Mr Alnseer may be brave but he is not the stereotype seen on TV's Bondi Rescue. Yet the young Syrian dentist and first aid officer who arrived in Australia with his sister Lama five months ago is exactly the kind of recruit that Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club is targeting.
Read more on SMH article.
Check out this ABC story on our first Kirsty Boden Scholarship recipient Alexander Jang. Great work Alex.
Two new soft Rescue Boards commissioned this season! Thanks to the Federal Government BSEF (Beach Safety Equipment Fund) Program, we have been able to acquire some new gear. Here’s the first delivery - 2 new Dolphin 3/4 size Rescue Boards. Ideal for our Junior Lifesavers. Modelled here by Junior Lifesavers Lachlan & Monique and Junior Lifesaver in Training, Oliver. Thanks #SurfLifeSavingNSW and #SurfLifeSavingAustralia. But wait there's more!
As a progressive and inclusive club, Tamarama SLSC came out in force in 2017 to support and celebrate marriage equality. Photos from our rainbow painted club and lifesavers were featured heavily in news articles across the world - here is a collection of photos and media.
The painting was designed by local artists and lifesavers who feel strongly about marriage equality. We hope you enjoy and love the paintings as a celebration of love, freedom and equality as much as we do! The ocean doesn't discriminate and neither does Tamarama!
Join Tamarama SLSC on Sunday 8 Nov as we celebrate the Rainbow Walk for Equality.
The painting is only temporary. The view we all know and love will return to normal in a few weeks.
We've included a statement below from the club.
After 12 years as President of Tamarama SLSC, the formidable Bill Shires has passed the torch. A huge thank you for all the years of service and leadership and thank you to his family for sharing his time and their energy with the club!
Please welcome Tim Murray as our new President.
The new Management Committee is...
Our club members are in shock to learn that one of our much loved lifesavers – has lost her life after the London Bridge attack.
Kirsty Boden was a fearless, compassionate, much-loved lifesaver at Tamarama and the club and community is deeply shaken by this tragic loss. Our thoughts are with her family at this time.
Tamarama Surf Life Savers paddled out sunflowers in memory of clubbie Kirsty Boden, on Saturday 15 July 2017.