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 […]

Lifeguards locate kayakers in Far North Coast Rescue

By |January 15th, 2016|

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) have rescued a kayaker clinging to his semi-submerged vessel after his mate swam to shore and raised the alarm in a dramatic rescue near Byron Bay on the state’s Far North Coast.

The two men aged in their fifties, who were visiting the area, departed from The Pass for […]

Lifeguards Extend Tathra’s Summer

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Visitors to Tathra Beach on the state’s Far South Coast can enjoy an extended lifeguard patrolling services this summer after local businesses bonded together to fund an additional month of patrols for a second straight year.

The Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) will provide a lifeguard service to patrol Tathra Beach once again after last season’s […]

Sapphire Coast Lifeguards Back On Patrol

By |December 14th, 2015|

Beachgoers around the Bega Shire can enjoy an early start to summer festive season after Council extended their relationship with the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS).

Lifeguards from the ALS will be back on patrol at Bermagui, Tathra, Pambula and Aslings at Eden from Monday 21 December, a full five-days earlier than last season.

The additional week of […]

South Coast Lifeguards Go Back To School

By |November 26th, 2015|

Before they get to work on the beautiful beaches of the state’s south, the lifeguard class of 2015 will head back to school for a few days as they ramp up preparations for a busy summer season.

This weekend, a group of 25 lifeguards from the Shoalhaven and Bega areas will descend on Mollymook and Lake […]

North Coast Lifeguards Head Back To School

By |November 24th, 2015|

Before they get to work on the beautiful beaches of the state’s north, the lifeguard class of 2015 had to head back to school for a few days as they ramp up preparations for a busy summer season.

A group of 35 lifeguards from across the North Coast will descend on Camp Drewe near Lennox Head […]

Parramatta Lifeguards Return For New Season

By |October 30th, 2015|

Ghosts, witches, and vampires are all primed to potentially make a Halloween appearance at Lake Parramatta tomorrow but the two people wearing the lifeguard uniforms and keeping a watchful eye on the inland lake are there to stay; ensuring that everyone both in and out of costume can enjoy their time in the water safely.

This […]

ALS Lifeguard Wins NSW Rescue Of The Month

By |October 15th, 2015|

A dramatic rescue of two teenagers in heavy conditions at Angels Beach on the NSW Far North Coast last month has earned Saul Duran a lifeguard with the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) the prestigious NSW Rescue of the Month Award for September.

On Tuesday 22 September at around 2pm, ALS Lifeguard Saul Duran was approached by […]