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ILS mourns a past President

It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of Mr Derrick Whitting, a past President of the ILS from 1996 to 2000. Yesterday morning (14th July, 2020) Derrick…



Rescheduling of the LWC2020

Following the decision on 19 March 2020 to postpone LWC2020 due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, the ILS has discussed alternative solutions with the Italian Lifesaving Federation (FIN) and with…


Australia: Men most at risk of drowning

Males accounted for 80% of all drowning deaths last season in figures published today by Australia’s two peak water safety bodies Royal Life Saving Society – Australia and Surf Life…



SLS Australia launches virtual Coolangatta

The iconic Coolangatta Gold race will be going virtual in 2020, after Surf Life Saving Australia today made the difficult decision to cancel the remaining elite category due to the…


SLSA worth 6.5 Billion AUSD a year

Surf Life Saving Australia’s (SLSA) services to the community and its members are valued at an estimated $6.5 billion per year to the Australian economy. The new report by Deloitte…


ILS mourns the passing of Michael Somers

ILS was informed of the passing away of our Irish friend Michael Somers, a Grand Knight of ILS and an Honorary Member of the former Fédération Internationale de Sauvetage Aquatique…