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From 23/12/2015, all new content and update can be found in www.lsv.com.au

 

News and Updates

Launch of drowning report Child drownings key concern in Victorian Drowning Report

04 Dec 2015

Life Saving Victoria is urging parents to supervise their children around water, following an increase in child drownings.

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launch Students learn lifesaving skills in new app

10 Nov 2015

Life Saving Victoria has developed a water safety app for smart devices, which is aimed at preventing drownings.

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National AOE Victorians recognised at SLSA National Awards of Excellence

10 Nov 2015

Life Saving Victoria's Luke Plant and Katrina Antony were awarded DHL Lifeguard of the Year and Assessor of the Year respectively at the National Awards of Excellence Ceremonty held in Sydney.

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Jess Woodward Surf Life Saving Lakes Entrance member wins community award

10 Nov 2015

19-year-old Jessica Woodward was named Young Volunteer of the Year at the recent Victorian Government's Community Sport and Recreation Awards held at the MCG.

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Respect the River Respect The River Campaign - The Yarra River

04 Nov 2015

Did you know that the Yarra River is the top third drowning black spot in Australia? As part of the Respect The River Campaign in association with Royal Life Saving Society Australia, Life Saving Victoria has produced six short videos outlining the hidden dangers of the Yarra River.

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ALSC Advanced Life Saving Camp

30 Oct 2015

In late September 52 lifesavers from across the state gathered to develop and refine their lifesaving and leadership skills at LSVs Advanced Lifesaving Camp. The week long program aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to become Gold Medallion Lifesavers.

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bls Making big change in Sri Lankan Lifesaving

30 Oct 2015

A group of young lifesavers recently returned from Sri Lanka as part of LSV's 2015 Building Leaders Scholarship (BLS), a program designed to develop the leadership skills of young lifesaving members.

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lifesavers with minister jane garrett A big win for emergency service volunteers

13 Aug 2015

The Victorian Government has delivered a $12.5 million boost to Victoria's emergency services volunteer groups to help them purchase lifesaving equipment, including 29 grants worth more than $665,000 for LSV clubs to support patrols with new water crafts and infrastructure upgrades.

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Vic wins wieland shield Victoria brings Wieland Shield home

11 Aug 2015

The Victorian team has brought home the Wieland Shield after competing against the Californian Lifeguards for the 24th edition of the competition.

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Australian pool champs Swimmers shine at Interstate Pool Rescue Championships

10 Aug 2015

The strongest swimmers from the pool will convene in the Gold Coast this weekend to compete for national pride in the Australian Pool Rescue Championships.

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Life Saving Victoria Awards of Excellence 2015 Lifesavers recognised for outstanding contributions in 2014/15

04 Aug 2015

Drowning prevention efforts, dramatic rescues, hundreds of patrol hours, champion athletes and outstanding achievements were recognised at Life Saving Victoria's Annual Awards of Excellence evening, held on Saturday 25 July at The Pullman Hotel, Albert Park.

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IRB COMP IRB Competition wraps up with a high for VIC teams

21 Jul 2015

A line of inflatable rescue boats have flown through a wavy finish line to mark the end of the 2015 TRE Motorsport Victorian IRB Championships.

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swimming lesson image herald sun Coroner recommends compulsory swimming lessons in Victorian Schools

17 Jun 2015

In a finding released today, Coroner Caitlin English has recommended that "swimming and water safety education should be a compulsory skill taught within the primary school curriculum to all Victorian children".

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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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