Surf Clubs of the Illawarra

Everyone has a story. Listen to memories of local residents as they recount their experiences in and around the surf clubs of the Illawarra.

Click on the residents’ names or photos for more information and to listen to their stories.

Leo Stevens

Leo is the president of the Coalcliff Surf Life Saving Club, which is family friendly rather than competitive.

Listen to Leo’s story here.


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Keith Caldwell

Keith is the president of Bulli Surf Life Saving Club.

Listen to Keith’s story here.


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Terry Hagan
Sandon Point

Terry is a life member of Sandon Point Surf Life Saving Club, where he was employed as a professional lifeguard by Wollongong City Council for 36 years.

Listen to Terry’s story here.


This is an ongoing project and we welcome your contribution. If you are interested in sharing your recollections of the Surf Clubs of the Illawarra please contact us.

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