Royal Life Saving NSW was the first ‘life saving’ organisation in Australia, originating in 1894.

For the Aquatics Industry, Royal Life Saving NSW is the state’s principal organisation in vocational training. As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO: 90666), Royal Life Saving is committed to providing quality training outcomes to support the Aquatic and Recreation Industry, as well as the community at large.

Royal Life Saving NSW has a wider partner network who delivers services to the community of NSW and beyond. This is made up of NSW Government support, professional suppliers, training partners, professional staff and volunteer examiners. Each of these groups contributes significantly to saving lives and creating everyday community lifesavers.

Royal Life Saving NSW is a registered charity, a not for profit organisation, a public benevolent institution (PBI) and is a Public Company Limited by Guarantee. ABN: 73 000 580 825

Further details can be viewed on the Royal Life Saving NSW Website at

Royal Life Saving NSW Website

Annual Reports

The annual report provides a summary for Royal Life Saving Society New South Wales of the highlights, activities and educational awards issued during the financial year, together with reports from the President and Program Areas. Reports are listed below for reference.