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Lifejackets in all IRB Operations mandated from 1 October 2014

From today 1 October, 2014 Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) Policy will mandate the wearing of certified lifejackets in all Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) operations.

This Policy is consistent with Surf Life Saving Australia’s commitment to the International Lifejacket Wear Principles and recognises our important responsibility, as a movement, to demonstrate best practice behaviour to the community.

Lifejackets used must be certified to meet the Australian or International Standards.

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Aussies Surf Rescue “Double-Double Gold” Closes The Gap On The Kiwis


September 21, 2014

LIFESAVING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, RESCUE 2014 (September, 17-21): Antigone Olympic Pool in Montpellier; Couchant Beach, La Grande Motte.

Aussies surf rescue “double-double gold” closes the gap on the Kiwis

Tomorrow’s final day of the National Teams competition at the World Lifesaving Championships in France will go right down to the wire on the back of Australia’s four-gold medal haul on the opening day of beach competition.


Wildcards announced for Nutri-Grain IronWoman Series

Kellogg Australia and Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) today announced the two outstanding wildcard recipients for the 2014/15 Nutri-Grain IronWoman Series, bringing the total qualifying field to fifteen for both the IronMan and IronWoman events.

IronWomen Brodie Moir and Emma Dick, will join pre-qualified athletes and the top-four finishers from last weekend’s trials, in the prestigious 2014/15 Nutri-Grain Series.

Australian Life Saving Team not short on flexibility or toughness says Danny

The Australian Life Saving Team’s Head Coach Danny Short has built his team’s assault on this week’s Lifesaving World Championships, Rescue 2014 in France, on all-round flexibility and a special kind of toughness that brings out the best in the best.

Northcliffe’s noted Ironman and Ironwoman champions Shannon Eckstein and Kristyl Smith are stand-outs and Short says their ability in the surf, on the beach and in the pool is second to none.



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