October 2005

Handbook on Drowning published

World-wide at least half a million people die from drowning each year. To address this global issue, experts from around the world, ranging from rescuers to clinicians and researchers, share…


SLSA visits Ireland

Surf Life Saving Australias President and Chief Executive Officer where on a courtesy Visit to Irish Water Safety this month. The drowning prevention strategies of Ireland and Australia were discussed…


Free shuttle bus for Rescue 2006

As part of the plans to manage traffic flow during Rescue 2006, the World Life Saving Championships, the organisers and Surf Coast Tourism have joined forces to run a free…


RSA Vodacom Lifesavers of the Year

Bronwyn Baumgart (Easterns) and Grant Breetzke’s (Eastern Cape), dedicated to serving the community through lifesaving, have been announced as the Vodacom Lifesavers of the Year. The prestigious titles were awarded…