rescue

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 […]

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 […]

Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter

Chat with the Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter (Lifesaver 21) crew at North Bondi Surf Club. Lifesaver 21 is available to assist any patrol in need of their specialized retrieval and rescue capabilities, but few patrolling members are familiar with how to call them in and what to expect when they arrive. Stewart Bailey, North Bondi Life […]

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

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 […]

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