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Opportunity to participate in tsunami study

SLS members have the chance to contribute to an SLSA supported Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC study investigating  “Community understanding of the tsunami risk and warnings systems in Australian communities”.

Participation involves a one hour interview about your perceptions of tsunamis and warning systems, and the potential value of digital technology and communications such as social media.

The Aussies Legends: Gavin Hill

Gavin Hill has been involved in The Aussies as an athlete and as a coach since 1978 in which time he has only ever missed one. We think you'll all agree that Gavin is an Aussies Legend.

When we called Gavin on Monday he was doing some stairs runs down at Miami Beach on the Gold Coast.  Sounds like one tough life.

 

Win a DHL Summer Prize Pack and $1,000 for your Surf Life Saving Club

Snap, enter and share a DHL SAFER BEACHES summer moment and win yourself a DHL Summer Prize Pack valued at $250 and $1,000 for your Surf Life Saving Club.

DHL is saying thanks to our surf lifesavers who deliver us safer beaches - show your thanks!

Don't forget to get your friends & family involved and DHL will donate $1 to Surf Life Saving Australia for every entrey received over the summer.

Leadership College 2015

Some of the most promising young leaders within Surf Life Saving Australia’s ranks have taken part in the annual SLSA National Leadership College.

28 young surf lifesavers identified as outstanding leaders from around the country attended this year’s course at the University of Sydney.

Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving February 2015

The first quarterly Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving for 2015 was held at Parliament House. A number of Federal ministers and MP's attended the event that was hosted by Surf Life Saving Australia and co-chairs Sarah Henderson MP and the Hon. Matt Thistlewaite MP.

The Rescue of the Month Award's from October, November and December were presented to the well deserving NSW Lifesavers and  WA Lifeguards at the event. 

The Aussies Legends: Karla Gilbert

Karla Gilbert OAM has won 16 Australian Championship medals, five world championship Gold Medals and countless other Surf Life Saving titles. Karla was inducted into the Surf Life Saving Australia Hall of Fame in 2004 and we believe she is a true Aussies Legend.  Have a read of our interview with her.

 

SLSA: When was your first Aussies title?

Australia’s Surfboat team has made it a hat-trick of Trans-Tasman titles

Australia’s Surfboat team has made it a hat-trick of Trans-Tasman titles with a clean-sweep of New Zealand at Waihi Beach.

Both the men’s and women’s crews went undefeated, winning all six races on offer (2 long-course and one short-course).

In calm conditions, the Aussies proved too strong throughout the day to win the Trans-Tasman Surf Boat Championship for the third straight year.

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