Surf Life Saving Western Australia has received $88,000 in funding to conduct a three month trial of drone surveillance along metro and southwest beaches.
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South West Heli Services to patrol school holidays
As of tomorrow, Surf Life Saving WA’s (SLSWA) Busselton-based Westpac Lifesaver Rescue helicopter will join its metro counterpart in the skies with daily patrols in the south west throughout these school holidays.
Westpac Metro Heli Patrols Commence This Weekend
Our Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter will take to the skies over the metro area again from this Saturday.
An Aussie Lifeguard in Santa Barbara
Read about Perth born and bred lifeguard, Danny Smyth, who has taken his life saving skills around the world on exchange to lifeguard in the UK, South Africa and USA – chasing an endless summer.
Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter: Mission Update 004
Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Fremantle assisted Water Police with a vessel reported sinking near Rottnest Island.
Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter: Mission Update 002
Request received from Water Police Operations Room for Lifesaver 9 to assist with missing boogie boarder off Mettam’s Pool.
Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter: Mission Update 003
Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Fremantle was tasked by Water Police at 7am to assist with 2 x swimmers in the Scarborough area who had been missing since 4am.
SLSWA host WA Water Police
SLSWA recently hosted the WA Water Police to learn more about Marine Search and Rescue. With the increasing demands on our coastlines, SLSWA resources work closely with WA Water Police in responding to emergency situations and assisting with search and rescue.
Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter: Mission Update 001
Thursday November 13th 2014 3.48pm. Lifesaver 8 tasked by AUSSAR (Australian Search and Rescue) to an EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) activation in the vicinity of Jandakot.
Aerial patrols kick off early in the south-west
Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett today announced that the Surf Life Saving WA's Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter service will commence its full time patrols this weekend in the WA's south-west.
Surf Life Saving metro aerial patrols commence for 2014/15
SLSWA’s Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter will re-commence aerial patrols of the Perth metro coastline for the 2014/15 season tomorrow.
Honour for helicopter crew
It’s not every day you get a book written in your honour. The Surf Life Saving WA Westpac Helicopter team have had their heroism chronicled by author Les Brockman.
Special visit for Woodlands Primary School
Students at Woodlands Primary School got an exciting end to their afternoon today, when the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter touched down on their school oval.
Fancy yourself as a lifeguard?
Think you've got what it takes to be a lifeguard? The Australian Lifeguard Service is after new lifeguards for its WA metro beaches in the 2014/15 season.
Let's get BeachSAFE
We’re not sure if you’ve noticed, but Surf Life Saving WA has a brand new section on its website.