Bruns is Regions Friendliest Beach

It’s official – Brunswick Heads Main Beach is the friendliest around. Last week Byron Shire Deputy Mayor Cr TomTabart accepted the Energy Australia Friendly Beach Award on behalf of Brunswick Heads, part of the Keep Australia Beautiful New South Wales awards. Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Chief Executive Officer, Peter McLean, explained why Brunswick Heads was … Read more

Ocean Awareness Day in Brunswick a success

All morning, kids queued up to get towed behind the rescue jet ski in the Brunswick River, to squeal with delight as it twisted and turned at speed in a flurry of spray. They were part of Monday’s inaugural Community Ocean Awareness Day at Brunswick Heads, a day organised jointly by the Brunswick Surf Life … Read more

Bruns Tryathlon a winner

The fourth annual Brunswick Surf Life Saving Club Tryathlon was held in perfect conditions last Sunday. Entry numbers were up on last year by 25% and over 100 competitors swam, cycled and ran through the streets of Brunswick Heads. Organisers were extremely happy with the whole event and were particularly appreciative of all the volunteers … Read more

Nippers is where it all begins

The Nippers association is the breeding ground for the life savers of the future. Nippers caters for kids aged 7 and 13 years old and the focus for Nippers is fun, and surf awareness. Nippers learn about safety at the beach and as they become more experienced they learn basic first and may also learn … Read more

Surf Life Saving Clubs: the backbone of beach safety

‘The day was fine with a slight wind from the east …’ so begins the report of the rescue conducted by Patrol number 2 on Easter Monday, April 17 2006. The report continues, ‘… due to a recent cyclone, the seas were over 2.5 metres and the sea was considered rough’, so began just another … Read more

Casey Brennan Awarded SLSC Certificate of Merit

For Bravery in surf rescue displayed on 17 April 2006 during the rescue of two fellow surf lifesavers in extremely rough seas when their IRB overturned at Brunswick Heads. Casey (17years) and Luke Essery (18 years) seeing that the IRB had overturned and the driver and crewman were in trouble swam out 100m and retrieved … Read more