowds throughout peak season, suggesting that the lure of a coastal getaway is still […]

Successful Summer For Bega Lifeguards

By |June 8th, 2016|

It has been another successful summer on patrol for Bega Valley Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) who kept a watchful eye over eight beaches throughout the shire, ensuring that visitors to the Sapphire Coast could safely enjoy their time on the beach.

A hot summer and warmer conditions leading into autumn led to increased […]

Busy Summer For North Coast Lifeguards

By |June 8th, 2016|

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) charged with patrolling beaches across the Bellingen, Nambucca and Kempsey area have closed the books on another productive summer.

The summer holiday peak period was a busy one for Lifeguards. In the Bellingen Shire almost 20,000 people visited Hungry Head or North Beach which are both patrolled by […]

Teenager Rescued At Warriewood Blowhole

By |February 17th, 2016|

A teenager was fortunate enough to escape serious injury after getting stranded in the notorious Warriewood Blowhole on Wednesday afternoon.

Pittwater Lifeguards were alerted to the drama shortly before 2pm when the teenager’s friend came and told them that the 14-year-old had fallen off the blowhole.

Conditions at Warriewood Beach were hazardous at the time of the […]

Man Drowns At Hawks Nest

By |January 15th, 2016|

A man has drowned after getting caught in a rip while swimming at an unpatrolled beach near Hawks Nest in the NSW Great Lakes region, while an ALS lifeguard has been credited for her actions in saving two of his friends.

The man, aged 20, was swimming with a group of friends in the popular holiday […]