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South West Youth Camp a hit!

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

What an awe­some Youth Camp we had this year – 50 youth (13–16yrs) and 9 team lead­ers!

Our campers enjoyed abseil­ing, caves, team build­ing chal­lenges, hot cooked din­ners, camp fires, friend­ships, most­ly fine weath­er and dare I say it, walk­ing sec­tions of the Cape-to-Cape!!

Thanks Mandy Lee, Julie Rap­ley and ECU stu­dents Tay­la Nash and Kate Rogers for help­ing clean up and check over all the tents pre-camp.

A big shout out to Mark Cleary and Jim Bak­er for dri­ving up on the Tues­day to set up our base and pass on some much val­ued intel on how to actu­al­ly do it for future! With over a decade of camps under their belts, it’s been an awe­some set­up each year, from cook ups to charg­ing sta­tions – the camps would not have been com­plete with­out them.

Thanks to Mandy Lee for organ­is­ing the bus­es, accom­mo­da­tion, cave book­ings and the extra tent and seat pur­chas­es.

Thanks to our new­bie team lead­ers Emma Bam­forth and Clay­ton Mil­lar — with a sim­ple “you’re OK to walk with the group” which quite lit­er­al­ly meant just that! Top effort from their encour­age­ment and com­pas­sion for some, at times quite need­ed moti­va­tion along the walks — well done! Trevor Bul­ley also a new­bie to the camp pro­vid­ed his vehi­cle for use and a you-beaut tele­scope that the campers were able to view Sat­urn and the like through! Rob Amos returned this year and towed the gear trail­er for us, his con­tri­bu­tion and humour well val­ued by the group. Our Bus dri­vers this trip were return­ing Anne-Marie Wider­man­s­ki and new to the camp Phill Dee, trans­port­ing the campers to and from the var­i­ous activ­i­ties safe­ly and effi­cient­ly. Both Phill and Trevor also man­aged a few walks in there also. I’d like to men­tion these two mem­bers who were also part of our team leader group — Jett Mitchell and Ash­lyn Bul­ley. Hav­ing attend­ed the camp in pre­vi­ous years as campers – this year going the extra step to give back as camp lead­ers ably assist­ed by fel­low youth camp vet­er­ans (ha ha, sounds kind of weird call­ing 16 year olds vets!!) Ellie Mar­low and Aaron Gigney — their youth, guid­ance and enthu­si­asm were tremen­dous­ly received and appre­ci­at­ed by all.

Sandy Clarke
Camp Coor­di­na­tor


Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Starts 12 Octo­ber!! The Jack­pot will kick off with $500!

Chase the Ace is a Club Fundrais­er. Raf­fle tick­ets are sold gen­er­al­ly from 6–7pm with the draw at 7pm. We have a dis­play case with all the cards from a deck in it. The cards are fac­ing the back of the case and the win­ner of the raf­fle each week gets to choose a card they wish to be turned to reveal the face — the win­ning card is the Ace of Spades. Below is how the Ace is chased.

Chase the Ace

  • First tick­et select­ed – turn a card
  • If Ace of Spades cho­sen – Jack­pot prize
  • If not win 20% of tak­ings on the night
  • Sec­ond tick­et select­ed wins a meat pack/prize
  • Third tick­et select­ed wins a meat pack/prize
  • $2,000 max­i­mum Jack­pot, after which it goes off


  • One for $2
  • Three for $5
  • Sev­en for $10
  • $20 cap on tick­ets sold to one per­son

Please note: All Vis­i­tors to the club must be signed in by a mem­ber. 

As tick­ets are sold by Club mem­bers we have a ROSTER to share the load, see below:

Octo­ber 12 IRB Rac­ing
Octo­ber 19 Beachies
Octo­ber 26 Boat­ies
Novem­ber 2 Nip­pers
Novem­ber 9 Mas­ters
Novem­ber 16 Lifesaving/Education
Novem­ber 23 Board/Ski Pad­dlers Youth/Seniors
Novem­ber 30 IRB Rac­ing
Decem­ber 7 Beachies
Decem­ber 14 Boat­ies
Decem­ber 21 Nip­pers
Jan­u­ary 4 Mas­ters
Jan­u­ary 11 Lifesaving/Education
Jan­u­ary 18 Board/Ski Pad­dlers Youth/Seniors
Feb­ru­ary 1 IRB Rac­ing
Feb­ru­ary 8 Beachies
Feb­ru­ary 15 Boat­ies
Feb­ru­ary 22 Nip­pers

Have a go day!

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Ever want­ed to have a go at a ski, board, IRB or may be a surf boat?

Well, this is the day to come down and see what it’s all about. A FREE, fun and excit­ing way to meet some new peo­ple and have a go! Our Mul­laloo Surf Shop will also be open!

Note: you do not have to be a mem­ber to par­tic­i­pate in this Have-a-Go event.

Sat­ur­day 15 Sep­tem­ber, 9–11am. Meet on the beach — bathers rec­om­mend­ed as you may be get­ting wet!

The Ace has been chased!

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

A hefty $7,500 jack­pot from our Chase the Ace raf­fle has been won by our Club mem­ber SHIV!

It was stand­ing room only last Fri­day night at the Club. With every­one set to see cards turned over for the absolute final day of the Chase, the first card turned for the night had the crowd cheer… of course as there was still a chance that they could be a win­ner. As the next card turned, the ques­tion from Chase the Ace coor­di­na­tor Car­lo Tenaglia asked … “Is it the Ace” as he showed the crowd the card Shiv picked – and so it went! Shiv was all smiles and close friends cheered!!!!

Yes, we did hear the rest of the crowd moan with a moment of defeat. But all cheered to Ace Chas­er jack­pot win­ner, Shiv, who also took home some meat for din­ner!

Thanks to all the raf­fle tick­et sell­er helpers through­out this Chase, the Club appre­ci­ates your efforts in this Fundrais­er.

The Chase the Ace will have a small break and hope­ful­ly be up and run­ning again.

Mullaloo youth members smash the indoor beach volleyball world

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Awesome turn out…

We had an awe­some turn out for our sea­son wind up at Joon­dalup Indoor Beach Vol­ley­ball Cen­tre…

Our up and com­ing Under 14’s joined our cur­rent youth age groups, with around 50 young club mem­bers bat­tling it out on the sand for the hon­ours.

After five rounds it was the PINK team who went through unde­feat­ed, before all teams enjoy­ing some piz­za togeth­er.

Thanks to our injured club mem­bers Anni­ka, Lillyan and Darcey for their fan­tas­tic umpir­ing and con­trol of the games, and to all the par­ents who came along and sup­port­ed their kids.

Annual Dinner Wrap

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Thank you to our mem­bers who sup­port­ed the Club Din­ner on Sat­ur­day night. It was great to see such a cross sec­tion of our club com­mu­ni­ty all togeth­er and hav­ing a good time. Con­grat­u­la­tions to all award nom­i­nees and recip­i­ents. (View the nom­i­nees and win­ners in the pre­sen­ta­tion HERE.)

An event like this would not be pos­si­ble with­out the col­lec­tive assis­tance from our mem­bers – we’d like to THANK every­one who helped with set up – and helped make the room look sim­ply spec­tac­u­lar, also, pack up (for those who recov­ered from a late night suf­fi­cient­ly enough to help put the club back to it’s nor­mal self, espe­cial­ly the mums on Moth­ers Day!), hope­ful­ly cap­tur­ing all names: Ali, Ali­son, Aman­da, Angela, Cal­ven, Char­lotte, Chrissie, Cindy, Dawn, Glen­da, Glynne, Jacky, James, Jeff, Jen­ny, Josh, JP Doo­ley, Julie, Kat­ri­na, Kay, Kirsten D., Kirsten F., Louise, Michelle, Natal­ie, Nis­sa, Noel, Pen­ny, Sian, Stu­art and Zara. (When we packed up on Sun­day we were 4 vas­es miss­ing and a few bal­loon weights, if these made their way home with any­one, please can they be returned to the office asap, they were bought with the inten­tion of using in the future, thank you.)

Thanks to Dawn Jones (coor­di­nat­ing the team), Pen­ny Fort­mann (who did most of the hard work lead­ing up to the event so that the rest of us could have a great time), Karen Oliv­er and Jen Ducasse (invi­ta­tions and han­dling all the enquiries in the office) and Sandy Clarke (behind the scene stuff) for their efforts in the lead up to the event. On the night a thank you to Jeff David­son our MC (and Life Mem­ber) – for keep­ing the evening tick­ing along and enter­tain­ing us on the way, Kirsten Fort­mann – for the smooth process of hand­ing out the tro­phies, bar staff Rob and Jacqui McGre­gor, Trevor Bul­ley and Mandy Brooks – a big ask on a big night!

Liquor BaronsThank you to Ocean Reef Liquor Barons for their gen­er­ous dona­tion of the arrival sparkling wine and table wines.

Thank you to Swell Mul­laloo Beach for the déli­cieux choic­es of food on the buf­fet (I hope every­one had a taste of the apple crum­ble!) and for their assis­tance in our set up.

To our guests, May­or Hon. Albert Jacob JP, Coun­cil­lors Philip­pa Tay­lor and Nige Jones, SLSWA Board mem­ber Hei­di Gan, Spon­sors Steve and Mandy Lee of Lee­way Group, Janet Sim­mons of ECU School of Busi­ness & Law, Jeff Bak­er of Lloyds Reg­is­ter, Life Mem­bers Dave Cronk, Ali­son Ger­ard, Mark Hills, Mandy Lee, God­frey Law­son, Steve Dargie, our Board and Man­age­ment team and all our mem­bers who made it such a mem­o­rable night – THANK YOU!

So many to thank! That’s because a great event is only that because of the great team behind it! A mag­nif­i­cent way to fin­ish off the reg­u­lar sea­son and we look for­ward to the next one already!

Casino Night Wrap Up!

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

From feath­er boa’s to fake mous­tach­es – what a night our Mul­laloo Gang­sters and Flap­pers had. With lots of bet­ting and danc­ing every­one sure was hav­ing a great time. The out­fits were amaz­ing, the left­over feath­ers on the floor, not so much. And as the say­ing goes many hands make light work and that cer­tain­ly was the case to be able to pull off this amaz­ing night of fun.

The sup­port this amaz­ing group of peo­ple (IRB Team) give to each oth­er and every­one  is out­stand­ing. The Fan­tas­tic Food selec­tion was sup­plied and cooked by the IRB team mem­bers and their fam­i­lies. The bar was manned by the Bul­ley Fam­i­ly and Josh Bull, lat­er on Rob McGre­gor stepped in so the young ones could have some fun. Phil Dee was keep­ing the build­ing safe by mak­ing sure we didn’t have any unwant­ed guests. Sandy Clarke for mak­ing the fly­ers and her com­mu­ni­ca­tions in pro­mot­ing the night. Car­lo Tenaglia for all his help and sup­port.


A Huge Thank you to our spon­sors:

  • Lee­way Group
  • May­day Earth­mov­ing
  • Com­bined Equip­ment Ser­vices
  • Com­plete Com­mer­cial Projects
  • Real­mark Whit­fords
  • R&D Speed Shop
  • Warner’s Trans­port
  • Payne Geo­log­i­cal Ser­vices

Door Prize Dona­tions from:

  • Life­care Pren­diville Phys­io­ther­a­py and
  • PLE com­put­ers Wan­gara

Win­ners of the Night:

  • 1st Place — Helen Grimes $500 Crown Vouch­er
  • 2nd Place — Car­lo Tenaglia $300 Crown Vouch­er
  • 3rd Place — Mad­die M $200 Crown Vouch­er

I like to make anoth­er spe­cial men­tion to my great friends Glynne Bar­tle and Michelle Cook for all your help and sup­port, I couldn’t do all this with­out you both and last but not least Thank you to our Club Mem­bers, fam­i­ly and friends for com­ing along enjoy­ing and sup­port­ing the night. You are all awe­some!

Julie Rap­ley

2018 SLSWA Youth Achiever Award Winner

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Ava BushbyThe Youth Achiev­er Award is a SLSWA award, giv­en to one youth mem­ber (U14 or U15) from each club in WA.

We had four nom­i­nees this year, com­ing in from var­i­ous dif­fer­ent areas of the club includ­ing surf sports, life sav­ing and gen­er­al club areas.

The award cri­te­ria include things such as:


  • Striv­ing to achieve to the best of your abil­i­ty
  • Team Spir­it and cama­raderie
  • Self-moti­va­tion
  • Respect for oth­ers
  • Being a pos­i­tive role mod­el for peers and younger mem­bers
  • Hav­ing a pos­i­tive atti­tude to club activ­i­ties


  • Skills devel­op­ment
  • Surf life­sav­ing awards
  • Com­pe­ti­tion
  • Reg­u­lar atten­dance at club activ­i­ties

We con­grat­u­late all of the nom­i­nees – Har­ri­et Brown, Zara Mar­tin, India-Rose Shep­pard and Ava Bush­by – and would like to announce that Ava Bush­by is the recip­i­ent of this year’s award.

Ava is a very gen­uine, well man­nered young lady. Her reli­a­bil­i­ty has seen her pro­mot­ed to Vice Cap­tain of her patrol at just 15. She par­tic­i­pat­ed in R&R (where she also men­tors younger ath­letes), March Past, Pool Res­cue and Beach events and although not as con­fi­dent in her own abil­i­ty in water events, nev­er hes­i­tates to step up and fill in or help out when need­ed, espe­cial­ly in team events. She has just com­pet­ed her IRB Crew award and imme­di­ate­ly vol­un­teered for the Abalone patrol in this capac­i­ty.

St Patrick’s Day Fun

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

The Club came alive Fri­day night to great Irish music and culi­nary delights. The fact that the Guin­ness ran out part way through the evening would be a good indi­ca­tion that a good time was being had! It was a treat to watch the Irish danc­ing per­formed by the Keady Upton School  of Irish Danc­ing who are soon to head to Glas­gow to com­pete in their World Cham­pi­onships.

Big THANKS to The Socialites group for deck­ing the club out in Irish colours; to the chefs Janine Cronk, Cindy de Bom­ford and Dawn Jones; Jack­ie Mar­tin for putting togeth­er a great col­lec­tion of music from her library and Sandy Clarke for the video reel on the screens.

The dancers were fan­tas­tic, the video reel was great and the music Jack­ie Mar­tin put togeth­er was a real treat!

Check out some of the nights’ action below:

Well done to Phil Dee for his fundrais­ing on the night, on behalf of shave for a cure, leukemia foun­da­tion — the hair be gone now!


Festive season wrap!

Thursday, January 18th, 2018


Well, we hope every­one has set­tled back in to Club hap­pen­ings after a busy few weeks over the Christ­mas and New Year peri­od.

Below are a col­lec­tion of images from over the break.

Some of our mem­bers in action at the Christ­mas Eve Pad­dle — it was our biggest yet! Our Sat­ur­day morn­ing pad­dlers also had a splen­did day!

Big thanks to our vol­un­teer Christ­mas Day patrol mem­bers — the beach was busy!

We even man­aged to host an Open Water Swim event over the break on Sat­ur­day 30 Decem­ber! Thank you to all those who assist­ed with the water safe­ty – this is a huge fundrais­er for the Club. Whilst we com­plet­ed the task, we could have done with some extra sup­port from our mem­bers to pro­vide rest rota­tion and broad­er cov­er­age at the event.

Our New Year’s Eve Par­ty was also a hit, thanks to Dawn and the Socialite team along with sev­er­al mem­bers who set­up, ran and packed up for a 2 staged par­ty. First up was the kids par­ty – a great dance off and games were played, a good show of sup­port! This was fol­lowed up with our Black and White themed youth and up par­ty – they Club looked great and was a buzz of activ­i­ty!

We have already had sev­er­al car­ni­vals includ­ing the inau­gur­al Lit­tle Nip­pers Car­ni­val, hit­ting it out in the surf at Sor­ren­to – life­savers and ironmen/women a plen­ty!! Be sure to check out both Tony Bow­ers and Andrew Mayberry’s pho­tos – there is action all round!

Dis­ap­point­ing num­bers at Abalone Patrol on Jan­u­ary 13 and lucky the weath­er was so oblig­ing! Let’s hope our bronzies can step up on the next one – Sat­ur­day 3 Feb­ru­ary!

Also, we hope to hear soon from our mem­bers that attend­ed the SLSWA TOAD and Rise Up Camps!

Final­ly, we wish our Inter­state com­peti­tors Soraya Lee and Wes Gould good luck at the Cham­pi­onships in Ade­laide, we hear it is a mild 40°C! Watch the action Live online!