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Our Partners

SLSNSW thanks all its partners for their ongoing and generous support. It is the contribution of all partners that allows us to achieve our mission.

As Principal Partner of SLSNSW, ClubsNSW financial support helps SLSNSW meet its target of zero preventable deaths and injuries on NSW beaches. Under the community-focussed Your local club tag, ClubsNSW are the naming rights partner of the NSW Surf Life Saving State Championships, supporting partner of the NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships and supporting partner of the Beach to Bush rural education program. ClubsNSW is the peak body for registered clubs in NSW, with approximately 1,400 not-for-profit Bowling, RSL, Sport and Recreation and Golf/Leagues Clubs amongst others spread across metropolitan and regional NSW. In total, this industry employs more than 62,000 staff and is home to more than 6.7 million memberships. ClubsNSW have supported SLSNSW since 2013, and share many similarities with SLSNSW; most notably the major role that both Local Clubs and Surf Life Saving Clubs play in building and contributing to their communities.

Envirobank are the experts in all things recycling, and through a partnership with SLSNSW will be able to create a new stream of fundraising for NSW Surf Clubs through the Container Deposit Scheme, beginning December 1st 2017. Through Envirobank’s infrastructure and network, they can offer Surf Life Saving Clubs a seamless entry in to the scheme, including having containers collected from your club for recycling. Whether it be providing specially designed bins, collection cages, or reverse vending machines, Envirobank will work with surf clubs to find an option that is easy to maintain and is the most profitable.

Midford are the official apparel supplier of SLSNSW, supporting our major sports carnivals through the provision of rash vests and event apparel, as well as supporting our development teams with custom team apparel. Since 1946, Midford have been a trusted and favoured supplier of quality school and team wear.

The Sharkskin brand was founded in Australia by the owners of Neptune-Sports to address the need for divers to stay warm during and after a dive. In 2018, Sharkskin teamed up with SLSNSW and specifically the Sharkskin IRB Premiership Season to ensure all IRB competitors are kept protected from the elements whilst competing. Sharkskin’s range started with a core selection of dive specific products and rapidly expanded into all water sports categories with the help of a passionate and dedicated team of designers and an amazing collection of global ambassadors advising on the development of the range. With a focus on quality and embracing the latest fabric technologies and design ideas available, the makers of Sharkskin are committed to providing customers with a technically superior range designed to become an indispensable part of any enjoyable active water sports experience or activity.

Dolphin Surf Craft are the preferred board supplier of SLSNSW, providing discounted rates on Surf Rescue boards. Dolphin Surf Craft was established in 1992, starting off in a small factory in Burleigh Heads as a lifestyle business, which soon became a successful company and industry leader – exporting product worldwide. Dolphin has since expanded its factory and is one of the largest manufacturers in Australia; producing custom handmade craft for elite Surf Life Saving competitors, gaining a well-earned reputation in quality and service within the Surf Life Saving movement. Dolphin is currently headed by former Ironman champion Zane Holmes, Ironwoman champion Kristyl Smith and Simon Hunnybun who has 20 years experience in the surf craft industry. Surf life saving clubs can be sure that they are getting the highest quality product and great service through Dolphin Surf Craft.

SLSNSW has partnered with Energy Local to create a unique energy plan where customers can access great energy deals, as well as see a portion of their bill go towards SLSNSW and help contribute to frontline lifesaving services at no extra cost to the consumer. SLSNSW believes in Energy Locals’ commitment to shaking up the energy industry by providing Australian consumers with as much clean energy as they need to live comfortable lives at a fair, fixed and great value price they can control. By choosing this plan you will be directly helping one of the largest volunteer movements in Australia, as we continue to strive towards eradicating preventable deaths and drownings in New South Wales.

As a Major National Partner of Surf Life Saving Australia, DHL supports SLSNSW through the provision of patrol uniforms and cash to support each of the 11 branches throughout NSW. DHL also deliver the DHL Grant Program in which equipment packs to the value of $2,500 are distributed to 13 successful club applicants. DHL is the global market leader in the logistics and transportation industry and shares many core value with Surf Life Saving including speed, passion and a can do attitude. DHL have been helping surf lifesavers deliver safer beaches since 2003.

Westpac has been proudly partnering with Surf Life Saving Australia for 42 years – the longest corporate community partnership in Australia, providing financial support to SLSNSW and its branches that supports frontline lifesaving services. Westpac is Australia’s first bank; opening its doors in 1817, and is today one of Australia’s largest financial institutions.

In 2018 SLSA announced a new partnership with automotive heavyweight Holden. Holden have been a part of the fabric of Australian society since the fifties, when production was booming and over 500,000 Holden's were produced. Today Holden continues to push boundaries and stay at the cutting edge of technology within the industry. Holden’s sponsorship supports frontline services, public safety messaging and education programs nationally.

In 2011 Dulux became a national partner of Surf Life Saving Australia with the aim to help protect and preserve some of Australia’s most important and iconic buildings – its Surf Life Saving Clubs – from some of the world’s harshest weather conditions. Through this partnership Dulux has implemented the Surf Club Project which enables every Surf Club in NSW and throughout Australia to be repainted with Dulux interior and exterior paint. So while our Surf Lifesavers are out saving lives on th beach, Dulux is helping to ensure their surf clubs and club houses are protected. Apply online now at Surf Club Project.

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