Surf Life Saving Australia’s Awards of Excellence recognises the significant contribution of individuals and clubs make to keeping our coastline safe.

The 2021 SLSA National Awards of Excellence will be held on Saturday, November 6 at the Gold Coast Turf Club, Queensland.  

The annual award night will celebrate the outstanding achievements and of members in their clubs’ and community over the past year.  

Awards will be presented across the categories of lifesaving, education, and sport with additional honours also awarded including SLSA Hall of Fame inductees and the prestigious Meritorious Awards, for outstanding and brave rescues.  


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30 things to do on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is massive – 70 kilometres of coastline, the largest concentration of theme parks in the Southern Hemisphere and on top of that, it’s Australia’s most biologically diverse city. That means there’s lots to see and even more to do.


Surfing the menu: the best Gold Coast restaurants by precinct

Known for its glistening beaches and glitzy nightlife, the Gold Coast is a playground by day and night. But beyond its bars, clubs and good surf breaks, this southern city has become a food capital; with a sense of sophistication you might not expect from a place where your main accessories are a surfboard and boardshorts. Check out this mammoth list of the best restaurants and cafes on the Gold Coast that are truly local faves.

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