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SLSA International Lifesaving Training Opportunity, Onjuku, Japan

Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) is seeking three SLSA Lifeguards, Patrol Captains or Trainers to deliver advanced lifesaving training in Onjuku, Japan in mid-late July 2014 for approximately three weeks.

Hosted by the Japan Lifesaving Association (JLA), the purpose of this project is to deliver advanced surf lifesaving training based on that of SLSA and consistent with the certificates of the International Life Saving Federation; SPECIFICALLY First Aid (BLS), Surf Life Saving (ILS Beach Lifeguard) and Training Officer (Trainer/Assessor).

Expressions of Interest – SLSA National Event Hosting Rights

SLSA is calling for expressions of interest for various national events including IRB National Championships, Interstate Championships, Pool Championships and the Nutri-Grain Ironman Trial events for 2015, 2016 and 2017.

EOI’s are invited from interested parties in accordance with the instructions in the downloadable EOI Guide and close with SLSA on 27th June 2014. Please click here for the EOI Guide.

Name SLSA’s Online Bronze Medallion Course

SLSA is calling on suggestions for a new name for its online Bronze Medallion location, currently set at fictional “Sigh Bar Bay SLSC,” and would love to hear your ideas.

If you have a fictional name that you think might be suitable for the course, email it to before June 21.

The new name will be revealed in the 2014/15 season with the launch of the new online course, with a prize for the winner.

The 2016 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships

The 2016 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, the largest event of its kind, will be held on the Sunshine Coast from Saturday 16 April to Sunday 24 April 2016.

This is a one-day extension to the program from those previously announced.

Surf Life Saving’s pinnacle event and annual competition will take place in 2016 at the Sunshine Coast’s Maroochydore, Alexandra Headland and Mooloolaba beaches.

Surf Life Saving Australia thanks Parliamentary Friends for continued funding and support

Surf Life Saving Australia has thanked the Federal Government for its commitment to a pre-election promise, to provide $8 million to Surf Life Saving over five years.

Surf Life Saving Australia President, Graham Ford thanked the Government at the Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving Quarterly Update at Parliament House in Canberra.


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