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Welcome to Life Saving Victoria

Life Saving VictoriaLife Saving Victoria (est. 2002) is an initiative of the Royal Life Saving Society Australia Victoria Branch (est. 1904) and Surf Life Saving Victoria (est. 1947). It has the mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury in all Victorian communities and the vision that all Victorians will learn water safety, swimming and resuscitation, and be provided with safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues. 

Life Saving Victoria will achieve this by working with its members, communities, educational institutions, governments, and other organisations in the provision of best practice education, surveillance and rescue, training, and risk management services.

Life Saving Victoria is forging new lifesaving and water safety initiatives while respecting the proud traditions and programs of the Royal Life Saving and Surf Life Saving National organisations.

News and Updates

slsa trainer of the year davina jackson Jan Juc SLSC’s Davina Jackson wins national award

28 Oct 2014

Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club's Davina Jackson has won Surf Life Saving Australia's Trainer of the Year at the 2014 National Awards of Excellence held in Sydney last Saturday evening, 25 October.

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CALD funding opportunity CALD funding program opportunity for lifesaving clubs

22 Oct 2014

Life Saving Victoria is pleased to offer lifesaving clubs the opportunity to receive funding towards engaging Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities, to help improve their water safety knowledge and assist these communities to become more involved in lifesaving.

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News Children's Week OWLE Point Cook College students learn water safety this Children’s Week

22 Oct 2014

Students from Point Cook College attended a free 'Open Water Learning Experience' dry session at Sandridge Life Saving Club in Port Melbourne today, Wednesday 22 October, as part of Children's Week activities.

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Rescue 2014 Vic athletes shine at Rescue 2014

17 Oct 2014

Victorian lifesavers have returned home with a haul of medals after the Rescue 2014 World Life Saving Championships in Montpellier (pool) and La Grande Motte (beach), France, 13 - 26 September.

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Older adults web tile Seniors encouraged to ‘take the plunge’ and learn water safety

08 Oct 2014

As part of Seniors Week, 5 - 12 October, Life Saving Victoria is encouraging older adults to learn vital lifesaving and water safety skills as a way to improve their health and participate in aquatic recreation activities safely.

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Aussies 2015 web tile Help us celebrate 100 years of SLSA’s largest annual event - The Aussies 2015

07 Oct 2014

Join us for Surf Life Saving's largest annual event, the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships or better known as The Aussies, returning to the Gold Coast in 2015 to celebrate 100 years.

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donate to your local club Donate to your local club today

02 Apr 2014

Make a donation to support your local Life Saving Club!

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