The 2022 Awards of Excellence

Surf Lifesavers from across the state will gather to celebrate the 2021-22 season at Blundstone Arena on the 13th August 2022. The awards are about taking time to recognize the significant contribution individuals, clubs and marine rescue units make to keeping our waterways safe for Tasmanians and visitors to our state.

Here in Tasmania we have over 3000 members who are committed to saving lives and making a positive impact in there local community.  The Awards of Excellence are an important opportunity to recognize the hard work, selflessness and enthusiasm of our volunteers across a range of categories including lifesaving services, community education, training, surf sport competition, coaching and officiating.

Bookings are now being taken for the Awards of Excellence function, to be held at Blundstone Arena on Saturday 13th August 2022, 6.30 for 7.00 pm start.  

Group bookings (Clubs/VMR's) can be made by contacting Karyn Blakey at SLST on 0417 333 504 or kblakey@slst.asn.au.

Individual bookings and payments can be made here

NOMINATIONS FOR THE THE 2022 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE HAVE NOW CLOSED.  Please contact Karyn at SLST for assistance if required.

Awards of Excellence Circular

Marine Rescue Awards Criteria

Thank you to our event supporters:

Live Streaming:

The 2022 Awards of Excellence will be livestreame.d. Although we would love to see everyone come along in person, this option has been made available for those who will not be able to make it. This will be streamed via SLST's Youtube channel. 

SLST Youtube Channel

 

Summary of Awards: 

Award

Summary 

Surf Lifesaver of the Year An active patrolling member who has made an outstanding contribution to the delivery and development of surf lifesaving frontline services.
Youth Surf Lifesaver of the Year An active patrolling member under the age of 21 who has made an outstanding contribution to the delivery and development of surf lifesaving frontline services.
Volunteer of the Year An impressive member who has made a difference through their volunteering efforts.
Club of the Year An outstanding SLS-affiliated club that is committed to improving the experience of its members, providing a safer environment for the community, and improving club operations.
Patrol Club of the Year

An outstanding SLS-affiliated club that demonstrates the highest level of patrols through lifesaving service levels, development of its people, engagement with the community, demonstrated continuous improvement.

Athlete of the Year An athlete aged 15 or older who has achieved sporting excellence in Open Aged Competition.
Youth Athlete of the Year An athlete aged between 15-18 who has achieved sporting excellence in Youth and/or Open Aged Competition.
Team of the Year An athlete team who has achieved sporting excellence in Youth and/or Open Aged Competition.
Coach of the Year An accredited coach who has made a significant contribution to athlete performance at a state, national and/or international level, to the development of athletes in SLS activities outside of surf sports, and to the educational development of other coaches in SLS.
Official of the Year An accredited surf sports official who has made a significant contribution to both officiating at a state, national and/or international level, and to the educational development of other officials in SLS.
Trainer of the Year An endorsed Trainer who is passionate about building the skills of others, consistently delivers a positive learning experience, and who encourages other members to engage in the delivery of training.
Assessor of the Year An endorsed Assessor who is passionate about building the skills of others, consistently delivers a positive and supportive assessment experience, and who encourages other members to engage in training or assessment.
Community Education Program of the Year A SLS-delivered activity or program which has significantly contributed to the organisation’s mission of saving lives, creating great Australians and building better communities.
Innovation Award A well-researched concept, piece of equipment, program or event which is/has been implemented to improve any facet of Surf Life Saving.
Marine Rescue of the Year An outstanding rescue or activity demonstrating excellence in preparedness, response and safety at an incident by a crew or unit.
Marine Rescue Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution The Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution is presented to a volunteer who made an exemplary contribution to Marine Rescue in Tasmania during the 2021-22 year.
Marine Rescue Youth Achievement Award
This award recognises a stand-out volunteer under the age of 25 who has shown exceptional qualities and has made a remarkable contribution during the 2021-22 year.