SLSA, in conjuction with Australian Red Cross is supporting a Surf Life Saving Officer in Kenya.
Help the Kenyan Lifesaving Federation to increase the presence of qualified lifeguards on Kenyan beaches. Your role will include the development of policies and procedures, training programs and hands-on water safety activities.
Surf Life Saving Australia has launched the Rescue of the Month, a national initiative to recognise the courageous and outstanding achievement that our lifesavers and members perform on our coastal waterways every day.
The inaugural national Rescue of the Month was presented to Surfers Paradise Surf Life Saving Club at the Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving launch event at Parliament House in Canberra, ACT today.
Surf Life Saving Australia launched its newly reinvigorated Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving to a packed house of MPs and Senators at Parliament House in Canberra today.
Surf Life Saving Australia President, Graham Ford, welcomed the new co-chairs of the initiative, Sarah Henderson MP, Federal Member for Corangamite, Victoria and Matthew Thistlethwaite MP, Federal Member for Kingsford Smith, NSW.
With the implementation of the member portal, the Admin & Resources library, SLSA Secure Library and Brandbox Library have become redundant. All files that were in these libraries are now housed in the Library within the Members Portal and you will need a Members Portal account to access them.
Life Saving Victoria and Surf Life Saving Australia would like to congratulate Portsea SLSC member Cam Bolton who joins a team of 60 of Australia’s elite athletes to compete at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, 7 – 23 February.
Congratulations to Tugun SLSC and Bilgola SLSC, selected to represent Australia in the Trans-Tasman Surf Boat Test Series this weekend (8 February) at Stockton Beach, NSW in conjunction with the ASRL Open.
The crews from Tugun SLSC and Bilgola SLSC were trailed and selected as part of the ASRL’s Triple Crown Series event on Australia Day at North Steyne.
Up against 24 surf boat crews competing for selection, Tugun’s open female crew and Bilgola’s open male crew came out on top after an eight-race knock out event.
On behalf of Surf Life Saving Australia I am pleased to confirm the following members have been successful in their appointments as National Sport Advisors:
Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) would like to congratulate the following Surf Life Saving members awarded Australia Day honours in 2014 for their involvement in and contribution to Surf Life Saving:
By Ian Hanson
Two names firmly etched in the annals of Surf Lifesaving royalty - Eckstein and Mercer - have steered Queensland to victory over NSW in a nail-biting finish to today's National Interstate Surf Life Saving Championshipsat Newport Beach in Sydney.
After two days of exciting competition in the pool, on the beach and in the surf it was the Queensland cyclones who edged out their arch rivals NSW by five points with Western Australia third.