About Us

Built on tradition, forged out of passion, and focused on the future, SLSQ is recognised as the leading authority on coastal and aquatic safety. We are a volunteer-led, professionally managed organisation.

Our purpose is to equip, develop, empower and support our people to deliver vital aquatic rescue and safety services to save lives across Queensland.

Our vision is zero preventable deaths in Queensland public waters – our beaches, waterways and lagoons.

Who We Are

From humble beginnings, when the first official rescue was recorded on a Queensland beach in 1909, SLSQ, which was formally established in 1930, has developed into a ground-breaking and highly innovative organisation. SLSQ has 58 established surf lifesaving clubs with members patrolling 8,000 kilometres of the Queensland coastline from Port Douglas to Rainbow Bay. More than 34,000 Queenslanders are volunteer members of a surf lifesaving club and more than 462,000 are a member of an affiliated supporters club. Our vision: zero preventable deaths in Queensland public waters.

Our Major Partners

Our valued partners help us deliver on our vision of zero preventable deaths in Queensland public waters.

A partnership with Surf Life Saving Queensland offers these businesses a marketing edge coupled with a strong sense of community commitment that delivers positive results.

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More About SLSQ

Strategic Plan 2020-2025

Surf Life Saving Queensland’s plan to operate as a proactive and effective peak body.

Board Members

The Surf Life Saving Queensland Board comprises a President, Deputy President and seven directors.

Reports & Publications

The Surf Life Saving Queensland Annual Report provides a snapshot of the previous 12 months.

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