05 . 02 . 2022

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North Cottesloe nabs round 2 at SunSmart WA Surf League

With points tight, more than 250 athletes from 14 clubs competed at Trigg Beach this morning for the second round of the SunSmart WA Surf League. Athletes were greeted with a light easterly wind and small swell, but the 42 degree forecast and blistering sun proved a challenge. Going into round 2, North Cottesloe proved […]

Surf Sport

19 . 01 . 2022

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2022 Rookies show promising future in lifesaving

Surf Life Saving WA’s second annual Rookie Lifeguard Program hosted an outstanding group of recruits, all eager to challenge themselves and tackle a range of demanding activities. Over the 5-day program, rookies participated in sessions that included rescue board control in the surf, simulated diver drop training with the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service […]

Clubs & Members

19 . 01 . 2022

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Annual camps continue to inspire & develop youth members

More than 130 youth members took part in this season’s highly popular youth camps – TOAD & Rise Up. TOAD Camp Earlier this month, 72 U14 & U15 members from 28 clubs headed to Ern Halliday Recreation Camp for the annual TOAD (Teamwork, Opportunities and Development) Camp! Braving a series of hot days, there was excitement and plenty […]

Clubs & Members

16 . 12 . 2021

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Spotted a shark at the beach? Would you know how to report it?

Our vibrant marine ecosystem here in WA means a range of marine life, including sharks, may be present at your chosen beach. Beachgoers are always encouraged to report a sighting of a shark to ensure necessary actions can be taken by the authorities to help keep other beachgoers safe. These actions could include both clearing […]

Blogs, Safety & Rescue

08 . 12 . 2021

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Safety a priority as abalone season opens

Despite no fatalities last season but with rescue numbers alarmingly high, Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) is urging fishers to put personal safety and the safety of friends, family and fellow fishers ahead of their catch as the annual West Coast Zone abalone fishing season opens this weekend. Surf Life Saving WA General Manager Chris […]

Media Release, Safety & Rescue

02 . 11 . 2021

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National Awards set to celebrate virtually

The 2021 Surf Life Saving Australia Awards of Excellence will hit screens across Australia next Saturday, as the annual awards celebrate the achievements of members and clubs from across the country. Winners from 12 categories of the 2021 Surf Life Saving WA Awards of Excellence held in July this year, will be up for honours […]

Awards of Excellence

04 . 09 . 2021

My Beach

Welcome funding boost as heli service returns to the sky

As Surf Life Saving WA’s (SLSWA) Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service returned to the sky today, it received a welcome boost in funding which will ensure the Service can continue its vital work in helping keep the WA coastline safe.  In an announcement by the Minister for Fisheries this morning, the McGowan Government has […]

Media Release

16 . 06 . 2021

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SLSWA President recognised for service in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Congratulations to our President Craig Smith-Gander, who was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in this week’s Queen’s Birthday Honours, for significant service to surf lifesaving, to transport logistics and to the community. “I was extremely proud to be recognised in this week’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List with the award of an […]

Media Release

08 . 06 . 2021

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Surf Life Saving to return to Bunbury for 2022 Country Carnival

Following a hugely successful event, which saw more than 1,400 athletes from across WA converge on Bunbury over the Australia Day long weekend earlier this year, Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) has announced they will return to Bunbury for the 2022 SunSmart Country Carnival. Surf Life Saving WA President Craig Smith-Gander said the success of […]

Media Release, Surf Sport

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