lifesaving

Call out teams

Call out teams are available 24/7 to provide support during incidents that occur outside of normal patrol hours. Surf Life Saving NSW runs a Surf Rescue line that emergency services can call when surf rescue resources are needed.  The Operations centre will then determine what is needed and start making calls / SMS to assemble […]

Media at lifesaving incidents

The media is often very interested in the activities at Bondi Beach. As one of the most internationally known locations in Australia, and with so many tourists every year, Bondi regularly features in new reports on the weather, the surf, Christmas, Australia Day and hot days. Generally these reports can be managed by the Patrol Captain […]

Drones … the next evolution in lifesaving technology

Drones are starting to be tested for a variety of uses in Surf Life Saving.  They can be used to patrol large areas, spot unidentified marine animals…. (Shark!), improve awareness of a incident by providing a video feed, or even completing a rescue – see video below. In Sydney Branch a roster is forming of […]

Severe Bleeding / Trauma Kit

Severe bleeding kits are held in the Patrol tent and in the First Aid room.  They are designed to have all the key items for a major bleeding event (eg. fin chops, Shark!, car accident).   How to use the Emergency Bandages in the kit:  

2018 Sponsorship Announcement – Projex

Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club is pleased to announce that Projex Group Pty Ltd has committed to another year of sponsorship. The partnership between the two institutions goes back to 2006. Throughout the years, the generous donations of Projex Group and its subsidiary company Wolfin, have helped with the purchasing of new training & lifesaving […]

The beginning of Bondi Surf Club

Bondi Surf Club was founded on 21st February 1907.  It is clear that thoughts were turning to surf safety by the turn of the 20th century, but as it was illegal to swim during daylight (due to the Police Offences Act of 1838) there had been no need to start formal organisations to protect the […]

Legends Lunch 2017 arouses big crowd

Oct 25, 2017 Legends Lunch arouses big crowd – 20th October 2017 Australian women’s Jillaroos rugby league team member Ruan Sims, big wave surfboard rider Mark Matthews and former champion swimmer Geoff Huegill roused guests when they spoke of their amazing achievements and experiences at Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club’s sixth annual Legends Lunch. Sims, 35, […]

2017 – Bare-footed Prime Minister visits lifesavers at Bondi

A relaxed Malcolm Turnbull took off his shoes and walked bare-footed across the golden sands of Bondi beach last Saturday while mingling with surf lifesavers, officially launching the 2017-18 surf lifesaving season for the four Waverley district clubs and christening three generously donated inflatable rescue boats. The Prime Minister and Member for Wentworth called in […]

Stan Mac relay notches 75 years

Mar 15, 2017 Bondi and North Bondi surf lifesaving clubs will face off in the 75th annual Stan and Basil McDonald Memorial Relay, commonly known as the “Stan Mac relay”, on Sunday, March 19. The 20-person swim relay will be hosted by the Bondi club and a big contingent of supporters from both clubs are […]

Scroll to top
Loading cart ...