Funding for South Coast Surf Lifesaving clubs

Batemans Bay and Tathra will receive funding to upgrade to their Patrol Rooms with the Batemans Bay SLSC also focusing on improvements to their call out capability of while Tathra looks to also refurbishm of clubhouse amenities. All up Batemans Bay SLSC will receive $97,500 and Tathra $179,015

Across NSW $4 million in funding will be distributed to 26 clubs improve the facilities of Surf Life Saving Clubs with clubs in bushfire and drought affected areas prioritised for assistance as part of the NSW Government’s Surf Club Facility Program. Acting Minister for Sport Geoff Lee said NSW is so grateful to our amazing volunteers and their clubs which supported the community during the recent bushfires. “Surf club volunteers provided refuge to thousands of people who were evacuated from the fires and those images of courage and selflessness epitomised the Australian spirit,” Mr Lee said. “These men and women always put their bodies on the line to save us from danger and this funding is essential to keep their facilities updated for future generations.” CEO of Surf Life Saving NSW Steven Pearce said “Surf Life Saving Clubs are often the hub of communities and our volunteer lifesavers need fit-for-purpose facilities so they can focus on saving lives” . “These grants allow significant upgrades to facilities at 26 surf clubs to improve amenities for members who perform these lifesaving roles.” For a full list of funding recipients visit: