Archive: Dec 2020

11 . 12 . 2020

With coastal drowning deaths up 100%, Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) is urging beachgoers to take necessary precautions for themselves and their families to ensure they also go home safely.

Sharks cause flurry of beach closures along our coast

With the warmer weather now seeing West Australians flocking to our beaches, Surf Life Saving WA is reminding beach-goers to stay alert, with 11 beach closures since Monday due to the presence of sharks, including a 5-metre white shark spotted off Cottesloe this morning. Popular beaches including Mullaloo, Cottesloe, Floreat and Scarborough were all closed; […]

09 . 12 . 2020

With coastal drowning deaths up 100%, Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) is urging beachgoers to take necessary precautions for themselves and their families to ensure they also go home safely.

Safety a priority as abalone season opens

Recognised as the most dangerous coastal recreational activity in WA, fishers are being urged to exercise caution ahead of this Saturday’s West Coast Zone abalone season opener, with five fatalities recorded during the 4-hour fishing periods since 2012. Surf Life Saving WA General Manager Lifesaving, Chris Peck says fishers should remain mindful of the inherent […]

Media Release, Safety & Rescue

05 . 12 . 2020

With coastal drowning deaths up 100%, Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) is urging beachgoers to take necessary precautions for themselves and their families to ensure they also go home safely.

Trigg & City Continue to Dominate at SunSmart WA Surf League Round 2

Scarborough beach played host to an exciting Round 2 of the SunSmart WA Surf League series. The event was packed full of action, with the Youth competitors treated to SSE winds, before the wind moved to a strong southerly sea breeze during the late morning, making for an exciting and challenging day of racing for […]

Clubs & Members, Surf Sport

03 . 12 . 2020

With coastal drowning deaths up 100%, Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) is urging beachgoers to take necessary precautions for themselves and their families to ensure they also go home safely.

WA’s Lifesavers raise their hands for support

Last summer on WA’s beaches, volunteer surf lifesavers rescued more than 780 swimmers in distress, spent over 100,000 hours patrolling and treated 2,800 first aid cases, but now they are asking for some help of their own! Along with the first week of summer, the 2020 Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) BeachSAFE Appeal kicks off […]

Media Release

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