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December 4, 2021

Lifesaving Steve off to national title

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Byron Bay lifeguard Steve Mills recently won the NSW Lifeguard of the Year award, and will now be contending for the national title in October. Steve has been a lifeguard for 17 years and has contributed over 4,421 hours’ service. Good luck Steve!

~ Photo Eve Jeffery


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