Federal politicians from across Australia attended the first quarterly update of the Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving for 2016 at Parliament House in Canberra.
SLSA President Graham Ford addressed the gathering, detailing the key role Federal Government assistance plays in keeping Australian beaches safe.
Parliamentary Friends co-chairs Matt Thistlethwaite MP and Sarah Henderson MP spoke of their pride in leading the Parliamentary group and encouraged fellow politicians to continue to support surf life saving in their local area.
Rescue of the month awards were handed out for October, November and December 2015.
The recipients were Fingal Rovers SLSC NSW, Wamberal SLSC NSW and Bulli SLSC NSW.
The next Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving will be held in Canberra on June 23.