Illawarra Surf Life Saving Clubs risk closure over dwindling member numbers

Desiree Savage
By Desiree Savage
Updated August 30 2021 - 11:07am, first published 6:42am
There are 17 Surf Life Saving Clubs Illawarra's anthony turner (red top) and Alex Lockhart (Yellow top) packing up red and yellow flags to indicate end of surf lifesaving season - which officially finished on sunday.. Picture: Sylvia Liber

Century-old surf life saving clubs in the Illawarra are at risk of folding with member numbers at dire levels, leaving few to keep beachgoers safe.


Desiree Savage

Desiree Savage

Arts, Entertainment, Breaking News Journalist

I write about arts and entertainment, plus other bits and pieces in between at the Illawarra Mercury.

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