Royal Life Saving Society – NSW has a strong commitment to community development in regional and remote locations. The focus is to engage with local communities by providing training, participation and leadership development opportunities. 

The following represents the range of programs implemented most recently during 2011-2012: 

Rural and Remote

  • School to Pool initiative in the Shoalhaven
  • Swimathon at Lake Cargelligo
  • Water Safety Day at Narromine
  • Grey Medallion at Coonanbarabran
  • Water Smart Program in Newcastle
  • Learn to Swim for underprivileged families in Queanbeyan
  • River Safety program for schools in Gladstone and Kempsey
  • Water Rescue program in Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour
  • Demonstration at the Slow Summer Festival