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Surf Life Saving Australia

Annual Report 2012/13


As Patron-in-Chief of Surf Life Saving Australia, I congratulate your staff, volunteers and supporters on another successful year in 2012-13. Through countless hours of patrolling and surveillance, our surf lifesavers perform rescues, first aid treatments and preventative actions that save lives and help swimmers in trouble. The organisation’s commitment to the protection of others is truly worthy of our admiration and respect. I am proud that this service extends beyond Australia’s beaches to 17 developing countries. On behalf of all Australians, I thank you for your service and professionalism

Her Excellency the Honourable Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia


Section 01 /

Review of SLSA Operations

Section 02 /

Governance 048

Section 03 /

Financial Report

068

Section 04 /

Awards & Honours

080

Section 05 /

Sport Results

090

Section 06 /

Statistical Summaries

112

Section 07 /

SLS Entities/Groups

142

Section 08 /

Glossary of Terms

148

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Snapshot


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Snapshot /Continued

Surf Life Saving Australia Ltd 2

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

Change % 1

Revenue - sponsorships & grants ($,000)

17,075

19,121

19,150

19,536

2.02%

Revenue - total consolidated entity ($,000)

29,236

33,504

36,459

37,166

1.94%

Expenditure - total consolidated entity

29,066

33,250

35,899

36,849

2.65%

45

44

47.6

40.3

-15.3%

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

Change %

86,152

89,357

93,377

93,249

-0.14%

FTE employees - parent entity (i.e. SLSA) Surf Life Saving in Australia Membership Number of male members Number of female members Total membership Number of Surf Life Saving clubs

67,474

69,449

72,473

73,674

1.66%

153,626

158,806

165,850

166,923

0.65%

306

310

310

311

0.32%

9,420

12,042

12,610

8,048

-36.18%

Lifesaving Rescues performed by surf lifesavers Rescues performed by ALS lifeguards

3

First aid administered by surf lifesavers First aid administered by ALS lifeguards

3

Preventative actions undertaken by surf lifesavers Preventative actions undertaken by ALS lifeguards

3

2,492

2,394

2,818

3,485

23.67%

35,416

45,860

17,652

34,097

93.16%

18,383

21,659

17,326

30,548

76.31%

227,963

247,102

298,866

284,013

-4.97%

430,434

486,614

629,712

621,561

-1.29%

89,702

101,035

120,652

106,477

-11.75%

Education Total SLSA awards % of junior members receiving SLSA awards

32%

49%

66%

71%

7.58%

Total qualifications

9,120

8,875

8,402

7,486

-10.90%

Number of Cert II (Public Safety) qualifications issued (formally Bronze Medallion)

9,038

8,830

8,333

7,404

-11.15%

12,4231

145,850

140,989

153,486

8.85%

Number of competitors at Australian Surf Life Saving Championships

8,151

6,717

6,525

6,518

-0.11%

Number of competitors at Coolangatta Gold

407

543

502

529

5.38%

National High Performance squad nominations

116

109

180

140

-22%

Number of accredited officials

2,615

3,161

3,478

3,761

8.14%

Number of accredited coaches

1,987

2,701

2,790

2,817

0.97%

40,357

47,952

48,500

50,705

4.55%

Total units of competency Sport

Community Number of Guardians of the Surf (Donors) Index 1 Indicates the percentage change from 2011-12 to 2012-13 2 Consolidated entity includes helicopter rescue service 3 Refers to services provided by SLS managed Australian Lifeguard Services


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Highlights & Key Dates

Our key successes in 2012-13 • Our frontline lifesavers and lifeguards performed 11,533 rescues, 64,645 first aid treatments and 902,574 preventative actions. • Our patrolling members completed a total of 1.4 million volunteer hours on patrol. • We increased total membership numbers by 0.65% to a total of 166,923. • Our female membership saw a 1.66% increase to a total of 73,674 members. • We finalised key SLSA capacity building plans including a people strategy, workforce planning strategy and business management strategy which became SLSA’s “As One” change management plan. • We began steps towards the SLSA “As One” change management plan - a Workforce Transition Plan to be implemented over an 18 month period commencing July 1, 2013. • We underwent an SLS brand re-fresh, streamlining the Surf Life Saving brand across the national body and the state organisations. • We delivered successful leadership programs including the 2013 SLSA National Leadership College and the 2013 SLSA Leaders’ Masterclass. • We were granted an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant to see the three year roll out of our innovative research project, Rocky Coasts: a framework for risk assessment in order to reduce drowning. • We delivered a highly successful 2013 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships at Kirra beach with 6,518 members competing supported by 500 volunteers and officials. • We secured Schick Hydro as the 2013 Naming Rights Partner for the Schick Hydro Coolangatta Gold 2013. • We delivered a successful Rescue 2012 event in Adelaide in conjunction with a Lifesaving and Sport Development program which included 140 athletes and officials from 13 developing nations; the largest ever international lifesaving development program. • SLSA President Graham Ford was elected as the President of the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS) announced during Rescue 2012. • We delivered a successful 2nd International Rip Current Symposium. • We were successful in being confirmed as a partner sport in the Australian Sports Commission’s ‘Winning Edge’ high performance funding for 2013-2016.

• We commenced our Rescue 2014 campaign, “On the Road to France.” • We commenced our contribution to National Tsunami Community Education Strategy by developing the Tsunami Community Education Strategy on behalf of the Australian Tsunami Advisory Group. • We continued to provide new and enhanced IT systems to the frontline to enable our members and clubs to operate efficiently and to reduce paperwork. • We had volunteer surf lifesavers in the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID program) in Fiji, Indonesia, Samoa, Vanuatu and Vietnam. • We worked with the Nauru Surf Club to introduce surf safety and Surf Life Saving to its members, including assisting with the first ever surf carnival in Nauru on 5 May 2013. • In cooperation with the Nauru Surf Club and The Salvation Army we introduced the Nauru Lifesaving Service for residents and visitors to Nauru. • Completed a research project with Griffith University titled Adapt between the flags: enhancing the capacity of Surf Life Saving Australia to cope with climate change and to leverage adaptation within coastal communities.

Our priorities in 2013-14 • Integration of Surf Life Saving Foundation (SLSF) into SLSA. • Support, through the states, our frontline lifesavers, lifeguards and services to reduce coastal drowning. • Continue to grow membership and participation. • Continue the implementation of the SLSA “As One” change management plan including a Workforce Transition Plan. • Implementation of the ‘Aussies Review’ in order to bring our national movement and the community together in a safe and spirited celebration of the best of our lifesaving traditions, culture and sport. • Roll out of the new SLSA Surf Sports Coaching Structure which aligns coach education with stages of athletic development to better support members achieve their surf sport goals. • Success at the 2013 International Surf Challenge and Under 20 International Surf Challenge in Japan, September 2013. • Completion of research (and potential development) of an appropriate standard Personal Flotation Device (PFD) to provide an appropriate flotation device that is fit for purpose and meets the needs of members.


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Highlights & Key Dates /Continued

Our priorities in 2013-14 /continued • Rollout new and improved IT systems to the front line including a new members self-service portal, a smart device tracking app and other new applications to ensure we operate effectively and efficiently. • Expand the number of volunteer surf lifesavers in developing nations through the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID program). • Commence the research project, Rocky Coasts: a framework for risk assessment in order to reduce drowning supported by SLSA and the Australian Research Council Linkage Grant.

Key Dates 2012 20 - 22 Jul

2012 Australian & Interstate Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Championships (Ocean Beach, NSW)

2 Aug

City of Danang, Vietnam grants use of land to SLSA for the Danang Beach Surf Life Saving building

17 - 19 Aug

2012 Australian Pool Rescue Championships (Adelaide, SA)

2013 21 - 22 Jan

2013 Interstate Surf Life Saving Championships (Sydney, NSW)

3 - 9 Feb

2013 SLSA National Leadership College Sydney, NSW)

9 Feb

2013 Trans-Tasman Test Match for Surf Boats (Waihi Beach, NZ)

22 Feb

Boardies Day (national fundraising day)

15 - 21 Apr

2013 Australian & Masters Surf Life Saving Championships (North Kirra Beach, QLD)

18 Apr

Annual Life Members Dinner (Gold Coast, QLD)

29 Apr

Nauru Lifesaving Service introduced by SLSA

5 May

Inaugural Surf Life Saving Carnival on Nauru supported by SLSA

11 - 18 May

Arafura Games

24 - 27 May

SLSA Leaders’ Masterclass 2013 (Mt Macedon, VIC)

20 - 24 June

2013 Gatorade Clash of the Paddles (Hamilton Island, QLD)

18 - 21 Jul

2013 Australian & Interstate Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Championships (Mindil beach , NT)

16 - 18 Aug

2013 Australian Pool Rescue Championships (Brisbane, QLD)

26 Aug

2012 Surf Club Open Day (NSW, QLD)

15 - 16 Sept

2012/13 Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Trials (Tugun beach, QLD)

14 - 15 Sept

2013/14 Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Trials (Salt Beach, NSW)

16 - 17 Sept

2012 Sanyo Bussan Cup (Japan)

29 Sept

2013 Surf Club Open Day (national)

14 Oct

2012 Coolangatta Gold (Coolangatta beach, QLD)

14 Oct

Australian Disaster Forum (Canberra, ACT)

23 Oct

SLSF AGM

19 - 20 Oct

26 Oct

SLSA AGM

Schick Hydro Coolangatta Gold 2013 (Coolangatta Beach, QLD)

27 Oct

2012 SLSA Awards of Excellence (Sydney, NSW)

20 - 22 Oct

International Water Safety Conference (Potsdam, Germany)

30 Oct - 1 Nov International Rip Current Symposium (Sydney, NSW)

26 Oct

SLSA AGM

3 - 6 Nov

SLSA Rescue 2012 Life Saving and Sport Development program for developing nations

26 Oct

2013 SLSA Awards of Excellence (Sydney, NSW)

5 - 9 Dec

AEMVF/AEMI Volunteer Leadership Program

4 Nov

Rip Current Awareness Day 2012 (national)

15 Dec - TBC 2013 National Coastal Safety Report Launch (national)

7 - 8 Nov

ILS General Assembly (Adelaide, SA)

2014

7 Nov

SLSA’s Graham Ford elected President International Life Saving Federation

23 - 24 Jan

Interstate Surf Life Saving Championships (Sydney, NSW)

6/8 Nov

ILS Board of Directors Meeting (Adelaide, SA)

2 - 8 Feb

Leadership College (Sydney, NSW)

7 - 18 Nov

Rescue 2012, Lifesaving World Championships (Adelaide, SA)

31 Mar - 6 Apr 2013 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships (Perth, WA)

13 Dec

2012 National Coastal Safety Report Launch (national)

29 May - 1 Jun  Leader’s Masterclass (Mt Macedon, VIC)

3 Apr

Annual Life Members Dinner (Perth, WA)


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Who we Are

Our profile Surf Life Saving (SLS) is Australia’s major coastal water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority and the largest volunteer movement of its kind in Australia and the world. Well over one million Australians are meaningfully connected with SLS, including the almost 167,000 members of our 311 affiliated Surf Life Saving clubs. SLS is built on a positive ‘can do’ attitude to life. We epitomise the values, lifestyle and beliefs of the Australian culture. We stand for life. We protect life. We promote life. We save life. Every year SLS personnel are involved in over 11,000 rescues, 64,000 emergency care treatments and 900,000 preventative actions. Since SLS was established in 1907, over 615,000 lives have been saved. SLS operates a wide range of support operations, including: 24/7 emergency response groups, rescue helicopter services, jet rescue boats, offshore rescue boats, rescue water craft, surveillance systems and radio control and coordination centres. We also operate the country’s largest lifeguard (contract lifesaving) service, providing cost recovery lifesaving services to local government and other coastal land managers. SLS is a unique not-for-profit charity and community service that exists only through community donations, fundraising, corporate sponsorship and government grants. Our movement prides itself on offering friendship, education, experience and giving back to the community. We are inclusive and accepting. We welcome all Australians of all backgrounds, beliefs and ages and encourage everyone to share our positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Our history Australia’s first volunteer Surf Life Saving clubs appeared on Sydney’s ocean beaches in 1907. By-laws which had banned bathing in daylight hours since the 1830s were gradually repealed between 1902 and 1905, in response to the increasing popularity of surf-bathing, and a growing conviction that bathing in appropriate clothing was not an immoral act. The impact these changes had on local beach culture was dramatic: beachgoers entered the surf in rapidly escalating numbers. The surf was new to most surf-bathers and many could not swim, so with its increasing popularity came more drowning and consequent

attempts at rescue. By the summer of 1906-07, the population of Sydney was obsessed with the question of the safety of the surf. It was in this environment that surf life saving clubs first emerged, their regular patrols a welcome relief to local authorities and nervous bathers alike. On 18 October 1907, representatives from these clubs, together with members of other interested groups, met to form the Surf Bathing Association of New South Wales, the organisation now known as Surf Life Saving Australia.

Every year SLS personnel are involved in over 11,000 rescues, 64,000 emergency care treatments and 900,000 preventative actions. Why we exist SLS exists to save lives, create great Australians and build better communities. Australia has over 11,500 beaches dispersed along 36,000km of coastline. Every year there are an estimated 100 million visitations to this vast expanse of coastline and the task of ensuring the safety of all visitors is one that SLS is committed to. Despite significant advancements in technology, techniques and knowledge, people still drown on the coast in unacceptable numbers. SLS exists to save lives, and we are committed to reducing the coastal drowning toll.

Our strategies SLSA has developed a strategic direction that will guide the Surf Life Saving movement through to the year 2020. The focus of our 2020 Strategic Management Plan is to further build the capacity and capability of the movement to save more lives, create better Australians and build better communities. There are four pillars of strategic intent we will pursue to achieve our mission: 1. 2. 3. 4.

Extend lifesaving coverage to meet community needs. Develop our people. Ensure the movement’s long term sustainability. Involve All Australians and make a valued contribution to the Australian society


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Who We are /Continued

The table on page 13 provides a more detailed insight into the 2020 Strategic Management Plan, and how these pillars of strategic intent will benefit all Australians and the Surf Life Saving movement.

How we fulfil our mission Our total membership of 166,923 is spread across 311 affiliated Surf Life Saving Clubs (page 142), and 100 ‘support operations groups’ – (motorised units of RWCs, RIBs, JRBs and ORBs – see glossary on page 149). Of our 166,923 members, 45,576 actively patrol our beaches and 62,866 are ‘Nippers’ (junior surf lifesavers aged from 5 to 13). The majority of our services are provided by surf lifesavers who complete surf patrols in their own time – usually a half-day patrol every three to four weeks during the surf swimming season. We also operate the country’s largest lifeguard service, contracting to local government and other coastal land managers. In the 2012-13 season, our volunteer patrol members were involved in 8,048 rescues, whilst our paid lifeguards 3,485 more, taking the total number of lives saved since 1907 to over 615,000.

Our stakeholders It is estimated there are more than 100 million beach visitations each year, making Australia’s beaches and coastline the country’s favourite playground. Our principal stakeholders are therefore those who use the Australian coastline, and those who are directly or indirectly impacted by our actions. We engage with our stakeholders in order to further our goal of saving lives in the water. Within this group, we have direct relationships with a number of stakeholders – our employees, our corporate and government partners and our members. We also have an indirect relationship with the broader community and it is this group we must influence in order to reduce the rate of coastal drowning deaths.

Who are our stakeholders? Internal • Staff: the nature of our relationship with our staff is described on page 54 • Our “owners”: Our State and Territory centres represent our members on the SLSA Board. We have regular contact with our owners through Board meetings and the other forums outlined in the Boards and Committees section of this report (page 56).

Corporate Sector • Corporate partners: We rely on a number of corporate partners to fund the majority of our programs: these partnerships are outlined on page 32. • Occasionally, we enter the market seeking partners for new properties and programs.

Government Sector • Australian Government departments and agencies: We rely on support for many of our programs from the following Australian Government departments and agencies: • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet • Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport • Australian Sports Commission • Department of Health and Ageing • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade • Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts • Tourism Australia • Other levels of government: Our state centres have direct relationships with state governments, while our clubs liaise with their relevant local government. On occasion, SLSA will form a relationship with state and local government on particular activities, particularly when organising our sporting events • Parliamentarians: In order to strengthen our reputation we engage in proactive advocacy with elected members of parliament, particularly those representing coastal seats.

Community • Our members: We have a duty of care to protect our members as they carry out their duties on and off the beach. We are constantly developing and improving our lines of communication with our members through an integrated suite of online platforms. • Potential members: We depend on new recruits to maintain and increase lifesaving services. We rely on media, informal networks and the efforts of state centres and clubs to attract new members. • Potential donors: The Surf Life Saving Foundation (SLSF) conducts a number of community fundraising campaigns each year, see page 41 for further information. • Beach-going community: We communicate with the community via a variety of different programs and channels, including public advertising campaigns and the distribution of educational resources.


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Who We are /Continued

Funding

Statutory obligations and oversight

We are a charity and rely on our corporate partners and the Australian Government to fund the majority of our activities. This income is supplemented with royalties derived from trademark licensing (that is, organisations pay us for the use of our intellectual property, principally the red and yellow cap, flags and patrol uniforms). A small amount is also received from fees for competitions, conferences and the like.

SLSA is a company limited by guarantee under the Corporations Act 2001 (Commonwealth). The SLSF operates under the charitable fundraising legislation in each of the States and Territory it is registered. SLSA is also a registered charitable institution under the NSW Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 (NSW).

SLSA is not an active fundraiser, although from time to time we benefit from unsolicited bequests and donations. Certain subsidiary companies of ours conduct community fundraising appeals and the details of all of these activities, including costs, are listed in our financial statements.

Our total membership of 166,923 is spread across 311 affiliated Surf Life Saving clubs, and 63 ‘support operations’ The Surf Life Saving Foundation (SLSF) actively conducts fundraising around Australia on behalf of SLSA and our state centres. Surf Life Saving Clubs (SLSC) also conduct their own fundraising activities. To support their lifesaving activities our state centres (which report separately) are engaged in commercial activities such as education, training and the provision of contract lifeguard services to local government and other land managers.

About this report This is the Annual Report of SLSA Ltd. The Surf Life Saving (SLS) movement is made up of over 500 separate legal entities, ranging from State Centres, Clubs, Branches and Support Operations Groups. The financial accounts of these entities, whose relationship with SLSA Ltd is further described on pages 70-77, are not consolidated here. However, the activities and achievements of all Australia’s surf lifesavers are consolidated and reported.

Annual General Meeting Notice is given of the Annual General Meeting of SLSA Ltd. The meeting will be held on Saturday 26 October 2013 at SLSA’s Rosebery Office. All SLSA members are welcome to attend.


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Surf Life Saving 2020 (Summary)

This SLS 2020 framework defines the strategic directions for where we, as the total SLS movement, want to be in 2020. It provides a summary overview of what the SLS movement will look like and what we will be doing in 2020 so that everyone and every entity in SLS is aligned to a shared goal state, working in the same direction and making decisions with a view to positioning SLS movement in the future. Detailed descriptions for all nine (9) 2020 Strategic Directions support this framework.

Why we exist To save lives, create great Australians and build better communities.

Who we are We are a can do movement.

2020 Strategic Intent for SLS A Extend lifesaving coverage to match community needs

B Develop our people

C Ensure the movements long term sustainability

D Involve All Australians & make a valued contribution to the Australian society

1. We have lowered the per capita coastal drowning rate by 50%

1. Our development and leadership programs are offered internally and externally and are highly valued

1. All SLS clubs receive coordinated support

1. We provide opportunities for all Australians to choose how they can be involved and feel valued for their contribution

2. We are the recognised accreditor of safety and coastal lifesaving services

2. We provide members with a full range of opportunities within SLS

2. The SLS movement operates effectively and as one

2. Over 3 million Australians are engaged with SLS in an ongoing and meaningful way

3. We are rescue ready and integrated into the national, state and local emergency management systems

3. We offer diverse physical recreation and sport pathways

3. We are relevant in the eyes of the community and government

3. We have a massive social impact on our community and are proud to be building greater communities

4. We use effective risk management

4. We deliver efficient and flexible learning opportunities in a time efficient manner

4. We are resilient and sustainable in terms of people and finances

5. We are recognised as the peak advisory body in coastal safety

5. Leadership reflects the diversity of our membership

5. SLS is recognised as a leading agile, adaptive innovator

2020 Strategic Directions for SLS Saving Lives 24x7

Healthy Clubs

Government Recognition

Financial Security

Effective National Movement

Involving all Australians

Learning for Life

Active for Life

Innovating SLS


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Scorecard

A Extend lifesaving coverage to match community needs 2020 Strategic Intent

What have we done in 2012-13?

What are our priorities in 2013-14?

1. We have lowered the per capita coastal drowning rate by 50%

• Our frontline lifesavers and lifeguards performed 11,533 rescues, 64,645 first aid treatments and 905,574 preventative actions • Upgraded and refreshed the Beachsafe web and application suite. • Delivered the 2012 National Coastal Safety Report. • Delivered two Australian Lifeguard Magazines - an industry publication for lifeguards.

• Support, through the states, our frontline lifesavers, lifeguards and services to reduce coastal drowning. • Delivery of the 2013 National Coastal Safety Report. • Delivery of an annual Australian Lifeguard Magazine.

2. We are the recognised accreditor of safety and coastal lifesaving services

• Strengthened and expanded funding support for SLSA research initiatives through the delivery of an ARC linkage grant to develop Rocky Coasts: a framework for risk assessment in order to reduce drowning. • Expanded and catalogued SLSA research library to develop a publicly accessible knowledge clearing house. • Completed a research project with Griffith University titled Adapt Between the Flags: enhancing the capacity of Surf Life Saving Australia to cope with climate change and to leverage adaptation within coastal communities.

• Develop research project, Rocky Coasts: a framework for risk assessment in order to reduce drowning.

3. We are rescue ready and integrated into the national, state and local emergency management systems

• Commenced our contribution to National Tsunami Community Education Strategy by developing the Tsunami Community Education Strategy on behalf of the Australian Tsunami Advisory Group.

• Continue our representation on groups and international committees including the Australian Water Safety Conference, the Australian Emergency Management Volunteer Forum (AEMVF), the Australian Tsunami Advisory Group (ATAG) and the Australian New Zealand Safe Boating Education Group (ANZSBEG).

4. We use effective risk management

• Continued the development of a comprehensive risk management application suite for lifesaving practices and purposes. • Coastal Risk Management is a key competency within the Coastal Safety portfolio. • Through SLSNSW, continued the development of Project Blueprint which will see a coastal public safety risk assessment for every beach and rock platform in NSW. • Key operational projects are underway including the personal protective equipment (PPE) project (determining suitable protective equipment for member aquatic activities), the stand-up paddle board trial (determining suitable flat water surveillance tools for rescue personnel). • Continued rollout of the members self-service portal including communication tools, news, library, forms and workflow and single sign on. • Implementation of significant developments in sport risk management including new smartphone risk applications, enhanced training and preparation of event volunteers

• Through SLSNSW, continue the development of Project Blueprint. • Continue to develop up to date smart phone and android software for existing risk management and assessment programs and applications. • Completion of research (and potential development) of an appropriate standard Personal Flotation Device (PFD) to provide an appropriate flotation device that meets the needs of members. • Continue the development of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) project and determine key safety initiatives for SLS members throughout lifesaving practice and competition.

5. We are recognised as the peak advisory body in coastal safety

• Blackspot funding has resulted in over 20 coastal locations being • Update and revise the Total Service Plan targeted around Australia. to identify appropriate intervention • Provided lifesaving aid and assistance in 17 developing nations. strategies to reduce drowning around our • Continued ACFID and AusAID accreditation processes. coastline. • SLSA President Graham Ford was elected as World President of the • Continue to provide lifesaving aid and International Life Saving Federation (ILS). assistance in developing nations. • Delivered a successful Rescue 2012 event in Adelaide in conjunction with a Lifesaving and Sport Development program which included 140 athletes and officials from 13 developing nations; the largest ever international lifesaving development program. • Delivered a successful 2nd International Rip Current Symposium in Sydney. • Delivered a public safety “Swim Between the Flags” campaign based on “If we can’t see you, we can’t save you.”


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Scorecard /Continued

B Develop our people 2020 Strategic Intent

What have we done in 2012-13?

1. Our development and leadership programs are offered internally and externally and are highly valued

• Delivered a successful National Leadership College. • Continue to grow SLS membership and • Delivered a successful Leaders Masterclass. participation. • Worked with the Nauru Surf Club to introduce surf safety and Surf Life • Participation and support of the AEMVF Saving to its members, including assisting with the first ever surf carnival Volunteer Leadership Programs. in Nauru on 5 May 2013. • Continued participation, facilitation and support of the AEMVF Young Leaders Emergency Services Forum

What are our priorities in 2013-14?

2. We provide members with a full range of opportunities within SLS

• Provided a surf boat coach mentoring program in conjunction with the • Continue the implementation of the SLSA National Surf Boat Advisory Committee. “As One” change management plan - a Workforce Transition Plan. • Provided an Illicit Drugs in Sport (IDIS) education program across all SLS • Develop the team managers education States/Territory. framework into different online courses for • The Junior Officiating Course was successfully launched to members and SLSA has since seen an increase in officiating numbers across Australia. each layer of the framework. • Continue to promote and seek • A team managers education framework was established. opportunities in support of Australian • Development and delivery of a Youth Involvement Program (YIPs) - a Youth Ambassadors for Development national framework and resources. • For the first time, SLSA delivered a stand-alone National Awards of (AYAD). Excellence on Saturday 27 October 2012 in Sydney.

3. We offer diverse physical recreation and sport pathways

The Next Wave - SLSA’s Talent ID Program: • 122 SLS members tested for Sprint Kayaking as a precursor to entering Australian Canoeing National Elite Development Program. • 42 SLS members tested for Rowing Australia’s Elite Development program. • 14 SLS members were invited to attend the 2013 Swimming Australia Open Water Swim Camp. • 48 SLS members were selected in Australian Canoeing squads. • Maintained relationships with Olympic sports - Swimming, Rowing and Kayaking thereby providing pathways for SLS members. Other: • Supported Pool Rescue development clinics in six SLS States/Territory. • Australian Youth Lifesaving Team won the inaugural World Youth Lifesaving Championships (Rescue 2012). • Under 19 Australian team were successful in winning first place at the Sanyo Bussan Cup in Japan (September 2012).

• Achieve success at the 2013 International Surf Challenge and Under 20 International Surf Challenge in Japan, September 2013. • Commence the Rescue 2014 campaign, “On the Road to France.” • Add a High Performance Coordinator, in addition to the High Performance Manager, to the SLSA staff structure.

4. We deliver efficient and flexible learning opportunities in a time efficient manner

• Development of eLearning Strategy, procedures and guidelines for use across national eLearning platform. • Conducted member eLearning survey to provide evidence base for future development. • Introduced new Search and Rescue module in June 2013. • Commenced development of an online advanced first aid and resources program. • Development and delivery of an online Age Managers course

• Develop and launch an online Bronze Medallion course. • Continue development of the online advanced first aid and resources program.

5. Leadership reflects the diversity of our membership

• Australian surf lifesavers Jeremy Kuiper (Fairy Meadow) and Zoe Heiniger • Delivery of a National Leadership College (Byron Bay) were shortlisted as finalists for 2013 National Youth Awards and a National Leaders Masterclass for their community work. • Six SLS members and Olympians (Naomi Flood, Murray Stewart, Ken Wallace, Tate Smith, David Smith and Jacob Clear) are on board as SLS Olympic Ambassadors.


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Scorecard /Continued

C Ensure the movements long term sustainability 2020 Strategic Intent

What have we done in 2012-13?

What are our priorities in 2013-14?

1. All SLS clubs receive coordinated support

• Continued to provide new and enhanced IT systems to the frontline to enable our members and clubs to operate efficiently and to reduce paperwork. • Facilitated the Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) gear and equipment grant through which BRP donated $360,000 worth of lifesaving equipment to 35 clubs around Australia at a subsidised cost.

• Analyse research undertaken by Griffith University throughout the year, “Adapt Between the Flags: Enhancing capacity to cope with climate change and to leverage adaptation”, will provide important information and direction for clubs subjected to extreme weather events and climate.

2. The SLS movement operates effectively and as one

• SLS underwent brand alignment where the brand was streamlined across national, State and Territory centres.

• SLS state and Territory centres continue moving towards SLS’s 2020 Vision. • Increase national sponsorship opportunities across the SLS brand. • Optimise retail licensing opportunities.

3. We are relevant in the eyes of the community and government

• SLSWA received increased state funding for their role in shark management. • SLSA maintained status as tier one water safety body. • Completed the election advocacy plan. • Achieved success in being confirmed as an Australian Sports Commission partner in ‘The Winning Edge’ strategy to deliver international success in sport 2012-2016. • The Southern Region Helicopter Service was granted $1.5 million from the NSW State Government. It was also confirmed that funding will be continued for four years.

• Continue to grow membership and engagement with Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving.

4. We are resilient and sustainable in terms of people and finances

• Implementation of Deloitte Review recommendations, leading to SLSA’s “As One” Workforce Plan. • Commenced the SLSA “AS One” Change Management Plan. • Invested in a full time Human Resources Manager for the first time in January 2013. • The Surf Life Saving Foundation (SLSF) became a subsidiary of SLSA as at 1 July 2013.

• Development and appointment of new organisational structure inclusive of four General Manager (GM) positions in line with the new starting structure and functions. • Continue the 18 month roll out of SLSA’s “As One” Change Management Plan. • Identify owned properties organisation wide for sponsorship opportunities.

5. SLS is recognised as a leading agile, adaptive innovator

• Continued ‘Smarter Lifesaving’ with the development of risk management, patrolling and tracking applications for smart phone and tablet devices. • A refresh of the BeachSafe website (www.beachsafe.org.au) was conducted, providing a new suite of public beach safety information and interactive tools. • Continued collaborative research project with UNSW, Rip Currents: An evidence based approach to safely navigating the beach’s greatest drowning hazard.

• Together with UNSW, continue working on collaborative research project, Rip Currents: An evidence based approach to safely navigating the beach’s greatest drowning hazard.


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D Involve all Australians & make a valued contribution to the Australian society 2020 Strategic Intent

What have we done in 2012-13?

What are our priorities in 2013-14?

1. We provide opportunities for all Australians to choose how they can be involved and feel valued for their contribution

• Delivered successful fundraising opportunities to the wider Australian community including Boardies Day on February 22 2013. • Delivered a successful Surf Club Open Day for 2012. • SLSA’s History Committee commenced projects to capture and commemorate SLS members who served in war as well as the full collation of Australian Championships results in line with the upcoming centenaries of ANZAC landings at Gallipoli and surf sports competition in 2015.

• Through SLSNSW and SLSQ, deliver a successful 2013 Surf Club Open Day on Sunday 29 September. • Continue SLS history project to commemorate SLS members who served in war in line with the centenaries of ANZAC.

2. Over 3 million Australians are engaged with SLS in an ongoing and meaningful way

• As a result of the review of SLSA’s current • SLSA’s beach safety portal Beachsafe received 26,687 app downloads, 28,974 app updates and the website received 1,371,258 page views from participation strategy, see the roll out of 446,927 unique visitors from 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013. an external market assessment research • Reviewed SLSA’s medium to long term participation strategy. project to inform key decisions in 2013-14.

3. We have a massive social impact on our community and are proud to be building greater communities

• Delivered a highly successful 2013 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships (The Aussies) at North Kirra Beach with 6,518 members competing supported by 500 volunteers and officials and an estimated additional 10,000 spectators. • Through the UTS research study “Attributing the Social Contribution of Surf Life Saving Australia: Valuing the Social Capital of an Iconic Institution,” identified that SLS’s social and human capital contributes to the wider community through its individual members and the organisation itself; demonstrating our valuable role in creating great Australians and building better communities.

• Expand the number of volunteer surf lifesavers in developing nations through the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID program). • Obtain results and analyse report from UTS on “Delivering, Identifying and Developing Social Inclusiveness through Surf Life Saving.” • Implementation of ‘The Aussies Review’ in order to bring our national movement and the community together in a safe and spirited celebration of the best of our lifesaving traditions, culture and sport.


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President & CEO’s Report

It is with great pride that we present the 2012-13 Annual Report of Australia’s peak water safety body, Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA). SLSA is an iconic Australian organisation about which we are justly proud. As such, we are always striving to improve the services we deliver. The past year has been one of significant change for the organisation. Following a review of SLSA and the Surf Life Saving Foundation (SLSF) by Deloitte in late 2012, it was agreed by both boards to accept all the recommended changes in order to reposition us as one organisation with a single vision of saving lives, creating great Australians and building better communities. As such SLSA will be structured to enable true collaboration across the organisation and the enhancement of our governance to contemporary standards. Our efforts will be focused in a more integrated manner on our key stakeholders – the States, members, sponsors and donors. In order to do this most effectively some jobs will change, be redefined or repositioned. The aim is to match our skill base to better address emerging needs of our membership now and in the future. For the purposes of complete transparency to the public and in particular our 166,923 volunteer members, the Deloitte Report recommendations have been publicly posted on the SLSA website. Our aim is to maintain trust and transparency in SLSA with our key stakeholders. SLSA has implemented a change plan to address and implement each and every one of the 43 recommendations made in the Deloitte Report. We finalised the key SLSA capacity building plans including a people strategy, workforce planning strategy and business management strategy which became SLSA’s “As One” change management plan. This plan will be implemented over the next 18 months. It has been business as usual on the beaches across Australia. Our frontline lifesavers and lifeguards performed 11,533 rescues, 64,645 first aid treatments and 905,574 preventative actions. It should also be noted that on the membership front: • We increased total membership numbers by 0.65% to a total of 166,923. • Our female membership saw a 1.66% increase to a total of 73,674 members

• Our volunteer members completed an impressive total of 1.4 million volunteer hours on patrol. On the Surf Sports front we delivered the World Life Saving Championships ‘Rescue 2012’ across three venues in Adelaide which was a pleasing mix of international competition and development. 2013 also saw a highly successful Australian Surf Life Saving Championships (The Aussies) delivered in the city on the sand venue at North Kirra Beach on the Gold Coast. Ironman legend Trevor Hendy labelled this year’s event ‘a return to family and lifesaving’, a sentiment which was echoed by our 6,518 competitors and 500 volunteers and officials. On a personal note we would like to acknowledge and thank Brett Williamson OAM for his service as Chief Executive Officer of SLSA since 2006. During the course of his career with Surf Life Saving, Brett made a significant contribution to the growth and development of the movement at State and National levels. He was an innovator and has firmly cemented the organisation’s position as a peak body in coastal water safety and the NotFor-Profit sector in this country. Brett leaves Surf Life Saving Australia with the thanks, respect and best wishes of the Board, Management, staff and volunteers alike. We would also like to thank and acknowledge the following directors Michael Martin AM and Suzanne Young who have finished their time on the SLSA Board and welcome Tom Mollenkopf as the new Appointed Director for LSV, and Geoffrey Martin Walsh, Christine Hopton and Lyn Barratt as three new Independent Directors who have commenced. The strength of surf lifesaving in Australia is due to the hard work and dedication of the SLSA Directors, staff, officers and committees as well as our States, branches, clubs and members. While this year has presented some challenges, this collective group has met each and every one head on and it is our shared passion for saving lives, creating great Australians and building better communities which will see the organisation continue to ensure the safety of the public on the beaches across Australia.

Graham Ford President SLSA

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Case Study 2012 2nd International Rip Current Symposium Surf Life Saving Australia successfully hosted the 2nd International Rip Current Symposium at Sydney’s Collaroy Centre from October 30 – November 1, 2012.

by key minds in the field, with the key aim to further the development of related science and public education strategies to reduce the incidence of drowning.

The event brought world-leading researchers and experts together to share knowledge and improve a collective understanding of rip currents - one of the ocean’s most dangerous hazards. A total of 13 countries were represented with over 65 delegates.

Spencer Rogers and Professor Andrew D. Short AM were the Symposium’s key note speakers. Spencer Rogers is a key member of an interagency effort from which the Break the Grip of the Rip program debuted in 2004 in North Carolina. Professor Andrew D. Short AM is a Marine Scientist and Honorary Professor in the School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney.

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In 2012-13, surf lifesavers and Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) lifeguards around the country have continued to work hard to ensure safe and enjoyable aquatic experiences for those living by and visiting Australia’s beautiful coastline. In their ongoing effort to achieve the Australian Water Safety Council’s goal of reducing drowning by 50% by 2020, over 11,500 rescues, 64,000 first aids and 900,000 preventative actions were undertaken. SLSA gives great thanks to our lifesavers and lifeguards for their continued work and effort on and off the beach.

Innovation to facilitate ‘Smarter Lifesaving’ has continued with development of risk management, patrolling and tracking applications for smart phone and tablet devices. To support these efforts and the advocacy of coastal water safety, SLSA has continued to focus on national effectiveness, peak body advocacy and building its capacity and capability. Ongoing major programs and projects include the delivery of the National Recreation Safety Program and Saving Lives in the Water projects, courtesy of the Australian Government. This has once again enabled the targeting of key blackspots and drowning trends such as rip currents, rockfishing and internationals in accordance with the SLSA Total Service Plan. Innovation to facilitate ‘Smarter Lifesaving’ has continued with development of risk management, patrolling and tracking applications for smart phone and tablet devices. A refresh of the BeachSafe website (www.beachsafe.org.au) was conducted, providing a new suite of public beach safety information and interactive tools. Member education has continued to strengthen with reviews of a number of key awards and resources, including the cornerstone of our education framework - the Public Safety and Aquatic Rescue Manual. The introduction of a national online e-learning platform has also provided members with additional and flexible learning tools and options. Key operational projects underway include the personal protective equipment (PPE) project (determining suitable, fit for purpose protective equipment for member aquatic activities), the stand-up paddle board trial (determining suitable flat water

surveillance tools for rescue personnel), the public education fund (enabling targeted public safety programs) and the tsunami public education project (developing the national emergency management strategy for tsunami disasters; established under the Attorney General’s Department). Engagement and partnership with corporate stakeholders, land managers and industry, both nationally and internationally, continues to underpin our holistic approach to drowning prevention. In 2012-13, SLSA representation was maintained at strategic industry meetings as well as on national and international committees including, but not limited to the Australian Water Safety Conference, the International Life Saving Federation (ILS) the Australian Emergency Management Volunteer Forum (AEMVF), the Australian Tsunami Advisory Group (ATAG) and the Australian New Zealand Safe Boating Education Group (ANZSBEG). We would like to extend our gratitude to our internal and external stakeholders who have assisted with this, including the Lifesaving Standing Committee (LSC – see page 57), the Australian Government, industry and corporate partners. Together, we can continue to save lives, create great Australians and build better communities.

External Influences • National Coroner’s Information System (NCIS): Availability of finalised coronial information. • Australian Maritime Safety Authority: Review of a National System for Commercial Vessel Safety. • Australian Communications and Media Authority: Spectrum Review

Mark Fife Director of Lifesaving

Peter George AM General Manager – Corporate Services Formerly Chief Operating Officer


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Overview 2012-13 has been a busy, challenging but highly successful period for lifesaving sport in Australia. Significant gains have been made across a range of areas including risk management, high performance, major event delivery and sport education. Key highlights included: • A very safe, successful and memorable Australian Surf Life Saving Championships (The Aussies) delivered at North Kirra Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland. 6,518 competitors and over 500 volunteers came together to “celebrate the bringing together of our national movement and the community in a safe and spirited celebration of the best of our lifesaving traditions, culture and sport.” • Implementation of significant developments in sport risk management including new smartphone risk applications, enhanced training and preparation of event volunteers and officials and the development of new processes and systems as part of event planning. • Australia hosting a successful Lifesaving World Championships (Rescue 2012) which saw 40 nations compete for the title of World Champions, claimed by New Zealand. • Australian Youth Lifesaving Team winning the inaugural World Youth Lifesaving Championships (Rescue 2012). • Success in being confirmed as an Australian Sports Commission (ASC) partner in ‘The Winning Edge’ strategy to deliver international success in sport 2012-2016. • Extensive reviews completed in Sport Education for both coaching and officiating. As a result, a new coach education structure has been agreed upon. This will roll out in 2013-2014 with the solutions phase of the official education review also commencing in 2013-14. • The ‘top to bottom’ review of the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships (The Aussies) has been completed. Following the review, a range of enhancements have been implemented including the introduction of an Under 15 Australian Youth Championships from 2015.

Participation 2012-13 saw SLSA continue to build on baseline targets established in 2011-2012 in the ‘Pathways to Success’ business plan. Through the year, SLSA was able to support participation growth within lifesaving sport by:

• Supporting Pool Rescue development clinics in six SLS States/Territory. • Providing a surf boat coach mentoring program in conjunction with the National Surf Boat Advisory Committee. • Supporting SLS State/Territory sport development plans across areas of local and national importance including IRB racing, beach skills, sport leadership, sport mentoring, pool lifesaving, state based high performance targeting. • Providing an Illicit Drugs in Sport (IDIS) education program across all SLS States/Territory. • Reviewing SLSA’s medium to long term participation strategy. As a result, an external market assessment research project is now being implemented to inform key decisions in 2013-14 which will support SLSA’s 2020 participation targets.

Sport Education – People Development 2012-13 was a successful year for Sport Education-People Development with key projects delivered to members and an increase in the baseline accreditations for coaches and officials across Australia (please refer to page 138). Throughout the year SLSA has continued to work with its members to deliver different projects to increase awareness and development across all facets of Sport Education. Key highlights include: • The conclusion of the Coaching and Officiating reviews through McLaughlin Sport Consultancy. SLSA will now begin working through the different recommendations that have been prioritised with key volunteers, working groups and SLSA staff. • The Junior Officiating Course was successfully launched to members and SLSA has since seen an increase in officiating numbers across Australia. • A team managers education framework was established and is now being developed into different online courses for each layer of the framework. • Sport development courses were run in Malaysia and Sri Lanka. Jeff Mowbray successfully facilitated a Level 1 officiating and Level 1 coaching course to over 40 participants in Malaysia and Donald van Keimpema delivered another outstanding program in Sri Lanka to new officials. Whilst Donald was in Sri Lanka he was also asked to referee and assist in the organisation of their pool lifesaving championship event. Thank you and congratulations to Jeff and Donald. • A special congratulations goes to Ian Grant and Noel Kelk. Both received their 50 years of officiating awards during 2012-13.


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Sport /Continued

Olympic Pathways

High Performance

SLS is acknowledged as a movement that can develop athletic talent capable of success at Olympic level. Through support from the Australian Sport Commission (ASC), SLSA has continued to maintain formal relationships with Australian Canoeing, Rowing Australia and Swimming Australia enabling development pathways for members who may possess the talent and determination to be an Olympic champion.

In 2012, the Body Science National High Performance Program provided support to 50 athletes from around the country. The aim of the program was to prepare athletes for Rescue 2012. All 24 athletes who represented Australia at Rescue 2012 were selected out of the Body Science National High Performance Squad.

SLSA would like to congratulate the 26 SLS members who competed at the London Olympic Games in 2012. 11 of these athletes were part of teams that won a medal. SLSA’s talent identification and pathway program is known as “The Next Wave”. Highlights of The Next Wave from 2012-2013 include: • 122 SLS members tested for Sprint Kayaking as a precursor to entering Australian Canoeing National Elite Development Program. • Six SLS members and Olympians (Naomi Flood, Murray Stewart, Ken Wallace, Tate Smith, David Smith and Jacob Clear) are on board as SLS Olympic Ambassadors and have done an excellent job of supporting the Talent ID paddling clinics delivered through the year. They also continue to be outstanding role models for future lifesaving athletes that possess Olympic talent. • Over 700 SLS members have now attended a surf/kayak development clinic since 2011. 2012-2013 saw a further eight clinics delivered across Australia, led by champion paddler Jimmy Walker. • 42 SLS members tested for Rowing Australia’s Elite Development program during 2012/2013. • 14 SLS members were invited to attend the 2013 Swimming Australia Open Water Swim Camp. • 48 SLS members have been selected in Australian Canoeing squads.

The Elite Squad included 20 athletes, all of whom were supported by the program through the supply of services and financial support, assisting in enhancing daily training environments. 30 development athletes were supported through the delivery of three skills based camps which were held in June, August (2012) and February (2013) at various locations around Australia. All athletes also participated in the IDIS education program as well as an intensive athlete ambassador and media training program.

The Winning Edge (SLSA High Performance Program): All Australian Sports Commission (ASC) funded sports were invited to submit for high performance funding under the new “The Winning Edge” ASC high performance strategy. SLSA was successful in gaining funding for the next world championships cycle. The Winning Edge strategy provides SLSA with an opportunity to adopt a new, more targeted, high performance strategy for Rescue 2014 and beyond. A key component of this was appointing a head coach, who, with the support of SLSA high performance staff, is responsible for the implementation of the world championship strategy.

International Competition: Australia had a very successful year in international development and youth competition. Australia participated in the Sanyo Bussan Cup in Japan with an under 21 development team. This team was successful in winning the overall pointscore and for the first time in the event, took a clean sweep of all beach events. Australia was also successful in winning the Youth World Championships as part of Rescue 2012 with New Zealand in second place and Spain in third. Rescue 2012 was a sound awakening for the Australian Life Saving Team, coming second to New Zealand in the overall pointscore for the first time in 14 years. The loss has provided the opportunity for Australia to revise the current high performance pathway and system and focus on regaining the world number one status in 2014. Please refer to Sport Results from page 93 for High Performance teams and results.


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Events The national sporting events portfolio for the 2012-13 year saw strong entries, growth in participation and strengthening of SLSA’s event partner relationships. • The 2012 Australian IRB Championships took place in Ocean Beach, Central Coast, NSW, over three days in July. Queensland won the Interstate title and Kurrawa SLSC won the overall club title. • The 2012 Australian Pool Rescue Championships were held in August in Adelaide. Maroochydore SLSC was the overall winners. 2012 saw the introduction of U12, U13 and U14 age categories. This youth group accounted for over half of the event’s overall competitor numbers. • The 2012 Coolangatta Gold attracted 529 competitors overall, across all event categories. Mooloolaba SLSC’s Ali Day and North Burleigh SLSC’s Brodie Moir were crowned 2012 champions. Once again the event was supported by the Great Gold Coast Swim as part of the Body Science Great Australian Swim Series, a round of four ocean swims launched by Ironman and Olympian Ky Hurst. • The 2012 National Interstate Championships took place in January 2013 at the Homebush Aquatic Centre (Pool Rescue component) and Newport Beach (surf component). NSW were the overall winners. • The 2013 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships (The Aussies) were held in April at North Kirra Beach. 6,518 competitors came together over seven days to compete in SLS’s largest annual sporting event. Northcliffe once again proved itself a powerhouse claiming a record breaking ninth championship win. • SLSA in partnership with Hamilton Island Events and the Australian Outrigging Canoe Association (AOCRA) ran the Gatorade Clash of the Paddles on Hamilton Island in June for the second year running. The event was run over four days and consisted of 25km and 16km Surf Ski races, a 5km Stand-Up Paddling event and 16km Board Paddling events for junior, open and masters categories. • SLSA, Sport Entertainment Limited (SEL) and Guy Leech, delivered a successful Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Iron Man Series and Ironwoman Series with Shannon Eckstein and Courtney Hancock being crowned the Series Champions.

Message from the Australian Sports Commission The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is committed to ensuring Australian athletes excel in the international sporting arena, and increasing Australians’ participation in sport. These two clear objectives are mutually reinforcing – international success inspires Australians to participate in sport and greater participation helps nurture our future champions. Sport inspires individuals, unites communities and encourages active lifestyles. In 2013-14, the Australian Government, through the ASC, is investing almost $120 million in national sporting organisations for high performance programs and to promote grassroots participation in sport. Our partner sports can expect a much sharper focus by the ASC in future on best practice governance and administration, intellectual property ownership, athlete management and support structures and general accountabilities by the sports. Importantly, the ASC is focused on promoting grassroots participation in sport throughout Australia and to continue a suite of successful national programs such as the Active Afterschool Communities program. Increased community sport participation has a profound long term dividend, and remains a vital objective of the ASC notwithstanding the challenges in high performance sport. The ASC looks forward to working in collaboration with the sport sector to encourage more people into sport and to drive Australia’s continued sporting success.

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Rescue 2012 Lifesaving World Championships

SLSA, in conjunction with the ILS and the South Australian Tourism Commission, hosted Rescue 2012 from 7-18 November 2012 in Adelaide, South Australia. Rescue 2012 was the largest international lifesaving sport competition in the world, boasting over 4000 competitors from 40 nations. The event, which was open to all proficient lifesavers (and masters) from around the world involved five separate competitions: World National Team Championships, World Interclub Championships, World Masters Championships, World Surf Boats Championships and World Inflatable Rescue Boat Championships. Youth Championships were delivered for both World National Team Championships, World Interclub Championships; youth competitors were aged between 16 – 19 years. Highlights included: • 4,398 competitor entries • 11,640 estimated interstate & overseas visitors/event attendees • 1,918 patrol hours contributed by volunteer surf lifesavers at the event • 13 nations participated in the Life Saving & Sport Development Program (November 4-6) • 40 nations competed in the National Teams Championships • 16 nations competed in the National Youth Teams Championships (16-19 years) Congratulations to everyone involved in Rescue 2012. Thank you for making this event an international success. Please refer to pages 94-96 for Rescue 2012 Results.

Rescue 2012 Life Saving and Sport Development Program As part of Rescue 2012, SLSA hosted a most successful Life Saving and Sport Development program for 140 athletes, coaches and officials from 13 developing nations across all four ILS regions, with an emphasis on the Asia Pacific region.

in lifesaving sport and support a legacy of development. The program was also designed to improve skills and techniques of competitors whilst introducing them to different types of training equipment and competition equipment used around the world. Although there was an emphasis on the athlete, there were also opportunities for the coaches to learn from some of the most highly rated coaches in Australia.

Rescue 2012 was the largest international lifesaving sport competition in the world, boasting over 4000 competitors from 40 nations. There was a common theme throughout the program that was to make new friends and enjoy every minute of every day. There was also a strong desire from the athletes to improve in their chosen sport, take home as much information as they could and to become more competitive on the world stage. For many, this was their first time in Australia and their first experience competing for their country at a world championship event. After talking with many of the athletes it was clear that being invited to the program was a once in a lifetime opportunity and many of them did not waste a single minute. The following countries participated in the program: ILS Asia Pacific Region Fiji, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand ILS Americas Region Argentina and Brazil ILS Africa Region Cameroon and Kenya ILS Europe Region Latvia and Macedonia

The nature of this program was to help these countries gain knowledge in the different events held at the World Championships and also to improve their lifesaving skills. These developed skills could then be used upon return to their countries. The objective of the program was to promote the ILS’s strategic goals by helping to build capacity to reduce drowning within targeted at-risk communities of the world, increase participation

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Development

Membership during the 2012-13 season has remained steady with an increase of 0.65% bringing our membership to a total of 166,923. SLSA’s role and ability in both engaging and developing youth is clearly demonstrated through our membership figures with 47% (78,647) of our members under the age of 18 years. Of these 62,866 (37.7%) are junior activities members (5-13 years) who are engaged in nipper programs that develop personal, lifesaving and competition skills in a fun and safe environment. The delivery of a junior coaching and skills DVD and an online Age Managers Course have supported clubs in the delivery of these fundamental activities. In acknowledgement of the value and ongoing engagement and development of our 15,781 (9.5%) youth members (1318 years), our team has established, through the delivery of a Youth Involvement Program (YIPS), a national framework of resources aimed at providing opportunities, pathways and recognition for this membership demographic. Importantly, YIPS will also support the retention of this critical age group and with appropriate funding we hope to deliver a hub of online and interactive resources in the future. In 2012-13, SLSA’s leadership programs have once again continued to strengthen, develop and improve. Both the Leadership College and Leaders Masterclass successfully engaged the members involved and inspired them to act. The feedback received following each program clearly identifies their valuable role developing our people and leadership capacity. “The overall college experience is amazing, not only do you learn invaluable skills, the atmosphere creates a sense of belonging” – 2013 Leadership College Participant. “One huge lesson for me was knowing and understanding that I don’t have to have all the answers but a willingness to explore question and challenge” – 2013 Leaders Masterclass participant. The development of leaders is critical in delivering our business. Both national and state leadership programs provide a platform to maintain Surf Life Saving as a vibrant and developing movement.

recognising the outstanding achievements of our members (pages 88-89). The evening acknowledged the accomplishments of our members through the presentation of National Recognition Awards, Honours, Hall of Fame and Meritorious Awards. During the past year, SLSA’s History Committee commenced projects to capture and commemorate SLS members who served in war as well as the full collation of Australian Championships results in line with the upcoming centenaries of ANZAC landings at Gallipoli and surf sports competition in 2015. Research undertaken by Griffith University throughout the year, “Adapt between the flags: Enhancing capacity to cope with climate change and to leverage adaptation,” will provide important information and direction for clubs subjected to extreme weather events and climate change. Additionally we look forward to the report from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) on “Delivering, Identifying and Developing Social Inclusiveness through Surf Life Saving” to further inform our ability to engage diverse communities and to build better communities. In order to remain relevant we must continue to drive diversity and gender balance in our governance structures. Importantly, the UTS research study “Attributing the Social Contribution of Surf Life Saving Australia: Valuing the Social Capital of an Iconic Institution” identified that Surf Life Saving’s social and human capital contributes to the wider community through its individual members and the organisation itself; clearly demonstrating our valuable role in creating great Australians and building better communities.

External influences • Deficiency of funding and corporate sponsorship to institute youth engagement programs and to expand leadership program delivery. • Absence of guideline standards, best practice and assessment of adaptation effectiveness to inform a response to the impacts of extreme weather events and climate change.

Our engagement in broader community emergency management leadership programs has continued to expand through the participation, facilitation and support of the AEMVF Young Leaders Emergency Services Forum and the AEMVF Volunteer Leadership Programs. The National Awards of Excellence was delivered as a successful standalone event in October 2012, both celebrating and

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Communications & Business Development

Overview

Communications

Formerly the SLSA Viability & Reputation team, the Communications & Business Development team works across marketing, partnerships, communications and retail. It continued to focus on growing the viability and reputation of Surf Life Saving while facilitating the opportunity for Australians to Give, Get Involved and Be Safe. The team has also, through commercial and communicative platforms, continued sharing SLSA’s core mission, to save lives, create great Australian and build better communities.

SLSA’s Communications team has had another busy year. We have continued working towards positioning SLSA, in the eye of the public, as one of Australia’s largest volunteer movements. We are a community that aims to save lives, create great Australians and build better communities.

Marketing and brand The last 12 months saw a continuation of our key brand messages across all of our marketing touch points, reinforcing involvement from all Australians: To Give, Get Involved and to Be Safe. The organisation received extensive brand exposure through community service announcements which was delivered through the generous support of SLSA’s national corporate and media Partners. This exposure ranged across channels such as television, radio, press, outdoor and airline advertising. A particular focus was directed into a new truly national public safety swim between the red and yellow flags campaign. The aim of this public safety campaign was to educate all Australians and international visitors to the country about the importance of why they should swim between the red and yellow flags when visiting the beach. SLSA also wanted to generate greater awareness of the unpredictable nature of the surf on our Australian beaches. This campaign was launched in conjunction with Virgin Australia as part of a new national partnership with SLSA. There was also a considerable focus amongst all SLS marketing stakeholders to create greater brand consistency and operational efficiencies through a nationally adopted style guide re-fresh. This included key style guide enhancements, a unified logo approach, new imagery and centralised tool kits for internal brand roll out. Product campaigns and marketing support was delivered across the SLSA business including; retail, youth involvement program, junior development resources, membership events, programs and colleges, annual magazines and publications, sporting events, public safety, Australian Lifeguard Service and Lifesaving operations. Over 700 internal projects were processed through the SLSA centralised marketing function, proving to be a continued brand benefit to SLSA along with cost savings and operational efficiencies.

As SLSA begins to take steps towards the national roll out of the “As One” change management plan, the SLSA Communications team has reflected this via communicative means both internally and externally.

Our Facebook profile continues to grow, currently holding over 18,000 fans, a 22.2% increase from last year. Key media events throughout 2012-13 included the iconic Coolangatta Gold and Rescue 2012 in Adelaide, an event which brought together the world’s best lifesaving athletes to compete for the world title. This bi-annual highlight on the global lifesaving calendar was hugely successful, receiving tremendous media support both within Australia and internationally. In March 2013, SLSA also delivered what’s now claimed as “the best ever Aussies” at North Kirra Beach in QLD from April 15-21, 2013. Attracting 6,518 competitors from over 200 Surf Life Saving clubs, the 2013 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships (The Aussies) received significant positive media coverage. SLSA also employed a range of digital and social media tools to communicate to our membership and key stakeholders. Other key media and PR events during the 2012-13 year included Boardies Day, an initiative by the Surf Life Saving Foundation, Rip Current Awareness week, the 2nd International Rip Current Symposium, hosted by SLSA and the launch of the 2012 National Coastal Safety Report. Internal communications with our membership remains paramount. In 2012-13, we have evolved our social media footprint with the introduction of Instagram, amongst our social media suite, which although young, has seen vast popularity, particularly amongst our youth members –currently with over 1,200 followers.


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Our Facebook profile continues to grow, currently holding over 18,000 fans, a 22.2% increase from last year. Our Twitter profile is also on the rise with over 4,300 followers. Internally, our digital landscape continues to develop with sls.com.au attracting 46,000 unique visits per month. This number increases dramatically during major event time to over 20,000 hits daily. Customised electronic communications to members and stakeholders have been managed entirely in-house including monthly Surfline e-newsletters to over 90,000 members, Coolangatta Gold and The Aussies e-newsletters, ad hoc communications including our online store, Rip Symposium newsletters, a ‘Message from the President’ and SLS Research newsletters. SLSA also won the Bronze Medal Award for SLSA’s 2011-12 Annual Report at the 2012 Australasian Reporting Awards.

Corporate Partnerships SLSA aims to form and maintain national partnerships that mirror our own values and vision for the future. The goal with our partnerships is to consistently deliver valuable outcomes. We would like to thank our Corporate Partners for their ongoing commitment and enthusiasm in helping SLSA provide vital services to communities around Australia. Our partners not only provide vital funds, but also offer support in many other ways such as joining in our national fundraising events, volunteering, workplace giving and more. The commitment we have from our Major Partners DHL, Telstra and Westpac is paramount. These partnerships are examples of the longevity, commitment and growth of our corporate relationships. All of our National Partners support allows SLS to concentrate on what we do best, to save lives, create great Australians and build better communities.

Retail Our brand, built over 100 years on and off the beach, is represented formally by various logos and properties such as the red and yellow patrol flags, patrol caps, patrol uniforms, and terms such as “Surf Rescue”, “Surf Patrol” and “Nipper”. SLS uses these images and marks in a number of places and in many important ways; such as on our uniforms and equipment to designate official surf lifesavers and property, on licensed product such as our apparel range - to let consumers know that they have purchased official merchandise, and we allow our partners and major sponsors to use these properties to show their association with SLS. SLSA has consolidated its retail range to essential first aid and rescue equipment for its volunteer members to ensure competitive pricing on the best available stock so that our members can be confident they are using high quality, durable and reliable equipment as they perform their essential rescue services along with all other SLS related activities across Australia’s beaches. A review was conducted of warehouse operations with significant improvements made on efficiencies, customer service and stock control. Old and discontinued stock has been donated to our lifesaving organisations in third world countries to help them with building their respective services. Licensing activities have continued successfully this year with 12 official licensees leveraging the much loved SLSA brand out in the market place. Through our partnership with Velocity Brand Management, a further review of licensing activities and online retail space is set to take in the 2013-14 financial year as we look to consolidate and grow SLSA’s commercial activity.


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Surf Life Saving Australia thanks our corporate and government partners who have supported us in 2012-13.

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Strategic Development International Development

SLSA’s International Development program has grown stronger than ever in 2012-13. Having commenced early in the 20th century, it is the aim of SLSA through the International Development program, to reduce drowning in developing nations in the Asia Pacific region. This is achieved by using SLSA’s skills and resources and by adapting SLSA programs, methods and systems to suit local conditions and needs. In the past 12 months, SLSA has completed a number of drowning prevention developmental projects, including the following:

it is the aim of SLSA through the International Development program, to reduce drowning in developing nations in the Asia Pacific region. • China – SLSA is currently working with the Shenzhen Surfing Association on the introduction of surf safety and lifesaving into Shenzhen. This comes in response to an increase in the use of the nation’s beaches and in consequence, an increase in drowning deaths. • Cook Islands – Towards the middle of 2013, SLSA commenced assistance to the recently formed Cook Islands Water Safety and Surf Lifesaving Inc. • Fiji – SLSA continues to work with the Fiji Surfing Association to introduce surf lifesaving education and training into Fiji. In addition, SLSA continues to support the fledgling Water Safety Council of Fiji which in 2013, included design of the 2012 Fiji drowning report. The support of the AVID volunteers has been a vital in these developments. • India – SLSA has been assisting the Rashtriya Life Saving Society India – RLSS (I) for 10 years. The growth of RLSS (I) in a broad range of drowning prevention and lifesaving development activities has been made possible through a four and a half year Australian Sports Outreach Program grant. • Indonesia – In October 2012, Balawista Indonesia celebrated 40 years of lifesaving service in Bali. Balawista was formed in 1972 following a chance meeting on Kuta Beach between SLSA’s Kevin Weldon AM and I. Gde Berata. This past year has seen lifesaving grow in remote parts of Indonesia and the Balawista Nippers consolidate its place on the beaches of Bali. The support from AVID Emma Larssen from Cronulla SLSC has been invaluable.

• Malaysia – During 2013 SLSA Coach and Officials Trainer Jeff Mowbray conducted sports related training to more than 40 members of the Life Saving Society of Malaysia in Penang. This program was made possible through the generous support of the Australia-Malaysia Institute and Woodside. • Mauritius – SLSA Trainer and NSW Central Coast Director of Education Greg Collins visited Mauritius to conduct surf lifesaver training and to advise on beach safety operations. SLSA also assisted with additional rescue and training equipment. • Middle East – SLSA training is being delivered in countries of the Middle East through licensed provider AISS. SLSA has also been advising the Abu Dhabi lifeguards. • Nauru – SLSA has developed a partnership with the Nauru Surf Club to introduce surf safety and lifesaving into Nauru. In April 2013, SLSA signed a contract with The Salvation Army to deliver a Lifesaving Service in Nauru for the transferees / refugees. SLSA and SLSNSW Trainer Steve Allan has been invaluable in training the Nauruans and in setting up the service. • Papua New Guinea (PNG) – As the 2012-13 year came to an end, SLSA was in discussions to provide a lifesaving service for the transferees / refugees on Manus Island. • Philippines – SLSA has continued to provide advice to the Philippine Lifesaving Society (PLS) on a range of surf safety and surf lifesaving activities. Late in the year SLSA advertised for an AVID volunteer to work with the PLS to expand its training capacity. • Samoa – SLS Tasmania has been providing valuable surf lifesaving training assistance since the 2009 tsunami devastated parts of Samoa. In 2013 Samoa conducted its second annual lifesaving championships under the leadership of AVID David Guest. In addition and through the support of a number of local groups and individuals, Samoa Surf Life Saving has been established. • Sri Lanka – SLSA is continuing to assist the Life Saving Association of Sri Lanka (LSASL) to improve its lifesaving training and organisational development. SLSA is also advising LSASL on how to work with tourism agencies to introduce training and operational safety standards. In mid-2013 SLSA hosted a visit from the Sri Lankan Coast Guard. Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is assisting in Sri Lanka through their Building Future Leaders Program. • Seychelles – Following a request from the Australian High Commission, SLSA provided some lifesaving equipment to support the lifeguards on the island of Praslin.


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• Thailand – SLSA has worked with the Phuket Lifeguard Club to implement a mobile lifesaving education unit. The unit has been funded through support from the Australian-Thailand Institute and the Australian Sports Outreach Program. In addition, SLSA staff members Amy Teale and Anthony Bradstreet have provided valuable education advice and resources. Thank you also to David Field from Cudgen Headland SLSC for his work over the past ten years. • Vanuatu –Under the leadership of SLSA AVID Martin Wilke and with the support of a number of local groups and individuals, the Vanuatu Surf Life Saving Association has been established. Martin has also been delivering lifesaving training in Vanuatu. • Vietnam – SLSA continues to work with partners in Vietnam to establish an international NGO, Surf Life Saving Vietnam. Land on Danang beach has been donated to SLSA on which to construct a national training facility which will hopefully be operational by the end of the 2013/2014 year. SLSA AVID Stephanie McGuiness has been delivering training in a number of centres in Vietnam including Danang, Nha Trang, Ho Tram and Vung Tau.

Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) SLSA has continued its work with the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) funded by AusAID with volunteers in the following countries. • Fiji – Cassandra Thomas (Sandringham LSC, VIC), Andrew Eames (Wauchope Bonny Hills SLSC, NSW) and Bronwyn Soko, VIC and Fiji • Indonesia – Emma Larssen (Cronulla SLSC, NSW) • Samoa – Erin Doyle (Binningup SLSC, WA), Emily Cox (Point Leo SLSC, VIC) and David Guest (Ulverstone SLSC, TAS) • Vanuatu – Martin Wilke (Mullaloo SLSC, WA) • Vietnam – Stephanie McGuiness (Helensburgh Stanwell Park SLSC, NSW)

These volunteer surf lifesavers work with local in-country partners to develop capacity and capability in education and training, lifeguard operating procedures and risk management and organisational development to suit the specific country needs. Vacancies for international SLS volunteers are advertised through the AVID partners and on the SLSA website (sls.com.au).

International Life Saving Federation (ILS) The ILS, founded in 1993, is the world authority for drowning prevention and lifesaving sport. ILS leads, supports and collaborates with national and international organisations engaged in drowning prevention, water safety, water rescue, lifesaving, lifeguarding and lifesaving sport. SLSA is a founding and full member of the ILS with significant contributions through members of the ILS Board of Directors, Commissions and Committees. Following elections at Rescue 2012 in November 2012, SLSA has significant representation as outlined on page 61. SLSA has supported and continues to support major international events such as the World Conference on Drowning Prevention and the Lifesaving World Championships. SLSA hosted, on behalf of The ILS, the Rescue 2012 Lifesaving World Championships in Adelaide, South Australia from 7 to 18 November 2012. As part of Rescue 2012, SLSA hosted a most successful Life Saving and Sport Development program (Developing Nations) commencing 4 November for 140 athletes, coaches and officials from 13 nations across all four ILS regions, with an emphasis on the Asia Pacific region.


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Strategic Development International Development /Continued

Case Study Nauru The Republic of Nauru with a population of approximately 10,000 is an island country in Micronesia located in the South Pacific approximately 3,300kms north east of Australia. The Nauru Surf Club (“NSC”), aka as the Naoero Surf Club, a registered NGO in Nauru, was founded in 2011 by expat Australian John Short working in Nauru. While starting out as a surfing club, the Nauru Surf Club has quickly embraced the importance of surf safety and more recently surf lifesaving.

the first lifesaving service on Nauru. The service, which commenced on 29 April 2013, is made possible through an agreement between SLSA, the Nauru Surf Club with The Salvation Army and funded by the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship. The lifesaving service will ensure that residents of and visitors to Nauru have access to a reasonable level of safety on beaches and in harbours.

Founder John Short said “the Club has grown from one small seed and now takes in many youths and adults. We treat everyone equally. The Club now enjoys the support of the community on its own merits”.

The Nauru Surf Club is currently introducing a Nipper junior lifesaver program which is coming along fantastically and growing every day.

“I would obviously like to thank SLSA for their involvement and assistance in getting our lifeguards trained to a standard suitable to undertake the work and assisting us to get lifesaving up and running in the Nauruan community,” said Mr Short.

“We currently do beach flag races every training day and we are about to start off the junior rescue boards on a nonsurfing day as to not confuse rescue boards with surfboards,” he said.

SLSA and the Nauru Surf Club have joined forces to establish

“These Nippers are our future,” said Mr Short.

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Strategic Development Research

Case Study Rip current research will save lives in the water

SLSA’s research activities have continued to expand over the past 12 months. Research activities are being promoted via the SLS website, biannual Research Newsletter, and peer reviewed presentations and publications. The SLS Research Advisory Committee continues to meet and provide valuable guidance, including critical review of grant proposals, draft publications and feedback to improve the presentation of the annual National Coastal Safety Report. SLS has forged strong partnerships with a number of research institutions, including the University of New South Wales, University of Technology Sydney, Griffith University, Monash University, University of Ballarat, Melbourne University, University of Wollongong, and the Australian Institute of Sport. Emerging partnerships continue to be explored both in Australia and internationally. SLS Research has been successful in attracting competitive research grants, including the following continuing grant: R. Brander, I. Turner, D. Dominey-Howes, J. Goff, W. Shaw, D. Drozdzewski, S. Sherker. Rip Currents: An evidence based approach to safely navigating the beach’s greatest drowning hazard. Australian Research Council Linkage Project 2011-2013. Newly funded projects this year also include:

SLSA and UNSW continue working on the collaborative research project, “Rip currents: An evidence based approach to managing the greatest beach hazard”. The project will, for the first time, provide an understanding of the action of swimmers caught in rip currents through interviewing rip current survivors and measuring swimmer response and rip flow. We are halfway through this three year project, funded by an Australian Research Council linkage grant, and are beginning to generate results that will provide the evidence base for improving existing rip current education. This research will greatly assist SLSA in reducing the unacceptably high drowning rates on Australian beaches.

Dr. David Kennedy, Prof. Colin Woodroffe, Dr. Shauna Sherker. Rocky Coasts: A Framework for risk assessment in order to reduce drowning. Australian Research Council Linkage Project 2013-2016 in partnership with Melbourne University (LP130100204). Tomlinson, R., M. Sano, S. Sherker. Adapting Between the Flags - A partnership with Surf Life Saving Australia. Griffith University Industry Collaboration Scheme 2012. S. Sherker, M. Sano. Adapt Between the Flags – Enhancing the Capacity of Surf Life Saving Australia to Cope With Climate Change and to Leverage Adaptation Within Coastal Communities. Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy - National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility 2012. S. Sherker, M. Edwards, V. Brown. Engaging Diverse Communities and Developing Social Inclusiveness through Surf Life Saving Activities. The Trust Company Foundation 2012.


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SLSA is promoting its research activity at national and international conferences as well as through journal publications. In total this year, 36 abstracts have been presented at scientific meetings or accepted for presentation, including 29 international conference abstracts and 7 national conference abstracts. In addition, 10 peer-reviewed journal articles have been published or submitted for publication: 1. D arcy S., J. Onyx, M. Edwards, H. Maxwell, S. Sherker. More than a sport and volunteer organisation: Investigating social capital in an Australian sporting organisation. Sport Management Review [submitted Dec 2012] 2. Onyx J., M. Edwards, H. Maxwell, S. Darcy, P. Bullen, S. Sherker. Measuring social impact. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly [accepted March 2013] 3. Kennedy, D., S. Sherker, C.D. Woodroffe, A. Weir, B. Brighton. Rocky coast hazards and public safety: moving beyond the beach in coastal risk management. Ocean and Coastal Management 82:85-94, 2013. 4. Brander, R., Dominey-Howes, D., Champion, C., Vecchio, O., Brighton, B. A new perspective on the Australian rip current hazard. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science 13:16871690, 2013. 5. Brighton, B., Sherker, S., Brander, R., Thompson, M., Bradstreet, A. Rip current related drowning deaths and rescues in Australia 2004-2011. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science 13:1–7, 2013. 6. Elrick-Barr, C., Kay, R., Farmer, N. Developing a road map for climate change adaptation: The experience of Surf Life Saving Australia. Ocean and Coastal Management [In press Nov 2012].

7. M itchell R., B. Brighton, S. Sherker. The epidemiology of competition and training-based surf sport-related injury in Australia, 2003 to 2011. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 16:261-266, 2012. 8. Williamson, J. Hatfield, S. Sherker, R. Brander, A. Hayen. A comparison of attitudes and knowledge of beach safety in Australia for beachgoers, rural residents and international tourists. Australian New Zealand Journal of Public Health 36(4):385–391 2012. 9. D. Drozdzewski, W. Shaw, D. Dominey-Howes, R. Brander, T. Walton, A. Gero, S. Sherker, J. Goff, B. Edwick. Insights on the perceptions, knowledge and experience of beachgoers caught in rip currents. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science 12:2001-11, 2012. 10. A. Williamson, J. Hatfield, S. Sherker, R. Brander, A. Hayen. Development and evaluation of an intervention to reduce rip current related beach drowning. Accident Analysis and Prevention 46:45-51, 2012. Valuable SLS investigative reports completed in 2012-13 include “SLSA National Coastal Safety Report 2012” and “Adapt between the flags: enhancing the capacity of Surf Life Saving Australia to cope with climate change.”

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Surf Life Saving Foundation

The Surf Life Saving Foundation continues its programs to raise much needed funds to support the SLS movement, and increase public awareness of our charitable status.

Donor Activity 2012-13 proved to be yet another challenging year as consumer confidence decreased with the weakening of the Australian economy furthering concerns around job certainty – which of course directly affects people’s ability to make charitable donations. Even with the additional strain on the community over the past year, our loyal Donors and Supporters continued to donate, to ensure our beaches remain a safe place to enjoy. Despite the prevailing economic conditions and through our strategy of revenue generation and diversification, the Foundation has been able to provide over $9.8M in distributions to SLS services this financial year.

Highlights 2012-13 Financial Year • $5.57M raised for SLSA from Philanthropic National activities for distribution to States • $598,708 distributed to SLSA from our revenue surplus • $1.9M raised for State Entities from specific State based fundraising and revenue activities • $1.68M raised for SLS Clubs from specific Club based fundraising events • $1.16M raised for State entities and Clubs through direct funding requests for SLS entities by the Foundation Grants Seeking Unit. Thank you to our Supporters. The Foundation continued to benefit from the support of all Donors, the State SLS organisations, our Service Providers and the Community across Australia. That support is greatly appreciated by all members of the Surf Life Saving movement.

Our Grant Seeking Unit continued to deliver great results for SLS entities Australia wide, securing additional funds in excess of $1.16M for yet another financial year.

Commercial Activity Our Lottery and Trade Promotion products continue to go from strength to strength with revenue increases of approximately 43% on the last financial year achieved on our existing products. This was achieved by greater geographic coverage and improved marketing. Additional Lotteries offering smaller prize pools and limited tickets will be introduced in the next financial year which will aim to deliver additional revenues for 2013-14.

Future Operations In accordance with the agreed outcomes from the Deloitte Review in 2012, The Surf Life Saving Foundation will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Surf Life Saving Australia effective 1 July 2013, with the support of all the SLS State entities. The Foundation will be working with SLSA to implement the changes necessary for the strategic re-positioning of marketing and fundraising within SLSA to maximise our capacity to raise revenue and improve our operational efficiencies to deliver more funds back to all SLS entities.

Geoffrey Martin Walsh Foundation Chair

Philanthropic Partner

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SLSA Helicopter rescue service Northern Region

NRHRS Snapshot This past year has been a watershed for us as we approached 400 lifesaving missions, whilst undertaking an intense training regime to equip our new pilot group with Night Vision Goggle flight capabilities. The results speak for themselves as our missions increased 27% and flight training hours increased by 52%. NRHRS Snapshot 2012-13

Number of available helicopters

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

1

1

2

2

Primary Response - Number of missions

166

156

153

171

Primary Response - Number of hours flown

172

165

183

176

Secondary Response - Number of missions

156

142

152

191

Secondary Response - Number of hours flown

262

223

245

270

11

21

24

20

Search and rescue - Number of missions Search and rescue - Number of hours flown

20

34

41

29

Training - Number of missions

102

101

114

159

Training - Number of hours flown

121

106

122

185

Other - Number of missions

34

54

55

89

Other - Number of hours flown

19

18

32

43

Total - Number of missions flown

469

473

498

630

Total - Number of hours flown

594

546

623

703

Introduction

Fundraising

In December 2012 our Service passed a substantial milestone, as we celebrated 30 years of providing lifesaving aero-medical services to the communities of northern NSW. The previous month we had successfully completed the 7,000th lifesaving mission of the Service.

Evolution is survival of the fittest. What is misunderstood is that “fittest” is not the strongest and most powerful, but the capacity to adapt and evolve quickly to the environment.

An expression I use on occasion is that ‘our Service came from the community for the community’. This was relevant in 1982 when Elton Cummings and others from Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore SLSC recognised that a helicopter was as much of a necessity (probably more so) in the Northern Rivers as it was in Sydney as a critical element of the rescue and healthcare chain.

The challenge of it has also demanded that we focus on being agile and adaptable in our fundraising. We know first-hand that our community has done it tough through this period, and our response has been to alter our fundraising mix and grow alternate income streams to reduce our reliance (though still critical need) on traditional donations.

It was also relevant in November 2012 when our crew were called to rescue our 7,000th patient, rescuing an injured man from rocks on the Tweed River break wall. The rescue required the teamwork and skills of all on board – pilot, air crew, doctor and paramedic. The mission also demonstrated the relationship and teamwork we have with on-ground emergency agencies that are often first on the scene.

Since 2008, our non-donor fundraising has risen over 58% and is as diverse as operating the largest Camping and Outdoor leisure expo in regional NSW, to a robust Op Shop network of five shops through our region to a sensationally successful Charity Walk along the coast from Ballina to Byron Bay. The point here is that we have responded and evolved to our (financial) environment well, allowing us to continue providing essential lifesaving services to our community.

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Developments Our major development this year has been a change in the staff roster for our air crew. You will recall that we welcomed (back) Andy Baker to the company as our Chief Pilot. Since then we have changed the mix of our roster and expanded it by one pilot to provide an internal relief capacity, though more importantly, to ensure we have robust training capability through our existing CASA approved Training & Checking Organisation. Our new pilot roster now includes Jason Cusack, Nathan Scard and Lachie Hayes. Whilst this training of new pilots was being managed and executed, we have also been dealing with substantial changes in Fatigue Risk Management and the introduction of CAO48.1 – the latter being a complete re-write of a longstanding fatigue management regulation for CASA. We have heavily invested in safety management systems and this year migrated our safety reporting and crew rostering and management to a new platform – Air Maestro. The majority of this migration has been performed by Yvette Ashlin and we congratulate her that this data is now online. As I write, our Engineering Department are commissioning replacement stretcher platforms and mountings, and are in the commencing stages of the fit-out of Night Vision Goggles in our second aircraft to ensure company-wide safety enhancement. The change in WHS laws has created opportunities to ensure our volunteers and other workers are fully informed and trained in the important role they play in safe workplaces. Our Fundraising staff, with the leadership of Zeke Huish have administered this training. Along the way we have been rewarded in our community, being recognised in major community awards through Byron Shire Council and Lismore City Council in this year’s Australia Day awards.

Farewell On 30 June, SLSA CEO and Northern Director Brett Williamson OAM left our Board. During his time with our Board, Brett walked a difficult tightrope of his responsibility to our Service’s board and also to SLSA as his employer and our owner. Decisions made for our Service were always in the best interests of our Service and our community.

Brett approached his role with our Board with thoughtful consideration, humour and compassion and exampled what leadership can be. We wish Brett well for the future.

Special Thank You Our community is the fabric that creates the tapestry of our story and the story is irrelevant if we do not celebrate this community engagement. In our 30th year I would like to take this opportunity to record our thanks to our communities as without their demonstrated and continuing support we cannot perform the work we do. To our 400 volunteers, to the mums and dads, small businesses and major sponsors, individually and collectively your support is as critical today as it was in 1982 and we thank you. In closing, our staff do an awesome job and without people with a passion for what our mission is, the task would be all the more difficult. From our “lifers” – Mark Sewell, Mick Kerry, Steve von Bratt and Roger Fry to our newest recruits in fundraising and all of us in the filling – great effort.

Northern Region Board of Directors The Board of Northern Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service throughout the year ended 30 June 2013 Member Warren Tozer

Meetings Chairman

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Paul Muldoon

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Noel Doyle

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Kevin Gosling

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John Griffin

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Brett Williamson

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Geoff King

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Peter Fahey

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Kris Beavis

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Case Study Rescue at Sea Rodney Russell doesn’t remember much about his fall but he does know that the helicopter helped save his life.

“From Coffs Harbour Hospital it was decided to transfer me to Newcastle,” Rodney said.

Rodney was enjoying a holiday on the cruise ship Radiance of the Seas as it steamed up the NSW coast. Approximately 40nm from Coffs Harbour Rodney suddenly collapsed while playing basketball.

“I was airlifted to the John Hunter Hospital Newcastle.

The ship’s doctor quickly assessed his condition as serious and called for assistance.

“There the neurosurgeons discovered that I had a grade 4 aneurism and were amazed I was alive,” Rodney said. “I was operated on the Tuesday and was discharged the following Thursday.

The call came through to the Lismore Helibase to fly to the ship.

“They couldn’t believe I survived at all, let alone without any long lasting side effects from the whole ordeal.”

Duty pilot Lachlan Hayes and aircrew Jethro Lampe swung into action and soon had the aircraft in the air and heading to the ship.

Rodney said his survival and recovery were due to a well coordinated team effort, and he has nothing but praise for all concerned in his treatment and rescue.

Also on board were the medical retrieval team of Doctor Alex Pullen and paramedic Paul Mellor.

“I owe my life to the doctor and pilot on that day,” he said.

As the aircraft approached the ship, pilot Lachlan circled while Jethro checked the ship’s helipad, before guiding the pilot to a safe landing. In a well coordinated exercise the ship’s crew were prepared for the aircraft’s arrival with safety crews and equipment in place. Doctor Pullen worked with the ship’s doctor and helicopter paramedic Paul Mellor to stabilise Rodney. Doctor Pullen knew he needed specialist care and Rodney was airlifted to Coffs Harbour Hospital. The aircraft returned to base, but for Rodney the ordeal was just beginning.

“The pilot and crew did a fantastic job of landing on the small helipad on the front of the cruise ship. “The helicopter brought me additional medical support quickly which helped me to survive. “I believe if it wasn’t for the doctor on board the helicopter I wouldn’t be in the condition I am now. “He assessed the situation so fast and worked out what was wrong and what had to be done to keep me alive. “I believe it was his first major mission and I don’t think I would be here now without his help.”


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SRHRS Snapshot 2012-13

Number of available helicopters

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2

2

2

2

Coastal Surveillance Flights - Number of missions

76

55

62

89

Coastal Surveillance Flights - Number of hours flown

70

60

61

87

Search and rescue - Number of missions

129

145

252

337

95.35

157

239.2

331

45

57

92

75

Training - Number of hours flown

28

45.5

85.65

144

Other - Number of missions

54

22

27

22

Search and rescue - Number of hours flown Training - Number of missions

Other - Number of hours flown

46.2

19

18

26

Maintenance - Number of missions

42

18

18

23

Maintenance - Number of hours flown

13

13

11

10

Total - Number of missions flown

346

297

451

546

Total - Number of hours flown

251

294.5

414.85

598

Introduction The Service continues to consolidate its position in the search and rescue industry and it is recognised as a valuable resource to our emergency services colleagues and the communities of NSW. We continue to be challenged in order to meet the costs involved in maintaining this level of service provision and this is our key goal over the next 12 months.

Government Funding At the start of the financial year, we were very fortunate to receive a funding grant of $1.5 million from the NSW State Government. This allowed the Service to provide search and rescue services to the NSW Police Force and other rescue agencies without any additional cost to them. The success of this funding program can be witnessed in the substantial increase in the number of search and rescue missions completed over the last year. A review being undertaken by the government has now been completed and the NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services has advised us that funding to support our operations is confirmed for the next four years.

Operations Over the last 12 months, a total of 563 hours have been flown by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopters in support of search and rescue activities throughout NSW, an incredible increase from previous years.

We also continue to support Surf Life Saving NSW by undertaking coastal surveillance patrols during the SLS season. During recent flood events in Grafton (January 2013) and Northern NSW (February 2013), the State Emergency Service tasked the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter (Southern Region) to be relocated to those areas to undertake 24/7 flood rescue operations. During these flood events 24 missions were flown. Our helicopters were also activated by Regional Emergency Operations Controllers to assist in surveillance and rescue activities during the devastating fires of January 2013 on the NSW South Coast. A significant factor in the capabilities of the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter is the extensive training undertaken, both internally and with other emergency services. As an outcome of extending our scope of registration as a Registered Training Organisation, we now deliver a number of training programs which results in the student receiving nationally recognised qualifications, including the Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crew). To ensure the optimal response and service provision, the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopters and crew took part in a number of multi-agency search and rescue exercises (SAREX’s). These include major SAREXs on the Pittwater, at Batemans Bay, Greenwell Point (Shoalhaven), Jindabyne and Jervis Bay. Participants in these exercises included the NSW Police Force


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(Local Area Commands and Marine Area Commands), the NSW State Emergency Service, Surf Life Saving NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, Volunteer Rescue Association, Ambulance Service of NSW and the Royal Australian Navy.

Southern Region Board of Directors Meeting Jon Donohoe AM

Chairman

David Owens APM

Deputy Chairman

Our Aircraft/Bases/Facilities

Peter George AM

Member’s Representative

Our 2011-12 report mentioned the collapse of the retaining wall at the Sydney base. Repairs to the wall are still underway and cause considerable inconvenience. It is hoped that the repairs will be completed in the near future.

Gordon Lang

Director

Daniel Dwyer

Director

Stephen Leahy JP

Company secretary, Chief Executive Officer

Both aircraft are performing well but the Board has agreed on an Aircraft Replacement Strategy which will see both helicopters replaced in the coming years.

Business Development

Case Study Kosciuszko National Park Search

We have been extremely successful in improving our operational capabilities over the last couple of years. This has seen great support from kindred emergency services and a substantial increase in our missions. This has resulted in our operational costs significantly increasing. However, our various revenue streams have not increased sufficiently to meet those costs. Improvement to increasing our revenue, as well as improving our cash reserves, is a high priority focus of the Board and one that must occur. A full review of our fundraising activities has been recently completed. Implementation will see a change in staffing structures, fundraising programs and new initiatives.

Conclusion The 2012-13 year has seen some of the most substantial growth in the company witnessed over the last decade. With two bases, two helicopters, a great team and significant taskings, we have cemented our future as a dedicated search and rescue service. As we now quickly approach our 40th anniversary, we have to face up to the challenges that will ensure the financial security. We recognise and thank former Directors John Fraser OAM and Graham Ford for their efforts on the Board. We acknowledge the great support we receive from our corporate partners, particularly Westpac and Thales. Finally, my sincere gratitude is extended to our wonderful staff. I continue to be amazed at their passion; our success has been due to their collective efforts!

On the 21st May 2013, south coast’s Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked by NSW Police to assist in the search for a missing Canadian bushwalker who had not been seen for nearly a week. Over the next 15 days, Lifesaver 3 completed 77 search and rescue missions – a total of 55 flight hours – throughout the Kosciuszko National Park. The helicopter was also used extensively to transport ground search teams into and out of remote locations. The Service also provided the opportunity for the Search Coordinator to show the family of the missing person the extensive areas being covered by search teams.


Section 02 Governance


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Our Governance Structure

Since 1907, when a small number of Sydney Surf Life Saving clubs formed the organisation now known as Surf Life Saving Australia, we have evolved into a highly federated and geographically disperse organisation, made up of 503 entities/groups including 311 separately incorporated Surf Life Saving Clubs (SLSC), 17 regional branches (in NSW and Queensland), 100 support operations (regional rescue and response teams), 63 paid lifeguard services and seven State and Territory centres (page 142). As there would otherwise be no meaningful report on the national contribution of the entire movement, the Surf Life Saving, education, training, development and surf sports activities of our members are consolidated in this report. However, as the various separate entities are not subsidiaries of SLSA Ltd and have a variety of legal and reporting structures, their financial results are not consolidated here. We are the peak policy and decision making body for the movement. Under our constitution, our members are:

The Surf Life Saving Foundation (SLSF) undertakes a national fundraising role on behalf of the movement. SLSA is one of eight ‘members’ of the SLSF along with the seven SLS State and Territory centres. We are a foundation member of the International Life Saving Federation (ILS), through which we maintain contact with other ‘lifesaving nations’ and play a leadership role in developing lifesaving expertise around the world.

Corporate governance Chief Patrons His Royal Highness Prince Philip KG KT OM GBE AC QSO PC Duke of Edinburgh Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia

Patrons

State Centres, represented by their appointed directors, who have the right to be present, debate and vote at our general meetings.

Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO Governor of New South Wales

Affiliated SLS Clubs, representatives of which have the right to be present and to debate on behalf of their club at our general meetings, but with no voting rights.

The Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC Governor of Victoria

Life Members of SLSA, who have the right to be present and to debate at our general meetings, but with no voting rights. All individual members of affiliated SLSC’s, who have the right to be present at general meetings, but with no voting or debating rights. Each year prior to the commencement of the season, individual members sign an application for joint membership of SLSA and their club. Where the members are less than 18 year of age, the membership form is signed by a parent or legal guardian. This detailed membership form meets a number of legal requirements, including indemnification of SLSA in the event of any claim arising from surf lifesaving activity, as well as outlining a member’s individual liability in the unlikely event of a wind-up of SLSA. SLSA also operate two subsidiary companies to provide helicopter rescue services in NSW. Other helicopter rescue services operate in Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia through the respective state centres.

Her Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AC Governor of Queensland His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR Governor of South Australia His Excellency Malcolm McCusker AC CVO QC Governor of Western Australia His Excellency the Hon Peter Underwood AC Governor of Tasmania Her Excellency the Honourable Sally Thomas AM Administrator of the Northern Territory

Life Governor Alan Whelpton AO Sir Adrian Curlewis CVO CBE* *Denotes deceased


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Surf Life Saving Australia LTD Board

Graham Ford – President

Kevin Larkins

Mark Fife OAM

Elected Director

Elected Director

Elected Director

Graham was elected as President of SLSA on October 30, 2010. He brings to this role a wealth of Surf Life Saving knowledge and experience, coupled with a strong business background. Graham is a Life Member of Bronte SLSC and has held many senior roles at club, branch and national levels. His professional experience includes over 30 years in the property industry, as well as numerous chairman and directorship roles. Graham was re-elected as SLSA President in October 2012. He was also elected as President of the ILS in November 2012.

Kevin, a company director, has been SLSA’s Director of Development since 30 October, 2010. Kevin has been a member of the Development Standing Committee for nine years, and is a member of Torquay SLSC in Victoria. Kevin was named SLSA Volunteer of the Year in 2000. Kevin was re-elected to the SLSA Board in October 2012.

Mark, an assistant property manager, has been SLSA’s Director of Lifesaving since 15 November, 2010. Mark was previously the State Lifesaving Officer and Director of Lifesaving in Queensland and has been a member of the Lifesaving Standing Committee since 2001. His current term expires in October 2013.

Rick Wright OAM

John Baker

Ralph Devlin QC

Elected Director

Appointed Director

Appointed Director

Rick, a consultant, has been SLSA’s Director of Sport since 8 May, 2010. Rick has been a member of the Sport Standing Committee since 2003 and was inducted into the SLSA Hall of Fame in 2010. He was previously an SLSA Director when he held the role of Director of Development between 1996 and 2002. Rick’s current term expires in October 2013.

John, a company director, has been President of Surf Life Saving SA since June 2011, and was appointed as a Director on the SLSA Board on 24 January 2012. John is a member of Brighton SLSC in SA and has been involved with Surf Life Saving since 1977. He was re-elected as SLSSA President in May 2013.

Ralph, a Senior Counsel, has been President of Surf Life Saving Queensland since July 2011. Prior to this time, Ralph held the role of SLSQ Deputy President, and was appointed as a Director on the SLSA Board on 20 December 2010. Ralph is a Life Member of SLSA. His current term as SLSQ President is due to expire in August 2014.


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Surf Life Saving Australia LTD Board

Robert William Creek

Stephen Godfrey

Mark Raymond Irwin

Appointed Director

Appointed Director

Appointed Director

Bob, an IT Manager, has been President of Surf Life Saving Northern Territory, since June 2003. He has been involved with Surf Life Saving since 1988. His current term as SLSNT president is due to expire in March 2014.

Stephen, Acting General Manager of Corporate Services at PSMA Australia Ltd, has been President of Surf Life Saving Tasmania since September 2011, and was appointed as a Director on the SLSA Board on 28 October 2011. Stephen is a Life Member of Carlton Park SLSC and has been involved with Surf Life Saving since 1967. His current term as SLST President is due to expire in September 2014.

Mark, a company director, has been President of Surf Life Saving Western Australia since September 2008. He has been involved with Surf Life Saving since 1982. Mark was named SLSA Volunteer of the Year in 2006. His current term as SLSWA President is due to expire in September 2014.

Tom Mollenkopf

Anthony Michael Haven

Michael Crismale

Appointed Director

Appointed Director

Independent Director

Tom Mollenkopf was the CEO of the Australian Water Association from 2007 to 2013. Prior to that he held executive roles internationally and in Australia in the utilities sector, following a law career in private practice and as corporate counsel. Tom is President of Life Saving Victoria and is a Director of Western Water and WaterAid Australia. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and of Chartered Secretaries Australia. Tom is a Life Member of Point Leo SLSC.

Tony, a senior manager at the NSW State Transit Authority, has been involved with Surf Life Saving since 1965. His current term as SLSNSW President is due to expire in May 2014.

Michael, Vice Chairman of the Australian Turf Club and Director and founding owner of Matrium Technologies Pty Ltd, was appointed as an Independent Director of Surf Life Saving Australia in April, 2011. Michael is also a member of the Institute of Sports Management, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australian Institute of Company Directors and Taxation Institute in Australia.


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Greg Nance

Christine Hopton

Lyn Barratt

Chief Executive Officer

Independent Director

Independent Director

Formerly SLSA CEO from 1996-2006, Greg Nance was appointed as Change Manager, then as Acting CEO on 25 February 2013. In June 2013, SLSA announced Nance as CEO to implement SLSA’s “As One” Change Management Plan until July 2015. Prior to and in-between his time with SLSA, Greg has held positions including Director, Sports Development at the ASC, leading the Commonwealth Governments investment in sport. He was also an officer in the Australian Army, serving in the Royal Australian, Commando and Special Air Service Regiments.

Christine has an extensive media background having worked in the newspaper and television industries, public relations, marketing and communications for more than 30 years. Christine has been involved in Surf Life Saving for over 15 years, joining as a nipper parent and holding positions on the Avalon Beach Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) junior committee before gaining her Bronze Medallion in 2000. Christine is currently in her seventh term as President of Avalon Beach SLSC.

Lyn has worked extensively in Occupational Health & Safety and Risk Management for over 20 years in Tasmania, Victoria and NSW. She currently holds position as the National Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Manager for an international dredging company specialising in the marine environment.

Geoffrey Martin Walsh

Michael James Martin AM

Suzanne Young

Independent Director

Outgoing Director

Outgoing Director

Geoffrey Martin Walsh is a member of Lorne SLSC and Life Member of Life Saving Victoria. Professionally, Martin is a Registered Company Director, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors. He is also the current chair of the Surf Life Saving Foundation and a previous Director of Life Saving Victoria.

Mike, a company director, has been President of Life Saving Victoria since 2006, and prior to that President of Surf Life Saving Victoria. He has been involved with Surf Life Saving since 1964. Mike is a Life Member of SLSA.

Suzanne, the Executive General Manager Group Corporate Services with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, was appointed as SLSA’s first Independent Director in March 2001. Suzanne was named SLSA Surf Life Saver of the Year in 1996 and has been actively involved in club and SLSA activities for a significant period of time including roles on the SLSA Board of Development, FACC and President’s Advisory Board.

Lyn has been involved in Surf Life Saving since 1985 as co-founder of the Port Sorell Surf Life Saving Club in Tasmania where she filled several roles over 12 years and continues to do so at a national level.


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Our Corporate Governance

The role of the Board and Committees

Management of significant business risks

As one of Australia’s largest volunteer movements, our Board and Committee structure is critical to ensuring volunteer representation in key decisions. The various committees outlined on pages 57-63 meet as required, and their recommendations are then considered by one of the four Standing Committees: The Executive Management Group, and the Lifesaving, Sport and Development Standing Committees. The Board has ultimate supervision of the Standing Committees.

2012-13 has seen further refinement to our risk management processes. The Board conducted an in-depth Risk Workshop in August 2012 to further enhance SLSA’s risk matrix.

The role of the Directors and Management The day-to-day business of SLSA Ltd is managed by the CEO, under the direction of the Board. The Board may exercise all the powers of the company, except any power the Corporations Act or the constitution which requires the company to exercise in a general meeting of members. The Board is responsible for the appointment of a CEO to manage and administer the organisation. The CEO is ultimately accountable to the Board, however, he is accountable to the President (as Chairman of the Board) on a day-to-day basis.

Board composition The Board comprises seven State Centre Appointed Directors, one from each State and the Northern Territory, (the ‘shareholders’ of SLSA Ltd) who represent our members; three Elected Directors, comprised of the Directors of Lifesaving, Sport and Development, who are elected by the State Appointed Directors; the President (chairman), who is also elected by the appointed Directors; and the CEO (non-voting). Up to four additional Independent Directors may also be appointed to the Board. The current Board has four appointed Independent Directors.

Board meetings and access to management The Board meets at least four times each year. The elected Directors are supported by full-time managers from within SLSA, while the appointed Directors are supported by their respective State or Territory CEOs.

Code of conduct A code of conduct for Directors, setting out expectations and limitations is contained within the SLSA Governance Policy.

Accountability The Board is accountable to the members of SLSA Ltd. Part III of the Constitution lists the following categories of membership: • State Centres – debating and voting rights at SLSA general meetings. • Affiliated Clubs – debating but not voting rights at SLSA general meetings. • Life Members – debating but not voting rights at SLSA general meetings. • All members of affiliated clubs – can be present, but no debating or voting rights at SLSA general meetings. The general membership category is divided into various other sub-categories set out in the regulations.

Independence At the commencement of each Board meeting, the chair asks for Directors to declare conflicts of interest in any agenda items. Under the Board’s structure, three Directors have a portfolio (an operational area of SLSA), while seven are appointed by their respective State or Territory Centre. As with most other federated organisations, there is inevitably the perception of tension between state Directors’ responsibilities to their State Centres and their fiduciary duties to SLSA Ltd. These fiduciary duties are higher for a limited company such as SLSA Ltd than for incorporated associations such as State Centres. It is the opinion of the Chairman that all State Appointed Directors fulfilled their fiduciary duties first and foremost to SLSA.


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Our Corporate Governance /Continued

Obtaining independent advice

Training

The Board is assisted in aspects of its operations with external advice. Lander and Rogers Lawyers were re-appointed to provide our legal services at the Annual General Meeting in October 2012, for a period of twelve months. Our auditors, BDO (formerly known as PKF), conduct an annual internal audit, giving the Board independent assurance and advice on financial management matters. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Australia Pty Ltd also provides insurance advice and services.

From time to time, presentations by outside experts on strategic matters are made to the Board. Directors have also been given the opportunity to attend workshops and other conferences relating to corporate governance at SLSA’s expense.

Throughout the year, SLSA also sought advice from a range of other external consultants including Net Focus, which conducted our strategic planning process.

Ethical standards The Board acknowledges the need for, and continued maintenance of, the highest standards of corporate governance practice, ethical conduct by all Board members and open and transparent processes. Declaring any conflict of interest and/or pecuniary interest in agenda items of Board meetings ensures that, where appropriate, Directors leave the meeting until discussion on the matter is concluded.

Compliance issues SLSA is a company limited by guarantee under the Corporations Act 2001 (Commonwealth). SLSA is also a registered charitable institution under the NSW Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 (NSW). The Surf Life Saving Foundation(SLSF) (which reports separately) operates under the charitable fundraising legislation in each of the States/Territory it is registered. The three advisors noted earlier, Lander and Rogers Lawyers, BDO and JLT also ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulation.

Compensation Directors receive no compensation for their services. Travel and accommodation costs associated with meetings are met by SLSA.

Subsidiary entities As noted elsewhere, SLSA Ltd wholly owns a number of subsidiary bodies. Southern Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Services P/L and Northern Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Services P/L provide helicopter rescue services in NSW. Surf Sports Australia P/L is another subsidiary of SLSA, primarily concerned with professional sports events. The financial results of the three subsidiaries are included as segment reporting in SLSA’s accounts.

Fiduciary duties Monthly financial statements for SLSA Ltd. and subsidiary companies are provided to the Board. These monthly statements together with monthly accounts are submitted to Directors for endorsement at the subsequent Board Meeting. All financial accounts and reports are overseen by the FACC and, on their recommendation, adopted or otherwise by the Board throughout the year.

Pathways to Board and Committee membership As one of the largest volunteer organisations in Australia, we are dependent on the contribution of our volunteer members for everything from patrolling beaches, to providing the overall management and operational delivery of frontline services and activities. Broadly speaking a person can become a member of the Board or committee by being appointed by either SLSA or by a state centre. The skills base required for these positions is set out in the SLSA Governance Policy and also in the SLSA Regulations.


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2012/13 Boards & Committees

As one of the largest volunteer organisations in Australia, we are dependent on the contribution of our volunteer members from everything from patrolling beaches, to providing overall strategic direction for the organisation. Board and Committee members freely give up their time for the benefit of Surf Life Saving.

Surf Life Saving Australia Board The peak policy and decision body for Surf Life Saving in Australia, made up of the President of SLSA, seven Appointed Directors from each State and the Northern Territory, the Directors of the organisation’s three operational areas - Lifesaving, Surf Sports and Development, four Independent Directors and the Chief Executive Officer of SLSA. The Board delegates the management of SLSA to the CEO who seeks support and advice from the Executive Management Group (EMG).

Name

Position

Note

Graham Ford

President (Chair)

Greg Nance

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Fife OAM

Director of Lifesaving

Position to be disestablished at October 2013 AGM

Rick Wright OAM

Director of Sport

Position to be disestablished at October 2013 AGM

Kevin Larkins

Director of Development

Position to be disestablished at October 2013 AGM

Tony Haven

SLSNSW

Ralph Devlin QC

SLSQ

Tom Mollenkopf

LSV

John Baker

SLSSA

Stephen Godfrey

SLST

Mark Irwin

SLSWA

Bob Creek

SLSNT

Michael Crismale

Independent Director

Christine Hopton

Independent Director

Lynette Barratt

Independent Director

Geoffrey Martin Walsh

Independent Director


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1. Executive Management Group (EMG)

3. Lifesaving Standing Committee (LSC)

Management authority delegated by the SLSA Board and is made up of the SLSA CEO, State CEO’s, SLSA General Managers and SLSA’s Legal Advisor.

Responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic lifesaving business of SLSA, the LSC reviews, develops and maintains lifesaving rules, policies, standards and lifesaving manuals and encourages the expansion of services, including professional lifeguard services. The LSC consists of the Director of Lifesaving, SLSA’s CEO (or nominee) and the State Directors of Lifesaving.

Executive Management Group Name

Position

Greg Nance

SLSA CEO (Chair)

John Brennan OAM

CEO, SLSQ

Phil Vanny AM

CEO, SLSNSW

Nigel Taylor ESM

CEO, LSV

Tony van den Enden

GM, SLST

Elaine Farmer OAM JP

CEO, SLSSA

Paul Andrew

CEO, SLSWA

Tony Snelling

CEO, SLSNT

Peter George AM

GM Corporate Services

Norm Farmer ESM

GM Strategic Development

Kitty Chiller

GM Capacity & Capability

Melissa King

GM Communications & Business Development

2. Development Standing Committee (DSC) Responsible for developing policies, guidelines and programs relating to the development of SLSA and its members. Development Standing Committee Name

Position

Kevin Larkins

Director of Development, SLSA (Chair)

Vanessa Brown

People & Development Manager, SLSA

Lyn Barratt

NSW

Katie Dixon

NSW

Gordon Lang

NSW

Mark Irwin

WA

Nancy Joseph

VIC

Garry Williams

WA

Rob Campbell

QLD

Lifesaving Standing Committee Name

Position

Mark Fife OAM

Director of Lifesaving, SLSA (Chair)

Bree Corbett

Operations Project Manager, SLSA

John Restuccia

NSW

Darren McLeod

VIC

Christopher Jacobson

TAS

Bruce Hosking

SA

Renato Bruno

WA

Alan Cross

NT

Peter Lucas

QLD

LSC Advisors Henry Scruton

Powercraft Advisor

Marcia Fife

Marine Stinger Advisor

Dr. Natalie Hood

Medical Advisor

Carolyn Wiseman

National Workplace Health & Safety Advisor

Chris Stevens

Communications Advisor

4. Sport Standing Committee (SSC) Responsible for the management and development of sport business, including the event management of all nationally significant sport events. Sport Standing Committee Name

Position

Rick Wright OAM

Director of Sport, SLSA (Chair)

Peter Pearce

NSW

John Brennan OAM

QLD

Kristy Ellis

QLD

Derek Knox

WA

Ian Fullagar

VIC

Gavin Hunt

ACT


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Governance Committees

2. Meritorious Awards & Lifesaving Selections Committee

1. Finance, Audit & Compliance Committee (FACC)

Selects individuals, lifesavers, and/or groups for Meritorious Awards. Selects individual lifesavers and/or groups for the Lifesaver of the Year Award and other associate programs, awards and educational tours.

Assists the SLSA Board in oversight of the reliability and integrity of accounting policies, financial reporting and disclosure practices. Finance, Audit & Compliance Committee Name

Position

Michael Crismale

Chair

Greg Nance

SLSA

Neil Morarty OAM

VIC

Meritorious Awards & Lifesaving Selections Committee Name

Position

Graham Ford

Chair

Mark Fife OAM

SLSA

John Restuccia

NSW

Lyn Barratt

NSW

Bree Corbett

SLSA

2. Appointments and Remuneration Committee Recommends the appointment of the CEO to the SLSA Board, reviews and reports proposed remuneration packages for the CEO and senior executives to the SLSA Board, and ensures adequate human resource levels within the organisation.

3. Public Liability Claims Committee Manages part of the public liability risk for all of SLSA’s entities participating in and covered by SLSA’s public liability insurance, and to authorise public liability risk claims.

Appointments and Remuneration Committee

Public Liability Claims Committee

Name

Position

Name

Position

Graham Ford

President, SLSA

Peter George AM

SLSA

Michael Crismale

Director

Phil Vanny AM

NSW

John Brennan OAM

QLD

SLSA Special Purposes Committees 1. Honours Committee

4. Hall of Fame Panel

Initiates nominations to the appropriate authorities on behalf of SLSA members considered eligible for civil, sporting, community and other awards.

Meets to discuss SLSA Hall of Fame nominations, and makes recommendations to the SLSA Board about inductions to the Hall of Fame Hall of Fame Committee

Honours Committee Name

Position

Name

Position

Kevin Larkins

Chair

Graham Ford

Chair

Vanessa Brown

SLSA

Alan Whelpton AO (NSW)

NSW

Andrew Barnes

VIC

John Fitzgerald OAM (SA)

SA

Danny Hoyland OAM

QLD

Warren Rennie AM (NSW)

NSW

Richard Lytham OAM

NSW

Vanessa Brown

SLSA

Jean Burling OAM

WA


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5. Youth Development Committee

7. Australian Lifeguard Service Management Committee

Responsible for discussing issues and implementing programs related to youth activities within surf lifesaving.

Responsible for standardising the delivery of lifeguarding services around Australia and discussing issues surrounding lifeguarding.

Youth Development Committee

Australian Lifeguard Service Management Committee

Name

Position

Name

Position

Kevin Larkins

Chair

Bree Corbett

Chair

Vanessa Brown

SLSA

Matt Rodwell

NSW

Gary Chapman

NSW

Greg Cahill

QLD

Nancy Joseph

VIC

Dale Richardson

VIC

Renee McCabe

WA

TBC

TAS

Stephen Cornish

SA

Shane Daw

SA

Rob Campbell

QLD

Matt du Plessis

WA

Bridget Riggs

NT

Trevor Radburn

NT

Sharon Kemp

TAS

8. Lifesaving Gear & Equipment Committee 6. History Committee Advises, comments and submits recommendations on the collection, conservation, management and documentation of the history of surf lifesaving in Australia.

Coordinates the trial and evaluation of new and/or modified lifesaving gear and equipment. Lifesaving Gear & Equipment Committee Name

Position

History Committee

Bree Corbett

Chair

Name

Position

Cale Watson

NSW

Stan Vesper

Chair

Sue Neil

QLD

Vanessa Brown

SLSA

Scott Ivey

VIC

Don Burchill OAM

QLD

Ashlee Biddle

SA

Prue Weber

VIC

Matt du Plessis

WA

Don Henderson

SA

Adrian Petrie

TAS

Ken Knight BEM

TAS

Trevor Radburn

NT

Ray Brennan

NSW

Gary McKinnon

NT

9. Sport Technical and Rules Committee

Tim Tucak

WA

Peter Orlovich

Honorary Archivist

Responsible for technical and editorial advice on rules and publications, and policy formation when directed. Sport Technical and Rules Committee Name

Position

Greg Allum OAM

Chair

Allan Inwood

QLD

Steve Strange

NSW

Paul Schott

NSW

Ric Mitchell

VIC


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10. Sport Selection Committee Responsible for the selection of national teams in accordance with SLSA selection policy. Sport Selection Committee

Safety and Emergency Committee Name

Position

Stephen Leahy

Safety & Emergency Services Coordinator – North Kirra

Mark Fife OAM

Safety & Emergency Services Assistant

Name

Position

Richard Bignold

Deputy Championship Referee

Chris Gately

Chair

Rob Pollock

Water Safety Coordinator

Kevin Neilson

NSW

Shelley Schulz

Medical/First Aid Coordinator

Danny Short

QLD

Simon Cartwright

Operational Communications Coordinator

Craig Williams

Referee Assistant Safety & Risk/Area Risk Response Officers     

Adam Weir

Work Health and Safety Advisor

Sgt Peter Fischer

Local Police/Emergency Service Organisations

Ken Hunter

North Kirra SLSC Representative

Stuart Hogben

Athlete Liaison (Masters)

Phil Clayton

Athlete Liaison (Opens)

11. Development Management Group Responsible for discussing issues related to SLS member development Development Management Group Name

Position

Vanessa Brown

Chair

Claire Parry

NSW

Kate McLauchlan

VIC

Stephen Cornish

SA

Brenda Lofthouse

QLD

Alyce Hancock

TAS

Julie Snelling

NT

Renee Scully

WA

Safety and Emergency Committee - Boat Arena Name

Position

Darren Moore

Safety & Emergency Services Coordinator

Don Cotterill

ASRL Representative

Tony Haven

Boat Referee

Donald Allen

Water Safety Coordinator

Neill Dudley

Medical/First Aid Coordinator     

11. Australian Championships Committees Australian Championships Committees These committees are responsible for the event and safety planning and organisation of the Australian Championships.

Australian Event Organising Committee Name

Position

Dave Thompson

Chair

Australian Surf Life Saving Championships Competition Committee

Rick Wright OAM

Director of Sport, SLSA

Name

Position

Haley McMahon

Event Operations Manager, SLSA

Mike Martin AM

Chair Competition Committee

Andrew Buhk

Championship Referee

Greg Nance

CEO, SLSA

Richard Bignold

Deputy Championship Referee

Andrew Buhk

Championship Referee

Darren Moore

Safety & Emergency Services Coordinator

Richard Bignold

Deputy Championship Referee

Mal Flew

Powercraft Area Referee

Darren Moore

Safety & Emergency Services Coordinator

Adam Weir

Work Health and Safety Advisor

Adam Weir

Work Health and Safety Advisor

Graham Bruce

Championship Event Logistics Manager

Mal Flew

Powercraft Area Referee

John Brennan OAM

Championship Advisor

Graham Bruce

Championship Event Logistics Manager

Guy Britt

Media and Communications Manager

Ken Hunter

North Kirra SLSC Representative

Ron Pears OAM

Event Administration Manager


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2012/13 Boards & Committees /Continued

Australian Event Organising Committee /continued

International Life Saving Federation Board of Directors /continued

Name

Position

Name

Position

Steve Strange

Results System Coordinator/Referees Steward

Rick Wright Oam

ILS Sport Commission and Committees

Ken Bird OAM

Venue Manager

Greg Allum OAM

ILS Sport Commission and Committees

Shelley Schulz

First Aid/Medical Coordinator

John Fitzgerald OAM

ILS Sport Commission and Committees

Ross Wyeth

Gear & Equipment Coordinator

Anthony Bradstreet

Felicity Colbourne

Counselling Services Manager

ILS Drowning Prevention and Public Education Commission

Don van Keimpema

Officials Appointments and Welfare Advisor

Robyn Carr

Presentations Manager

13. Rescue 2012 Executive Management Committee

Gary Daly

IT Manager

Responsible for the event and event and safety planning and organisation of Rescue 2012, Lifesaving World Championships.

12. International Life Saving Federation (ILS) ILS Board and Committees

Rescue 12 Executive Management Committee Name

Position

Rick Wright OAM

Chairman Rescue 2012

David Thompson

General Manager – Sport, SLSA & ILS Representative

Bill Jamieson AFSM

Rescue 2012 Transport & Planning/Work Safe Coordinator

Marnie Lock

Rescue 2012, Event Operations Manager, SLSA

Mandy Milligan

SATC Business Development Manager

International Life Saving Federation Board of Directors

John Fitzgerald OAM

Rescue 2012 Protocol Manager

Name

Position

John Baker

President SLSSA (Adviser)

Graham Ford

ILS President

Norman Farmer ESM

ILS Business Commissioner

Dave Thompson

ILS Sport Commissioner

Ian Fullagar

ILS Legal Adviser

Peter George AM (Secretary Commission)

ILS Rescue Commission and Committees

Dr Natalie Hood MD

ILS Rescue Commission and Committees

Pamela Simon

ILS Rescue Commission and Committees

Oversees the business of ILS between the General Assemblies. Board of Director’s meetings are held on a regular basis at various places in the world. The ILS Committees cover areas across the board of international lifesaving including Rescue Commission, Business Commission, Sport Commission and Drowning Prevention and Public Education Commission.

Adam Weir

ILS Rescue Commission and Committees

Peter Agnew

ILS Rescue Commission and Committees

Matthew Thompson

ILS Rescue Commission and Committees

Dr. Shauna Sherker PhD

ILS Rescue Commission and Committees

14. Lifesaving Management Committee Responsible for the implementation and continual improvement of lifesaving plans, programs and activities. Lifesaving Management Committee Name

Position

Peter George AM

Chair

Bree Corbett

Assisting Chair

Dean Storey

NSW

George Hill

QLD

Greg Scott

VIC

Tony van den Enden

TAS

Norman Farmer ESM (Chair)

ILS Business Commission and Committees

Peter George AM

ILS Business Commission and Committees

Shane Daw

SA

Dave Thompson (Chair)

ILS Sport Commission and Committees

Chris Peck

WA

Ian Fullagar

ILS Sport Commission and Committees

Tony Snelling

NT

Kristy Ellis

ILS Sport Commission and Committees


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2012/13 Boards & Committees /Continued

15. Lifesaving Education Committee

17. Public Education Committee

Coordinates the operations of the Australian Lifesaving Academy and discusses issues relating to education.

Responsible for promoting and ensuring the highest standard of public education in line with best practices nationally and internationally.

Lifesaving Education Committee Name

Position

Public Education Committee

Amy Teale

National Training and Education Manager, SLSA (Chair)

Name

Position

Pamela Simon

NSW

Anthony Bradstreet

Public Safety and Education Manager, SLSA (Chair)

Aaron Tabone

VIC

Renee Scully

SLSWA

Alyce Hancock

TAS

Pamela Simon

SLSNSW

Joy Fisher

SA

Julie Snelling

SLSNT

Janelle Slattery

WA

Kevin Spencer

SLSSA

Glen Russell

QLD

Donna Walls

QLD

Julie Snelling

NT

Alyce Hancock

TAS

Kate Simpson

VIC

16. Lifeguard Advisory Committee Responsible for providing feedback and advice on matter pertaining to lifeguarding to the industry and SLSA. Lifeguard Advisory Committee

18. Research Advisory Committee Responsible for assisting SLSA in identifying, guiding, conducting and prioritising research relevant to SLS activities and operations including water safety, lifesaving, general injury prevention, education, training, sport, youth, volunteering and leadership.

Name

Position

Greg Cahill

SLSQ

Matt du Plessis (SLSWA)

SLSWA

Research Advisory Committee

Matt Rodwell (SLSNSW)

SLSNSW

Name

Position

Craig Healy (NSW)

NSW

Mr John Fitzgerald OAM

Chair

Clinton Rose (NSW)

NSW

Dr. Shauna Sherker, PhD

National Research Manager, SLSA

Dr. Bernadette Matthews

LSV

Dr. Sophie Pointer

Flinders University

Professor Ann Williamson

University of New South Wales

Professor Andrew Short OAM

University of Sydney

Dr. Melissa Edwards

University of Technology Sydney

Mr Wade Sinclair

James Cook University

Dr. Dean Dudley

Charles Sturt University

Professor Caroline Finch

University of Ballarat


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2012/13 Boards & Committees /Continued

19. Information Technology and Telecommunications Committee Makes recommendations to the EMG on IT&T strategy, architecture, standards and policy with Surf Life Saving.

21. Sport Partnership Committee Responsible for managing relationships and programs with joint partners to enhance and promote SLSA across a wider range of sporting activities.

Information Technology and Telecommunications Committee

Sport Partnership Committee

Name

Position

Name

Position

Gary Daly

National IT Manager, SLSA (Chair)

Rick Wright OAM

Director of Sport, SLSA

Matt Hanks

NSW

Nathan Hight

Acting Surf Sports Manager, SLSA

Craig Williams

QLD

Peter Pearce

SSC Member

Emma Atkins

VIC

Greg Bird

TAS

Shane Daw

SA

Ryan Greenaway

WA

Bob Creek

NT

Jonathan Farrell

CEO Appointment

22. National Sport Events Committee Responsible for the planning and organisation of SLSA’s national sport events. National Sport Events Committee Name

Position

20. Sport Development Committee

Rick Wright OAM

Chair

Responsible for considering and determining issues relating to the overall development of lifesaving sport across all areas and at all levels.

Haley McMahon

Event Operations Manager, SLSA

John Brennan OAM

SSC Member

23. Surf Boat Committee Sport Development Committee

Responsible for overseeing the regulation, development and management of Surf boat rowing in Australia.

Name

Position

Darren Peters

NSW

Peter Kirkwood

NSW

Surf Boat Committee

Kevin Neilson

NSW

Name

Position

Graham Bruce

NSW

Bert Hunt

Chair

Don van Keimpema

NSW

Rick Miller

NSW

Chris Allum

NSW

John Wright

WA

Kristyl Smith

QLD

Stephen Blewett

VIC

Nancy Joseph

VIC

Michael King

NSW

Richard Bignold

NSW

Don Alexander

SA

Michael Schetter

SA

Vacant

VIC

Patricia McDermott

NSW

Don Cotterill

QLD

Derek Knox

Sport Standing Committee/ SLSA Advisor to SBC


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Our Staff

During 2012-13, SLSA’s team of paid staff has continued to collectively demonstrate dedication and commitment to the national organisation. The majority of the staff works at SLSA HQ in Rosebery (Sydney) with a number of other staff members based in other states.

Staff in State Centres and Branches report to their own Boards and management teams and are therefore not included in this section.

In what’s been a busy year for the team, we have begun steps moving towards the roll out of SLSA’s “As One” Workforce Transition Plan which will be implemented over the next 18 months.

We seek to remunerate our employees consistent with the not-for-profit sector. Our formal research indicates that salaries offered at SLSA are in line with those offered by similar organisations. Our remuneration includes fringe benefit packages which allow us, within Australian Taxation Office guidelines (page 78), to provide a proportion of an employee’s income as a tax-exempt fringe benefit.

“As One” was created to address each and every one of the 43 recommendations made in the 2012 Deloitte Report. Following the report, we finalised the key SLSA capacity building plans including a people strategy, workforce planning strategy and business management strategy which became the “As One” Change Management Plan. During this time, SLSA has, and continues to access external human resources expertise to assist in the creation the Workforce Transition Plan. This expertise includes advice on best practice, systems and frameworks to consider once the plan is implemented. The “As One” Workforce Integration (including a new SLSA organisation starting structure from 1 July 2013) has the following features: • Attracting and selecting the right people • Implementing workforce management systems • Developing, engaging and motivating the workforce • Retaining or transitioning designated positions into the designated structure Several actions from the above strategies have already been implemented, particularly the development of new General Manager (GM) positions and recruitment in line with the new starting structure and functions. An extensive external recruitment process for the newly restructured GM positions was completed for the GM Communications and Business Development, GM Capacity and Capability and GM Corporate Services, with all positions appointed in mid June 2013. SLSA also invested in a full time Human Resources Manager for the first time in January 2013. For our organisational starting structure and staff list see page 66.

Remuneration

Performance and salary reviews Employees participate in twice-yearly performance reviews with their respective manager and/or the CEO. These reviews are one of the various factors taken into account in the annual salary reviews. We do not have remuneration-based incentive arrangements.

Workplace relations Our staff operate under an enterprise agreement which covers general terms and conditions of employment while providing flexibility to deal with non-standard work hours. The nature of Surf Life Saving activities requires significant amounts of weekend work. Under the terms of the agreement, our employees are entitled to time-in-lieu for work undertaken on weekends. We have monthly staff meetings where any employment related issues that affect all staff are discussed.

Staff turnover Over the past year there has been an increase in staff turnover from an already high level. Some of the turnover is due to the conclusion of three full time Rescue 2012 event staff contracted to organise the World Championship event. This turnover also includes the redundancy of three full time staff members in 2012, one full time staff redundancy and three vacant full time positions not being included in the new “As One” structure in 2013. The “As One” Change Management Plan has many new strategies and initiatives which will be implemented over the next 18 months. Reducing staff turnover is a high priority.


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Our Staff /Continued

Equal opportunity

Work health and safety

We meet all legislative requirements in terms of equal opportunity and a bias-free workplace.

For the most part, our employees work in normal business office conditions and are not exposed to any undue hazards. We have consistently promoted a healthy and safe work environment, which is ergonomically sound. There have been no Workcover claims during the 2012-13 year.

Professional development We recognise the need to offer our employees the opportunity for professional development and have set aside a budget for this purpose.

Many of our staff are also volunteer surf lifesavers and from time to time are engaged in high-risk activities. In these situations, they are protected by the full range of SLSA policies and insurances that apply to all members.

2012-13 Staff Statistics 2008/09 FTE’s # Executive Managers

% Male % Female Staff Turnover FTE’s

# Managers

2012/13

5

4

100%

100%

100%

100%

0%

0%

0%

0%

17%

33%

17%

60%

13

16

14

13

13

56.25%

50.00%

38.46%

33.40%

% Female

23.08%

43.75%

50.00%

61.54%

66.60%

18%

23%

25%

21%

35%

25

23

24

29.6

24.4

% Male

36.00%

39.13%

41.67%

27.03%

18.20%

% Female

56.00%

52.17%

58.33%

72.97%

81.80%

40%

36%

39%

29%

40%

38

45

44

47.6

40.3

Staff Turnover FTE’s % Male

50.00%

53.33%

52.27%

37.82%

33.40%

% Female

50.00%

46.67%

47.73%

62.18%

66.60%

33%

34%

33%

25%

42%

1.61

2.62

2.66

2.02

3.1

Staff Turnover Average length of service (Years)

2011/12

6

76.92%

FTE’s

Total

2010/11

6

% Male

Staff Turnover

# Operational Staff

2009/10


Executive Leadership

Senior Management

Management

Operational

Vacant

ICT Support Officer (P/T) Leanne Bartlett

ICT Support Officer (P/T) Rebecca Cocks

Marketing Executive Melissa Gray

Marketing Manager Kate Hayes

Event Assistant Dan McAtamney

Receptionist Lynette Lane

HR Manager Felicity Colbourne

Media and Digital Communications Executive Bessie Quansah

ICT Coordinator Travis Klerck

Information Technology Manager Gary Daly

ICT Support Officer (P/T) Yvette Rutherford

Accounts Administrator (P/T) Teresa Vom Bruch

Assistant Accountant Ana Andre

Finance Manager James Cameron

Sponsorship Contractor Phil Stoneman Until 31 Dec 2013

Retail Executive Vacant

Partnerships Executive Sophie Packer

Partnerships Manager Cherie Kellett

Head of SLSF Steve Francia

Research Assistant Barbara Brighton

Research Manager Dr Shauna Sherker

GM SLS Strategy Norm Farmer ESM

Refer to Chart B for SLSF positions

GM Communications and Business Development Melissa King

Venue Manager Ken Bird OAM

Sport Education Coordinator Sophie Tindle

Executive Services Manager Vacant

GM Corporate Services Peter George Matrix reporting SLSF

Public Affairs Manager Guy Britt

Senior Graphic Designer Tom Parsons

Development Services Coordinator Vacant

Development Project Coordinator Michelle Hunt

Development Manager Vanessa Brown

EA to CEO Nicole Mongan

Acting Chief Executive Officer Greg Nance

Technical and Business Support (P/T) Andy Hutchinson

Event Coordinator Catherine Pacholke

Talent ID Coordinator Vacant

Resource Development Coordinator Olivia Harvey Mat Leave (Dave Winkle)

Operations Administration Assistant Annie Bretherton

Public Safety Resource Coordinator (P/T) Sarah Anderson

Event Manager Haley McMahon

High Performance Coordinator Jenna Harrod

Training & Education Manager Amy Teale

Operations Project Manager Bree Corbett

Acting Surf Sport Manager Nathan Hight

Public Safety Education Manager Anthony Bradstreet

Acting Coastal Safety Services Manager Bree Corbett Vacant

GM Capacity and Capability Kitty Chiller

Surf Life Saving Australia Staff as of 1 August 2013

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SLS Organisational Structure

SLS Governance Structure

Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ)

6 Regional Branches

59 Clubs

12 Support Ops

16 ALS

Surf Life Saving New South Wales (SLSNSW)

11 Regional Branches

129 Clubs

41 Support Ops

19 ALS

13 ALS

19 Support Ops

57 Clubs

Life Saving Victoria (LSV)

Lifesaving Standing Committee

SLSA Subsidiaries NRHRS SRHRS Surf Sports Australia

Governance structure of SLS in Australia

166,923 members

11 ALS

13 Support Ops

29 Clubs

Surf Life Saving Western Australia (SLSWA)

National Body Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA)

Committees

Development Standing Committee

Executive Management Group

SLSA Board

1 ALS

5 Support Ops

19 Clubs

Surf Life Saving South Australia (SLSSA)

1 ALS

8 Support Ops

14 Clubs

Surf Life Saving Tasmania (SLST)

Surf Life Saving Foundation

Sport Standing Committee

2 ALS

1 Support Op

4 Clubs

Surf Life Saving Northern Territory (SLSNT)

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Section 03 Financial Report


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Financial Report

Summarised financial report For the year ended 30 June 2013 The summarised financial report is an extract from the full financial report for the year ended 30 June 2013. The financial statements and specific disclosures included in the summarised financial report have been derived from the 2013 financial report of Surf Life Saving Australia Limited and its subsidiaries. The summarised financial report cannot be expected to provide as full an understanding of the financial performance, financial position and financing and investing activities of Surf Life Saving Australia Limited and its subsidiaries as the full financial report. The full financial report and the auditor’s report will be sent to SLSA’s voting members on request, free of charge.

Discussion and analysis of the summary financial statements 1. Statements of Comprehensive Income The 2013 consolidated surplus was $317,158. This comprised a surplus of $187,572 (2012: $257,214) for lifesaving activities, and a surplus of $129,586 (2012: $302,849) for helicopter services. In 2013, consolidated revenue increased to $37,165,967 (2012: $36,458,923). Government Grants decreased slightly to $7,709,196 (2012: $8,007,506). Southern Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service Pty Ltd (SRHRS) received an increase in funding from the NSW government due to the expansion of its operations; while grants received by the parent company decreased as no funding for the completed ICT project was received in 2013. Sponsorship income increased to $11,826,577 (2012: $11,142,584). Fundraising and donations decreased slightly to $9,391,825 (2012: $9,773,627). Expenditure on Lifesaving decreased slightly to $11,091,217 (2012: $11,325,953) due primarily to decreased sponsorship distributions made to the states. Expenditure on competitions increased to $6,281,521 (2012: $4,780,710) due exclusively to the Rescue 2012 World Life Saving Championships event held in November 2012. Expenditure on the administration of lifesaving and competitions decreased to $3,161,622 (2012: $4,596,684). An increase in income received from the Surf Life Saving Foundation saw an increase in state distribution expenditure to $3,142,141 in 2013 (2012: $2,539,541).

2. Statement of Financial Position The net assets of the consolidated group have remained steady at $29,090,702 (2012: $28,773,544) demonstrating the group’s solid financial position. The current ratio (current assets : current liabilities) of the group 2.17 (2012: 1.72) continues to be well above the international benchmark of one. Property, plant and equipment decreased by $891,101 with no major capital purchases. Cash decreased by $1,738,867. Over the twelve month period, total group assets decreased by $1,840,971 while group liabilities decreased by $2,158,129. The resulting increase in group equity was $317,158 representing the surplus for the year. The debt/equity ratio (total liabilities : total equity) of 0.25 (2012: 0.33) of the group continues to show a conservative approach to leveraging the business.

3. Statements of Cash Flows For the consolidated group, cash decreased by $1,738,867 (2012: increase by $2,041,289). Net cash outflow from operating activities was $189,137 (2012: $2,460,376 inflow). Net cash outflow from investment activities was $1,549,730 (2012: $419,087) which comprised payments of $1,768,959 (2012: $1,039,619) for property, plant and equipment. This was offset by proceeds of $219,229 (2012: $115,549) from the sale of property, plant and equipment.


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Financial Report /Continued

Statements of profit or loss and other comprehensive income For the year ended 30 June 2013 Note

Consolidated

Parent Entity

2013 ($)

2012 ($)

2013 ($)

2012 ($)

Revenue

3

37,165,967

36,458,923

26,031,452

26,784,663

Other Expenses

4

(36,848,809)

(35,898,859)

(25,844,724)

(26,524,833)

317,158

560,064

186,728

259,830

Surplus before income tax expense Income tax expense Surplus after income tax expense for the year attributable to the members of Surf Life Saving Australia Other comprehensive income for the year, net of tax Total comprehensive income for the year attributable to the members of Surf Life Saving Australia

-

-

-

-

317,158

560,064

186,728

259,830

-

-

-

-

317,158

560,064

186,728

259,830

The above statements of profit or loss and other comprehensive income are to be read in conjunction with the attached notes.


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Financial Statements

Statements of financial position As at 30 June 2013 Note

Consolidated

Parent Entity

Current assets

2013 ($)

2012 ($)

2013 ($)

2012 ($)

Cash and cash equivalents

9,798,120

11,536,987

1,862,839

4,112,289

3,774,563

2,959,486

2,007,297

1,817,055

749,609

775,689

274,077

288,912

14,322,292

15,272,162

4,144,213

6,218,256

Trade and other receivables

5

Inventories Total current assets Non current assets Other financial assets

-

-

200,104

200,104

Property, plant and equipment

6

22,019,073

22,910,174

7,395,883

7,831,604

Total non current assets

22,019,073

22,910,174

7,595,987

8,031,708

Total assets

36,341,365

38,182,336

11,740,200

14,249,964

Current liabilities Trade and other payables

7

5,557,282

7,929,361

4,116,248

6,943,565

Employee benefits

8

1,047,297

973,706

410,302

403,947

6,604,579

8,903,067

4,526,550

7,347,512

547,820

420,187

555,240

432,702

Total current liabilities Non current liabilities Trade and other payables

7

Employee benefits

8

Total non current liabilities

98,264

85,538

37,432

35,500

646,084

505,725

592,672

468,202

Total liabilities

7,250,663

9,408,792

5,119,222

7,815,714

Net assets

29,090,702

28,773,544

6,620,978

6,434,250

Retained surpluses

27,024,758

26,447,592

4,555,034

4,108,298

Special funds

2,065,944

2,325,952

2,065,944

2,325,952

29,090,702

28,773,544

6,620,978

6,434,250

Equity

Total equity

The above statements of financial position are to be read in conjunction with the attached notes.


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Financial Statements /Continued

Statements of changes in equity For the year ended 30 June 2013 Consolidated

Balance at 1 July 2011 Surplus after income tax expense for the year Other comprehensive income for the year, net of tax Total comprehensive income for the year Amounts transferred from special funds Balance at 30 June 2012 Surplus after income tax expense for the year Other comprehensive income for the year, net of tax Total comprehensive income for the year Amounts transferred from special funds Balance at 30 June 2013

Parent Entity

Retained surpluses ($)

Special funds ($)

Total equity ($)

Retained surpluses ($)

Special funds ($)

Total equity ($)

25,782,237

2,431,243

28,213,480

3,743,177

2,431,243

6,174,420

560,064

-

560,064

259,830

-

259,830

-

-

-

-

-

-

560,064

-

560,064

259,830

-

259,830

105,291

(105,291)

-

105,291

(105,291)

-

26,447,592

2,325,952

28,773,544

4,108,298

2,325,952

6,434,250

317,158

-

317,158

186,728

-

186,728

-

-

-

-

-

-

317,158

-

317,158

186,728

-

186,728

260,008

(260,008)

-

260,008

(260,008)

-

27,024,758

2,065,944

29,090,702

4,555,034

2,065,944

6,620,978

The above statements of changes in equity are to be read in conjunction with the attached notes.

Statements of cash flows For the year ended 30 June 2013 Note Cash flows from operating activities

Consolidated

Parent Entity

2013 ($)

2012 ($)

2013 ($)

2012 ($)

Receipts from sponsors, donors and customers (inclusive of GST)

35,956,668

34,169,488

25,897,576

25,792,116

Payments to suppliers and employees (inclusive of GST)

(36,658,433)

(32,293,137)

(28,350,057)

(25,111,873)

512,628

584,025

145,133

248,309

(189,137)

2,460,376

(2,307,348)

928,552

Interest received Net cash from / (used in) operating activities Cash flows from investing activities Proceeds from sale of available-for-sale financial assets Payments for property, plant and equipment Proceeds from sale of property, plant and equipment Net cash from / (used in) investing activities

-

504,983

-

-

(1,768,959)

(1,039,619)

(91,216)

(220,772)

219,229

115,549

154,209

44,501

(1,549,730)

(419,087)

62,993

(176,271)

Cash flows from financing activities Loans (to) / from subsidiaries

-

-

(5,095)

909

Net cash from / (used in) financing activities

-

-

(5,095)

909

Net increase / (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents

(1,738,867)

2,041,289

(2,249,450)

753,190

Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of the financial year

11,536,987

9,495,698

4,112,289

3,359,099

Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the financial year

9,798,120

11,536,987

1,862,839

4,112,289

The above statements of cash flows are to be read in conjunction with the attached notes.


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Financial Statements /Continued

Notes to and forming part of the summary financial statements For the year ended 30 June 2013 1. Basis of Preparation The Summary Financial Statements have been prepared from the audited financial report for the year ended 30 June 2013. The audited financial report for the year ended 30 June 2013 is available to SLSA’s voting members on request from Surf Life Saving Australia Limited and its subsidiaries. The financial statements are presented in Australian Dollars which is the Company’s functional and presentation currency. The financial statements, specific disclosures and other information included in the summary financial statements are derived from and are consistent with the full financial statements of Surf Life Saving Australia Limited and its subsidiaries. The summary financial statements cannot be expected to provide a detailed understanding of the financial performance, financial position and financing and investing activities of Surf Life Saving Australia Limited and its subsidiaries as the full financial report. The accounting policies have been consistently applied to Surf Life Saving Australia Limited and its subsidiaries and are consistent with those of the financial year in their entirety.

2. Revision of accounting estimates The consolidated entity originally determined that specific aircrafts would have useful lives of ten years and $nil residual values. During the period the consolidated entity has implemented an aircraft replacement plan which revised these estimates to 2.5 and 5 years, and $1,200,000 and $2,000,000 respectively in relation to Southern Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service Pty Ltd’s aircrafts. As a result, the depreciation expense has decreased prospectively over the remaining 2.5 to 5 years during which time the aircrafts are expected to be held by the entity. The effect of the change in future periods is considered to be impracticable to estimate.

Notes to and forming part of the summary financial statements For the year ended 30 June 2013 Consolidated

Parent Entity

3. Revenue

2013 ($)

2012 ($)

2013 ($)

2012 ($)

Government grants

7,709,196

8,007,506

6,185,496

7,191,206

Sponsorships

11,826,577

11,142,584

10,597,731

10,590,330

Fundraising and donations

9,391,825

9,773,627

5,352,234

4,975,230

Contract revenue

2,784,536

2,221,567

-

-

Other revenue

2,294,547

1,660,863

1,625,976

1,458,149

512,628

584,025

145,133

248,309

1,207,484

1,289,333

1,207,484

1,289,333

-

23,759

-

-

Hire of helicopter

521,776

723,553

-

-

Royalty and trademark revenue

227,937

455,523

227,937

455,523

-

135,985

-

135,985

Interest Sale of goods Gains on financial assets through profit or loss

Club payment for subsidised rescue equipment Competition entry fees

689,461

440,598

689,461

440,598

37,165,967

36,458,923

26,031,452

26,784,663


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Financial Statements /Continued

Notes to and forming part of the summary financial statements For the year ended 30 June 2013 Consolidated

Parent Entity

4. Expenses Lifesaving

11,091,217

Competitions Administration of lifesaving and competitions Information and communication technology project development

11,325,953

12,194,129

12,391,568

6,281,521

4,780,710

6,286,521

4,785,500

3,161,622

4,596,684

3,157,454

4,589,278

-

963,494

-

963,494

Cost of sales

1,060,714

1,279,723

1,060,714

1,279,723

Fundraising distribution to states

3,142,141

2,539,541

3,142,141

2,539,541

Helicopter administration and finance

2,006,899

1,815,829

-

-

Helicopter operations

8,188,853

6,797,324

-

-

Helicopter fundraising

1,860,125

1,820,756

-

-

Foreign exchange loss / (gain)

27,258

(253)

-

-

Net loss / (profit) on disposal of property, plant and equipment

28,459

(20,902)

3,765

(24,271)

36,848,809

35,898,859

25,844,724

26,524,833

2,070,813

2,232,214

1,915,981

1,528,286

5. Trade and other receivables Trade receivables Prepayments Other receivables

308,320

482,593

15,810

199,733

1,395,430

244,679

75,506

89,036

3,774,563

2,959,486

2,007,297

1,817,055

-

-

200,104

200,104

6. Other financial assets (non current) Unlisted investments in subsidiaries at cost (Note 11)

7. Trade and other payables

-

-

200,104

200,104

2013 ($)

2012 ($)

2013 ($)

2012 ($)

Current Trade payables

1,449,513

2,517,964

822,739

2,216,405

Other payables

1,136,238

677,042

795,984

555,787

Income in advance

2,049,577

3,770,233

1,575,571

3,207,251

921,954

964,122

921,954

964,122

5,557,282

7,929,361

4,116,248

6,943,565

-

-

7,420

12,515

Public liability claims pool (see below)

Non Current Other Payables Public liability claims pool (see below)

547,820

420,187

547,820

420,187

547,820

420,187

555,240

432,702

The public liability claims pool is administered by the parent entity on behalf of the parent entity and all its State Centres to manage part of the public liability risk for all of Surf Life Saving Australia’s entities covered by the parent entity’s public liability insurance. Current estimates by insurance broker (Jardine Lloyd Thompson) calculated a potential liability of $921,954 (2012: $964,122). This amount makes up the current liability portion shown above.


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Financial Statements /Continued

Notes to and forming part of the summary financial statements For the year ended 30 June 2013 Consolidated

Parent Entity

8. Employee benefits Current Employee benefits

1,047,297

973,706

410,302

403,947

Non current Employee benefits Aggregate employee entitlements

98,264

85,538

37,432

35,500

1,145,561

1,059,244

447,734

439,447

9. Contingencies The parent entity manages a public liability claims pool on behalf of the parent entity and all Surf Life Saving Australia’s State Centres. A review has indicated that the funds held in the pool will be sufficient to cover the cost of all expected claims. The parent entity has arranged a bank guarantee for $40,920 (2012: $40,920) for the purpose of a security deposit for building development at 789 Botany Road, Rosebery NSW.

10. Members’ equity issued capital The parent entity is incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001, as a company limited by guarantee and as such does not have any issued capital. If the company is wound up, the Constitution states that each member is required to contribute a maximum of $10 each towards meeting any outstanding obligations of the company. As at 30 June 2013 the number of members was 166,923 (2012: 165,820).


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Percent of shares held 11. Details of Subsidiaries

Country of Incorporation

2013 %

2012 %

Southern Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service Pty Ltd

(1)

Australia

100

100

Northern Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service Pty Ltd

(1) (2)

Australia

100

100

SLSA Helicopters Pty Ltd

Australia

100

100

Surf Sports Australia Pty Ltd

Australia

100

100

(1) Compliance with the financial disclosure requirements of the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 (NSW) has been disclosed in the financial statements of these entities. (2) Not Audited by BDO East Coast Partnership.

12. Financial Risk Management The consolidated entity is not exposed to any significant interest rate risk. The fair value of financial instruments traded in active markets (such as publically traded derivatives and trading and available-for-sale securities) is based on quoted market prices at the end of the reporting period. The consolidated entity enters into foreign exchange contracts to manage the risk of currency movements on the purchase of new aircraft or substantial parts and components. Foreign exchange management is undertaken in order to minimise possible adverse effects for movements in exchange rates. The accounting for subsequent changes in fair value depends on whether the derivative is designated as a hedging instrument, and if so, the nature of the item being hedged.

13. Events occurring after the reporting period On the 1st of July 2013 The Surf Life Saving Foundation became a wholly owned subsidiary of Surf Life Saving Australia. This brings the main fundraising arm of the Surf Life Saving Movement under the control of the board of SLSA.

14. Company details The registered office and principal place of business of the consolidated entity is 789 Botany Road, Rosebery, NSW 2018.


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Directors’ Declaration

The Directors of Surf Life Saving Australia Limited declare that: 1. The summarised financial report is an extract from the full financial report for the year ended 30 June 2013. The financial statements and specific disclosures include in the summarised financial report have been derived from the full financial report. 2. The summarised financial report cannot be expected to provide as full an understanding the financial performance, financial position and financing and investing activities of the Company and consolidated entity as the full financial report, which is available to voting members on request. 3. In the Directors’ opinion there are reasonable grounds to believe that the Company will be able to pay its debts as and when they become due and payable. This declaration is made in accordance with a resolution of the Board of Directors

Graham Ford Director 27 September 2013

Michael Crismale Director 27 September 2013


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SLSA Hall of Fame

2012-13 Inductees Each year, the SLSA Hall of Fame recognises outstanding accomplishments, sustained excellence and exceptional contributions across all areas of the organisation including lifesaving, administration and sport. Nominations are considered on an annual basis by an advisory group of eminent surf lifesavers who make recommendations to the SLSA Board for final approval. There were four new Hall of Fame Inductees in 2012-13.

Shannon Eckstein, Northcliffe SLSC, QLD Shannon has won six Australian Ironman Titles (27 Australian Championship gold medals), three International Ironman Titles (ten World Lifesaving gold medals) and captained Australian representative teams on seven different occasions. Shannon has been Kellogg’s NutriGrain Ironman Champion seven times and was the 2011 SLSA Athlete of the Year.

Michael Jones, Redhead SLSC, NSW Michael won seven Australian Beach Flags gold medals between 1981-1988, six of them within consecutive years. He introduced a new style of turn for the Beach Flags event which is commonly used in competition today.

*Robert Brydon AM, Newcastle SLSC, NSW (posthumously awarded) Robert was National Superintendent for ten years from 1957. During this time he was the driver behind the introduction of the Expired Air Method of Resuscitation (EAR) and also hand wrote the SLSA lifesaving manual upon EAR’s adoption. Robert was a change agent for SLS nationally and internationally, playing a mentor role to superintendents that followed.

Peter George AM, Helensburgh-Stanwell Park SLSC, NSW As SLSA’s National Lifesaving Director, Peter developed and aligned all SLSA Awards into the Australian Qualifications and Training Framework as well as subsequent certification of SLSA Awards. As Chair of the International Life Saving Federation (ILS) Rescue Commission, Peter made many required changes in order to develop and advance lifesaving practices around the world. Peter has consistently demonstrated sustained exceptional service for over 46 years at club, branch, state, national and international level. He still averages 77 patrolling hours per year, having completed a total of 3560 patrol hours to date.

* Denotes deceased


Awards & Honours

SLSA Hall of Fame /Continued

SLSA Hall of Fame Administration

Sport

Major John Bond

Surf Lifesaving

Gregory Arthur Allum OAM

John Bliss

Robert (Bob) Mayo AM

Harold John Brown OAM

Cornelius Kennedy Asmussen MBE

Don Morrison OAM

Michael Burke BEM

Sir Adrian Curlewis CVO CBE

Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore Open Boat crew

Professor Tess Cramond OBE AO

Roy Doyle

Bondi R&R team

Ken Murray

Currumbin Patrol Competition team

Theo Haywood

Bundaberg March Past team

Bob Newbiggin

Cliff Marsh OAM

Graham Carlisle OAM

Harry Nightingale

Jack Dearlove MBE

Donald D McIntyre

Jon Donohoe AM

Clint Robinson OAM

Bob Gear AM

John West (Jack) McMaster AM DFC

Harold C Evans

Barry Rodgers

Alan Kennedy MBE

Tom Meagher OBE

Karla Gilbert

Noel P Ryan

Dr Ian Mackie AM

Lyster Ormsby

Kristy Harris

Peter Douglas Tibbitts

Graham McKenzie OAM

Charles Davidson Paterson

Trevor Hendy AM

Ken Vidler

Hector McDonald OAM

Ronald E Rankin AM

Dennis Heussner

Wanda Six Man R&R team

Warren Allen Rennie AM

Paul Smith OAM

John Robert Holt

Stephen Warren

Earle Smith AM

Barry Bede (Gus) Staunton MBE

Ky Hurst

Graham Ross White OAM

Ainslie W “Sprint” Walker OBE

Ron Tallon OAM

Brian Hutchings

Steve Wilkes

Peter George AM

F O (Frank) Venning MBE

Grant Kenny OAM

Shannon Eckstein

Ken W C Watson MBE

Bruce Kolkka

Michael Jones

Alan Brian Whelpton AO

Peter Lacey

Dan White OAM

Killcare Open Mens Beach Relay Team

Jack Winders OBE S W (Bill) Winders MBE

Maroubra SLSC Double Ski Team

Ian (Rick) Wright OAM

Northcliffe Open Patrol Competition Team

* Robert Brydon AM

Sport

Kristy Munroe

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New Life Members

Life Membership recognises distinguished service that is both sustained and conspicuous. Last season, Anthony Haven, Elaine Farmer OAM, Graham Bruce and Robert Blake received Life Membership of SLSA. Between them, they have dedicated 170 years of service.

Anthony Haven

Elaine Farmer OAM

South Narrabeen SLSC, NSW

North Haven SLSC, SA

Anthony has rendered 47 years of distinguished service to the movement at South Narrabeen SLSC. During this time he has fulfilled the roles of Club and Branch President and currently holds the roles of NSW State President and Director at SLSA.

Elaine has always strived to develop the organisation since joining North Haven SLSC (formerly Taparoo Beach SLSC) in 1966. Elaine has held the roles of Secretary, Vice President and President, as well as serving six years as the State Council Delegate.

Anthony’s leadership and guidance as President of NSW and Director of SLSA has led to many advances within the organisation. Anthony was instrumental in the introduction of 13SURF, 24 hours, the 365 days emergency call out system. His greatest achievement as President has been moving SLSNSW under the Emergency Services portfolio of government. This has seen an increase in government funding of over $1m.

Elaine drove the introduction of the Nipper Safe Program, a member protection strategy developed in collaboration with SA Police which she has continues to support and promote. Elaine is not only a leader within the organisation, she has also provided pathways for future females not only as an example but also through the coordination of Female Lifesaving Development Camps and providing expertise to workshops and taskforces for both SLS and the government.


Awards & Honours

New Life Members /Continued

Graham Bruce

Robert Blake OAM

Cronulla SLSC, NSW

Scarboro SLSC, WA

Graham Bruce has been a member of Cronulla SLSC for over 35 years as a lifesaver, competitor, instructor, examiner, official and senior administrator.

Robert has been a passionate and dedicated member of Scarboro SLSC since joining in 1972. He is currently the longest serving accredited carnival official in WA.

Graham was heavily involved in the development of IRB’s for lifesaving and competition operations, as well as developing IRB systems to better stage manage the delivery of the Australian Championships. These systems are still in place today.

As Superintendent he oversaw and implemented the early divisions of the different roles of lifesaving, education and competition in SLSWA which was adopted by SLSA and currently exists today.

Graham was committed to delivering successful carnivals through logistics coordination and strategy implementations. Graham’s hard work was recognised when he was awarded the role of Logistics Officer on the Australian Championships Board where he remained for 14 years.

Robert’s ongoing dedication and commitment to the progression of the organisation was demonstrated by his direction in the introduction of lifesaving services in rural areas of WA including Broome, Yanchep and Esperance.

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SLSA Life Members

Recognising Distinguished Service Life Membership of SLSA is awarded to members who have contributed distinguished voluntary service to SLSA for more than 20 years. To be considered as distinguished service, the service must be both sustained and provide an evident contribution. SLSA currently has 268 recorded Life Members. * Denotes deceased * Doyle, RD

* Millar, G

* Denison, AG

*Newman, P

* Rathborne, H

* Hayton MBE, N

* Lindsay, GA

Dearlove MBE, JB

* Burke BEM, MJ

* Webb, GR

* McGrath, HF

*McMaster AM DFC, JW

* McIntyre, DD

* Figtree, AS

* Castleman MBE, AW

*Riley MBE, HK

* Windon, SJ

* Thompson, DH

* Prior BEM, AE

*Asmussen MBE, CK

* McRorie, JS

* Hodge, JN

* Haywood MBE, FST

* Molyneux, D

* Canning, JT

* Small, HA

* Frizzell OBE OAM, AB

* Crain MBE, WAT

* Goold, WJ

* Emms, FG

* McCarthy, JG

* Bennett, PI

* Cohen, GS

* Mack, C

* Spender OBE, JR

*Smith AM, EJ

* Holmes, Capt A

* Heath, EA

*Bullpitt MBE, NF

* Clark OAM, HH

* Dart, GW

* Gadsdon Kt, Sir LP

* Brydon, RC

* Grant OAM, GF

* Moran, TF

* Costa, SV

* Shanahan, RP

Hatchett, JG

* Taylor, CE

* Williams, AM

* Williams MBE, VJ

*Howells OAM, RM

* Dargan, FH

* Kennedy MBE, AER

* Walker OBE, AW

* Mcdonald OAM, HN

* Whitehead, CW

* Winders OBE, JR

* Meagher OBE, TW

* Peacock, RJ

* Dellitt, GS

* White OAM, DG

* Wilson OAM, NB

Tallon OAM, RC

* Gordon, JL

* Jaggard OAM, EFK

* Olson, AO

* O’Reilly BEM, JE

* Englert, CG

* Johnson, GH

* Lucas OBE, DC

* Switzer OAM, JR

* Gray, JE

* Moroney, DRB

* Avery, EC

* Vaughan OAM, JK

* Winders MBE, SW

* Woodroffe, NS

* Ovens OAM, EJ

* Claybourn OAM, MC

* Cohen, M

* Becher OAM, MH

* Payne, FT

* Klingner OAM, MJ

* Cronin, VS

* Betts, JJ

* Wilson, GJ

Staunton MBE, GB

* Watson MBE, KW

* Stephens, PR

* Stewart, JJ

* Field OAM, RC

* Curlewis CVO CBE, Sir Adrian

* Donaldson, AR

* Nicklin KCMG, Sir Francis

* Slaven, P

* Dillon, JB

* Daley, WJ

* Johnson MBE, SA

*Rosewell OAM, JWA

* Cameron, JR

* Sloane, AD

* Richards, FC

* Weimer, HJ

* Turner, LD

* Besomo, VA

* Williams, G

* Honey, C

* Sutherland, AC

* Foerster, WH

* Dempster, JW

* Burrell OAM, RA

* Cahill, J

* Loton, AR

* Saunders, RA

* Wilkes, BF

* Marshall BEM, ER

* McDonald OAM, LS

* Flanagan BEM, NJ

*Rector AM, CE

* Hanley, GR

* Paterson, A

* Tier, FB

* Sellars, JPW


Awards & Honours

SLSA Life Members /Continued

* Fitzgerald MBE, AE

Thorburn, AJ

Beasley OAM, JB

Inwood, AJ

Singleton OAM, WJ

Rennie AM, WA

Smith OAM, BJ

Kelk, NT

Brown OAM, GM

*McKenzie OAM, GD

Waters OAM, M

Weldon AM, KE

*Morrison OAM, DP

McNeilly MBE, MD

*Bermingham OAM, PJ

Donohoe AM, JT

Whelpton AO, AB

Watson AM, RJ

*Fielder OAM, CD

Owen, GB

Moseley OAM, A

Reeves OAM, JA

Halliday, WE

Grant OAM, IJ

*Pittard, HA

*Marshall OAM, WG

Harding OAM, RJ

*Goetz, AW

*Parkyn OAM, AB

Scott OAM, ID

Menico OAM, JA

Kennedy, KA

Brown OAM, HJ

Byrnes OAM, MJ

*Somers, JF

*O’Rorke OAM, PJ

* Dann, GL

*Dixon, NA

*Wilcox OAM, ST

Fitzgerald OAM, JB

* Bowman, BH

McNaughton OAM, G

Wright OAM, IJ

Stanford OAM, KH

Worrell, JG

*Donnell OAM, BF

Rankin AM, RE

*Barlow, JR

*Martin, WE

*Trigg OBE, RJ

*Conrick, C

Green OAM, BEM, DA

Heywood OBE, NJ

Jones OAM, JM

*Jackson OAM, RA

Smith OAM, RA

*Hofmaster, EV

Dewey, JC

Devlin SC, RP

Godbee OAM, NM

Knight BEM, KC

King OAM, BC

Purcell OAM, NR

Bartlett, ME

McGee, EJ

*Henshaw OAM, NJ

Worth OAM, WJ

Boulton OAM, DJ

Trethowan, J

Little OAM, RA

* Collins, KJ

Fraser OAM, JS

* Windmill, HC

*Brown OAM, RM

Lyons MP, GR

Martin AM, MJ

* Webb OAM, MA

Burchill OAM, DS

Allum OAM, GA

Mitchell, RA

* Rodgers OAM, DG

Stephens OAM, EB

Jaggard OAM, EK

*Singleton, M

Critcher, GT

Butler OAM, RJ

Gaynor OAM, WE

*Sargeant, RJ

Conlin OAM, DR

*McGrory OAM, FH

Clark, DE

Howard OAM, R

Bruce OAM, BD

Hoskins OAM, KF

Griffiths, JA

Strange, SR

Blackley, DT

*Taylor OAM, CJ

McGibbon, PJ

*Roberts OAM, R

*Sabien, M

*Millett MBE, RC

Morarty OAM, NW

Thompson, D

Chesher OAM, RC

* Mackie AM, IJ

*Bond, KJH

Burling OAM, J

Morrison, KA

Davidson OAM, RJ

Edstein OAM, JT

Lytham OAM, R

Paton OAM, LS

Cramond AO OBE, TR

Finch AM, The Hon. FA

White, C

Smith OAM, RA

*Smith OAM, PW

Meehan OAM, JV

Brennan, R

Gear AM, RJ

*Taylor OAM, PF

George AM, PB

Welch OAM, R

*Buist, RV

Davis OAM, E

Wood ESM, RS

Jamieson OAM AFSM, W

Marsh OAM, CW

Whitmore OAM, RT

Lyne AM, CR

Haven, A

*Johnson, DL

Pears OAM, RE

Mayo AM, RJ

Farmer OAM, E

Stapleton AM, PR

Murray, K

Young, IJ

Bruce, G

Wilson BEM, HB

Priest, KC

Bird OAM, KC

Blake OAM, R

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SLSA Awards of Excellence

SLSA’s annual Awards of Excellence is an opportunity for the lifesaving community to honour outstanding contribution - at a national level from surf lifesavers, administrators, athletes, coaches and clubs that work tirelessly to keep our beaches safe. On Saturday October 27 2012, over 270 guests congregated at The Westin in Sydney to acknowledge the 2011-12 season’s best and bravest. SLSA would like to congratulate all of last year’s winners.

Meritorious Awards Meritorious Awards can be awarded to affiliated clubs and/or their members and/ or the public for outstanding deeds of bravery performed in the sphere of SLS operations. This includes lifesaving - both in and outside of designated patrol hours. The following members and groups received Meritorious Awards in 2012. • Members from Moruya SLSC, Broulee Surfers SLSC, Westpac Life Saver Helicopter Rescue Service (South Coast Base) and Civilians. • Members from Scarboro SLSC. • Barry Lumsdaine, Freshwater SLSC. • Harley Owens, Woolamai Beach Lifeguards & Richard Wong, Woolamai SLSC.

• Donald Hay, Jack Hay & Andrew Holt Pambula SLSC. • Steve McNabb & Rhys Balkin, Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore SLSC. • Members from Bellambi SLSC, Woonona SLSC & SLS Illawarra Branch Duty Officers. • Fairhaven SLSC and Anglesea SLSC. • Scott Tannerhill, Jan Juc SLSC. • Ben Redman, Jon Rigley & Callum O’Grady Evans Head-Casino SLSC. • Anthony Bellette, Batemans Bay SLSC. • Kim Allen, Jordan Puchar, Ricard Orme Mullaloo SLSC. • Patrick Falzon, Randwick City Council Lifeguards. • Individual Certificate of Merit with Silver Insert. • Dale Gration, Mullaloo SLSC. • Sam Fleeting, Bronte SLSC.

Surf Sports Coach of the Year

Surf Sports Athlete of the Year

Woodside Official of the Year

Barry Newman Northcliffe SLSC, QLD

Stephanie Ballantine Kurrawa SLSC, QLD

Don Van Keimpema Shelly Beach SLSC, NSW

During the 2011-12 season, as head coach for both junior and senior members, Barry led the club to eight consecutive wins at the Australian Championships. Barry also coached athletes that competed in the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Series, Coolangatta Gold and served on the coaching staff for the Australia U21 Development Team that competed at Rescue 2012.

During the 2011-12 season, Stephanie proved herself a true champion following her wins in the QLD and National Open Female Champion Lifesaver events. These successes led to selection in the Australian Team for the German Pool Rescue Cup where Stephanie won the accolade of Champion Female Competitor.

Don has officiated at club, branch, state and national events in various roles of authority. During the 2011-12 season, Don was a technical advisor for, and a driver behind the Junior Officiating Course. Don was also key in delivering a mentor course to senior officials.


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SLSA Awards of Excellence /Continued

Trainer of the Year

Assessor of the Year

DHL Volunteer of the Year

Kaye Norris Windang SLSC, NSW

Glen Russell Northcliffe SLSC, QLD

Denise Duncan City of Bunbury SLSC, WA

During the 2011-12 season, Kaye took on the role of Chief Instructor at her club where she continues to instruct and facilitate various high level awards; in particular IRB driver and crew qualifications. Kaye was also invited to participate and provide her knowledge and expertise in the Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue trial in Victoria as a representative of NSW.

During 2011-12, Glen, in the role of South Coast Branch Education Officer delivered a high number of assessments. Glen built extensive relationships to improve the assessment process which helped a number of clubs. Demonstrating a proactive approach to his role, Glen was able to maintain his own lifesaving skills by completing a high number of patrols.

Denise recently played a major role in the planning, development and implementation of the City Of Bunbury SLSC Strategic Plan and new contemporary constitution. Denise was the event manager for the 2010 and 2011 SLSWA Country Carnivals which were both deemed very successful events held in Bunbury. Denise continues to mentor age managers, junior coaches, and Level 1 and Level 2 coaches.

DHL Club of the Year

DHL Lifeguard of the Year

DHL Lifesaver of the Year

Ballina Lighthouse and Lismore SLSC, NSW

Daniel Sullivan Australian Lifeguard Service, VIC

Christopher Jacobson Ulverstone SLSC, TAS

During the 2011-12 season, Ballina Lighthouse and Lismore SLSC was working and patrolling out of shipping containers after soon before receiving consent to begin construction on the development of brand new lifesaving facilities. Nonetheless, the club was able to maintain its quality of lifesaving services, with their 120 active members, 4000 hours of patrolled beaches, 94 rescues, 128 awards as well as gaining a 100% increase in 14-18 members and number of qualified trainers.

Daniel has been employed as a Lifeguard and now Chief Lifeguard by the Australian Lifeguard Service since 2009. At the time of this award, Daniel was in charge of 13 lifeguards in three beach locations; Woolamai, Smiths and Cowes Beaches. Daniel was a mentor and facilitator at the 2011/12 Victorian Advanced Lifeguard Camp for 40 Lifeguards to complete their Gold Medallion.

As the Vice President of Lifesaving and a Training Officer at Ulverstone SLSC, Chris is responsible for creating training and assessment programs. Chris looks after the secretarial duties of the Northern Regional Lifesaving Board and is a Patrol Inspector for SLST.


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Sport Results

2012 National Inflatable Rescue Boat Championships (IRB) Ocean Beach, Central Coast, NSW, 20-22 July, 2012 Event

First

Pointscore

Second

Pointscore

Third

Pointscore

Interstate Competition

QLD

56

NSW

48

VIC

47

National Championships

Kurrawa

39

North Burleigh

30

Kiama Downs

17

Olympic Games London, UK, 27 July - 12 August, 2012 SLSA would like to congratulate the 26 SLS members who competed at the London Olympic Games in 2012. 11 of these athletes were part of teams that won a medal. SLS athletes won a total of two Gold, three Silver and 1 Bronze Medal. Event

Name/s

Canoe Sprint

Tate Smith (Northcliffe SLSC), David Smith (Warilla Barrack Point SLSC), Jacob Clear (Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park SLSC) and Murray Stewart (Manly LSC) won Gold in K4 1000m.

Canoe Sprint

Jo Brigden-Jones (Manly LSC), Hannah Davis (Glenelg), Lyndsie Fogarty (Northcliffe SLSC), Naomi Flood (Manly LSC), Alana Nicholls (Scarboro SLSC) and Ken Wallace (Tugun SLSC) also competed.

Rowing

Will Lockwood (Anglesea SLSC) won a Silver Medal in the Men’s Four.

Rowing

Rod Chisholm (Bronte SLSC) competed in the lightweight double sculls.

Swimming

Brittany Elmslie (Noosa Heads SLSC) won a Gold Medal in the 4 x 100m Freestyle and Silver Medal in both the 4 x 200m Freestyle and 4 x 100m Medley Relay.

Swimming

Jade Nielsen (Kurrawa SLSC) was a member of the 4 x 100m medley team that won Silver.

Swimming

Thomas Fraser-Holmes (Manly LSC/Northcliffe SLSC), Cameron McEvoy (Northcliffe SLSC), James Roberts (Palm Beach QLD) and Meagan Nay (Kurrawa SLSC) also represented Australia in the pool.

10km Marathon Swimming

Ky Hurst (Kurrawa SLSC) and Melissa Gorman (Kurrawa SLSC) competed.

Waterpolo

Nicola Zagame (Cronulla SLSC), Alicia McCormack (Helensburgh Stanwell Park SLSC), Jane Moran (Alexandra Headlands SLSC) and Rowena Webster (Anglesea SLSC) won a Bronze Medal in the women’s event.

Waterpolo

Richie Campbell (Bondi Surf Bathers LSC) and Billy Miller (Mooloolaba SLSC) were part of the men’s team.

2012 Australian Pool Rescue Championships SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Oaklands Park, Adelaide, ACT, 17-19 August, 2012 First

Pointscore

Second

Pointscore

Third

Pointscore

Maroochydoore

223

Northcliffe

207

Wanda

203.5


Sport Results

Sport Results /Continued

2012 Sanyo Bussan Cup Utsimi Beach, Nagoya, Japan, 16-17 September, 2012 Australian U/21 Development Team

Results

Name

Club

Place

Country

Jordan Mercer (c)

Noosa Heads

1

Australia

Alicia Bain

Terrigal

2

Japan

Jessica Collins

Redhead

3

Great Britain

Mariah Jones

Tweed Heads & Coolangatta

4

Japan Youth

Bree Masters

Cronulla

5

USA

Katie Williams

Collaroy

6

Canada

Daniel Booth

Northcliffe

William Budd

North Cronulla

Jordan Caldow

Grange

Luke Cuff

Kurrawa

Blake Drysdale

Helensburgh-Stanwell Park

Trent Klouzal

Manly

Barry Newman

Coach – Northcliffe

Martin Lynch

Coach – Newport

Jenna Harrod

Team Manager – SLSA / Terrigal

2012 Coolangatta Gold Gold Coast, QLD, 14 October, 2012 Category

First

Time

Second

Time

Third

Time

Open Men - Long Course

Alistair Day

3:47:25

Alex Tibbits

3:52:33

Josh Minogue

3:54:33

Open Women - Short Course

Brodie Moir

3:15:57

Courtney Hancock

3:16:35

Bonnie Hancock

3:19:17

Open Men - Short Course

Jake Little

3:21:06

Scott Sewell

3:37:37

Jake Walsh

3:41:10

U19 Men - Short Course

Max Brooks

3:08:09

Lachlan O’Grady

3:14:00

Benjamin Zuill

3:15:00

U19 Women - Short Course

Alyssa Bull

3:28:06

Olivia Hall

3:37:23

Brooke Neumann

3:38:31

Masters Men 30-39 - Long Course

Ben Marshall

4:20:07

Brent McKinnon

4:21:23

Luke O’Garey

4:22:03

Masters Men 40-49 - Long Course

Paul Patrick

4:33:02

Craig Burke

4:33:36

Carl Greenhalgh

4:37:03

Masters Men 50 + - Short Course

Kim Harker

3:28:35

Glen Lawrence

3:31:46

Ian Wright

3:38:54

Masters Women 30-39 - Short Course

Michelle Kent

3:53:45

Nadine McCubbery

4:01:44

Tamiel Benjamin

4:04:23

Masters Women 40-49 - Short Course

Heli Murray

3:52:28

Kimberly Fleming

4:17:12

Kym O’Halloran

4:23:42

Men’s Relay- Long Course

Whitten

4:03:43

Team Sputnik

4:10:10

Mermen

4:10:59

Mixed Relay - Long Course

Trim

4:08:15

Burleigh Gold

4:20:09

Mercers Mercenaries

4:29:56

U19 Men’s Teams - Short Course

Alex A’s

3:01:13

Blackswans

3:08:46

Coastbusters

3:10:25

Under 19 Mixed Teams - Short Course

Mermaid

3:13:01

BHMP Groms

3:32:36

Sydney’s Finest

3:35:01

Open Women’s Teams - Short Course

Maroochy Swans

3:19:49

Team Kozi

3:30:17

Girls Go Fast

3:31:08

U19 Women’s Teams - Short Course

Noosa Girls

3:36:26

Team Wanda

3:41:44

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Sport Results /Continued

Rescue 2012 Adelaide, SA, 7-8 November, 2012 Australian Lifesaving Team - Open Team

Rank

Name

Club

Interclub Open Overall Pointscore

Shannon Eckstein (c)

Northcliffe

1

Miranda Bell

Northcliffe

2

Rane Rosse Aqvasport

Rebecca Creedy

Met Caloundra

3

DLRG Halle-Saalekreis

Pamela Hendry

Maroochydore/ Port Hacking Life Guards

4

Port Hacking Lifeguards

30

324

Melissa Howard

Kurrawa

5

Mooloolaba SLSC

Christina Ruiz

Northcliffe

6

Kurrawa SLSC

Kristyl Smith

Northcliffe

7

SAFA 2000

Sam Bell

Maroochydoore/ Port Hacking Life Guards

8

Durban SLSC

83

Andrew Bowden

Bronte/ The Hills RLSSA

9

Manly LSC

Hugh Dougherty

Tugan

10

Bronte SLSC

Thomas Nolan

North Cottesloe

Timothy Schofield

Terrigal/ The Hills RLSSA

Keith Caldwell

Team Manager – Bulli

Danny Short

Ocean Coach – Maroochydore

Rebecca Cohen

Pool Coach – RLSSA

Troy Eady

Physio – Byron Bay

Wade Sinclair

Sport Science - Picnic Bay

Australian Lifesaving Team - Youth Team Name

Club

Club

BMD Northcliffe SLSC

Serc

Pool

Ocean

Total

2

185

588

775

4

610

68

682

14

446

66

526

250

250

12

184

196

159

34

193

103

187

1

354

161

161

54

79

133

11

Alcarreno de Salvamento

13

88

28

129

12

DLRG Luckenwalde

12

97

18

127

13

North Burleigh SLSC

121

121

14

DLRG Schloss A Holte Stukenbrock

8

93

15

Terrigal

16

Currumbin SLSC

16

DLRG RhedaÂ-Wiedenbrueck

18

Wanda SLSC

19

Fish Hoek SLSC

5

80

54

28

82

80

80

75

5

80

32

44

76

75

75

55

73

71

71

Sam Earp (c)

Swansea Belmont

Jessica Collins

Redhead

Alisha Ellwood

Maroochydore / QLD RLSSA

20

Grange SLSC

Mariah Jones

Tweed Heads Coolangatta

21

Collaroy SLSC

Rachelle King

Terrigal/ The Hills RLSSA

22

Heythuysen

Jordan Mercer

Noosa Heads

23

Scarboro SLSC

Bree Masters

Cronulla

24

WOPR Wroclaw Rescue Team

58

Keelan Bridge

Terrigal/ The Hills RLSSA

25

MNSL Sete

44

Jordan Caldow

Grange

26

Mt Maunganui

Stefaan Demopoulos

Northcliffe

27

Cudgen Headland SLSC

51

51

Trent Klouzal

Manly

28

Elouera SLSC

48

48

Jack Waddel

Terrigal

29

City of Perth SLSC

Katrina Kirk

Team Manager - Alexandra Headlands/ RLSSA

30

Marine

Barry Newman

Ocean Coach – Northcliffe

30

Nautico de Tenerife

James Evans

Pool Coach – Mordiallioc/ RLSSA

32

Bulli SLSC

Nick Marshall

Physio – Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park

32

Surfers Paradise SLSC

42

42

Caitlin Braddick

Sport Science – Southport

34

Cronulla SLSC

40

40

34

Newport SLSC

40

40

11

7

57

28 3

25

9

66

60

60

10

54

52

52

58

47

47

15

43

15

43

42

42


Sport Results

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Sport Results /Continued

Rescue 2012 Adelaide, SA, 7-8 November, 2012 Rank

Club

Serc

Pool

Ocean

Total

36

Rank

Club

Serc

Pool

Ocean

Total

54

44

98

90

90

15

89

83

83

7

73

Interclub Youth Overall Pointscore /continued

Interclub Open Overall Pointscore /continued Sirenas de Catarroja

36

37

DLRG Beckum Lippetal

30

38

Maroubra SLSC

39

18

7

37

19

City of Perth

35

35

20

Crawley Town LSC

3

Durban SLSC

74

38

Tugun SLSC

35

35

21

Kurrawa SLSC

40

Smouha Lifesaving, Egypt

34

34

22

Oriol Imperial

66

41

DLRG Schwerte

33

23

Aqualove Sauvetage

56

15

71

42

Mordialloc SLSC

8

19

32

24

Papamoa

39

28

67

43

Retford & District Lifesaving

16

14

30

25

DLRG Bietigheim-Bissingen

46

16

62

44

Rawmarsh Life Saving Club

18

11

29

26

Helensburgh-Stanwell Park SLSC

58

58

45

Trigg Island SLSC

27

26

Tweed Heads Coolangatta

58 50

46

North Cottesloe SLSC

47

DLRG Guetersloh

48

Anglesea SLSC

48

Upper Canada Lifesaving Club

33 5

27

26

28

DLRG Westhofen-Garenfeld

25

28

North Burleigh SLSC

24

24

30

Maroochydore SLSC

10

24

31

Mooloolaba SLSC

32

Noosa Heads SLSC

26 25

14

Interclub Youth Overall Pointscore Wanda SLSC

16

420

366

802

33

Mordialloc SLSC

28

302

252

582

34

Sorrento WA

1

76

228

304

35

Alcarreno de Salvamento

43

14

229

15

258

36

Bulli SLSC

247

6

253

37

Club Natación Guadalajara

BMD Northcliffe SLSC

5

DLRG Emsdetten

57 53

51

Terrigal

DLRG Beckum Lippetal

57

52

1

3

7 57

53

2

4

58

52 51

49

49

43

44 43

42 40

42 40

6

Cronulla SLSC

17

158

175

38

Cooks Hill SLSC

7

Redhead

40

124

164

38

DLRG RhedaÂ-Wiedenbrueck

8

North Cronulla SLSC

146

146

40

Alberta

35

35

9

Newport SLSC

143

143

41

Natacion Tossal Alicante

34

34

10

Moana

13

64

59

136

42

Collaroy SLSC

31

31

11

Grange SLSC

9

8

115

132

42

Surfers Paradise SLSC

31

31

12

West Beach

11

30

88

129

44

Portsea SLSC

28

28

13

The Hills Swimming and Life Saving Club

20

105

125

45

DLRG Halle-Saalekreis

45

Merewether SLSC

7

14

Anklam

15

Warilla Barrack Point

16

Brighton SA

16

Marine

101

10

118

45

Sirenas de Catarroja

108

108

48

Bundaberg SLSC

39

63

102

48

Sauveteur Beglais

89

13

102

36 36

18

36

3

21

21

21

20

20

12

20

21

8

36

21


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Sport Results /Continued

Rescue 2012 Adelaide, SA, 7-8 November, 2012 Rank

Code

Team Name

Serc

Pool

Ocean

Total

National Teams - Open 1

NZL

Rank

Code

Team Name

Serc

Pool

Ocean

Total

551

1,061

National Teams - Youth

New Zealand

14

355

477

846

1

AUS

Australia

20

490

2

AUS

Australia

20

274

472

766

2

NZL

New Zealand

14

450

527

991

3

FRA

France

12

257

297

566

3

ESP

Spain

13

433

354

800

4

ITA

Italy

5

GER

Germany

418

85

503

4

JPN

Japan

16

268

320

604

8

314

216

488

5

CAN

Canada

18

295

269

582

6

RSA

South Africa

118

300

418

6

USA

USA

12

104

190

306

7

NED

Netherlands

4

255

92

351

7

HKG

Hong Kong

11

159

93

263

8

CAN

Canada

16

144

143

303

8

IRL

Ireland

68

54

122

9

ESP

Spain

7

123

87

217

9

SRI

Sri Lanka

40

50

90

10

JPN

Japan

10

64

142

216

10

NOR

Norway

37

22

59

2013 National Interstate Championships Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, NSW and Newport Beach, NSW, 21-22 January, 2013 First

Pointscore

Second

Pointscore

Third

Pointscore

Overall Pointscore

NSW

1059.5

QLD

1017

VIC

643.5

Handicap Pointscore

VIC

1081.74

SA

1064.84

WA

1059.64

Pool Rescue Trophy

NSW

433

QLD

411

VIC

272

Ocean Trophy

NSW

626.5

QLD

606

WA

389

Trans-Tasman Surf Boat Test Series Waihi Beach, New Zealand, February 9, 2013 Team

Results

Name

Club

Place

Country

Steve Drysdale

Austinmer SLSC

1

Australia

Jack John Patison

Austinmer SLSC

2

New Zealand

Corey Jackson

Austinmer SLSC

Aaron Jackson

Austinmer SLSC

Mitchell Stuart

Austinmer SLSC

Elizabeth Gatti

North Cottesloe SLSC

Jessica Flower

North Cottesloe SLSC

Rachel Taylor

North Cottesloe SLSC

Rebecca Smith

North Cottesloe SLSC

Alex Davies

North Cottesloe SLSC

Mick Lang

Team Manager – Tacking Point SLSC


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Sport Results /Continued

2013 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships North Kirra Beach, QLD, 15-21 April, 2013 Event

First

Second

Third

Beach Open Men’s 2km Beach Run

Chester Edwards (Orewa - NZ) Ali Najem (Wanda) Paul Wiedersehn (Cudgen Headland)

Gilbert Olzomer (Wauchope Bonny Hills)

U19 Men’s 2km Beach Run

Christopher Doran (HelensburghStanwell Park)

Ali Najem (Wanda)

Patrick Hagan (Point Lookout)

U17 Men’s 2km Beach Run

Oliver Hoare (North Cronulla)

Nathan Breen (Cronulla)

Nathan Neale (Elouera)

U15 Men’s 2km Beach Run

Dylan Foster (Alexandra Headland)

Jake Smith (Mullaloo)

Brodie Tweeddale (Half Moon Bay)

Open Women’s 2km Beach Run

Angela Leadbeatter (Swansea Belmont)

Rochelle Godfrey (Ocean Grove)

Joanna Clucas (North Cottesloe)

U19 Women’s 2km Beach Run

Emma Jeffcoat (Dee Why)

Jordan Mercer (Noosa Heads)

Ashley Cochrane (Omanu - NZ) Lilli Smyth (Coffs Harbour)

U17 Women’s 2km Beach Run

Jessica Suriano (North Bondi)

Ainslie Bakker (Lennox Head Alstonville)

Greta Petersen (Northcliffe)

U15 Women’s 2km Beach Run

Scarlett Fahey (Northcliffe)

Grace Kaihau (Maroochydore)

Alexandra Barnes (Byron Bay)

Open Men’s Beach Flags

Simon Harris (Kurrawa)

Blake Drysdale (HelensburghStanwell Park)

Dean Scarff (Collaroy)

U19 Men’s Beach Flags

Reid Sierp (Alexandra Headland)

Jake O`Brien (Avoca Beach)

Braydon Batt ( Elliott Heads)

U17 Men’s Beach Flags

Ben Pearce (North Burleigh)

Andras Eglesz (Manly)

Benjamin Woods (Noosa Heads)

U15 Men’s Beach Flags

Joshua Cassidy (Elouera)

Joel Haynes (Eimeo)

Tristan Sailor (HelensburghStanwell Park)

Open Women’s Beach Flags

Melissa Howard (Kurrawa)

Chanel Hickman (Currumbin)

Kaite Williams (Collaroy)

U19 Women’s Beach Flags

Sioban Dibley (Cronulla)

Gabrielle Murphy (City of Perth)

Bree Masters (Cronulla)

U17 Women’s Beach Flags

Megan Lutze (Collaroy)

Bianca Mould (Avoca Beach)

Brittany Cashman (Noosa Heads)

U15 Women’s Beach Flags

Montana Walters (South Maroubra)

Emma Sykes (Mooloolaba)

Nicole Kay (Mooloolaba)

Open Men’s Beach Relay

Collaroy (A)

Grange (A)

Sorrento (A)

U19 Men’s Beach Relay

Mooloolaba (A)

Currumbin (A)

Sorrento (A)

U17 Men’s Beach Relay

Currumbin (A)

Manly (A)

Red Beach - NZ (A) Anglesea (A)

U15 Men’s Beach Relay

Mooloolaba (A)

Coogee (Coogee Blue)

Noosa Heads (A)

Open Women’s Beach Relay

City of Perth (A)

Helensburgh-Stanwell Park (Pink Predators)

Kurrawa (A)

U19 Women’s Beach Relay

Cronulla (A)

Mordialloc (A)

Cronulla (B)

U17 Women’s Beach Relay

Cronulla (A)

Mordialloc (A)

Currumbin (A)

U15 Women’s Beach Relay

Cronulla (A)

Mooloolaba (A)

Coogee (Coogee Blue)

Open Men’s Beach Sprint

Aaron Stubbs (Kurrawa)

Dean Scarff (Collaroy)

Kodi Harman (Kurrawa)

U19 Men’s Beach Sprint

Kodi Harman (Kurrawa)

Ryan Bedford (Currumbin)

Jackson Symonds (Sorrento)

U17 Men’s Beach Sprint

Timothy Delahunty (Currumbin)

Taylor Burns (Mooloolaba) Scott Murfitt (New Plymouth Old Boys - NZ)

Steven Adams (Woolgoolga)

U15 Men’s Beach Sprint

Joshua Cassidy (Elouera)

Cody Rychvalsky (Maroochydore)

Matthew Day (North Cronulla)


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Sport Results /Continued

2013 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships North Kirra Beach, QLD, 15-21 April, 2013 Event

First

Second

Third

Open Women’s Beach Sprint

Nicole Kay (Mooloolaba)

Laura Shorter (HelensburghStanwell Park)

Melissa Howard (Kurrawa)

U19 Women’s Beach Sprint

Gabrielle Murphy (City of Perth)

Kristy Knox (Mooloolaba)

Brittanny Brymer (City of Perth)

U17 Women’s Beach Sprint

Renee Stortenbeker (Elouera)

Kaitlin Mott (HelensburghStanwell Park)

Brittany Cashman (Noosa Heads)

U15 Women’s Beach Sprint

Jessica Thornton (Coogee)

Nicole Kay (Mooloolaba)

Yvette Avery (Woonona)

Open Men’s Champion Lifesaver

Michael White (Alexandra Headland)

Sean McKenzie (Semaphore)

David Ulbrick (Jan Juc)

U19 Men’s Champion Lifesaver

Bradley Doughan (Alexandra Headland)

Nicholas Stevens (Dicky Beach)

Liam Yeates (Newport)

U17 Men’s Champion Lifesaver

Lachlan Bruce (Manly)

Scott Sinclair (Alexandra Headland)

Jarrad Greentree (Sunshine Beach)

U15 Men’s Champion Lifesaver

Thomas Webber (Noosa Heads)

Edward Tilleard (Sunshine Beach)

Brock Redwood (Sunshine Beach)

Open Women’s Champion Lifesaver

Kathryn McKenzie (Northcliffe)

Natalie Dreibergs (Trigg Island)

Kate Thornton (Alexandra Headland)

U19 Women’s Champion Lifesaver

Sharni Copley (South Port)

Channa Marsh (Geraldton)

Kiorie Bennett (South Curl Curl)

U17 Women’s Champion Lifesaver

Charlotte Webber (Noosa Heads)

Teigan Miller (Umina)

Emma Finnis (Bundaberg)

U15 Women’s Champion Lifesaver

Jemma Smith (Umina

Rianna Dorey (Noosa Heads)

Kaitlin Petrie (Carlton Park)

Open Men’s Lifesaver Relay

Maroochydore (A)

Newport (A)

Alexandra Headland (A)

Open Patrol

Northcliffe (A)

Alexandra Headland (A)

Coogee (A)

U17 Patrol

Bundaberg (A)

Alexandra Headland (A)

Northcliffe (A)

Open Men’s Surf Race

Ky Hurst (Kurrawa)

Christopher Allum (Cronulla)

Dane Farrell (Elouera)

U19 Men’s Surf Race

Isak Costello (Redhead)

Jack Waddell (Terrigal)

Lauchlan O’Grady (Bulli)

U17 Men’s Surf Race

Scott Pegg (Maroochydore)

Daniel Collins (Redhead)

Cooper Krenkels (Manly)

U15 Men’s Surf Race

Justin McMorland (Swansea Belmont)

Mitchell Simmons (Kurrawa)

Grant Harris (Kurrawa)

Open Men’s Surf Teams

Northcliffe (A)

Cronulla (A)

Mooloolaba (A)

U19 Men’s Surf Teams

Newport (A)

Redhead (A)

Northcliffe (A)

U17 Men’s Surf Teams

Newport (A)

Manly (A)

Maroochydore (A)

U15 Men’s Surf Teams

North Cronulla (A)

Kurrawa (A)

Newport (A)

Open Men’s 5 Person RnR

Freshwater (Maroon)

Wanda (A)

Bondi Surf Bathers (A)

Open Men’s Surf Belt

Nathan Smith (Cronulla)

Dev Lahey (Northcliffe)

Cameron Prosser (North Burleigh)

U19 Men’s Surf Belt

Mitchell Rofe (Cronulla B)

John Woods (Wanda)

Stefaan Demopoulos (Northcliffe)

U17 Men’s Surf Belt

Nikolas Green (Alexandra Headland)

Jack Robertson (Cronulla)

Ben Johnston (Papamoa - NZ) Scott Peg (Maroochydore)

Open Women’s Surf Race

Georgia Miller (Manly)

Eliza Smith (Northcliffe)

Miranda Bell (Northcliffe)

U19 Women’s Surf Race

Emma Dick (Mermaid Beach)

Elyssia Gasparotto (Terrigal)

Laura McGlone (Avoca Beach)

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U17 Women’s Surf Race

Lana Rogers (Maroochydore)

Georgia Miller (Manly)

Chelsea Gillett (Maroochydore)

U15 Women’s Surf Race

Ellen Masters (Maroochydore)

Lucy McJannett (South Maroubra)

Emma Southwell (Cronulla)

Open Women’s Surf Teams

Northcliffe (A)

Manly (A)

North Burleigh (A)

U19 Women’s Surf Teams

Mooloolaba (A)

Wanda (A)

Northcliffe (B)

U17 Women’s Surf Teams

Northcliffe (A)

Mooloolaba (A)

South Maroubra (A)

U15 Women’s Surf Teams

Maroochydore (A)

Northcliffe (A)

Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park (A)

Open Women’s 5 Person RnR

Anglesea (A)

Collaroy (Red)

North Cronulla (Red)

Open Women’s Surf Belt

Devon Halligan (Manly)

Shivaun Street (Cronulla)

Mariah Jones (Tweed Heads Coolangatta)

Open Curlewis 6 Person RnR

Wanda (A)

Bondi Surf Bathers

Collaroy (Red)

Restricted Surf Race

Ky Hurst (Kurrawa)

Simon Huitenga (City of Perth)

Christopher Allum (Cronulla)

Open Age Mixed 5 Person RnR

Freshwater (Maroon)

Bondi Surf Bathers (A)

Collaroy (Black)

Under 19 5 Person RnR

Freshwater (Maroon)

Collaroy (Red)

Coogee (Coogee Red)

Under 17 5 Person RnR

Collaroy (Red)

Coogee (Coogee Red)

Anglesea (A)

Under 15 5 Person RnR

Collaroy (White)

Collaroy (Red)

Anglesea (Pink)

Open March Past

South Port (A)

Kurrawa (Kurrawa A)

Collaroy (Ladies)

U23 March Past

Brighton (A)

Collaroy (A)

North Cottesloe (North Cott White)

U17 March Past

Brighton (A)

North Bondi (Bondi Mermaids)

Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park (A)

Open Ironman

Cameron Cole (Mooloolaba)

Tanyn Lyndon (Northcliffe)

Jackson Maynard (Currumbin)

U19 Ironman

Ben Carberry (Warilla Barrack Point)

Mackenzie Hynard (Noosa Heads)

Cooper Halligan (Newport)

U17 Ironman

Samuel Fowler (Cronulla)

Cooper Krenkels (Manly)

Kody Innis (Burleigh Heads/ Mowbray Park)

U15 Ironman

Grant Harris (Kurrawa)

Charlie Brooks (Newport)

Justin McMorland (Swansea Belmont)

Open Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Elouera (Elouera Sky)

Currumbin (A)

Cronulla (A)

U19 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Kurrawa (A)

Noosa Heads (B)

Terrigal (A)

U17 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Manly (J.Kelly/Krenkels)

Alexandra Headland (A)

Mooloolaba (A)

U15 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Kurrawa (A)

North Cronulla (A)

Terrigal (A)

Open Men’s Rescue Tube Rescue

Elouera (Elouera Sky)

Bronte (A)

Terrigal (A)

U19 Men’s Rescue Tube Rescue

Northcliffe (A)

Wanda (A)

Terrigal (A)

U17 Men’s Rescue Tube Race

Matthew Davis (Moore Park)

James Traiforos (Manly)

Jayke Rees (Newport)

U15 Men’s Rescue Tube Race

Luke Chaffer (Cudgen Headland)

Grant Harris (Kurrawa)

Justin McMorland (Swansea Belmont)

Open Men’s Taplin Relay

Northcliffe (A)

Mooloolaba (A)

North Burleigh (A)

U19 Men’s Taplin Relay

Redhead (A)

Newport (A)

Noosa Heads (A)

Swimming /continued

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Avoca Beach (A) Papamoa - NZ (A)

Noosa Heads (A)

Manly (B)

U15 Men’s Cameron Relay

Kurrawa (A)

Manly (A)

Newport (A)

Open Ironwoman

Courtney Hancock (Northcliffe)

Rebecca Creedy (Metropolitan Caloundra)

Harriet Brown (Northcliffe)

U19 Ironwoman

Emma Dick (Mermaid Beach)

Tiarrn Raymond (Mooloolaba)

Maddy Dunn (Mooloolaba)

U17 Ironwoman

Karlee Nurthen (Mooloolaba)

Jessica Suriano (North Bondi)

Lara Moses (North Cronulla)

U15 Ironwoman

Ellen Masters (Maroochydore)

Lily Costello (Catherine Hill Bay)

Sarah Thompson (Alexandra Headland)

Open Women’s Surf Board Rescue

Manly (Falzon/Miller)

Northcliffe (B)

Manly (Crerar/Harris)

U19 Women’s Surf Board Rescue

Swansea Belmont (A)

Wanda (A)

Mooloolaba (A)

U17 Women’s Surf Board Rescue

Mooloolaba ( C)

Cudgen Headland (A)

Swansea Belmont (A)

U15 Women’s Surf Board Rescue

Maroochydore (A)

Catherine Hill Bay (Catho Black)

North Bondi (A)

Open Women’s Rescue Tube Rescue

Manly (A)

Northcliffe (A)

Northcliffe ( C)

U19 Women’s Rescue Tube Rescue

Wanda (A)

Northcliffe (A)

Mooloolaba (A)

U17 Women’s Rescue Tube Race

Georgia Miller (Manly)

Jessica Unicomb (Northcliffe)

Alyssa Koenen (Northcliffe)

U15 Women’s Rescue Tube Race

Lucy McJannett (South Maroubra)

Samantha King (Elouera)

Remi Krenkels (Manly)

Open Women’s Taplin Relay

North Burleigh (A)

Manly (A)

Mooloolaba (A)

U19 Women’s Taplin Relay

Wanda (A)

City of Perth (A)

Avoca Beach (A)

U17 Women’s Taplin Relay

Mooloolaba (A)

Manly (A)

Wanda (A)

U15 Women’s Cameron Relay

Manly (A)

Maroochydore (A)

Northcliffe (A)

Open Men’s Single Surf Ski

Lachlan Tame (Avoca Beach)

Greg Tobin (Swansea Belmont)

Tate Smith (Northcliffe)

U19 Men’s Single Surf Ski

Dominic Notten (Northcliffe)

William Bain (Mooloolaba)

Ben Carberry (Warilla Barrack Point)

U17 Men’s Single Surf Ski

Riley Fitzsimmons (Avoca Beach)

Jy Duffy (Alexandra Headland)

Alex Duggan (Burnie)

Open Men’s Single Surf Ski Relay

Trigg Island (A)

Northcliffe (A)

Avoca Beach (A)

U19 Men’s Single Surf Ski Relay

Mooloolaba (A)

Newport (A)

Warilla Barrack Point (A)

U17 Men’s Single Surf Ski Relay

Alexandra Headland (A)

Avoca Beach (A)

Brighton (A)

Open Mixed Double Ski

Manly

Devonport (A)

Northcliffe (A)

Open Men’s Double Surf Ski

Mooloolaba (A)

Northcliffe (A)

Northcliffe (B)

U19 Double Surf Ski Single Gender

Mooloolaba (A)

Burnie (A)

Newport (A)

Open Women’s Single Surf Ski

Naomi Flood (Manly)

Alana Nicholls (Trigg Island)

Alyce Burnett (Maroochydore)

U19 Women’s Single Surf Ski

Miranda Davies (Currumbin)

Coco Howcroft (Mooloolaba)

Jordan Mercer (Noosa Heads)

U17 Women’s Single Surf Ski

Alyssa Bull (Alexandra Headland)

Mieke Kassulke (Manly)

Kaitlyn Matuschka (Avoca Beach)

Open Women’s Single Surf Ski Relay

Manly (A)

North Burleigh (A)

Mooloolaba (A)

Open Women’s Double Surf Ski

Manly (Falzon/Flood)

City of Perth (A)

Warilla Barrack Point (B)

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Open Men’s Surf Board

Stewart McLachlan (Redhead)

Hugh Dougherty (Tugun)

Nicholas Malcolm (Surfers Paradise)

U19 Men’s Surf Board

Luke Cuff (Kurrawa)

Max Brooks (Newport)

Zachary Orchard (Surfers Paradise)

U17 Men’s Surf Board

Jake Kleinschmidt (Alexandra Headland)

Riley Fitzsimmons (Avoca Beach)

Lauchlan Reid (Newport)

U15 Men’s Surf Board

Grant Harris (Kurrawa)

Harrison Stone (Manly)

Luke Chaffer (Cudgen Headland)

Open Men’s Surf Board Relay

Mooloolaba (A)

Northcliffe (B)

Cudgen Headland (A)

U19 Men’s Surf Board Relay

Noosa Heads (A)

Newport (A)

Wanda (A)

U17 Men’s Surf Board Relay

Alexandra Headland (A)

Mooloolaba (B)

Mooloolaba (A)

U15 Men’s Surf Board Relay

Newport (A)

North Cronulla (A)

Kurrawa (A)

Open Women’s Surf Board

Brodie Moir (North Burleigh)

Elizabeth Pluimers (North Burleigh)

Hannah Minogue (Bulli)

U19 Women’s Surf Board

Jessie O’Carroll (Manly)

Maddy Dunn (Mooloolaba)

Bridget Little (Cronulla)

U17 Women’s Surf Board

Alyssa Bull (Alexandra Headland)

Mieke Kassulke (Manly)

Jessica Suriano (North Bondi)

U15 Women’s Surf Board

Claudia Rodwell (Terrigal)

Shannon Love (Kurrawa)

Sara O`Leary-Whitney (Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park)

Open Women’s Surf Board Relay

Mooloolaba (B)

North Burleigh (A)

Northcliffe (A)

U19 Women’s Surf Board Relay

Mooloolaba (A)

Noosa Heads (A)

Currumbin (A)

U17 Women’s Surf Board Relay

Mooloolaba (A)

Manly (A)

Alexandra Headland (A)

U15 Women’s Surf Board Relay

Maroochydore (A)

Catherine Hill Bay (Catho Gold)

Northcliffe (A)

Open Men’s Board Riding

Jake Vincent (Coolum Beach)

Rory Jenkins (North Cronulla)

Alexander Lakeman (Dee Why)

U19 Men’s Board Riding

Rory Jenkins (North Cronulla)

Jake Vincent (Coolum Beach)

Jackson Lynch (Coolum Beach)

U17 Men’s Board Riding

Luke Faddy (Bronte)

Blake Webb (Currumbin)

Joseph Michael (Coogee)

U15 Men’s Board Riding

Samson Coulter (Manly)

Stirling Mitchell (Dicky Beach)

Harry Clements (Wamberal)

Open Men’s Malibu Long Board Riding

Nigel Canterbury (Northcliffe)

Cheyne Horan (Surfers Paradise)

Patrick Kelly (Surfers Paradise)

Open Women’s Board Riding

Codie Klein (Cudgen Headland)

Jaleesa Vincent (Coolum Beach)

Madison Quinn (Dee Why)

U19 Women’s Board Riding

Codie Klein (Cudgen Headland)

Alanna Patison (North Curl Curl)

Jazmyn Turner (North Cronulla)

U17 Women’s Board Riding

Tiana Reid (North Narrabeen)

Megan Wigham (Shelly Beach)

Veronica Charles (North Cronulla)

U15 Women’s Board Riding

Jaleesa Vincent (Coolum Beach)

Emma McGuigan (Maroubra)

Lucy Evans (Maroochydore)

Open Women’s Malibu Long Board Riding

Tiarne Smith (Northcliffe)

Madison Quinn (Dee Why)

Tara Ferguson (Surfers Paradise)

Open Men’s Surf Boat

Mona Vale (Black)

North Steyne (Nuthuggers)

Batemans Bay (Batemans Bay A)

U23 Men’s Surf Boat

Queenscliff (Brazzers)

North Cottesloe (Persuaders)

North Cronulla (Gold)

Open Women’s Surf Boat

Mooloolaba (A)

North Cottesloe (Mermaid Marine)

Kurrawa (Krankitz)

U23 Women’s Surf Boat

Palm Beach

North Cottesloe (Cott Kwik Cranes)

Austinmer (Blue)

Reserve Grade Surf Boat

Kurrawa (Kurrawa Thunder)

Coogee (Prawns)

North Cottesloe (Cott Wolf Pack)

Board

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U19 Surf Boat

Bulli (Bulli Gold)

Avoca Beach (Grease Monkeys)

Newport (Jollytails)

Surf Boat Relay

Mona Vale (A)

Tannum Sands (A)

South Curl Curl (A)

Open First Aid Comp

Maroochydore (B)

Dicky Beach (A)

Maroochydore (A)

U19 First Aid Comp

Maroochydore (A)

Maroochydore (B)

Maroochydore (C)

U17 First Aid Comp

Maroochydore (A)

Manly (Red)

Manly (Purple)

U15 First Aid Comp

Freshwater (A)

Maroochydore (A)

City of Perth (A)

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Second

Third

60-64 Men’s 1KM Beach Run

Jose Desfosses (Scarboro)

Michael Barrand (Wye River)

Anthony Logue (Tea Gardens Hawks Nest)

65-69 Men’s 1KM Beach Run

Peter Hennessey (Tacking Point)

Darryl Glover (Shellharbour)

David Sams (Long Reef)

60-64 Women’s 1KM Beach Run

Louise Smallwood (Collaroy)

Roe Mitchell (Kurrawa)

Gladys Honer (North Cronulla)

65-69 Women’s 1KM Beach Run

Judith Rowland-Smith (Mooloolaba)

Wendy Coghill (Maroochydore)

70+ years 1KM Beach Run

Ronald Johnstone (Fairhaven)

Lionel Fargher (Terrigal)

Anthony Frost (Noosa Heads)

30-34 Men’s 2km Beach Run

Luke Hall (Terrigal)

Jonathon Price (Burnie)

Michael Bush (Currumbin)

35-35 Men’s 2km Beach Run

Michael Gray (Currumbin)

Steve Ballard (Shellharbour)

Benjamin Plunkett (Yamba)

40-44 Men’s 2km Beach Run

Roger C. Souter (Maroubra)

Claude Busse (Manly)

Jock Campbell (Wanda)

45-49 Men’s 2km Beach Run

Andrew Walker (City of Perth)

Darrin James (Toowoon Bay)

Darren Lee (North Wollongong)

50-54 Men’s 2km Beach Run

Peter O`Shaughnessy (Yeppoon)

Tim Gates (Palm Beach - NSW)

Peter Mirls (Southport - QLD)

55-59 Men’s 2km Beach Run

Steve Bishop (Miami Beach)

Nicholas Wood (Palm Beach - NSW)

Daryl Hauenstein (Jan Juc)

30-34 Women’s 2km Beach Run

Rona Macniven (Coogee)

Geraldine Warren (Bondi Surf Bathers)

Georgina Davies (Anglesea)

35-35 Women’s 2km Beach Run

Angela Leadbeatter (Swansea Belmont)

April Zekulich (Mermaid Beach)

Lee Myatt (Port Noarlunga)

40-44 Women’s 2km Beach Run

Rebecca Waugh (Coogee)

Nicole Sandon (North Burleigh)

Sarah Davis (North Bondi)

45-49 Women’s 2km Beach Run

Margaret Pearson (Long Reef)

Jane Cole (Mount Martha)

Cristina Curtis (Manly)

50-54 Women’s 2km Beach Run

Wendy Callard (Kurrawa)

Georgina Lynch (Noosa Heads)

Merrilee Linegar (Queenscliff)

55-59 Women’s 2km Beach Run

Marilyn Clarence (Swansea Belmont)

Linda McDowell (Collaroy)

Valoria Crick (Woonona)

30-34 Men’s Beach Flags

Todd Edwards (North Cottesloe)

Aaron Bell (Sorrento)

Christopher Maloney (South Maroubra)

35-39 Men’s Beach Flags

Andrew Kelckhoven (North Burleigh)

Jeremy Rolleston (Newport)

Barton Staines (North Cottesloe)

40-44 Men’s Beach Flags

Todd McSwan (Mudjimba)

Jason Vincent (Alexandra Headland)

Jeff Davidson (Mullaloo)

Surf Boat /continued

First Aid

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45-49 Men’s Beach Flags

Michael Gedz (Queenscliff)

Philip Wyper (Coolangatta)

Adam Mills (Cudgen Headland)

50-54 Men’s Beach Flags

Warren Peters (Ocean Beach)

Paul Brady (Dixon Park)

Stephen Kirby (Toowoon Bay)

55-59 Men’s Beach Flags

William Roberston (Yeppoon)

David Hutchison (Glenelg)

Peter Van Miltenburgh (Anglesea)

60-64 Men’s Beach Flags

Martin Lynch (Newport)

Robert Tomblin (Collaroy)

Robert Wilson (Queenscliff)

65-69 Men’s Beach Flags

Peter Allison (Queenscliff)

Malcolm Freake OAM (Fairhaven)

Paul Hammond (Queenscliff)

30-34 Women’s Beach Flags

Lindy Lewis (Henley)

Fiona Tschaut (Bondi Surf Bathers)

Kellie Nichols (Alexandra Headland)

35-39 Women’s Beach Flags

Michaela Hofer (Killcare)

Tegan Spackman (Killcare)

Kaye Chaffer (Toowoon Bay)

40-44 Women’s Beach Flags

Kristyn Monnock (Mona Vale)

Kylie Stewart (Queenscliff)

Helena Grono (Kurrawa)

45-49 Women’s Beach Flags

Robyn Henderson (Queenscliff)

Wendy Sierp (Alexandra Headland)

Wendy Pepper (Clovelly)

50-54 Women’s Beach Flags

Bronwyn Kemp (Grange)

Julie Jowett (North Avoca)

Debbie Graham (Terrigal)

55-59 Women’s Beach Flags

Valoria Crick (Woonona)

Joanne Shanahan (Mount Martha)

Sue Projceski (Toowoon Bay)

60-64 Women’s Beach Flags

Louise Smallwood (Collaroy)

Kerri Giumelli (Toowoon Bay)

Gladys Honer (North Cronulla)

65-69 Women’s Beach Flags

Christina Nicholls (Kurrawa)

Jan Logue (Tea Gardens Hawks Nest)

Janice Gielis (Cudgen Headland)

70+ years Beach Flags

Glen Wilson (Mooloolaba)

George Fowler (Wauchope Bonny Hills)

Douglas Gill (Copacabana)

140 years min Men’s Beach Relay

Warriewood (Team A)

Anglesea (Team A)

Ocean Beach (Team A)

170 years min Men’s Beach Relay

Alexandra Headland (Team A)

Newport (Team A)

Grange (Team A)

200 years min Men’s Beach Relay

Toowoon Bay (Team A)

Ocean Beach (Team A)

Toowoon Bay (Team B)

140 years min Women’s Beach Relay

Killcare (Team A)

Alexandra Headland (Team A)

Mooloolaba (Team A)

170 years min Women’s Beach Relay

Coogee (Team A)

Mooloolaba (Team A)

Newport (Team A)

200 years min Women’s Beach Relay

Queenscliff (Team A)

Toowoon Bay (Team A)

Collaroy (Team A)

230 years min Mixed Beach Relay

Glenelg (Team A)

Queenscliff (Team A)

South Maroubra (Team A)

30-34 Men’s Beach Sprint

Ross Langbein (Collaroy)

Aaron Bell (Sorrento)

Todd Edwards (North Cottesloe)

35-39 Men’s Beach Sprint

Nathan McKay (Newport)

Rubin Ruzicka (Manly)

Joel Maybury (Killcare)

40-44 Men’s Beach Sprint

Jason Vincent (Alexandra Headland)

Adam Gee (Warriewood)

John-Paul Smith (Salt)

45-49 Men’s Beach Sprint

Brian Dolly (Queenscliff)

Michael Gedz (Queenscliff)

John McCarthy (Toowoon Bay)

50-54 Men’s Beach Sprint

Nigel Kassulke (Manly)

Warren Peters (Ocean Beach)

Stephen Nelson (Queenscliff)

55-59 Men’s Beach Sprint

Gregory Duncan (Alexandra Headland)

David Hutchinson (Glenelg)

David Shearsby (Queenscliff)

60-64 Men’s Beach Sprint

Ted Smithies (Newport)

Martin Lynch (Newport)

Denis Griffith (Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park) Robert Wilson (Queenscliff)

65-69 Men’s Beach Sprint

Paul Hammond (Queenscliff)

John McNamee (Clovelly)

Maxwell Murphy (South Maroubra)

30-34 Women’s Beach Sprint

Sally Cumming (Anglesea)

Michelle Sursok (Queenscliff)

Lindy Lewis (Henley)

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35-39 Women’s Beach Sprint

Catherine Donaldson (Kurrawa)

Michaela Hofer (Killcare)

Tegan Spackman (Killcare) Allison Tucker (Ocean Beach)

40-44 Women’s Beach Sprint

Kristyn Monnock (Mona Vale)

Sharon Deans (Coogee)

Kylie Stewart (Queenscliff)

45-49 Women’s Beach Sprint

Liesl Kett (Mooloolaba)

Robyn Henderson (Queenscliff)

Allison Roberts (Coogee)

50-54 Women’s Beach Sprint

Merrilee Linegar (Queenscliff)

Jo Emery (Clovelly)

Sukie Southern (Newport)

55-59 Women’s Beach Sprint

Angie McPhee (Dicky Beach)

Valoria Crick (Woonona)

Linda McDowell (Collaroy)

60-64 Women’s Beach Sprint

Kerri Giumelli (Toowoon Bay)

Louise Smallwood (Collaroy)

Gladys Honer (North Cronulla)

65-69 Women’s Beach Sprint

Janice Gielis (Cudgen Headland)

Judith Rowland-Smith (Mooloolaba)

Jan Logue (Tea Gardens Hawks Nest)

70+ years Beach Sprint

Glen Wilson (Mooloolaba)

George Fowler (Wauchope Bonny Hills)

Gill Douglas (Copacabana)

30-39 Men’s Champion Lifesaver

Trent Rowe (Northcliffe)

Stephen Iannazzo (Jan Juc)

Drew Moffrey (Northcliffe)

50+ years Men’s Champion Lifesaver

Mark Davis (Ocean Beach)

Anthony Shubitz (Coogee)

Robert Illidge (Coogee)

30-39 Women’s Champion Lifesaver

Shelley Smith (Ocean Beach)

Christine Bishop (Umina)

Alesha Hotz (Yeppoon)

50+ years Women’s Champion Lifesaver

Kerry Armstrong-Smith (Umina)

Mandy Hanmer (Kurrawa)

Deborah Foote (North Steyne)

30-34 Men’s Surf Race

Simon Nothling (Bondi Surf Bathers)

Kurt Hanson (Freshwater)

Nathan Henderson (Currumbin)

35-39 Men’s Surf Race

Tristan Read (Lorne)

Sigi Hill (Collaroy)

Cristopher Swain (Noosa Heads)

40-44 Men’s Surf Race

Ashley Massie (Maroochydore)

Brett Tyack (Jan Juc)

Simon Storry (North Bondi)

45-49 Men’s Surf Race

Paul Lemmon (Terrigal)

Adam Sambrook (Southport - QLD)

Darrin Jones (Queenscliff)

50-54 Men’s Surf Race

Glen Lawrence (Byron Bay)

Darryl Blackburn (Surfers Paradisse)

Stuart Meares (Newport)

55-59 Men’s Surf Race

Stephen Fry (Northcliffe)

Gregory Smith (Maroubra)

James Dougherty (Yamba)

60-64 Men’s Surf Race

Bruce MacDonald (Dixon Park)

Rod Taylor (Mooloolaba)

Donald Marsh (Carlton Park)

65-69 Men’s Surf Race

Ross Taylor (Thirroul)

Leonard Harris OAM (Maroochydore)

Christopher Shapland (Maroochydore)

30-34 Women’s Surf Race

Lee Vrolyks (Northcliffe)

Tiarne Smith (Northcliffe)

Maite De Hedervary (Bondi Surf Bathers)

35-39 Women’s Surf Race

Michelle Kent (Redhead)

Robyn Hill (Collaroy)

Dana Richards (Shellharbour)

40-44 Women’s Surf Race

Dori Miller (Bondi Surf Bathers)

Joanne Kay (Byron Bay)

Penny Locke (Bulli)

45-49 Women’s Surf Race

Alison Pegg (Noosa Heads)

Christie Krenkels (Manly)

Anna Ballara (Northcliffe)

50-54 Women’s Surf Race

Lee Howes (Newcastle)

Georgina Lynch (Noosa Heads)

Carolyn Martin (Coogee)

55-59 Women’s Surf Race

Gay Bradley (Mooloolaba)

Vicki McKain (Byron Bay)

Joanne Helson (Shellharbour)

60-64 Women’s Surf Race

Gayle Dundas (Bronte)

Ruth Kemp (Tweed Heads Coolangatta)

65-69 Women’s Surf Race

Janice Gielis (Cudgen Headland)

Lea Hill (Bondi Surf Bathers)

Virginia Hedderman (Bronte)

70+ years Surf Race

Robert Watkins (Cottesloe)

Neville De Mestre (North Burleigh)

David Ross (Manly)

Beach /continued

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2013 Australian Masters Surf Life Saving Championships North Kirra Beach, QLD, 15-21 April, 2013 Event

First

Second

Third

110 years Men’s Surf Teams

Maroochydore (Team A)

Freshwater (Freshwater Maroon)

Wanda (Team A)

130 years Men’s Surf Teams

Noosa Heads (Team B)

Coogee (Team A)

Point Leo (Team A)

150 years Men’s Surf Teams

Northcliffe (Team A)

Byron Bay (Team A)

Surfers Paradise (Team A)

110 years Women’s Surf Teams

Northcliffe (Team A)

Manly (Team A)

Avoca Beach (Team A)

130 years Women’s Surf Teams

Noosa Heads (Team A)

Maroubra (Team A)

Byron Bay (Team A)

150 years Women’s Surf Teams

Coogee (Team A)

Bondi Surf Bathers (Team A)

Palm Beach (Team A)

170 years Mixed Surf Teams

Maroubra (Team C)

Wanda (Team A)

Noosa Heads (Team A)

30-34 Men’s Rescue Tube

Kurt Hanson (Freshwater)

Simon Nothling (Bondi Surf Bathers)

Nathan Henderson (Currumbin)

35-39 Men’s Rescue Tube

Peter Halfweeg (Maroochydore)

Sigi Hill (Collaroy)

Tait Brannock (Wanda)

40-44 Men’s Rescue Tube

Ashley Massie (Maroochydore)

Brett Tyack (Jan Juc)

Glenn Eldon (Cottesloe)

45-49 Men’s Rescue Tube

Craig Chapman (Surfers Paradise)

Craig Greenwood (Kurrawa)

Stephen Bradney (Alexandra Headland)

50-54 Men’s Rescue Tube

Peter Rheinberger (Yamba)

Christopher Gately (Coogee)

Stuart Meares (Newport)

55-59 Men’s Rescue Tube

Gregory Smith (Maroubra)

Francis Christian (Point Leo)

Lennard Cook (Currumbin)

60-64 Men’s Rescue Tube

Geoffrey Dews (Noosa Heads)

Jeff Banks (Fairy Meadow)

Rod Taylor (Mooloolaba)

65-69 Men’s Rescue Tube

Leonard Harris OAM (Maroochydore)

Michael Cook (Trigg Island)

Christopher Shapland (Maroochydore)

30-34 Women’s Rescue Tube

Lee Vrolyks (Northcliffe)

Maite De Hedervary (Bondi Surf Bathers)

Jennifer Spencer (Warriewood)

35-39 Women’s Rescue Tube

Robyn Hill (Collaroy)

Dana Richards (Shellharbour)

Nicola Logan (Coogee)

40-44 Women’s Rescue Tube

Dori Miller (Bondi Surf Bathers)

Fiona Borg (Maroubra)

Joanne Kay (Byron Bay)

45-49 Women’s Rescue Tube

Christie Krenkels (Manly)

Anna Ballara (Northcliffe)

Alison Pegg (Noosa Heads)

50-54 Women’s Rescue Tube

Georgina Lynch (Noosa Heads)

Lee Howes (Newcastle)

Carolyn Martin (Coogee)

55-59 Women’s Rescue Tube

Vicki McKain (Byron Bay)

Gay Bradley (Mooloolaba)

Joanne Helson (Shellharbour)

60-64 Women’s Rescue Tube

Gayle Dundas (Bronte)

Ruth Kemp (Tweed Heads Coolangatta)

65-69 Women’s Rescue Tube

Lea Hill (Bondi Surf Bathers)

Christina Nicholls (Kurrawa)

Wendy Coghill (Maroochydore)

70+ years Rescue Tube

Neville De Mestre (North Burleigh)

Robert Watkins (Cottesloe)

Colin White (Queenscliff)

30-34 Ironman

Nathan Henderson (Currumbin)

Haydn Tierney (Point Leo)

Zayne Hamill (Surfers Paradise)

35-39 Ironman

Mark Graham (Ocean Grove)

Cristopher Swain (Noosa Heads)

Matthew Kent (Redhead)

40-44 Ironman

Brett Tyack (Jan Juc)

Ashley Massie (Maroochydore)

Shane Whittaker (North Cronulla)

45-49 Ironman

Paul Lemmon (Terrigal)

Scott Thomson (North Bondi)

Craig Chapman (Surfers Paradise)

50-54 Ironman

Glen Lawrence (Byron Bay)

Alan Boyce (Redhead)

Graham Bendeich (Mermaid Beach)

55-59 Ironman

Nicholas Wood (Palm Beach - NSW)

Grant Simpson (Brighton - SA)

Bruce Kolkka (Northcliffe)

60-64 Ironman

Donald Marsh (Carlton Park)

Rod Taylor (Mooloolaba)

Geoffrey Dews (Noosa Heads)

65-69 Ironman

Michael Cook (Trigg Island)

Peter Hennessey (Tacking Point)

Len Wood (Maroochydore)

70+ years Ironman

Neville De Mestre (North Burleigh)

Allan Metti (Cronulla)

Lionel Fargher (Terrigal)

Swimming /continued

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2013 Australian Masters Surf Life Saving Championships North Kirra Beach, QLD, 15-21 April, 2013 Event

First

Second

Third

30-34 Ironwoman

Lee Vrolyks (Northcliffe)

Tiarne Smith (Northcliffe)

Melanie Driscoll (Kurrawa)

35-39 Ironwoman

Michelle Kent (Redhead)

Lee Myatt (Port Noarlunga)

Alison Olander (Noosa Heads)

40-44 Ironwoman

Elin Ashfield Hedstrom (Alexandra Headland)

Kelli Van De Water (Half Moon Bay)

Helen Murray (Byron Bay)

45-49 Ironwoman

Anna Ballara (Northcliffe)

Alison Pegg (Noosa Heads)

Lisa McGuigan (Maroubra)

50-54 Ironwoman

Georgina Lynch (Noosa Heads)

Lee Howes (Newcastle)

Dianne Diebert (Terrigal)

55-59 Ironwoman

Dale Mowbray (Swansea Belmont)

Marilyn Clarence (Swansea Belmont)

Julie Fidler (Noosa Heads)

60-64 Ironwoman

Ruth Kemp (Tweed Heads Coolangatta)

30-34 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Jan Juc (Team A)

Bondi Surf Bathers (Team A)

Currumbin (Team A)

35-39 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Maroochydore (Team A)

Redhead (Team A)

Wanda (Team A)

40-44 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Currumbin (Team A)

North Entrance (Team A)

Brighton - SA (Team A)

45-49 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Maroubra (Team A)

Freshwater (Freshwater Maroon)

Northcliffe (Team B)

50-54 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Byron Bay (Team A)

Redhead (Team A)

Mermaid Beach (Team A)

55-59 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Northcliffe (Team A)

Wanda (Team A)

Noosa Heads (Team A)

60-64 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Cottesloe (Team A)

Northcliffe (Team A)

Thirroul (Team A)

65-69 Men’s Surf Board Rescue

Trigg Island (Team A)

Maroochydore (Team A)

Queenscliff (Team A)

30-34 Women’s Surf Board Rescue

Northcliffe (Team A)

Bondi Surf Bathers (Team A)

Warriewood (Team A)

35-39 Women’s Surf Board Rescue

Noosa Heads (Team A)

Manly (Team A)

Stockton (Team A)

40-44 Women’s Surf Board Rescue

Mount Martha (Team A)

Coogee (Team A)

Maroubra (Team A)

45-49 Women’s Surf Board Rescue

Shellharbour (Team A)

Northcliffe (Team A)

Noosa Heads (Team A)

50-54 Women’s Surf Board Rescue

Noosa Heads (Team A)

Palm Beach (Team A)

Mooloolaba (Team A)

50-59 Women’s Surf Board Rescue

Swansea Belmont (Team A)

Noosa Heads (Team A)

70+ years Surf Board Rescue

North Burleigh (Team A)

Noosa Heads (Team A)

110 years Men’s Taplin Relay

Maroochydore (Team A)

Freshwater (Freshwater Maroon)

Currumbin (Team C)

130 years Men’s Taplin Relay

Redhead (Team A)

Terrigal (Team A)

Coogee (Team A)

150 years Men’s Taplin Relay

Byron Bay (Team A)

Northcliffe (Team A)

Surfers Paradise (Team A)

110 years Women’s Taplin Relay

Northcliffe (Team A)

Alexandra Headland (Team A)

Avoca Beach (Team A)

130 years Women’s Taplin Relay

Noosa Heads (Team A)

Coogee (Team A)

Maroubra (Team A)

150 years Women’s Taplin Relay

Noosa Heads (Team A)

Byron Bay (Team A)

Palm Beach (Team A)

170 years Mixed Taplin Relay

Brighton - SA (Team A)

Maroubra (Team A)

Northcliffe (Team A)

30-34 Men’s Single Surf Ski

Michael Jnr Georgari (Wanda)

Scott Austin (Collaroy)

Glen Bernard (Stockton)

35-39 Men’s Single Surf Ski

Brad Rodgers (North Burleigh)

Ben Hamilton (Avoca Beach)

Nathan Croal (North Bondi)

40-44 Men’s Single Surf Ski

Kirk Jarrott (Maroochydore)

Martin Kenny (Mooloolaba)

Robbie Armstrong (Avoca Beach)

45-49 Men’s Single Surf Ski

Murray Davies (Caves Beach)

Jeffrey Lemarseny (North Burleigh)

Timothy Altman (Torquay)

Multi - Discipline /continued

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2013 Australian Masters Surf Life Saving Championships North Kirra Beach, QLD, 15-21 April, 2013 Event

First

Second

Third

50-54 Men’s Single Surf Ski

Greg Juniper (Tallebudgera)

Alan Boyce (Redhead)

Graham Bendeich (Mermaid Beach)

55-59 Men’s Single Surf Ski

John Harris (Mooloolaba)

Kevin Jeffery (Kurrawa)

Roger Hansard (Mooloolaba)

60-64 Men’s Single Surf Ski

Rod Taylor (Mooloolaba)

Donald Marsh (Carlton Park)

Alan Vidler (Maroochydore)

65-69 Men’s Single Surf Ski

David Ogilvie (Mooloolaba)

Robin Slattery (Cottesloe)

Len Wood (Maroochydore)

30-34 Women’s Single Surf Ski

Lee Vrolyks (Northcliffe)

Melanie Driscoll (Kurrawa)

Carla Dreyer (Metropolitan Caloundra)

35-39 Women’s Single Surf Ski

Lisa Wadling (Torquay)

Alison Olander (Noosa Heads)

Lee Myatt (Port Noarlunga)

40-44 Women’s Single Surf Ski

Kerry Armstrong-Smith (Umina)

Penny Locke (Bulli)

Joanne Kay (Byron Bay)

45-49 Women’s Single Surf Ski

Lisa McGuigan (Maroubra)

Fiona Robin Rae (Palm Beach - NSW)

Laura Thurtell (Forster)

50-54 Women’s Single Surf Ski

Janine Higgins (Swansea Belmont)

Gai Coleman (Byron Bay)

Christine Outteridge (Fingal Beach)

55- 59 Women’s Single Surf Ski

Dale Mowbray (Swansea Belmont)

Julie Fidler (Noosa Heads)

Marilyn Clarence (Swansea Belmont)

60-64 Women’s Single Surf Ski

Elizabeth Harvey (Byron Bay)

Ruth Kemp (Tweed Heads Coolangatta)

65-69 Women’s Single Surf Ski

Janice Gielis (Cudgen Headland)

70+ years Single Surf Ski

Colin Laing (North Entrance)

Neville De Mestre (North Burleigh)

Lionel Fargher (Terrigal)

110 years Men’s Single Surf Ski Relay

Redhead (Team A)

North Bondi (Team A)

Manly (Team A)

130 years Men’s Single Surf Ski Relay

Anglesea (Team A)

Kurrawa (Team A)

Glenelg (Team A)

150 years Men’s Single Surf Ski Relay

Surfers Paradise (Team A)

North Bondi (Team A)

Northcliffe (Team A)

110 years Women’s Single Surf Ski Relay

Northcliffe (Team A)

Alexandra Headland (Team A)

Stockton (Team A)

130 years Women’s Single Surf Ski Relay

Byron Bay (Team A)

Noosa Heads (Team A)

Shellharbour (Team A)

150 years Women’s Single Surf Ski Relay

Swansea Belmont (Team A)

Noosa Heads (Team A)

Palm Beach - NSW (Team A)

170 years Mixed Single Surf Ski Relay

North Entrance (Team A)

Mooloolaba (Team A)

Mooloolaba (Team B)

30-34 Men’s Double Surf Ski

Collaroy (Team A)

Wanda (Team A)

Currumbin (Team A)

35-39 Men’s Double Surf Ski

Redhead (Team A)

Kurrawa (Team A)

North Bondi (Team A)

40-44 Men’s Double Surf Ski

Maroochydore (Team A)

Bulli (Team A)

Byron Bay (Team A)

45-49 Men’s Double Surf Ski

Swansea Belmont (Team A)

Glenelg (Team A)

Currumbin (Team A)

30-34 Women’s Double Surf Ski

Northcliffe (Team A)

Noosa Heads (Team A)

Alexandra Headland (Team A)

45+ years Women’s Double Surf Ski

Queenscliff (Team A)

Swansea Belmont (Team A)

Palm Beach - NSW (Team A)

50-54 Mixed Double Surf Ski

Redhead (Team A)

Surfers Paradise (Team A)

Tallebudgera (Team A)

55-59 Mixed Double Surf Ski

Mooloolaba (Team A)

Kurrawa (Team A)

North Entrance (Team A)

60-64 Mixed Double Surf Ski

Byron Bay (Team A)

Mooloolaba (Team A)

Fairy Meadow (Team A)

Ski /continued


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2013 Australian Masters Surf Life Saving Championships North Kirra Beach, QLD, 15-21 April, 2013 Event

First

Second

Third

65-69 Mixed Double Surf Ski

Redhead (Team A)

Northcliffe (Team A)

Dixon Park (Team A)

70+ years Mixed Double Surf Ski

North Burleigh (Team A)

Ski /continued

Board 30-34 Men’s Surf Board

Andrew Mosel (Trigg Island)

Tim Foran (Redhead)

Kurt Hanson (Freshwater)

35-39 Men’s Surf Board

Matthew Kent (Redhead)

Clint Irwin (Redhead)

Timothy Jennett (Wollongong City)

40-44 Men’s Surf Board

Brett Dowker (Currumbin)

Stephen Seddon (Half Moon Bay)

Graham R. Burge (Swansea Belmont)

45-49 Men’s Surf Board

Darren Schott (Maroubra)

Michael Waide (Currumbin)

Christopher Maynard (Currumbin)

50-54 Men’s Surf Board

Gavin Hill (Northcliffe)

Noel Kolkka (Northcliffe )

Martin Ashfield (Alexandra Headland)

55-59 Men’s Surf Board

Bruce Kolkka (Northcliffe)

Peter Dean (Queenscliff)

Stephen Hudson (North Avoca)

60-64 Men’s Surf Board

Jeff Wall (Thirroul)

Donald Marsh (Carlton Park)

Rod Taylor (Mooloolaba)

65-69 Men’s Surf Board

Michael Cook (Trigg Island)

Ross Blatchford (Redhead)

Warwick Cavanagh (Maroubra)

30-34 Women’s Surf Board

Lee Vrolyks (Northcliffe)

Tiarne Smith (Northcliffe)

Katrina Wilkinson (Byron Bay)

35-39 Women’s Surf Board

Michelle Kent (Redhead)

Lisa Wadling (Torquay)

Tamiel Benjamin (Alexandra Headland)

40-44 Women’s Surf Board

Elin Ashfield Hedstrom (Alexandra Headland)

Helen Murray (Byron Bay)

Bonnie Danuser (Stockton)

45-49 Women’s Surf Board

Anna Ballara (Northcliffe)

Sandra Penman (Mermaid Beach)

Alison Pegg (Noosa Heads)

50-54 Women’s Surf Board

Christine Outteridge (Fingal Beach)

Georgina Lynch (Noosa Heads)

Lee Howes (Newcastle)

55-59 Women’s Surf Board

Dale Mowbray (Swansea Belmont)

Angie McPhee (Dicky Beach)

Annabelle Chapman (Palm Beach NSW)

60-64 Women’s Surf Board

Ruth Kemp (Tweed Heads Coolangatta)

Gayle Dundas (Bronte)

65-69 Women’s Surf Board

Janice Gielis (Cudgen Headland)

Christina Nicholls (Kurrawa)

70+ years Surf Board

Allan Metti (Cronulla)

Neville De Mestre (North Burleigh)

Peter Molineux (Maroochydore)

110 years Men’s Surf Board Relay

Maroochydore (Team A)

Redhead (Team A)

Currumbin (Team A)

130 years Men’s Surf Board Relay

Maroubra (Team A)

Swansea Belmont (Team A)

Surfers Paradise (Team A)

150 years Men’s Surf Board Relay

Surfers Paradise (Team A)

Northcliffe (Team A)

Byron Bay (Team A)

110 years Women’s Surf Board Relay

Northcliffe (Team A)

Manly (Team A)

Warriewood (Team A)

130 years Women’s Surf Board Relay

Noosa Heads (Team A)

Northcliffe (Team A)

Shellharbour (Team A)

150 years Surf Board Relay

Palm Beach - NSW (Team A)

Swansea Belmont (Team A)

Noosa Heads (Team A)

170 years Surf Board Relay

Wanda (Team A)

Thirroul (Team A)

Mooloolaba (Team A)


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Sport Results /Continued

2013 Australian Masters Surf Life Saving Championships North Kirra Beach, QLD, 15-21 April, 2013 Event

First

Second

Third

30-39 Men’s Surf Board Riding

Anthony Carroll (Bronte)

Trent Roberts (Fingal Beach)

Nathan Horswell (North Entrance)

40-49 Men’s Surf Board Riding

Patrick Kelly (Surfers Paradise)

Nigel Canterbury (Northcliffe)

Chris Eddelbuttel (Kirra)

30-39 Women’s Surf Board Riding

Tiarne Smith (Northcliffe)

Wendy Yarnold (Pacific Palms)

Sharon Kyme (Currumbin)

40-49 Women’s Surf Board Riding

Kate Miller (Tweed Heads Coolangatta)

Christine Outteridge (Fingal Beach)

Joanne Marrable (Northcliffe)

50+ years Mixed Surf Board Riding

Cheyne Horan (Surfers Paradise)

Glen Rawlings (Rainbow Bay)

Peter Brown (Dixon Park)

30-39 Men’s Malibu Long Board Riding

Anthony Carroll (Bronte)

Glenn Van Drunen (Surfers Paradise)

Scott McLeod (Rainbow Bay)

40-49 Men’s Malibu Long Board Riding

Robert Lumby (Towradgi)

Nigel Canterbury (Northcliffe)

Warren Hannam (Dee Why)

30-39 Women’s Malibu Long Board Riding

Sharon Kyme (Currumbin)

Tiarne Smith (Northcliffe)

40-49 Women’s Malibu Long Board Riding

Kate Miller (Tweed Heads Coolangatta)

Paula Savage (Coolum Beach)

Christine Outteridge (Fingal Beach)

50+ years Mixed Malibu Long Board Riding

Cheyne Horan (Surfers Paradise)

Geoffrey Horner (Dee Why)

Andrew Cross (South Narrabeen)

120 years Men’s Surf Boat

Kurrawa (Kurrawa Thunder)

Lorne (Bobcats)

North Cronulla (Gold)

140 years Men’s Surf Boat

Avalon Beach (Avalon Beach)

Metropolitan Caloundra (Team A)

North Cronulla (Gold)

160 years Men’s Surf Boat

Austinmer (Blue)

Northcliffe (Team A)

Woolgoolga (Mud Crabs)

180 years Men’s Surf Boat

Brighton - SA (Red Backs) Mairangi Bay - NZ (Team A)

North Cronulla (Gold)

Mooloolaba (Team A)

120 years Women’s Surf Boat

St Kilda (Nannas)

140 years Women’s Surf Boat

Mullaloo (Mullaloo Marlins)

Elouera (Elouera Wilko)

Elouera Wilko (Kittens)

160 years Women’s Surf Boat

Broome (Heat)

Batemans Bay (Waverunners)

Anglesea (Anglesea Soul Sisters)

180 years Women’s Surf Boat

Avalon Beach (Antiques)

Woonona (Black Cats)

Rosebud and McCrae (Team A)

200 years Mixed Surf Boat

South Curl Curl (White Bread)

Queenscliff (Mouldy Muffins)

Woolgoolga (Long Strokers)

220 years Mixed Surf Boat

Windang (Windang Old Boys)

Mooloolaba (Team A)

Byron Bay (Team A)

240 years Mixed Surf Boat

Mollymook (Grandfathers Plus One)

Nobbys (Team A)

Coolum Beach (The SOC’s)

260 years Mixed Surf Boat

Avoca Beach (Tweakers)

Long Reef (Team A)

Macksville-Scotts Head (Team A)

Surf Board Riding

Surf Boat


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Sport Results /Continued

2013 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships North Kirra Beach, QLD, 15-21 April, 2013 Club

Pts

Overall Pointscore

Club

Pts

Open Pointscore

Club

Pts

Club

Pts

Under 19 Pointscore /continued

Under 15 Pointscore /continued

Northcliffe SLSC

267.5

Northcliffe SLSC

165.5

Manly LSC

27

Mooloolaba SLSC

29

Mooloolaba SLSC

235

Mooloolaba SLSC

81

Terrigal SLSC

27

Cudgen Headland SLSC

26

Manly LSC

221

Manly LSC

69

Under 17 Pointscore

Cronulla SLSC

22

Kurrawa SLSC

150

Kurrawa SLSC

68

Manly LSC

94

Newport SLSC

21

Maroochydore SLSC

146

North Burleigh SLSC

61

Alexandra Headland SLSC

71

Noosa Heads SLSC

21

Cronulla SLSC

127

Cronulla SLSC

46

Mooloolaba SLSC

54

Handicap

Alexandra Headland SLSC

124

Collaroy SLSC

44

Maroochydore SLSC

46

Manly LSC

438.5

Noosa Heads SLSC

119

North Cottesloe SLSC

30

Noosa Heads SLSC

38

Mooloolaba SLSC

419.8

Newport SLSC

95

Trigg Island SLSC

30

Avoca Beach SLSC

35

Newport SLSC

419.3

North Cronulla SLSC

95

Elouera SLSC

27

Northcliffe SLSC

35

Noosa Heads SLSC

401.8

Masters Pointscore

Currumbin SLSC

28

Cudgen Headland SLSC

385.2

Northcliffe SLSC

225

Mooloolaba SLSC

88

Cronulla SLSC

25

Elouera SLSC

382.8

Noosa Heads SLSC

198

Noosa Heads SLSC

61

Collaroy SLSC

23

Maroochydore SLSC

381.5

Mooloolaba SLSC

159.5

Wanda SLSC

60.5

North Cronulla SLSC

23

Coogee SLSC

380.2

Queenscliff SLSC

157.5

Newport SLSC

51

Under 15 Pointscore

Currumbin Beach SLSC

379.3

Byron Bay SLSC

149

Northcliffe SLSC

51

Maroochydore SLSC

62

North Burleigh SLSC

379.3

Maroochydore SLSC

131

Cronulla SLSC

45

Kurrawa SLSC

59

Redhead SLSC

108

Currumbin SLSC

38

Manly LSC

42

Alexandra Headland SLSC

102

City of Perth SLSC

27

North Cronulla SLSC

40

Currumbin SLSC

101

Kurrawa SLSC

27

Northcliffe SLSC

35

Under 19 Pointscore

2013 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships North Kirra Beach, QLD, 15-21 April, 2013 Overall Awards Male Champion Competitor

Grant Harris (Kurrawa SLSC)

Female Champion Competitor

Georgia Miller (Manly LSC)

Male Champion Lifesaver

Michael White (Alexandra Headland SLSC)

Female Champion Lifesaver

Kathryn McKenzie (Northcliffe SLSC)

Peter Lacey Medal (U19, U17, U15 & Ironperson, Surf Race, Board, Belt)

Grant Harris (Kurrawa SLSC)

Open First Aid Competition “Tess Cramond AO, OBE Shield”

Maroochydore SLSC

U19 First Aid Competition “Ian Mackie AM Trophy”

BMD Northcliffe SLSC

Open 6 Man R&R “Curlewis Trophy”

Wanda SLSC

Open 5 Man R&R “Dearlove and Rennie Trophy”

Freshwater SLSC

U19 Boats “Robert Gatenby Shield”

Bulli SLSC

U19 Ironman “Saxon Bird Trophy”

Ben Carberry (Warilla Barrack Point SLSC)

U15 Ironman “Matthew Barclay Memorial Trophy”

Grant Harris (Kurrawa SLSC)


Sport Results

Sport Results /Continued

2013 Gatorade Clash of The Paddles Hamilton Island, QLD, 20-24 June, 2013 Category

First

Second

Open Men 8km Board

Luke Cuff

Ky Hurst

30-39 Men 8km Board

Paul Peterson

50+ Men 8km Board

Martin Ashfield

Third

8km Board

16km Ski - Short Course (Ocean Ski) 17-19 Men’s Ocean Ski

Nick Wagner

Open Men’s Ocean Ski

Clint Robinson

Open Women’s Ocean Ski

Elin Ashfield Hedstrom

30-39 Men’s Ocean Ski

Jeremy Cotter

Greg Tobin

Mark Anderson

Nathan Meyer

Dean Little

40-49 Men’s Ocean Ski

Jonathan Crowe

Dean Gardiner

Jeff Le Marseny

40-49 Women’s Ocean Ski

Tania Moohin

Olivia Gourley

50+ Men’s Ocean Ski

Roger Aspinall

William Murray

Open Men’s Spec Ski

Jackson Maynard

Rhys Dutton

Open Women’s Spec Ski

Julie Stanton

Tracey Apthorpe

30-39 Men’s Spec Ski

Nathan Henderson

Paul Peterson

50+ Men’s Spec Ski

Charlie Winkle

Jim McAtamney

Open Men’s Double Ski

Dean Gardiner / Mike Murray

Andrew Paul / Bruce Taylor

Open Men’s 25km Ocean Ski

Clint Robinson

Jeremy Cotter

Open Women’s 25km Ocean Ski

Elin Ashfield Hedstrom

Clare Baldwin

30-39 Men’s 25km Ocean Ski

Nathan Meyer

Mark Anderson

Dean Little

40-49 Men’s 25km Ocean Ski

Jonathan Crowe

Danny Topfer

Mike Sawtel

40-49 Women’s 25km Ocean Ski

Tania Moohin

50+ Men’s 25km Ocean Ski

Murray Saul

William Murray

Roger Aspinall

Open Men’s 25km Spec Ski

Michael Booth

Jeff Le Marseny

Open Women’s 25km Spec Ski

Tracey Apthorpe

Julie Stanton

Women’s Double Spec Ski

Kerry Davenport / Linda Ng

30-39 Men’s 25km Spec Ski

Nathan Henderson

40-49 Men’s 25km Spec Ski

Scott Sewell

50+ Men’s 25km Spec Ski

Charlie Winkle

Trevor Tilley

16km Ski - Short Course (Spec Ski)

25km Ski - Long Course (Ocean Ski)

25km Ski - Long Course (Spec Ski)

Paul Peterson

Peter Hynes

Cory Hill

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Membership

NSW Active (15-18)

Active (18 or over)

Active Reserve

Cadet (13-15)

Award

General SA*

Patrolling Lifesavers

Junior Activity (5-13)

QLD

VIC

SA

WA

TAS

NT

2012/13

2011/12

% Change

Male

1,875

879

1,051

159

393

66

10

4,433

4,406

0.61%

Female

1,364

665

957

149

434

44

10

3,623

3,400

6.56%

Total

3,239

1,544

2,008

308

827

110

20

8,056

7,806

3.20%

Male

8,837

3,247

2,153

1,103

1,716

297

79

17,432

15,589

11.82%

Female

4,115

1,530

1,468

695

1,060

207

67

9,142

7,623

19.93%

Total

12,952

4,777

3,621

1,798

2,776

504

146

26,574

23,212

14.48%

Male

874

107

99

5

59

9

2

1,155

1,035

11.59%

Female

299

22

32

-

25

7

-

385

298

29.19%

Total

1,173

129

131

5

84

16

2

1,540

1,333

15.53%

Male

1,675

653

830

174

488

65

16

3,901

4,038

-3.39%

Female

1,516

640

847

177

560

72

12

3,824

3,915

-2.32%

Total

3,191

1,293

1,677

351

1,048

137

28

7,725

7,953

-2.87%

Male

235

432

27

42

148

15

2

901

956

-5.75%

Female

209

362

21

57

121

8

2

780

827

-5.68%

Total

444

794

48

99

269

23

4

1,681

1,783

-5.72%

Male

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2,598

N/A

Female

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2,217

N/A

Total

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4,815

N/A

Male

13,496

5,318

4,160

1,483

2,804

452

109

27,822

28,622

-2.80%

Female

7,503

3,219

3,325

1,078

2,200

338

91

17,754

18,280

-2.88%

Total

20,999

8,537

7,485

2,561

5,004

790

200

45,576

46,902

-2.83%

Male

16,171

5,464

4,848

1,398

3,790

457

116

32,244

32,820

-1.76%

Female

15,082

5,105

4,974

1,371

3,546

441

103

30,622

30,337

0.94%

Total

31,253

10,569

9,822

2,769

7,336

898

219

62,866

63,157

-0.46%

* (for 11/12 comparison purposes only as this category no long exists and has been reallocated across all patrolling membership categories)


Statistical Summaries

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Membership /Continued

Long Service

Male Female

Associate

General

Honorary

Life Member

Past Active

QLD

VIC

SA

WA

TAS

NT

2012/13

2011/12

% Change

3,267

1,050

133

44

414

2

-

4,910

4,533

8.32%

279

179

20

5

115

1

-

599

552

8.51%

Total

3,546

1,229

153

49

529

3

-

5,509

5,085

8.34%

Male

6,421

4,033

3,513

729

1,254

267

23

16,240

15,810

2.72%

Female

5,372

5,025

4,016

854

999

300

47

16,613

15,649

6.16%

Total

11,793

9,058

7,529

1,583

2,253

567

70

32,853

31,459

4.43%

Male

2,926

89

779

334

1,477

118

261

5,984

5,030

18.97%

Female

2,620

58

839

319

1,632

28

240

5,736

4,854

18.17%

Total

5,546

147

1,618

653

3,109

146

501

11,720

9,884

18.58%

Male

291

178

42

20

57

-

1

589

596

-1.17%

Female

156

101

67

7

28

-

-

359

324

10.80%

Total

447

279

109

27

85

-

1

948

920

3.04%

Male

1,477

825

539

308

250

77

23

3,499

3,374

3.70%

118

88

163

63

44

13

8

497

475

4.63%

Female

Probationary

NSW

Total

1,595

913

702

371

294

90

31

3,996

3,849

3.82%

Male

346

762

279

16

192

23

49

1,667

2,200

-24.23%

Female

250

623

275

10

112

21

39

1,330

1,843

-27.84%

Total

596

1,385

554

26

304

44

88

2,997

4,013

-25.32%

Male

78

191

7

11

2

5

-

294

392

-25.00%

Female

33

103

13

11

2

2

-

164

159

3.14%

Total

111

294

20

22

4

7

-

458

551

-16.88%

Total Male

44,473

17,910

14,300

4,343

10,240

1,401

582

93,249

93,377

-0.14%

Total Female

31,413

14,501

13,692

3,718

8,678

1,144

528

73,674

72,473

1.66%

Grand Total

75,886

32,411

27,992

8,061

18,918

2,545

1,110

166,923

165,850

0.65%


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Actions

SLS Actions (Clubs Support Operations) NSW

QLD

VIC

SA

WA

TAS

NT

12/13 Total 11/12 Total % Change

700

171

24

72

47

8

4

1,026

Rescues - Surf Lifesavers No Gear

2,621

-60.85%

Tube

794

575

89

26

119

3

-

1,606

2,927

-45.13%

Board

1,264

554

119

43

178

7

7

2,172

3,094

-29.80%

IRB

680

459

185

110

314

68

17

1,833

2,793

-34.37%

PWC/RWC

235

401

11

15

88

1

4

755

616

22.56%

JRB/ORB/RIB

26

47

-

13

-

-

8

94

62

51.61%

Surf Boat

13

2

-

-

-

-

-

15

-

0.00%

Helicopter

6

38

-

7

-

-

-

51

6

750.00%

Surfboard

1

15

-

-

2

1

-

19

8

137.50%

Other

277

120

9

15

88

2

-

511

483

5.80%

Total

3,996

2,382

437

301

802

90

40

8,048

12,610

-36.18%

113

106

-

95

53

6

-

373

281

32.74%

Searches

243

101

-

81

23

591

3

1,042

796

30.90%

Lost Children

549

114

-

41

52

6

4

766

1,048

-26.91%

Preventative Actions - Surf Lifesavers Evacuation Alarm

Preventions

125,497

103,138

28,366

11,685

12,697

-

449

281,832

296,741

-5.02%

Total

126,402

103,459

28,366

11,902

12,825

603

456

284,013

298,866

-4.97%

Emergency Care - Surf Lifesavers Marine Stings

15,191

7,059

248

187

3,611

-

9

26,305

8,792

199.19%

Minor Cuts/ Abrasions

2,245

1,041

577

351

679

-

10

4,903

5,243

-6.48%

Major Wound

140

88

26

17

15

3

-

289

358

-19.27%

Fractures/Dislocations

68

85

22

10

24

61

-

270

344

-21.51%

Suspected Spinal Injuries

123

55

32

9

27

3

-

249

267

-6.74%

Resuscitation

27

7

5

15

8

19

-

81

51

58.82%

Others

930

257

212

270

320

1

8

1,998

2,586

-22.74%

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

2

11

-81.82%

Total

18,724

8,594

1,122

859

4,684

87

27

34,097

17,652

93.16%

Grand Total

149,122

114,435

30,278

13,062

18,311

780

523

326,175

329,128

-0.90%

All types

687,850

35,6175

15,4371

76,383

96,454

21,021

26,657

1,418,910

1,329,363

6.74%

Total

687,850

35,6175

15,4371

76,383

96,454

21,021

26,657

1,418,910

1,329,363

6.74%

Defibrillation*

Lifesaver Patrol Hours


Statistical Summaries

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Actions /Continued

SLS Actions (Australian Lifeguard Services) NSW

QLD

VIC

SA

WA

TAS

NT

105

199

17

13

20

-

355

12/13 Total 11/12 Total % Change

Rescues - Lifeguards No Gear

709

869

-18.41%

Tube

94

48

135

4

110

-

37

428

395

8.35%

Board

651

634

124

33

81

-

95

1,618

1,267

27.70%

IRB

19

18

67

1

-

-

-

105

62

69.35%

PWC/RWC

271

194

9

10

42

-

-

526

144

265.28%

JRB/ORB/RIB

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

0.00%

Surf Boat

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0.00%

Helicopter

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0.00%

Surfboard

-

10

-

-

-

-

-

10

1

900.00%

Other

22

57

1

1

4

-

2

87

80

8.75%

Total

1,162

1,162

353

62

257

-

489

3,485

2,818

23.67%

19

101

-

4

-

-

1

125

117

6.84%

Preventative Actions - Lifeguards Evacuation Alarm Searches

5

3

-

4

-

-

11

23

21

9.52%

Lost Children

19

117

-

7

3

-

23

169

315

-46.35%

Preventions Other

312,702

218,687

57,463

2,662

19,770

-

9,970

621,254

629,259

-1.27%

Total

312,745

218,908

57,463

2,677

19,773

-

10,005

621,561

629,712

-1.29%

Marine Stings

5,102

12,050

-

188

2,451

1

169

1,9961

6,241

219.84%

Minor Cuts/ Abrasions

2,121

4,096

552

304

759

-

1462

9294

9836

-5.51%

Major Wound

69

60

64

-

1

-

5

199

252

-21.03%

Fractures/Dislocations

53

77

-

-

13

1

5

149

132

12.88%

Suspected Spinal Injuries

26

27

-

2

11

-

1

67

56

19.64%

-

9

-

-

-

1

-

10

1

900.00%

Emergency Care - Lifeguards

Resuscitation Defibrillation*

5

318

-

-

1

-

1

325

-

0.00%

276

6

-

12

132

-

117

543

808

-32.80%

7,652

16,643

616

506

3,368

3

1,760

30,548

17,326

76.31%

323,211

236,713

58,432

3,245

23,398

3

12,254

896,331

649,856

37.93%

All types

78,206

199,110

9,192

949

25,333

527

13,937

327,254

157,015

108.42%

Total

78,206

199,110

9,192

949

25,333

527

13,937

327,254

157,015

108.42%

Others Total Grand Total Lifeguard Patrol Hours


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Equipment

SLS Equipment (Clubs Support Operations) NSW

QLD

VIC

SA

WA

TAS

NT

12/13 Total 11/12 Total % Change

3

15

522

493

Surf Life Saving Clubs & Support Operations Groups - Gear and Equipment Owned Administration Equipment

223

32

35

140

74

5.88%

Beach Vehicle (ATV)

108

40

55

20

19

5

6

253

253

0.00%

Buildings and Structures

71

12

9

1

27

2

16

138

213

-35.21%

Club Equipment

399

189

80

100

234

-

7

1,009

788

28.05%

Competition Equipment

937

41

154

1,465

294

111

90

3,092

2,534

22.02%

Computer and Electrical

289

16

81

127

103

7

62

685

636

7.70%

Defibrillator

306

121

135

68

70

18

4

722

615

17.40%

First Aid Equipment

738

282

103

112

87

11

4

1,337

1,033

29.43%

IRB

414

149

193

60

79

23

9

927

992

-6.55%

IRB Motor

552

197

238

88

88

38

9

1,210

1,272

-4.87%

JRB Manikin ORB Oxygen Resuscitator Patrol Equipment (Misc) Patrol Uniforms

2

-

-

2

-

-

-

4

6

-33.33%

755

319

362

188

249

52

13

1,938

1,530

26.67%

1

-

1

-

-

2

3

7

12

-41.67%

425

146

186

72

115

20

5

969

997

-2.81%

1,565

511

250

384

293

87

5

3,095

2,314

33.75%

70

41

13

191

34

2

22

373

320

16.56%

1,225

345

544

247

265

45

30

2,701

2,881

-6.25%

Rescue Board/Boogie Board

1,741

645

563

772

393

45

21

4,180

3,497

19.53%

Rescue Tube

2,003

514

636

297

437

70

11

3,968

3,982

-0.35%

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

6

-83.33%

Radio

RIB RIB/ORB Outboard Motor

1

-

2

-

-

-

3

6

11

-45.45%

RWC

110

1

15

7

20

4

8

165

126

30.95%

Shark Bag/Major Haemorrhage Kit

34

6

28

-

16

6

1

91

93

-2.15%

Spinal Equipment

388

108

171

167

125

15

4

978

907

7.83%

Suction Equipment (manual)

107

38

89

50

12

6

1

303

305

-0.66%

Trailer

448

152

157

154

158

12

14

1,095

869

26.01%

Vehicle

31

41

11

19

15

1

2

120

121

-0.83%

12,943

3,946

4,112

4,731

3,207

585

365

29,889

26,806

11.50%

Total


Statistical Summaries

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Equipment /Continued

SLS Equipment (Australian Lifeguard Services) NSW

QLD

VIC

SA

WA

TAS

NT

18

-

-

-

-

10

12/13 Total 11/12 Total % Change

ALS Lifeguards - Gear and Equipment Owned Administration Equipment

5

Beach Vehicle (ATV)

11

19

1

-

-

-

-

49

-

-

-

-

146

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Buildings and Structures Club Equipment Competition Equipment

33

33

0.00%

1

32

20

60.00%

3

52

8

550.00%

-

-

149

146

2.05%

-

-

-

-

0.00%

Computer and Electrical

-

37

-

-

-

-

7

44

42

4.76%

Defibrillator

6

42

-

-

7

1

2

58

61

-4.92%

First Aid Equipment

13

35

2

2

7

2

5

66

90

-26.67%

IRB

1

1

1

-

-

-

-

3

7

-57.14%

IRB Motor

3

-

2

-

-

-

-

5

9

-44.44%

JRB

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0.00%

Manikin

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

-100.00%

ORB

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0.00%

Oxygen Resuscitator

12

56

2

1

7

2

2

82

86

-4.65%

Patrol Equipment (Misc)

6

396

-

-

-

-

7

409

409

0.00%

Patrol Uniforms

-

-

-

-

-

-

16

16

16

0.00%

43

82

6

6

12

3

12

164

164

0.00%

Rescue Board/Boogie Board

41

48

4

-

18

2

3

116

125

-7.20%

Rescue Tube

44

82

5

-

16

3

11

161

179

-10.06%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0.00%

Radio

RIB RIB/ORB Outboard Motor

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0.00%

10

15

-

-

3

-

-

28

32

-12.50%

Shark Bag/Major Haemorrhage Kit

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

3

-66.67%

Spinal Equipment

6

31

2

-

7

1

4

51

52

-1.92%

Suction Equipment (manual)

-

-

-

-

7

-

-

7

12

-41.67%

Trailer

12

26

1

-

2

-

-

41

48

-14.58%

Vehicle

-

11

-

-

4

-

-

15

15

0.00%

359

951

27

9

90

14

83

1,533

1,561

-1.79%

RWC

Total


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Awards & Qualifications

NSW Member Comm.

QLD Member Comm.

VIC Member Comm.

SA Member

Comm.

Patrolling Lifesaver Awards Surf Rescue Certificate Surf Survival Bronze Medallion

1,959

14

957

132

738

-

359

-

69

-

-

39

-

-

-

-

3,286

69

1,545

-

1,482

1

452

81

Silver Medallion (Aquatic Rescue)

55

-

28

-

103

-

21

-

Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management

304

10

255

-

129

-

-

-

Gold Medallion (Advanced Lifesaving)

23

29

27

-

30

-

-

-

5,696

122

2,812

171

2,482

1

832

-

Surf Play One

3,503

-

789

-

318

-

52

-

Surf Play Two

3,662

-

731

-

619

-

69

-

Surf Awareness One

4,017

-

1,287

-

716

-

193

-

Surf Awareness Two

3,361

-

1,108

-

743

-

246

-

Surf Safety One

2,884

-

1,136

-

813

-

257

-

Surf Safety Two

2,478

-

941

-

659

-

217

-

Surf Smart One

2,159

-

900

-

658

-

220

-

Surf Smart Two

1,818

-

746

-

562

-

212

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total Junior Activities Awards

Observers Certificate Age Managers Accreditation

-

-

201

-

20

-

-

-

23,882

-

7,839

-

5,108

-

1,466

-

Basic Resuscitation Certificate

-

4

1

-

13

-

-

-

Anaphylaxis / asthma management (and refresher)

-

735

-

-

-

-

-

-

Anaphylaxis (accredited)

-

4,343

-

116

-

-

-

-

Asthma Management (accredited)

-

4,045

-

100

-

-

-

-

179

-

1,952

-

-

-

246

-

Resuscitation (with basic oxygen)

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

-

Advanced Resuscitation Certificate (and refresher)

-

121

1,085

-

-

-

-

-

1,030

507

1,261

-

225

-

168

-

80

3,480

-

-

13

-

10

-

Basic first aid

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

Senior First Aid Certificate (PUA)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Apply (Senior) First Aid

242

11,809

712

-

247

-

214

-

Pain Management Certificate (Methoxyflurane) (and refresher)

96

-

70

-

-

-

52

-

Defibrillation Certificate (and refresher)

-

96

-

-

-

-

-

-

Marine Stinger Management

-

-

21

-

-

-

-

-

Total Emergency Care Awards

Resuscitation Certificate

Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate (and refresher) Basic Emergency Care


Statistical Summaries

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Awards & Qualifications /Continued

WA Member Comm.

TAS Member Comm.

Member

NT Comm.

Member

2012/2013 Total Comm.

Total

2011/12 Total

% Change

757

232

83

10

4

17

4,857

405

5,262

6,423

-18.08%

-

-

-

-

-

-

69

39

108

1,368

-92.11%

741

-

81

45

21

82

7,608

278

7,886

8,143

-3.16%

39

-

-

-

-

5

246

5

251

28

796.43%

9

-

-

-

-

-

697

10

707

1,076

-34.29%

1

-

-

-

1

1

82

30

112

78

43.59%

1,547

232

164

55

26

105

13,559

767

14,326

17,116

-16.30%

522

-

12

-

17

-

5,213

-

5,213

4,758

9.56%

768

-

16

-

10

-

5,875

-

5,875

5,219

12.57%

858

-

73

-

18

-

7,162

-

7,162

6,613

8.30%

913

-

93

-

13

-

6,477

-

6,477

6,180

4.81%

832

-

76

-

16

-

6,014

-

6,014

5,557

8.22%

716

-

105

-

12

-

5,128

-

5,128

4,898

4.70%

662

-

77

-

13

-

4,689

-

4,689

4,437

5.68%

584

-

68

-

10

-

4,000

-

4,000

3,715

7.67%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

196

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

221

-

221

624

-64.58%

5,855

-

520

-

109

-

44,779

-

44,779

42,197

6.12%

-

2,124

6

11

-

-

20

2,139

2,159

898

140.42%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

735

735

1,991

-63.08%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4,459

4,459

288

1,448.26%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4,145

4,145

288

1,339.24%

5

-

20

12

11

36

2,413

48

2,461

19,566

-87.42%

1

-

-

-

-

-

9

-

9

16

-43.75%

119

11

-

11

-

-

1,204

143

1,347

119

1,031.93%

-

106

73

-

17

44

2,774

657

3,431

3,422

0.26%

-

-

-

-

-

-

103

3,480

3,583

4,081

-12.20%

-

1,083

-

-

-

-

-

1,088

1,088

3,878

-71.94%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

38

1,831

17

49

-

87

1,470

13,776

15,246

16,911

-9.85%

34

-

-

-

-

-

252

-

252

132

90.91%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

96

96

248

-61.29%

-

-

-

-

-

-

21

-

21

48

-56.25%


122

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Awards & Qualifications /Continued

NSW Member Comm.

QLD Member Comm.

VIC Member Comm.

SA Member

Comm.

Emergency Care Awards /continued Spinal Management (and refresher) Silver Medallion Advanced Emergency Care Silver Medallion Advanced First Aid

619

161

344

-

231

-

51

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

112

3

16

-

19

-

37

1

2,358

25,309

5,462

216

748

-

786

1

IRB Crew Certificate

874

-

579

-

330

-

82

-

Silver Medallion IRB Driver

303

-

183

-

91

-

37

-

JRB Crew Certificate

5

-

12

-

-

-

-

-

JRB Driver Certificate

-

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

JRB Skipper Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

ORB Crew Certificate

2

-

9

-

-

-

-

-

ORB Specialist Crew Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

ORB Driver Certificate

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

ORB Skipper Certificate

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total Powercraft Awards

Rescue Water Craft Operator Certificate

37

-

54

-

5

-

-

-

ATV Operator Certificate

33

25

77

-

8

-

70

-

ATV Operator Induction

234

-

302

-

10

-

3

-

Tractor Induction

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Marine Safety Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1,493

25

1,220

-

444

-

192

-

Total Radio Awards Silver Medallion Radio Controller

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Radio Operator Certificate

622

-

1,054

-

47

-

14

-

Total

623

-

1,054

-

47

-

14

-

Helicopter Crew Certificate

-

-

12

-

-

-

-

-

Air Observers Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Helicopter Air Crewperson`s Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Helicopter Specialist Crew Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Helicopter Underwater Escape Training

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

-

-

12

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer Surf Rescue

13

-

26

-

-

-

1

-

Assessor Surf Rescue

Aerial/Helicopter Awards

Training and Assessing Awards

13

-

18

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Surf Rescue Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer Bronze Medallion

123

-

78

-

55

-

10

-

Assessor Bronze Medallion

48

-

46

-

11

-

3

-

Facilitator Bronze Medallion

3

-

15

-

-

-

-

-


Statistical Summaries

/ 123

Awards & Qualifications /Continued

WA Member Comm.

TAS Member Comm.

Member

NT Comm.

Member

2012/2013 Total Comm.

Total

2011/12 Total

% Change

132

27

-

-

-

8

1,377

196

1,573

1,025

53.46%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

26

-100.00%

9

-

-

-

-

-

193

4

197

19

936.84%

338

5,182

116

83

28

175

9,836

30,966

40,802

52,956

-22.95%

209

-

27

-

13

-

2,114

-

2,114

2,096

0.86%

83

-

25

-

6

-

728

-

728

631

15.37%

-

-

-

-

-

-

17

-

17

16

6.25%

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

-

4

12

-66.67%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

1

18

1

19

7

171.43%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

2

5

-60.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

-

3

-

-

11

-

-

-

6

2

113

2

115

67

71.64%

56

-

-

-

-

-

244

25

269

2,196

-87.75%

-

-

-

-

-

-

549

-

549

191

187.43%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

695

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

1

2

-50.00%

359

-

-

-

-

4

3,792

29

3,821

5,918

-35.43%

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

-

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

1,742

-

1,742

1,926

-9.55%

5

-

-

-

-

-

1,743

-

1,743

1,926

-9.50%

-

-

-

-

-

-

12

-

12

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

12

-

12

2

500.00%

1

-

-

-

-

1

41

1

42

24

75.00%

-

-

-

-

-

1

31

1

32

8

300.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

-100.00%

44

-

2

-

-

-

312

-

312

205

52.20%

12

-

2

-

-

-

122

-

122

84

45.24%

-

-

-

-

-

-

18

-

18

79

-77.22%


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Awards & Qualifications /Continued

NSW Member Comm.

QLD Member Comm.

VIC Member Comm.

SA Member

Comm.

Training and Assessing Awards /continued Training Officer Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue

-

-

3

-

7

-

-

-

Facilitator Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management

3

-

3

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer Resuscitation

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Assessor Resuscitation

-

-

29

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

35

-

50

-

10

-

10

-

Assessor Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

16

-

54

-

8

-

6

-

Facilitator Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

3

-

5

-

2

-

-

-

Training Officer First Aid

-

-

33

-

10

-

-

-

Assessor First Aid

-

-

20

-

1

-

1

-

Facilitator Senior First Aid

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Apply First Aid

2

-

4

-

-

1

2

-

Training Officer Defibrillation

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Assessor Defibrillation

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Defibrillation

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer Spinal Management

10

-

-

-

15

-

-

-

Assessor Spinal Management

7

-

-

-

5

-

-

-

Facilitator Spinal Management

5

-

23

-

-

-

-

-

Assessor Silver Medallion Advanced Emergency Care

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Advanced Emergency Care

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer Pain Management

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

Assessor Pain Management

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Pain Management

-

-

2

-

-

-

2

-

Facilitator Silver Medallion Advanced First Aid

1

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

Training Officer Radio

4

-

16

-

-

-

-

-

Assessor Radio

5

-

32

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Radio

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer Silver Medallion Radio Controller

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Assessor Silver Medallion Radio Controller

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer IRB

31

-

24

-

12

-

5

-

Assessor IRB

11

-

15

-

3

-

1

-

Facilitator IRB

-

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer JRB

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Assessor JRB

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer ORB

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-


Statistical Summaries

/ 125

Awards & Qualifications /Continued

WA Member Comm.

TAS Member Comm.

Member

NT Comm.

Member

2012/2013 Total Comm.

Total

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2011/12 Total

% Change

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

10

1

11

4

-

-

-

-

-

10

-

10

7

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

1

1

2

18

-88.89%

-

-

-

-

-

-

29

-

29

6

383.33%

1

-

2

-

1

1

109

1

110

162

-32.10%

1

-

3

-

-

-

88

-

88

250

-64.80%

3

-

-

-

-

-

13

-

13

48

-72.92%

1

-

-

-

-

-

44

-

44

30

46.67%

-

-

-

-

-

-

22

-

22

20

10.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

52

-100.00%

1

2

-

-

-

-

9

3

12

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

42.86%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

29

-

29

10

190.00%

3

-

-

-

-

-

15

-

15

-

-

6

-

-

-

-

-

34

-

34

18

88.89%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

2

-50.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

6

-

6

11

-45.45%

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

20

-

20

6

233.33%

-

-

-

-

-

-

37

-

37

20

85.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

46

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

12

-

1

-

-

-

85

-

85

66

28.79%

6

-

2

-

1

-

39

-

39

25

56.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

-

8

5

60.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

-100.00%

-


126

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Awards & Qualifications /Continued

NSW Member Comm.

QLD Member Comm.

VIC Member Comm.

SA Member

Comm.

Training and Assessing Awards /continued Assessor ORB

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

Training Officer Rescue Water Craft

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Assessor Rescue Water Craft (RWC)

1

-

2

-

1

-

-

-

Facilitator Rescue Water Craft

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Training Officer ATV

-

-

6

-

1

-

3

-

Training Officer Helicopter Crew

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

Assessor Helicopter

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue

2

-

3

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Trainer

3

-

6

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Assessor

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitator Cert IV Training and Assessment

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Course Presenter - 4WD

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Course Presenter - Age Manager

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Course Presenter - Marine Stinger

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Course Presenter - Tractor Induction Total

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

344

-

522

-

142

1

47

-

Community Safety Awards Coastal Public Safety Risk Assessment Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3,549

69

1,538

92

1,429

46

465

-

Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

Certificate III in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue)

-

-

-

-

-

-

25

-

Certificate IV in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue Management)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Qualifications Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

Cert IV in Training and Assessment (TAA)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Cert IV in Training and Assessment (TAE)

2

8

-

-

28

-

7

1

3,551

85

1,538

92

1,457

46

497

1

Total

Units of Competency - Certificate II in Public Safety Units Communicate in the Workplace

3,550

68

1,538

92

1,429

46

471

-

Participate in an Aquatic Rescue Operation

3,559

86

1,538

92

1,430

46

482

24

Follow Defined Occupational Health and Safety Policies and Procedures

3,547

68

1,538

92

1,429

46

475

-

23

330

5

92

10

-

223

301

3,577

82

1,538

92

1,430

46

457

-

Provide Emergency Care Apply Surf Awareness and Self Rescue Skills


Statistical Summaries

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Awards & Qualifications /Continued

WA Member Comm.

TAS Member Comm.

Member

NT Comm.

Member

2012/2013 Total Comm.

Total

2011/12 Total

% Change

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

2

4

-50.00%

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

15

-93.33%

-

-

-

-

1

-

5

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

-

3

1

200.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

10

-

10

41

-75.61%

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

-

9

4

125.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

2

-50.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

27

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

44

-100.00%

102

3

12

-

3

4

1,172

8

1,180

1,364

-13.49%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

-

85

20

21

82

7,095

309

7,404

8,333

-11.15%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

25

-

25

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

2

-

-

-

39

10

49

63

-22.22%

8

1

87

20

21

82

7,159

327

7,486

8,402

-10.90%

8

-

85

20

21

82

7,102

308

7,410

8,365

-11.42%

8

-

85

37

21

82

7,123

367

7,490

8,250

-9.21%

8

-

85

20

21

82

7,103

308

7,411

8,365

-11.40%

1

15

7

-

-

2

269

740

1,009

6,828

-85.22%

8

-

85

20

21

82

7,116

322

7,438

8,388

-11.33%


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/ Surf Life Saving Australia / Annual Report 2012/13

Awards & Qualifications /Continued

NSW Member Comm.

QLD Member Comm.

VIC Member Comm.

SA Member

Comm.

Units of Competency - Certificate II in Public Safety Units /continued Work in a Team

3,548

77

1,538

92

1,429

46

457

-

Work Effectively in a Public Safety Organisation

3,549

69

1,538

92

1,430

46

476

-

Operate Communication Systems and Equipment

3,615

69

1,538

92

1,434

46

476

-

Provide basic emergency life support

11,059

224

6,239

-

1,503

46

576

503

327

-

9

-

101

-

52

-

Prepare, maintain and test response equipment

Units of Competency - Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue) Units Supervise Response

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Maintain safety at an incident scene

52

-

-

-

102

-

-

-

Manage information

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Liaise with other organisations

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Treat risk at an operational level

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Conduct risk assessment

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Administer work group resources

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Conduct briefings/debriefings

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Work autonomously

336

8

24

-

74

-

-

-

Administer Oxygen in an Emergency Situation

7

252

-

21

112

-

22

66

Operate a Semi-Automatic Defibrillator in an Emergency

4

190

-

-

139

-

18

16

Manage Injuries at an Emergency Incident

-

-

-

-

1

-

62

431

Search as a member of an aquatic search team

54

-

-

-

103

-

-

-

Undertake rescue operation in a small powercraft

47

-

-

-

-

-

7

-

Operate and maintain a personal watercraft for rescue operations

39

-

9

-

1

-

-

-

Operate and maintain a small powercraft and motor for rescue operations

273

-

180

-

90

-

45

24

Crew small powercraft in a rescue operation

799

-

649

-

316

-

83

-

Provide pain management

79

-

-

-

-

-

40

34

Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury

500

161

333

253

151

-

40

37

Contribute to team effectiveness

331

8

96

-

74

-

-

-

-

40

-

39

22

-

17

94

331

8

96

-

74

-

-

-

Operate an automated external defibrillator in an emergency Undertake beach safety management activities

Units of Competency - Certificate III in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations (PUA33010) Dispatch resources from within an emergency communications centre

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Operate and control radio networks

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Operate computer aided dispatch systems

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Operate a telephony system

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-


Statistical Summaries

/ 129

Awards & Qualifications /Continued

WA Member Comm.

TAS Member Comm.

NT Member

Comm.

Member

2012/2013 Total Comm.

Total

2011/12 Total

% Change

8

-

85

20

21

82

7,086

317

7,403

8,384

-11.70%

8

-

85

20

21

82

7,107

309

7,416

8,446

-12.20%

8

-

85

20

21

82

7,177

309

7,486

8,352

-10.37%

6

2,781

171

198

99

163

19,653

3,915

23,568

8,723

170.18%

-

-

23

-

9

-

521

-

521

431

20.88%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

154

5

159

34

367.65%

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

434

8

442

-

-

-

-

3

-

6

1

150

340

490

909

-46.09%

-

-

3

-

6

1

170

207

377

951

-60.36%

-

-

-

-

-

3

63

434

497

437

13.73%

-

-

-

-

-

5

157

5

162

35

362.86%

-

-

-

-

3

-

57

-

57

401

-85.79%

-

-

-

-

6

-

55

-

55

2

2,650.00%

-

-

23

1

6

-

617

25

642

175

266.86%

-

-

27

-

9

-

1,883

-

1,883

274

587.23%

-

-

-

-

-

-

119

34

153

12

1175.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

1,024

451

1,475

26

5,573.08%

-

-

-

-

-

-

501

8

509

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

39

173

212

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

501

8

509

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-100.00%


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Awards & Qualifications /Continued

NSW Member Comm.

QLD Member Comm.

VIC Member Comm.

SA Member

Comm.

Units of Competency - Certificate III in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations (PUA33010) /continued Process emergency incident calls and enquiries

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Read and interpret maps

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Units of Competency - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue Management) Coordinate search and rescue operations

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Lead, manage and develop teams

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Liaise with Media at a local level

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Units of Competency - Cert IV in Training and Assessment Units (TAA40104) Plan and Organise Assessment

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

Assess Competence

-

8

13

-

8

-

5

-

Develop Assessment Tools

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Participate in Assessment Validation

-

-

13

-

-

-

4

-

Foster and Promote an Inclusive Learning Culture

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Use Training Packages to Meet Client Need

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

Design and Develop Learning Programs

-

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

Plan and Organise Group based Delivery

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitate Individual Learning

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Provide Training Through Instruction and Demonstration of Work Skills

-

-

-

-

8

-

-

-

Coordinate and Facilitate Distance Based Learning

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Ensure a Healthy and Safe learning Environment

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Work Effectively in Vocational Education and Training

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitate Group based Learning

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitate Work based Learning

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Participate in a Quality Audit

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Maintain Information Requirements of Training and/or Assessment Organisations

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Address L L and N issues within the Learning and Assessment practice

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Develop Innovative Ideas at Work

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Build Client Relationships

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Develop teams and Individuals

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Analyse and Present Research information

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Promote products and Services

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Contribute to Assessment

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-


Statistical Summaries

/ 131

Awards & Qualifications /Continued

WA Member Comm.

TAS Member Comm.

Member

NT Comm.

Member

2012/2013 Total Comm.

Total

2011/12 Total

% Change

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

-

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

12

-91.67%

-

1

-

-

-

-

26

9

35

13

169.23%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-100.00%

-

1

-

-

-

-

17

1

18

9

100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

9

9

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

9

9

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

8

1

9

63

-85.71%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

2

2

-

-

-

-

-


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Awards & Qualifications /Continued

NSW Member Comm.

QLD Member Comm.

VIC Member Comm.

SA Member

Comm.

Units of Competency - Cert IV in Training and Assessment Units (TAE40110) Assess competence

58

-

92

-

99

-

-

-

Contribute to assessment

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Coordinate and facilitate distance based learning

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Design and develop assessment tools

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Design and develop learning programs

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

Facilitate elearning Maintain training and assessment information Make a presentation

154

-

90

-

224

-

-

-

Mentor in the workplace

3

7

-

-

36

-

-

-

Participate in assessment validation

58

8

92

-

105

-

-

-

Plan assessment activities and processes

59

9

92

-

106

-

5

-

Plan, organise and deliver group based learning

3

8

-

-

45

-

-

-

Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

2

8

-

-

46

-

-

-

177

8

155

-

224

-

3

-

2

-

-

-

46

-

-

-

Ensure a safe workplace (BSBOHS509A)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Foster a positive organisational image (PUACOM005B)

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Identify and interpret compliance requirements (BSBCOM501B)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Identify hazards and assess OHSW risks (BSBOHS403B)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Manage hazards in the work environment (BSBOHS505)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Manage risk (BSBRSK501A)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Provide responsible service of alcohol (SITHFAB009A)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Respond to an aquatic emergency using basic water rescue techniques

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Perform basic water rescues (SISAQU202A)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

68

Supervise clients at an aquatic facility or environment

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

43

Treat risk at an operational level (PUAEMR006B)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Train small groups (BSZ404A)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Work in an emergency operations centre

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Provide work skill instruction Use training packages and accredited courses to meet client needs Units of Competency - Others

Drive vehicles under operational conditions

4

25

-

-

-

-

54

-

Liaise with Media at a Local Level (PUACOM012A)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Perform advance water rescues (SISCAQU307A)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

47


Statistical Summaries

/ 133

Awards & Qualifications /Continued

WA Member Comm.

TAS Member Comm.

Member

NT Comm.

Member

2012/2013 Total Comm.

Total

2011/12 Total

% Change

-

-

4

1

-

-

253

1

254

84

202.38%

-

-

2

-

-

-

2

-

2

50

-96.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

-100.00%

-

-

2

-

-

-

2

-

2

40

-95.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

2

23

-91.30%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

8

11

-

-

-

1

5

-

-

-

473

1

474

42

1,028.57%

-

-

-

-

-

-

39

7

46

11

318.18%

-

-

4

1

-

-

259

9

268

72

272.22%

-

1

4

1

-

-

266

11

277

83

233.73%

-

1

2

-

-

-

50

9

59

62

-4.84%

-

1

2

-

-

-

50

9

59

62

-4.84%

1

2

4

-

-

-

564

10

574

287

100.00%

-

-

2

-

-

-

50

-

50

62

-19.35% -

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

156

-

-

1

156

157

257

-38.91%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

69

69

121

-42.98%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

43

43

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

-100.00%

-

-

-

-

-

-

58

25

83

15

453.33%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

47

47

-


134

/ Surf Life Saving Australia / Annual Report 2012/13

Awards & Qualifications /Continued

NSW Member Comm.

QLD Member Comm.

VIC Member Comm.

SA Member

Comm.

Units of Competency - Health Training Package Units Apply First Aid (and refresher) Apply basic first aid Apply Advanced First Aid Apply Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Manage First Aid in the Workplace Provide First Aid in Remote Situations Perform CPR (and refresher) Follow Procedures for Safe Extrication of Patient in Life Threatening Situation

186

11,809

918

1,133

247

1

276

642

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

109

4

-

-

-

-

36

56

1,053

507

1,291

80

278

-

167

33

1

-

-

-

-

-

3

-

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

11,357

16,059

3,784

1,982

2,254

46

773

1,344

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Units of Competency - Certificate II in Process Plant Operations (PMA20108) Units Undertake helicopter safety and escape

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

52,468

30,229

24,946

4,244

16,611

415

9,644

3,846

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Firearms Licence

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Play by the rules

13

-

2

-

2

-

1

-

4WD Induction

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Low Voltage Rescue (and update)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

TAF Induction

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Branch Athlete of the Year

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Emergency Management Arrangements

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Safer Surf Clubs

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Child care essentials

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Occupational First Aid

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

First Aid Online Theory Completion

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Branch Life Member

12

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Club Life Member

18

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Resuscitation Endorsement (March Past)

11

-

-

-

-

-

6

-

State recognised Coastal Navigation Course

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

AFL Emergency Response Coordinator (ERC)

-

240

-

-

-

-

-

-

Course in Emergency Asthma Management

-

4,045

-

100

-

-

-

-

Course in the First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

-

4,343

-

116

-

-

-

-

Remote Area First Aid

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

WA Assessor

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

WA Training Officer

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Youth Involvement Program Bronze Award

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Youth Involvement Program Participant

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Units of Competency - Total Other Awards VHF Marine Licence


Statistical Summaries

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Awards & Qualifications /Continued

WA Member Comm.

TAS Member Comm.

Member

NT Comm.

Member

2012/2013 Total Comm.

Total

2011/12 Total

% Change

21

1,956

18

388

-

95

1,666

16,024

17,690

20,049

-11.77%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

23

49

12

-

-

203

95

298

115

159.13%

-

102

-

-

23

10

2,812

732

3,544

3,498

1.32%

-

12

-

-

-

-

4

12

16

59

-72.88%

-

52

394

541

-

-

394

597

991

105

843.81%

9

5,639

-

-

54

263

18,231

25,333

43,564

37,839

15.13%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

121

-100.00%

103

10,591

1,345

1,457

368

1,123

101,646

51,822

153,468

140,989

8.85%

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

-

2

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

19

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

48

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

38

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

84

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

90

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-


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NSW Member Comm.

QLD Member Comm.

VIC Member Comm.

SA Member

Comm.

Other Awards /continued QLD Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) Update

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

QLD Low Voltage Rescue

-

-

-

953

-

-

-

-

QLD Low Voltage Rescue Update

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

QLD Surf Rescue Certificate (Community) Update

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

QLD Undertake Helicopter Safety and Escape Update

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Rib Crew (Short Course)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Rib Driver (Short Course)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Surf Survival Total

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

57

8,632

2

1,169

2

-

7

-

34,396

25,456

18,921

387

8,971

2

3,337

1

Grand Total of all Awards & Qualifications Total SLSA Awards Total Qualifications Total Units of Competency Total Other Awards Grand Totals

3,551

85

1,538

92

1,457

46

497

1

52,468

30,229

24,946

4,244

16,611

415

9,644

3,846

57

8,632

2

1,169

2

-

7

-

90,472

64,402

45,407

5,892

27,041

463

13,485

3,848


Statistical Summaries

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Awards & Qualifications /Continued

WA Member Comm.

TAS Member Comm.

Member

NT Comm.

Member

2012/2013 Total Comm.

Total

2011/12 Total

% Change

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

227

290

2

-

2

1

299

10,092

10,391

2,907

257.45%

8,201

5,417

800

138

166

284

74,792

31,685

106,477

120,115

-11.35%

8

1

87

20

21

82

7,159

1,902

7,486

8,402

-10.90%

103

10,591

1,345

1,457

386

1,123

101,646

51,822

153,468

140,989

8.85%

227

290

2

-

2

1

299

10,092

10,391

2,907

257.45%

8,539

16,299

2,234

1,615

575

1,490

183,896

95,501

277,822

272,413

1.99%


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Coaches & Officials

NSW

QLD

VIC

SA

WA

TAS

NT

2012-13 Total

2011-12 Total

% Change

-

107

115

-6.96%

New Coaching Accreditations Issued Junior Coach

58

14

14

18

3

-

Level 1 Coach

106

87

12

19

25

8

-

257

341

-24.63%

Level 2 Coach

10

9

3

3

5

-

-

30

31

-3.23%

Level 3 Coach

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0.00%

174

110

29

40

33

8

-

394

487

-19.10%

Total

New Officiating Accreditations Issued Junior Official

167

-

58

-

-

-

-

225

24

837.50%

Level 1 Official

131

96

28

38

43

4

7

347

514

-32.49%

Level 2 Official

2

10

2

3

4

-

-

21

61

-65.57%

Level 3 Official

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

0.00%

Total

300

106

88

41

47

4

7

593

600

-1.17%

Grand Total

474

216

117

81

80

12

7

987

1,087

-9.20%


Statistical Summaries

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Coaches & Officials /Continued

NSW

QLD

VIC

SA

WA

TAS

NT

2012-13 Total

2011-12 Total

% Change

Junior Coach

104

52

26

18

17

-

8

225

115

95.65%

Level 1 Coach

1,055

574

192

191

210

81

9

2,312

2,395

-3.47%

Level 2 Coach

100

70

25

16

24

6

1

242

241

0.41%

Level 3 Coach

16

13

4

1

4

-

-

38

39

-2.56%

1,275

709

247

226

255

87

18

2,817

2,790

0.97%

Total Accredited Coaches

Total Total Accredited Officials Junior Official

199

-

58

-

-

-

-

257

24

970.83%

Level 1 Official

1,386

776

188

282

222

39

59

2,952

2,901

1.76%

Level 2 Official

193

132

39

48

33

9

4

458

458

0.00%

Level 3 Official

39

24

10

12

6

3

-

94

95

-1.05%

Total

1,817

932

295

342

261

51

63

3,761

3,478

8.14%

Grand Total

3,092

1,641

542

568

516

138

81

6,578

6,268

4.95%


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Service Awards

NSW

QLD

VIC

SA

WA

TAS

NT

12/13 Total 11/12 Total % Change

Training, Assessment and Facilitation Awards National Medal

5

-

6

2

-

-

-

13

1

1,200.00%

Total

5

-

6

2

-

-

-

13

1

1,200.00%

5 Year National Patrol Service Award

140

59

25

5

4

-

-

233

210

10.95%

Patrol Service Awards

10 Year National Patrol Service Award

119

45

18

14

3

2

-

201

195

3.08%

15 Year National Patrol Service Award

48

27

13

11

-

-

-

99

75

32.00%

20 Year National Patrol Service Award

29

5

3

3

-

-

-

40

21

90.48%

25 Year National Patrol Service Award

8

7

2

1

-

-

-

18

10

80.00%

30 Year National Patrol Service Award

5

3

1

1

-

-

-

10

38

-73.68%

35 Year National Patrol Service Award

3

3

2

-

-

-

-

8

2

300.00%

40 Year National Patrol Service Award

5

1

-

1

-

-

-

7

3

133.33%

45 Year National Patrol Service Award

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

4

-75.00%

50 Year National Patrol Service Award

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

1

300.00%

362

150

64

36

7

2

-

621

559

11.09%

25 Year Long Service Award

62

5

-

1

19

-

-

87

109

-20.18%

30 Year Long Service Award

39

6

-

2

6

-

-

53

97

-45.36%

40 Year Long Service Award

33

4

4

1

1

-

-

43

67

-35.82%

50 Year Long Service Award

90

5

5

1

6

-

-

107

103

3.88%

60 Year Long Service Award

44

-

3

-

1

-

-

48

30

60.00%

70 Year Long Service Award

6

1

-

-

-

-

-

7

7

0.00%

75 Year Long Service Award

1

-

-

-

2

-

-

3

2

50.00%

80 Year Long Service Award

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

275

21

12

5

35

-

-

348

415

-16.14%

10 Year Officiating Service Certificate

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

12

-83.33%

15 Year Officiating Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

-100.00%

20 Year Officiating Service Certificate

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

5

-80.00%

25 Year Officiating Service Certificate

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

4

-75.00%

30 Year Officiating Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

-100.00%

35 Year Officiating Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-100.00%

40 Year Officiating Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-100.00%

Total Long Service Awards (Membership)

Total Officiating Service Awards

50 Year Officiating Service Certificate

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

Total

4

1

-

-

-

-

-

5

35

-85.71%


Statistical Summaries

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Service Awards /Continued

NSW

QLD

VIC

SA

WA

TAS

NT

12/13 Total 11/12 Total % Change

5 Year Coaching Service Certificate

1

3

-

-

-

-

-

4

5

-20.00%

10 Year Coaching Service Certificate

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

2

-50.00%

15 Year Coaching Service Certificate

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

20 Year Coaching Service Certificate

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

0.00%

25 Year Coaching Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

40 Year Coaching Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Coaching Service Awards

50 Year Coaching Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

3

4

-

-

-

-

-

7

8

-12.50%

5 Year Assessing Service Certificate

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

11

-27.27%

10 Year Assessing Service Certificate

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

4

25.00%

15 Year Assessing Service Certificate

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

3

33.33%

20 Year Assessing Service Certificate

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

3

0.00%

25 Year Assessing Service Certificate

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

0.00%

30 Year Assessing Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-100.00%

35 Year Assessing Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

40 Year Assessing Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

50 Year Assessing Service Certificate

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Assessing Service Awards

Total Grand Total

21

-

-

-

-

-

-

21

24

-12.50%

1,011

176

82

43

42

2

-

1,015

1,042

-2.59%

Awards not included in the above figures: Club Life Member: 17 5 Year National Age Manager Service Award: 3 5 Year Officiating Service Award: 6


Section 07 SLS Entities/Groups


SLS Entities/Groups

/ 143

SLS Entities/ Groups

National 12 national, State and Territory Centres, SLSA subsidiaries, Foundation

100 support operations groups

311 clubs

63 Australian Lifeguard Service operations

17 branches

503 SLS entities/groups

New South Wales 129 Clubs, 11 Branches, 41 Support Operations Groups, 19 Australian Lifeguards Services 129 Clubs

Collaroy SLSC

Maroubra SLSC

Salt SLSC

Austinmer SLSC

Coogee SLSC

Merewether SLSC

Sandon Point SLSC

Avalon Beach SLSC

Cooks Hill SLSC

Minnie Water - Wooli SLSC

Sawtell SLSC

Avoca Beach SLSC

Copacabana SLSC

Mollymook SLSC

Scarborough - Wombarra SLSC

Ballina Lighthouse and Lismore SLSC

Corrimal SLSC

Mona Vale SLSC

Shellharbour SLSC

Cronulla SLSC

Moruya SLSC

Shelly Beach SLSC

Batemans Bay SLSC

Crowdy Head SLSC

Nambucca Heads SLSC

Shoalhaven Heads SLSC

Bellambi SLSC

Cudgen Headland SLSC

Narooma SLSC

Soldiers Beach SLSC

Bellinger Valley - North Beach SLSC

Dee Why SLSC

Narrabeen SLSC

South Curl Curl SLSC

Dixon Park SLSC

Newcastle SLSC

South Maroubra SLSC

Bermagui SLSC

Elouera SLSC

Newport SLSC

South Narrabeen SLSC

Bilgola Beach SLSC

Era SLSC

Nobbys SLSC

South West Rocks SLSC

Birubi Point SLSC

Evans Head-Casino SLSC

North Avoca SLSC

Stockton SLSC

Blackhead SLSC

Fairy Meadow SLSC

North Bondi SLSC

Sussex Inlet SLSC

Bondi SBLSC

Fingal Beach SLSC

North Cronulla SLSC

Swansea Belmont SLSC

Bronte SLSC

Fingal Rovers SLSC

North Curl Curl SLSC

Tacking Point SLSC

Broulee Surfers SLSC

Forster SLSC

North Entrance SLSC

Tamarama SLSC

Brunswick SLSC

Freshwater SLSC

North Narrabeen SLSC

Taree - Old Bar SLSC

Bulli SLSC

Garie SLSC

North Palm Beach SLSC

Tathra SLSC

Bungan Beach SLSC

Gerringong SLSC

North Steyne SLSC

Tea Gardens - Hawks Nest SLSC

Burning Palms SLSC

Hat Head SLSC

North Wollongong SLSC

Terrigal SLSC

Byron Bay SLSC

Helensburgh Stanwell Park SLSC

Nowra Culburra SLSC

The Entrance SLSC

Cabarita Beach SLSC

Kempsey - Crescent Head SLSC

Ocean Beach SLSC

The Lakes SLSC

Camden Haven SLSC

Kiama SLSC

Pacific Palms SLSC

Thirroul SLSC

Cape Hawke SLSC

Kiama Downs SLSC

Palm Beach SLSC

Toowoon Bay SLSC

Catherine Hill Bay SLSC

Killcare SLSC

Pambula SLSC

Towradgi SLSC

Caves Beach SLSC

Lennox Head - Alstonville SLSC

Port Kembla SLSC

Umina SLSC

Clovelly SLSC

Long Reef SLSC

Port Macquarie SLSC

Urunga SLSC

Coalcliff SLSC

Macksville - Scotts Head SLSC

Queenscliff SLSC

Wamberal SLSC

Coffs Harbour SLSC

MacMasters SLSC

Red Rock-Corindi SLSC

Wanda SLSC

Coledale SLSC

Manly LSC

Redhead SLSC

Warilla - Barrack Point SLSC


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SLS Entities/ Groups /Continued

New South Wales /continued 129 Clubs, 11 Branches, 41 Support Operations Groups, 19 Australian Lifeguards Services Warriewood SLSC Wauchope - Bonny Hills SLSC Whale Beach SLSC Windang SLSC

Cronulla Life Saver Rescue Service

North Coast Branch - Support Operations

Sydney Northern Beaches Branch - Duty Officers

Far North Coast Branch - Duty Officers

Northern Region SLSA Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service HRS

Sydney Northern Beaches Branch - RWC Service

Wollongong City SLSC

Far North Coast Branch - RWC

Woolgoolga SLSC

Far North Coast Branch Surfcom

South Coast Branch - Duty Officers South Coast Branch - RWC

19 Lifeguard Services

Far South Coast Branch - Duty Officers

South Coast Branch - SurfCom

Ballina Shire Council

Surf Life Saving NSW Hunter Region HRS

Bega Valley Shire Council

Southern Region SLSA Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service HRS

Byron Shire Council

Woonona SLSC Yamba SLSC 11 Branches Central Coast Branch

Far South Coast Branch - RWC

Far North Coast Branch

Hunter - Support Operations Newcastle

Far South Coast Branch Hunter Branch Illawarra Branch

Hunter - Support Operations Port Stephens

Lower North Coast Branch

Hunter Branch Duty Officers

Mid North Coast Branch

Illawarra Branch Duty Officers

North Coast Branch

Illawarra Branch RWC Team

South Coast Branch (NSW)

Kiama Jet Rescue Boat Service

Sydney Branch

Lower North Coast Branch Duty Officers

Sydney Northern Beaches Branch

Sydney Northern Beaches Branch - Surfcom

Bellingen Shire Council

Cape Byron Trust Clarence Valley Council

Surf Life Saving NSW State Duty Officers

Great Lakes Council

Surf Life Saving NSW Support Operations

Kempsey Shire Council

Surf Life Saving NSW State Operations Centre

Munmorah State Conservation Area

Surf Rescue 30

Pittwater Council

Greater Taree City Council

Magenta Lifeguard Service

Nambucca Shire Council

41 Support Operations

Lower North Coast RWC

Sydney Branch - Duty Officers

Port Stephens Council

Ballina Jet Boat Surf Rescue

Mid North Coast Branch - Duty Officers

Sydney Branch - Night Operations

Richmond Valley Council

Sydney Branch - RWC service

Royal National Park Sydney

Mid North Coast Branch - RWC

Sydney Branch - Surfcom

Salt Lifeguard Service

Central Coast Branch - RWC Group

North Coast Branch RWC North Coast Branch - Duty Officers

Sydney Northern Beaches Branch - CISM TIPS

Shoalhaven City Council

Central Coast Branch - Surfcom

Central Coast Branch - Duty Officers

Tweed Shire Council

Queensland 59 Clubs, 6 Branches, 12 Support Operations Groups, 16 Australian Lifeguard Services 59 Clubs

Bribie Island SLSC

Coolangatta SLSC

Emu Park SLSC

Agnes Water SLSC

Broadbeach SLSC

Coolum Beach SLSC

Etty Bay SLSC

Alexandra Headland SLSC

Bundaberg SLSC

Currumbin SLSC

Forrest Beach SLSC

Arcadian SLSC

Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park SLSC

Dicky Beach SLSC

Hervey Bay SLSC

Eimeo SLSC

Kawana Waters SLSC

Bilinga SLSC

Cairns SLSC

Elliott Heads SLSC

Kirra SLSC

Bowen SLSC

Coochiemudlo Island SLSC

Ellis Beach SLSC

Kurrawa SLSC

Ayr SLSC


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Queensland /continued 59 Clubs, 6 Branches, 12 Support Operations Groups, 16 Australian Lifeguard Services Mackay SLSC

Point Lookout SLSC

Sunshine Coast Branch

16 Lifeguard Services

Marcoola SLSC

Port Douglas SLSC

Wide Bay Capricorn Branch

Bundaberg Regional Council

Maroochydore SLSC

Rainbow Bay SLSC

12 Support Operations

Burdekin Shire Council

Mermaid Beach SLSC

Rainbow Beach SLSC

Brisbane Lifesaving Service

Cairns Regional Council

Metropolitan Caloundra SLSC

Redcliffe Peninsula SLSC

Miami Beach SLSC

Sarina SLSC

Cairns Offshore Rescue Boat Service

Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Mission Beach SLSC

Southport SLSC

Gold Coast Duty Officers

Fraser Coast Regional Council

Mooloolaba SLSC

Sunshine Beach SLSC

Gladstone Regional Council

Moore Park SLSC

Surfers Paradise SLSC

Gold Coast Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service

Mudjimba SLSC

Tallebudgera SLSC

Gold Coast JRB Service

Hinchinbrook Shire Council

Nobbys Beach SLSC

Tannum Sands SLSC

Gold Coast Surfcom

Mackay Regional Council

Noosa Heads SLSC

Tugun SLSC

Morton Bay Regional Council

North Burleigh SLSC

Tweed Heads Coolangatta SLSC

Sunshine Coast Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service

North Kirra SLSC

Yeppoon SLSC

Sunshine Coast Duty Officers

Rockhampton Regional Council

Northcliffe SLSC

6 Branches

Sunshine Coast JRB Service

Southbank Corporation

Pacific SLSC

North Barrier Branch

Sunshine Coast Surfcom

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Palm Beach SLSC

North Queensland Branch

SLSQ RWC - Gold Coast

Townsville City Council

Peregian Beach SLSC

Point Danger Branch

SLSQ RWC - Sunshine Coast

Whitsunday Regional Council

Picnic Bay SLSC

South Coast Branch

Gympie Regional Council

Redland City Council

Victoria 57 Clubs, 19 Support Operations Groups, 13 Australian Lifeguard Services 57 Clubs

Dromana Bay LSC

Mentone LSC

Sandridge LSC

Altona LSC

Edithvale LSC

Mildura LSC

Sandringham LSC

Anglesea SLSC

Elwood LSC

Mordialloc LSC

Seaford LSC

Apollo Bay SLSC

Fairhaven SLSC

Mornington LSC

Seaspray SLSC

Aspendale LSC

Frankston LSC

Mount Martha LSC

Sorrento SLSC

Bancoora SLSC

Gunnamatta SLSC

Ocean Grove SLSC

South Melbourne LSC

Barwon Heads 13th Beach SLSC

Half Moon Bay SLSC

Point Leo SLSC

St Kilda LSC

Beaumaris LSC

Hampton LSC

Point Lonsdale SLSC

Torquay SLSC

Black Rock LSC

Inverloch SLSC

Port Campbell SLSC

Venus Bay SLSC

Bonbeach LSC

Jan Juc SLSC

Port Fairy SLSC

Waratah Beach SLSC

Brighton LSC

Kennett River SLSC

Port Melbourne LSC

Warrnambool SLSC

Cape Paterson SLSC

SLS Lakes Entrance

Portland SLSC

Williamstown Swimming and LSC

Carrum SLSC

Lorne SLSC

Portsea SLSC

Wonthaggi LSC

Chelsea Longbeach SLSC

Mallacoota SLSC

Rosebud & McCrae LSC

Woodside Beach SLSC


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SLS Entities/ Groups /Continued

Victoria /continued 57 Clubs, 19 Support Operations Groups, 13 Australian Lifeguard Services Woolamai Beach SLSC

Marine Rescue - Port Melbourne

Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Heli - Melbourne

East Gippsland Shire Council

Wye River SLSC

Marine Rescue - Mornington

19 Support Operations

Mt Martha RWC Service

Bass RWC Service

Marine Rescue - Sorrento

Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Heli - Geelong

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

Kingston RWC Service

Marine Rescue - Hastings

13 Lifeguard Services

Moyne Shire Council

LSV Comms

Marine Rescue - Woodside

Bass Coast Shire Council

Parks Victoria

Marine Rescue - Portland

Marine Rescue - Waratah

Borough of Queenscliffe

South Gippsland Shire Council

Marine Rescue - Port Fairy

Marine Rescue - Mallacoota

City of Greater Geelong

Surf Coast Shire Council

Marine Rescue - Port Campbell

Marine Rescue - Ocean Grove

City of Warrnambool

Wellington Shire Council

Bellarine RWC Service

Seaspray RWC Service

Colac Otway Shire Council

Glenelg Shire Council

Tasmania 14 Clubs, 10 Support Operations Groups, 1 Australian Lifeguard Service 14 Clubs

Kingston Beach SLSC

10 Support Operations

Surf Life Saving Tas RWC Service

Bicheno SLSC

Launceston LSC

Dodges Ferry Sea Rescue

Boat Harbour SLSC

Penguin SLSC

Freycinet Volunteer Marine Rescue

Southern Marine Rescue and Training

Bridport SLSC

Port Sorell SLSC

Kettering Volunteer Marine Rescue

Burnie SLSC

Scamander SLSC

Sea Rescue Tasmania

Carlton Park SLSC

Somerset SLSC

St Helens Marine Rescue

1 Lifeguard Service

Clifton Beach SLSC

Ulverstone SLSC

Tamar Sea Rescue

Clarence City Council Tas

Devonport SLSC

Ulverstone Volunteer Marine Rescue

Surf Life Saving Tas JRB Service

South Australia 19 Clubs, 4 Support Operations Groups, 1 Australian Lifeguard Service 19 Clubs

Henley SLSC

Somerton SLSC

SLSSA RWC Service

Aldinga Bay SLSC

Moana SLSC

South Port SLSC

SLSSA State Duty Officers

Brighton SLSC

Normanville SLSC

West Beach SLSC

1 Lifeguard Service

Chiton Rocks SLSC

North Haven SLSC

Whyalla SLSC

Holdfast Bay City

Christies Beach SLSC

Port Elliot SLSC

4 Support Operations

Glenelg SLSC

Port Noarlunga SLSC

SLSSA JRB Service

Goolwa Surf Life Saving Service

Seacliff SLSC

Grange SLSC

Semaphore SLSC

SLSSA Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service


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Western Australia 29 Clubs, 13 Support Operations Groups, 11 Australian Lifeguard Services 29 Clubs

Mandurah SLSC

Albany SLSC

Margaret River SLSC

Binningup SLSC

Mullaloo SLSC

Broome SLSC

North Cottesloe SLSC

Busselton SLSC

Port Bouvard SLSC

Champion Bay SLSC

Quinns Mindarie SLSC

City of Bunbury SLSC

Scarboro SLSC

City of Perth SLSC

Secret Harbour SLSC

Coogee Beach SLSC

Smiths Beach SLSC

Cottesloe SLSC

Sorrento SLSC

Dalyellup Beach SLSC

Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC

Denmark SLSC

Trigg Island SLSC

Dongara-Denison SLSC

Bunbury Support Operations Group WA

WA Support Operations Event Safety

Denmark Support Operations Group WA

Yallingup Support Operations Group WA

Esperance Support Operations Group WA

11 Lifeguard Services

Geraldton Support Operations Group WA

City of Geraldton

Margaret River Support Operations Group WA

City of Rockingham

Metro Support Operations Group WA

Rottnest Island Authority

Yanchep SLSC

Peel Support Operations Group WA

Shire of Denmark Lifeguard Service

Esperance-Goldfields SLSC

13 Support Operations

Floreat SLSC

Albany Support Operations Group WA

SLSWA Emergency Response Beacon Response

Shire of Augusta Margaret River Lifeguard Service

SLSWA Rescue Helicopter Service

Town of Cambridge

SLSWA Surfcom

Town of Cottesloe

Fremantle SLSC Geraldton SLSC

City of Albany

City of Joondalup

City of Wanneroo

Shire of Busselton

Northern Territory 4 Clubs, 1 Support Operations Group, 2 Australian Lifeguard Services 4 Clubs

Mindil Beach SLSC

1 Support Operation

2 Lifeguard Services

Darwin SLSC

Walngawu Djakamirri SLSC

Westpac ORB Rescue

Darwin City Council

Gove Peninsula SLSC

Darwin Waterfront Corporation


Section 08 Glossary of Terms


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Lifesaving

Common Acronyms

Blackspot – An area with a high concentration of coastal/ocean incidents and a high probability/risk of ongoing reoccurrence. Coastal death – A fatality arising from various circumstances(e.g. heart attack, boat collision, fall, shark attack) occurring where the location of the death is coastal. Coastal drowning death – Where the location of the drowning is on the coast, in the ocean up to 2NM off-shore or inland up to 5 times the width of the inlet/river. Drowning – The process of experiencing respiratory impairment from submersion/immersion in liquid. Drowning death – A fatality arising from respiratory impairment as a result of submersion/immersion in liquid. First aid – Immediate or emergency assistance given on the spot to people suffering from illness or injury. Lifeguard – Typically a paid employee at a beach or another aquatic environment whose role is to rescue people in danger of drowning or prevent them getting into that situation. Lifesaving service – A service which exists to provide aquatic safety services to the public. Patrolled location – A location supervised constantly or periodically by a lifesaving service. Preventative action – Where intervention by a lifesaving resource averts a person/s from a from getting into a potentially life threatening situation. Rescue – Where intervention by a lifesaving resource removes a person/s from a life threatening or potentially life threatening situation. Resuscitation – Preservation or restoration of life by establishing and maintaining a person’s airway, breathing and circulation. Rip current – A narrow seaward flowing current of water moving through a surf zone (Short, 2003). Rock fishing death – A fatality arising from various circumstances occurring (e.g. wave motion, loss of footing) where the victim was participating in fishing activities on a rocky coast immediately prior to or during the incident. Service gap – An area identified as having an inadequate level of resources to meet public safety demands. Support operations – Rapid response rescue units, not affiliated to any one surf life saving club. Surfcom – SLS radio communications centre which assists in managing the communications of lifesaving operations and data collection. Total service plan – An assessment of current and future lifesaving resources, national blackspots, hotspots and trends.

ACNC – Australian Charities and Not-For-Profit Commission ACPSG – SLSA Australian Coastal Public Safety Guidelines AEMI – Australian Emergency Management Institute AEMVF – Australian Emergency Management Volunteer Forum ALA – Australian Lifesaving Academy ALS – Australian Lifeguard Service ARC – Australian Resuscitation Council ASC – Australian Sports Commission AWSC – Australian Water Safety Council, also Australian Water Safety Conference AWSS – Australian Water Safety Strategy CPR – Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation DOHA – Department of Health and Ageing DEEWR – Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations DRALGAS – Department of Regional Australian, Local Government and Sport DSEWPC – Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities DIAC – Department of Immigration and Citizenship DSC – Development Standing Committee EMA – Emergency Management Australia EMG – Executive Management Group FACC – SLSA Finance and Audit Committee HRS – Helicopter Rescue Service ILS – International Life Saving Federation IRB – Inflatable Rescue Boat JRB – Jet Rescue Boat KNG – Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Ironman Series LSC – Lifesaving Standing Committee NHP – National High Performance NTID – National Talent Identification Scheme ORB – Offshore Rescue Boat PM&C – Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet RIB – Rigid Inflatable Boat RTO – Registered Training Organisation RWC – Rescue Water Craft, sometimes called a Personal Water Craft SLS – Surf Life Saving SLSA – Surf Life Saving Australia SLSF – Surf Life Saving Foundation SSC – Sports Standing Committee


Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) would like to acknowledge and thank former CEO Brett Williamson OAM for his service to SLSA and the greater lifesaving movement.

A former active surf lifesaver and surf boat rower, Mr Williamson’s involvement with the movement commenced over 45 years ago upon joining the Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club as a Nipper in 1966.

During his six and a half years as SLSA CEO, Brett made a significant contribution to the growth and development of Surf Life Saving (SLS) at State and National levels.

On behalf of the Board, Management, staff and volunteers alike, SLSA gives thanks, respect and best wishes to Brett in his future endeavours.


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