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Surf life saving – Australia’s largest volunteer organisation

Surf Life Saving Australia is the national body for volunteer lifesavers.  It is Australia’s peak coastal water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority. Surf life saving officially started at Bondi in 1907. From this first surf bathing association, the movement has now grown. There are now 311 surf clubs, 160,000 surf lifesavers and 491 entities. […]

Radio Procedures 2018

Radio Procedures have changed now that the new SLSA Operations App is available. Radio Procedures for sign on Ten minutes before SIGN ON, SurfCom will remind clubs to sign on via the Operations App. SIGN ON with Patrol Bronze qualification numbers, Beach status and IRB status Within 30 minutes of SIGN ON, SurfCom may conduct […]

SLSA Organisation

Surf Life Saving Australia is the peak body for lifesavers.  While lifesaving started at Bondi in 1907, the movement has now grown to a size where there are 311 clubs and 491 entities, so there is a significant organisational structure to manage activities. The organisational structure is very much driven from the grass roots – […]

Bondi Nippers » News » Age Manager/Assistants , Committee & Officials Renewals 2018/2019

Age Manager/Assistants , Committee & Officials Renewals 2018/2019 Bondi Nippers | News | by Narelle Moore Dear Age Managers/Assistants, Committee & Officials- Our NIPPER PARENT team! We are looking forward to next season and at this stage would like to ask each Age Manager/Assistant, Committee Members and Officials if they intend on returning to Bondi […]

Drones … the next evolution in lifesaving technology

Drones are starting to be tested for a variety of uses in Surf Life Saving.  They can be used to patrol large areas, spot unidentified marine animals…. (Shark!), improve awareness of a incident by providing a video feed, or even completing a rescue – see video below. In Sydney Branch a roster is forming of […]

Swim test for coming season Bronze courses

Swim Test (400m in under 9minutes) will be run on Sunday 3rd June so you can see if you would pass the entry swim for Bronze Medallion this coming season (details on Bronze courses here).  The water will still be quite warm (around 19 degrees at present), and if you don’t make the time will […]

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