Life saving

How to survive in a rip current

How to survive in a rip current – swim elsewhere, or stay calm … Firstly its best to be able to identify a rip and not swim there – You’ll see less waves… that region might look a little bit murky because the water’s moving so quickly, or there will be a lot of sand.  It […]

Surf life saving – Australia’s largest volunteer organisation

Surf Life Saving Australia is the national body for volunteer lifesavers.  It is Australia’s peak coastal water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority. Surf life saving officially started at Bondi in 1907. From this first surf bathing association, the movement has now grown. There are now 311 surf clubs, 160,000 surf lifesavers and 491 entities. […]

Bondi rescue lifeguards

Bondi Rescue is a show about the Bondi Lifeguards on Channel 10.  It is a very successful show that has been running for over 10 years.  The show is very popular, being broadcast in many countries around the world, and also winning many TV Logies. It follows the activity at the beach over summer, through […]

Radio Procedures 2018

Radio Procedures have changed now that the new SLSA Operations App is available. Radio Procedures for sign on Ten minutes before SIGN ON, SurfCom will remind clubs to sign on via the Operations App. SIGN ON with Patrol Bronze qualification numbers, Beach status and IRB status Within 30 minutes of SIGN ON, SurfCom may conduct […]

City2Surf 2018 wrap-up

The Sun Herald City2Surf is a massive day at Bondi. Every year, in the world’s biggest fun run, around 80,000 people run or walk from the start line in the City, up heartbreak hill and then hobble across the finish line at Bondi beach. While the winners (This year Ben St Lawrence in 41′ 42″ and Ellie Pashley in 46′ […]

Bondi rescue

Bondi Rescue is a show on Channel 10 that has been running for over 10 years.  It documents the activity at the beach over summer, through the eyes of the lifeguards.  This show does a lot to raise awareness of the dangers of the beach. The lifeguards are paid professionals provided by the council that […]

City to Surf 2018

The City to Surf is a massive day at Bondi. Every year around 80,000 people run walk or hobble across the line at Bondi and then hang around the area for a few hours. The club will be used as the first aid station for competitors so there is no access for club members from […]

How to survive in a rip current

How to survive in a rip current – swim elsewhere, or stay calm … Firstly its best to be able to identify a rip and not swim there – You’ll see less waves… that region might look a little bit murky because the water’s moving so quickly, or there will be a lot of sand.  It […]

How to survive in a rip current

How to survive in a rip current – swim elsewhere, or stay calm … Firstly its best to be able to identify a rip and not swim there – You’ll see less waves… that region might look a little bit murky because the water’s moving so quickly, or there will be a lot of sand.  It […]

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