Illawarra surf lifesavers have busy Australia Day

January 29, 2024 10:26 am in by
Image: Surf Lifesaving NSW

Surf Lifesavers rescued more than 300 people on NSW beaches on Australia Day, with the Illawarra in the thick of it.

Teams responded to more than 50-major incidents, and there were a number of shark sightings which closed beaches briefly while searches were conducted at places like Stanwell Park.

A mass rescue of seven teens was conducted by surfers and lifesavers at Austinmer beach.

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