Bondi rescue

Bondi Rescue - Channel 10 - Become a Bondi LifeguardTV show - Image from Channel Ten

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 …

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 …

Drones … the next evolution in lifesaving technology

Lifesaving Drone

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 …