NSW Beach water quality information

How we monitor and report on beach water quality, causes of beach water pollution, find beaches along our coast and water safety advice.

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Beach pollution and water quality


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State of the beaches 2022-23 report

This report summarises the performance of 225 swimming sites along the NSW coast in 2022-2023, providing a long-term assessment of how suitable a site is for swimming.


Surf Life Saving NSW

Volunteer at Surf Life Saving NSW

Contribute to your community and meet new people by volunteering with your local Surf Life Saving Club.

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Access the latest information about every Australian beach on the go. Offering unrivalled coverage of the Australian coastline, the Beachsafe app provides detailed information from patrol status, facilities and hazards to weather, swell and tide.

Surf Life Saving Australia recommends swimming at patrolled beaches, between the red and yellow flags.




Check the latest sightings and tagged shark detections before you hit the water in NSW.

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