Bondi rescue dating
Noteworthy incidents at nearby Tamarama and Bronte Beaches, which the lifeguards are also responsible for, are occasionally shown.
Later seasons also featured footage of lifeguard trials and training exercises from the middle of the year.
Bondi veterinarian Chris Brown repeatedly appeared on Bondi beach, meeting lifeguards, in his own show Bondi Vet.
It is incredible how stupid people can be, repeatedly swimming where they aren't supposed to (warning flags and signs are ignored).
The production company pays Waverley Council 9,000 per year and a percentage of profits to film the program, and the Council also holds "review rights" to ensure content is acceptable to their practices.
The spin-off followed two months delegations of the Bondi lifeguards (including Dean 'Deano' Gladstone, Andrew 'Reidy' Reid, Ryan 'Whippet' Clark, Chris 'Chappo/Chips' Chapman, Tom 'Egg' Bunting, Matt 'Matty' Dee, Aaron 'Azza' and Kobi Graham and mission chief Terry 'Tezz' Mc Dermott) as they were assigned to a two-month stint at Kuta Kuta Beach, dealing with the more humid climate, a much larger beach, an exceptionally strong surf and the absence of the rescue equipment they had back home (even in ambulances), making it the world's most deadly guarded beach: twelve fatalities in an average year.
It is also a test for trainee lifeguards to show they are able and committed to the role of a lifeguard.
If the competitors do not complete the tasks in the time limit, they are eliminated and do not advance to the next test.