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Lifeguard of the Year

The Lifeguard of the Year award is designed to recognise and reward an ALS employee who has been judged to have made an outstanding contribution to the delivery and development of lifeguarding.The award is presented by Surf Life Saving Australia at an annual Awards of Excellence dinner.

The Lifeguard of the Year for 2012 is .... to be announced following the 2012 SLSA Awards of Excellence to be held in Sydney on 27th October. Click here for more details.

General Conditions

Application closing dates

Applications have closed for the 2012 awards. Please check back here in early 2013 for information on the application process for 2013.

Selection Period

These awards are orientated towards involvement and activities during the previous calendar year. The most important area for selection is the individual’s/club’s contribution from the 1st January - 31st December of the previous year.

Presentation of Awards

National nominees for Lifeguard of the Year will attend the annual Awards of Excellence Night. This venue is subject to change each year.

Lifeguard of the Year recognition

The national winner of the Lifeguard of the Year will recieve an award trophy and certificate from SLSA at the Awards of Excellence.

Further Information

For more information on the Lifeguard of the Year contact your state Lifeguard Manager.