Archive: Mar 2019

20 . 03 . 2019

My Beach

SunSmart competition winners announced

In conjunction with our major partner Healthway, promoting the SunSmart message, we set out to find our most SunSmart nipper and youth members in WA! We put the call out to members between 5-17 years old to find out why being SunSmart is important to them and nearly 80 people responded with some great photos […]

Clubs & Members

20 . 03 . 2019

My Beach

2019 Life and Hall of Fame Members Dinner

The annual Surf Life Saving WA Hall of Fame & Life Member Dinner, hosted by Surf Life Saving WA President Craig Smith-Gander, was held on Saturday 9 March at Scarboro Surf Life Saving Club and saw many stalwarts of the movement here in WA come together to catch up and reminisce. Emceed by 6PR radio […]

Clubs & Members

20 . 03 . 2019

My Beach

Congratulations to our 2019 Nipper Age Champions

Each year, Surf Life Saving WA recognises the highest performing male and female nipper of each age group based on their performance across the SunSmart WA Nipper Surf Life Saving Championships. We would like to congratulate the following 2019 Nipper Age Champions Age Gender Name Club U10 Female Indiarna Burch Sorrento SLSC U10 Male Ned Eldon Cottesloe […]

Surf Sport

20 . 03 . 2019

My Beach

Fishers & lifesavers praised with positive end to season

Surf Life Saving WA is praising both lifesavers and fishers as the final West Coast Zone abalone fishing session, held on Saturday 9 March, signalled the end to what could be deemed a successful season resulting in zero fatalities.  With five drowning deaths since 2012 during the scheduled west coast zone fishing season, a cautious […]

Safety & Rescue

20 . 03 . 2019

My Beach

Summer surf sports season wraps up on a high

Wrapping up a massive summer of surf sports, last weekend saw nearly 1,000 nippers from 23 clubs battle it out over three days in the final of our championships series, the SunSmart WA Nipper Surf Life Saving Championships. Kicking off on Friday night under lights at Scarborough Beach with the beach flags and sprints, the atmosphere […]

Surf Sport

18 . 03 . 2019

SLSWA workplace first aid training

What is the Best First Aid Training Course for You and Your Workplace?

First aid training save lives. It’s as simple and clear cut as that. We could just end this article here, however, first aid courses in Perth can come in many guises, operated by a host of differently experienced and merited training providers. And while all first aid training providers must meet the same standards, not […]

Community Education

16 . 03 . 2019

My Beach

2019 Nipper Club Achievers recognised

The Surf Life Saving WA Nipper Club Achiever Award is a prestigious state-based award that recognises the outstanding contributions of an U13 member to their club in the areas of education and sport. The recipient is a person who is self-motivated and strives to achieve to the best of their ability, respects others, displays a […]

14 . 03 . 2019

My Beach

Surf champs heat up Scarborough beach

Despite a drizzly and cold start to the weekend, by Sunday afternoon both the weather and action had heated up as WA’s best surf sports athletes hit it out at Scarborough Beach in the SunSmart WA Senior Surf Life Saving Championships. With more than 950 athletes from 27 clubs assembled, the championships got off with […]

Surf Sport

11 . 03 . 2019

My Beach

Youth members recognised with award

Each year, Surf Life Saving WA invites clubs to nominate one youth (U15) member to be the recipient of the Club Achiever Award. These members are recognised for their outstanding club contributions in the areas of lifesaving, education and sport. The criteria for nominees is a person who is self-motivated and strives to achieve to […]

Clubs & Members

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