State Partners


The Tasmanian Government continues through our Service Agreement to provide financial support for SLST and Volunteer Marine Rescue groups to subsidise the costs of providing a volunteer education, rescue and lifesaving service to the Tasmanian community across the state. This assistance offsets costs for providing free surf lifesaving services on Tasmanian beaches and for recreational boaters, lifesaving skill development programs for our members, community programs and our public liability insurance.


Bonney Energy and Bennetts Petroleum proud partners in supplying rescue equipment fuel to assist Surf Life Saving Clubs and Volunteer Marine Rescue Units in the provision of lifesaving services in Tasmania.

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TasPorts have partnered with Surf Life Saving Tasmania to provide assistance with programs such as Beach to Bush, Regional Search and Rescue Exercises, Leadership Scholarships and a range of additional engagement opportunities around marine safety and maritime career pathways.

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National Partners

AMPOL is proud to be a national partner of Surf Life Saving Australia, the world’s largest volunteer organisation. Established in 1907, Surf Life Saving Australia is Australia’s peak coastal water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority, with a network of more than 44,000 volunteers who oversee 314 beaches on Australia’s coastline and rescue more than 10,000 people every year.

The partnership sees the two iconic Australian brands join forces to help deliver safer beaches and to save lives, and underpins Ampol’s commitment to being a positive contributor in the communities where it operates, and to use its scale, network and employee base to improve the lives of all Australians.

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As a Major National Partner of Surf Life Saving Australia, DHL has been helping Surf Lifesavers deliver safer beaches since 2003. DHL is the global market leader in the logistics and transportation industry and shares many core values with Surf Life Saving Australia including speed, passion and a can-do attitude.

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Isuzu UTE Australia, home to the award-winning Isuzu D-MAX Ute and 7-seat MU-X SUV, is taking their safety-centric approach to a whole new level, as a Major National Partner and the Official Automotive Supplier of Surf Life Saving Australia.

At the heart of every Isuzu vehicle lies over 100 years of automotive experience and the tried and tested tough truck DNA—making them the pragmatic choice for SLSA with its proven reputation for durability and reliability. Providing our lifesavers across the country with a fleet of D-MAX and MU-X’s, Isuzu UTE Australia is proud to support SLSA’s mission and commitment to keeping our beaches safe.

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Westpac has been proudly partnering with Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) for more than four decades since the inception of the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service (WLRHS) in 1973. It is one of the longest corporate community partnerships in Australia.

The WLRHS is a vital extension of SLSA’s front line services operating in Southern NSW, QLD, VIC, WA, SA and a rescue boat in the NT. The national operation also incorporates the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Northern NSW and Tasmanian Services. 

Over 300 rescue professionals and volunteers make up the national operation, which has 15 helicopters and one rescue boat across 13 bases. During summer, the Service covers over 84% of the Australian population and to date, the WLRHS has performed more than 80,000 missions across Australia, with no one ever having to pay to be rescued.

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Since 2009, BRP has been a proud National Partner of Surf Life Saving Australia, providing funding and rescue powercraft for affiliated clubs and services across the country. As the official powercraft supplier, BRP has delivered over $1 million worth of essential lifesaving equipment to over 160 Surf life Saving clubs. BRP products are powerful lifesaving tools and enable lifesavers to move around the beach and water quickly ensuring they are rescue ready and that performing rescues can be performed with greater efficiency.

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Dulux proudly partners with Surf Life Saving Australia in the Dulux Weathershield Surf Club Project. This project enables every Surf Lifesaving Club in Australia to be painted with Dulux Weathershield. So whilst our Surf Lifesavers are out saving lives, Dulux is helping to ensure their surf clubs and club houses are protected from the harsh weather conditions. Celebrating over 9 years of the partnership in 2020, Dulux have painted over 220 clubs through this sponsorship. If your club hasn’t signed up, please don’t miss out and apply online now at Surf Club Project.

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