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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 […]

Support Operations – Surf Rescue resources

Support Operations are run at a Branch level to support all clubs. While patrols and IRB can manage many situations, there are instances where we may need more help. Besides support from North Bondi and Tama/Bronte, where they can send personnel or IRBs to support us, there is also a District Jetski (RWC), a Branch […]

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 […]

2016 – Harold William Pearce – Mick – RIP

Nov 20, 2016 Harold William Pearce ‘ Harry’ also, known as ‘ Mick’ was an active member of the Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club from 1948 to 1959. Mick was a country boy from Dubbo, who moved to Sydney for a new life and work opportunities. He loved every aspect of the surf club […]

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 […]

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