Lifeguards Rescue Injured Surfer

By |November 2nd, 2017|


Powerful surf on Sydney’s Northern Beaches was causing havoc on Thursday with one surfer fortunate that Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service were on hand after he got into difficulty while enjoying the swell.

Sets in excess of 6 foot on the old scale had drawn a number of surfers to the popular spot at […]

Northern Lifeguards Ready For Busy Season

By |September 29th, 2017|

The 2017/18 patrol season might be only a week old, but Lifeguards from across Northern NSW are confident that their hard work will pay off during what they are anticipating will be another busy summer.

The combination of the school holidays and rising temperatures have meant they’ve had to be on top of their game, and […]

Local Lifeguards Gear Up For Patrol

By |September 15th, 2017|

Port Macquarie school kids aren’t the only ones counting down the days until the break with local Lifeguards itching to get back on patrol for the new season.

There is a touch of summer tranquillity in the air and a sense of optimism within the team of Lifeguards at Port Macquarie who are currently putting the […]

Lifeguard’s Words of Wisdom

By |August 16th, 2017|

Port Macquarie teenager Toni Hurkett is loving life as a professional Lifeguard with the Australian Lifeguard Service and has set her sights on another summer protecting beachgoers in her local community.

In 2017 Toni was part of the first training group to be put through their paces with the Little Ripper project an experience which reinforced […]

Lifeguards Honoured For Big Season

By |July 20th, 2017|

It’s been a highly successful summer for the men and women of the Australian Lifeguard Service, and as preparation ramps up for next season it’s time to honour and recognise those who distinguished themselves throughout 2016/17.

Every year Lifeguard Supervisors up and down the coast are invited to submit nominations for their respective council area’s Lifeguard […]

Lifeguards Return For Easter Patrol

By |April 11th, 2017|

With Easter looming on the horizon, and school holidays commencing this week Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) are gearing up for a busy period on beaches across NSW.

Patrols for beaches in council areas as diverse as the Tweed Shire, Byron Bay, Ballina, Port Macquarie and the Mid Coast have all commenced in recent […]

Mental Health Awareness On Lifeguard Agenda

By |October 13th, 2016|

It’s no secret that being on the front line of emergency care can be a traumatic experience for lifeguards and that being able to identify some of the signs and symptoms of someone experiencing mental distress vital in administering initial treatment.

This Tuesday and Wednesday a group of Lifeguards from Northern NSW will participate in a […]

North Coast Lifeguards To Be Put Through Paces

By |September 9th, 2016|

With the school holidays rapidly approaching, Lifeguards from across the NSW North Coast are gearing up for another busy season with their annual proficiency skills testing this weekend.

Twenty Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) who will be based at beaches in Kempsey, Nambucca and Bellingen Local Government Areas over the coming summer will […]

Port Macquarie Lifeguards Gear Up For New Season

By |September 8th, 2016|

It might say spring on the calendar, but lifeguards operating in the Port Macquarie-Hastings region will get their first taste of summer this weekend when they are put through their paces at their annual proficiency and induction day.

Approximately 30 Lifeguards will be at Flynns Beach on Saturday for the formal induction process and testing of […]

Lifeguards Strengthen Tweed Relationship

By |July 26th, 2016|


Beachgoers in the Tweed Shire region will benefit from the professionalism and experience of the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) for a further four years following confirmation of a contract extension.

The Tweed region’s reputation as a premium tourism destination continues to grow each year thanks to easy access, relaxed atmosphere, and abundance of beaches. It’s a […]