Are your awards up to date?

Surf life sav­ing club mem­bers are able to per­son­ally check their mem­ber­ship details, awards and patrol hours online. It is expected that mem­bers will reg­u­larly mon­i­tor their own records and take appro­pri­ate steps in good time to ensure the records are cur­rent, and awards remain up to date. To do this, fol­low the steps below:

Create an account:

  1. Go to
  2. Click the Cre­ate Account tab.
  3. Fill in your details – there are hints at the link to assist you.
  4. Click on Cre­ate Account and fol­low the prompts.
  5. You will receive an e-mail/SMS request­ing you to acti­vate your account. Fol­low the link in that com­mu­ni­ca­tion to acti­vate your account. You will only need to do this once.

You have now cre­ated your account.  All future vis­its to the site require you to Log-In using your User Name and Pass­word. You may choose to save this.

Already have an account?

Click here to log in to your account

When you log in you will have a range of choices.  Options are shown in the top of the screen in the ban­ner line:

  1. Mem­bers Area
    1. Dash­board
      This is the first land­ing page you will see when you log in. It has an overview of patrol infor­ma­tion, any expir­ing awards you may have and any pend­ing requests. You will also be able to ‘renew’ your mem­ber­ship from this page.
    2. Mem­ber­ships 
      This screen shows your cur­rent mem­ber­ship sta­tus. You are able to renew your mem­ber­ship here. You can also start a join/transfer process on-line from here.
    3. Courses
      This page pro­vides a link to SLSA’s E-learn­ing sys­tem.  When you reg­is­ter for one of the edu­ca­tion courses you will be given login details for this page.
    4. Awards
      This is a very impor­tant area for every club mem­ber. It is here that you can check which awards are reg­is­tered in Sur­f­Guard, as well as their expiry dates – where these apply. Awards which have expiry dates that have passed will be shown in red – timely atten­tion to main­tain­ing cur­rency will avoid this!
      Any queries can be addressed to
      Skills Main­te­nance (for­merly requal­i­fi­ca­tion) dates for all awards are adver­tised reg­u­larly via club e-mail and also appear in the club Cal­en­dar.
      Mem­bers who have any dif­fi­culty attend­ing sched­uled Skills Main­te­nance ses­sions should advise via email the Man­ager of Edu­ca­tion a.s.a.p. While rea­son­able mea­sures will be taken – mem­bers should appre­ci­ate that Train­ers and Asses­sors are also vol­un­teer­ing their time.
    5. Patrols
      This is an impor­tant area for all patrolling mem­bers, includ­ing award hold­ers who provide patrol ser­vices, such as Apply First Aid qual­i­fied peo­ple. Water Safety hours are also recorded in this area. It is impor­tant each mem­ber reg­u­larly checks these records to ensure they are accu­rate.
      Please email the Man­ager of Life­sav­ing for fur­ther infor­ma­tion.
    6. My Fam­ily
      In this area you can make changes to your Fam­ily Group if you are part of one e.g. view your fam­ily mem­bers, add addi­tional mem­bers, renew or trans­fer mem­ber­ships.
    7. Per­sonal Details
      This is the area where you update your per­sonal details, includ­ing phone number/s, e-mails and the like.
    8. Requests
    9. An area to view and pend­ing requests as well as a his­tory of requests.
    10. Online Pay­ments
      You can make pay­ments for mem­ber­ship as well as other Club related items such as edu­ca­tion courses and spe­cial events. Make a Pay­ment will take you to the Surf Life Sav­ing – Pay­ment Gate­way. Pay­ments are by credit card only.
    11. Help
      An online help library with infor­ma­tion as well as IT Sup­port con­tact details.
  2. News
    This is a bul­letin style notice board with State and National announce­ments includ­ing New, Jobs and Events.
  3. My Forms
    Where you are able to apply for var­i­ous ser­vice awards – note the Club does this on your behalf to ensure the rel­e­vant evi­dence is pro­vided.
  4. Library
    A whole stack of SLSWA and SLSA resources from Bul­letins, Cir­cu­lars and Poli­cies to Train­ing and devel­op­ment resources.