Archive: Dec 2018

21 . 12 . 2018

My Beach

Rise Up Camp continuing to inspire youth!

48 youth members from 27 surf life saving clubs spent 4 days at Pemberton earlier this week for the annual Rise Up Camp. With days filled with sunshine and fun, campers learnt leadership skills and formed friendships with members from all over the state that they’ll keep for life. Each day was filled with fun […]

19 . 12 . 2018

My Beach

Western Suns Team Announcement

Surf Life Saving WA would like to congratulate the following Athletes and Team Managers who have been selected as part of the Western Suns team. These individuals will go on to represent Western Australia as part of the following teams: Western Suns Ocean/Beach Interstate Team – competing in the SLSA Interstate Championships being held at […]

Clubs & Members, Surf Sport

12 . 12 . 2018

My Beach

Near perfect conditions for season opening

  The first of the west coast zone abalone fishing sessions kicked off on Saturday and saw thousands of fishers descend upon onshore reefs to collect their quota of the popular delicacy in the one-hour fishing period. Warm weather and near ideal conditions saw surf life saving services perform two rescues; two first aids; and […]

Safety & Rescue

11 . 12 . 2018

My Beach

WA Surf League returns with a splash!

WA Surf League made its much awaited return at North Cottesloe beach on Sunday, as Round 1 kicked off with 16 teams from 11 clubs, including a combined south-west team, taking to the competition arena. The event opened in spectacular fashion with a new event, the 1km Team Beach Run. While Ben Waterman ran strongly […]

Surf Sport

08 . 12 . 2018

My Beach

Warnings keep south-west heli service busy

After a busy couple of weeks in the air, the crew of the south west Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter service has praised the actions of ocean users, who heeded warnings to leave the water following two recent shark sightings. At around 10.30am on Tuesday morning, while conducting a patrol between Busselton and Margaret River, the […]

Media Release, Safety & Rescue

07 . 12 . 2018

My Beach

South west youth looking to make their mark!

A group of the south-west’s top young surf sports athletes will be heading to Perth this weekend to make their debut in round one of the WA Surf League at North Cottesloe beach. In its second year, this is the first year the WA Surf League will host a youth category, opening the way for […]

Media Release, Surf Sport

05 . 12 . 2018

My Beach

Foundation renews investment in SLSWA youth members

Earlier this month, we were delighted to welcome long term partners, the Scottish Masonic Charitable Foundation of Western Australia (SMCFWA), back on board for a further 3 years as they continue their support of our youth members. Over the past 8 years their support of our very popular youth camps, TOAD (Teamwork, Opportunities, and Development) […]

Clubs & Members

03 . 12 . 2018

My Beach

Thousands of fishers prepare for the summer abalone season

  Abalone fishing season commences this Saturday, 8 December 17,000 fishers will target abalone over the summer months World Class seafood on the doorstep of Perth for the community Authorities urge fishers to take appropriate safety precautions to ensure their safety and that of their friends and family. With changes to the Metro abalone season […]

Media Release, Safety & Rescue