Surf Life Saving Australia’s (SLSA) Awards of Excellence recognises the significant contribution of individuals and clubs make to keeping our coastline safe. SLSA are proud to have DHL as one of our major national partners and naming rights partner for the following national awards.
DHL has a long and proud partnership of nearly 20 years with Surf Lifesaving, strengthened by these front-line hero’s on our beaches and along our coastal communities. This award group represents great Australians, who have succeeded through their clubs, branches and states to represent themselves at the National Awards of Excellence.
DHL 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.
The DHL Surf Lifesaver of the Year recognises and rewards members who have made an outstanding contribution to the delivery and development of surf lifesaving frontline services. It is aimed at active surf lifesavers undertaking lifesaving duties and who can be presented as an identifiable “Ambassador” for Surf Lifesaving.
DHL Lifeguard of the Year
An Australian Lifeguard Service Lifeguard who has made an outstanding contribution to the delivery and development of lifeguard services.
The DHL Lifeguard of the Year recognises and rewards Australian Lifeguard Service employees who have made an outstanding contribution to the delivery and development of lifeguard services.
“Surf Lifesaving is a big family for me, the red and yellow family. Anywhere you go you can fit in and be a par t of it, there is something for everyone and that’s what attracted me to Surf Life Saving”
DHL Volunteer of the Year
An impressive member who has made a difference through their volunteering efforts.
The DHL Volunteer of the Year recognises an individual who has demonstrated achievements in a range of different areas of a club or surf lifesaving service organisation throughout the year, or who has shown significant and outstanding achievements in one particular area.
The individual’s contribution demonstrably enhances the development of surf lifesaving.
DHL 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.
The DHL Club of the Year encourages and recognises outstanding achievements in club development that results in SLSA clubs providing safer beach and aquatic environments for the community.
For more information on this event please visit https://sls.com.au/aoe/