Job Vacancies - Life Guards needed

Surf Life Saving Queensland is seeking expressions of interest from highly motivated individuals with a strong background in lifesaving services to fulfil casual Lifeguard positions over the summer period. Positions available in 

North Queensland (Port Douglas – Mission Beach) 

Townsville (Forrest Beach – Alva beach) 

Mackay (Eimeo – Sarina) 

Wide-Bay (Yeppoon – Hervey bay) 

Sunshine Coast ( Noosa – Caloundra) 

South East Queensland (South Bank & all areas excluding Sunshine Coast)

Reporting to the regions Lifeguard Supervisor, Lifeguards are responsible for maintaining supervision and safety to members of the public by providing advice on safety, performing rescues, first aid and resuscitation as required.
To be successful in this role, ideally you will have:  A high level of lifesaving knowledge and experience  Demonstrate a high level of fitness  Excellent customer service and public relations skills
Role Requirements  800m pool swim in 14 minutes or 400m pool swim in under 8 minutes (Lagoon Only) (Minimum pool length is 25m)  Ocean Mission ( for ocean lifeguards only)  Bronze Medallion (Certificate II Public Safety – Aquatic Rescue) or industry equivalent  First Aid Certificate  Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate  A current Working with Children Blue Card or ability to obtain one quickly  A current Queensland Driver’s License  Be at least 18 years of age for Ocean Lifeguards  Be at least 17 years of age for Lagoon Lifeguards  Recreational Marine License and Personal Watercraft License – Highly regarded  Successful applicants will be invited to attend a mandatory fitness test and training will be provided to obtain all outstanding Surf Life Saving qualifications.
Suitable applicants will then be invited to complete a fitness test and if successful proceed to do relevant training and inductions. Training in the required qualifications will be offered to suitable applicants.  
Please submit applications along with resumes for the above positions to the following address by Sunday 22nd July 2018
Kind Regards,
GREGORY CAHILL Chief Lifeguard


State Titles - IRB holds Broadbeach name high

The IRB team has closed out the QLD season with a significant performance.  The team placed well across many of the events and amassed a points tally that placed them 2nd overall on points.

The result reflects the hard work of the team through the winter season to travel the distances to as far north as Hervey Bay and south to the boarder.  

With one remaining carnival, the "Aussie's" will provide them with a national platform to demonstrate the dedication that is at the core of the club.   Congratulations to the team and particularly those that placed at the Qld. Titles.  Good luck at Aussie's. 

Masters Mass Rescue - 3rd.

Open Female Mass Rescue - 3rd.

Open Mens- 1st. Surf Rescue, 3rd. Surf Rescue and 3rd. Teams

Under 23's Mass Rescue - 2nd.

Assembly- 2nd.

Taplin- 2nd.



Important Dates:

15-17th March 2019 Broadbeach SLSC will host the State Masters and Seniors Championships.  See the Members page for more details.

17th June 10 am. - AGM's - BBSLSC then followed by Supporters Club.

12th July - Qld. Police Competition -

25 August - Police and Community Inaugural Charity Ball at the Seagulls Club Auditorium in Tweed Heads.  Proceeds will be used to support the Tweed Heads Hospital children’s ward and the Gold Coast University Hospital’s children’s ward.

Goods in kind provided by local businesses will be auctioned or raffled off.

The event is jointly organised by Queensland Police Service, New South Wales Police Force and Australian Federal Police.

Dress: Formal attire.

Details: Seagulls Club, Gollan Drive, Tweed Heads West, 6pm to midnight, 25 August 2018

Hospitality: Tickets: $100 and includes a three-course meal, welcome drink, two bottles of wine on the table.

SRC Camp (23rd to 29th September) registration has closed and payment by the 15th July.

Guess who's coming to Broadbeach in 2019.....?

The best of Australia's Surf Life Saving talent will be looking to Broadbeach and considering their options for the 2019 Aussie's, which was officially named at Scarborough Beach this week, host of the 2018 Aussie's.   

The event is an enormous honour and provides an opportunity for the club to show its true colours as it sets about the planning for the competition and working at the event.  Dates have been confirmed as 31st March to 07th April, 2019.  

The Management Committee extend their congratulations to the President for his hard work in securing the Aussie's.




  • Alexandra Headland SLSC – Club with the ‘Highest number of donations’
  • Palm Beach SLSC - Club with the ‘Highest number of new donors’  
  • Pacific SLSC Club with the ‘Highest number of Red25 donor’s v’s the total number of donations’  

Surf Life Saving Club Tally from 1st December – 28th February

Organisation                               Total number of donations           Total number of lives saved

Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club        34                                 102

Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club                   22                                66

Mooloolaba Surf Life Saving Club                        18                                 54

North Burleigh Surf Club                                      10                                 30

Pacific Surf Life Saving Club                                10                                 30

Coolangatta Surf Life Saving Club                       9                                  27

Mudjimba Surf Life Saving Club                           8                                 24

Coolum Beach Surf Life Saving Club                   5                                  15

Kawana Waters Surf Life Saving Club                 4                                  12

Palm Beach Surf Life Saving Club                       4                                   12

Northcliffe Surf Life Saving Club                         3                                   9

Evans Head-Casino Surf Life Saving Club           2                                   6

Kurrawa Surf Life Saving Club                              2                                   6

Southport Surf Life Saving Club                           2                                    6

Lennox Head-Alstonville Surf Life Saving Club    1                                    3

Rainbow Bay Surf Life Saving Club                       1                                    3

Grand Total                                                         135                                 405


Thank you to everyone that participated and helped support the Surf Life Saving Blood Challenge.

 The Red25 Team

Australian Red Cross Blood Service


South Coast Branch Annual Report - Front Cover competition

An amazing opportunity open to all financial members no matter the age!!


The South Coast Branch are calling for all entries for a chance to win your image, drawing, design or graphics to appear as the front cover of the 2017-18 Annual Report. In addition, the winner will also receive a $100 gift card.


Entries will be judged by the South Coast Branch Executive Committee on how creative, usable and relevant they are to our Branch.

Contact for more details or an entry form.