First appearance of a surf belt and reel on Sydney beaches.
The Surf Bathing Association of NSW (SBANSW) was founded – with 9 clubs and affiliated associations. This body later became SLSA
5 members from Bondi, North Bondi and Coogee clubs received Bronze Medallions becoming the first surf lifesavers to ever to receive this award
20 North Steyne SLSC members became the first team to pass the Bronze medallion