Can you spot the rip in this picture ????????

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Can you spot the rip in this picture ????????
Surf Life Saving Australia
Harrison Swift
Stephanie Leung
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning,

We will remember them
They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old;
Oisín Clancy
Diane Moate
Diane Moate
We all know rips can be dangerous, but do you know what actually causes them?

When waves break on a beach, they push water towards the shoreline.

Once that water reaches the shore, it has to find a way to get back out to sea, so it flows into deeper channels and away from the shore.

They’re commonly found close to headlands, and sometimes flow directly out to sea or the current may...
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We all know rips can be dangerous but do you know what actually causes them
Oisín Clancy
Gary Tucker
Whilst the blue-ringed octopus may look nice, it can be be deadly.

They are extremely well camouflaged into rocks and only display their blue rings when threatened.

Blue-ringed octopus are commonly found hiding in the shallow rock pools of inter-tidal zones all around Australia.

You can avoid them by staying clear, and not disturbing these environments.

Here are some facts about the...
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Whilst the blueringed octopus may look nice it can be be deadly
Jean Ireland
Doron Milner
Sharon Mansfield
Fishing from the rocks and rocky platforms is a good way to catch some great fish, but can also be very dangerous.

By following some simple precautions you can fish safely.

• Check the weather before leaving home.
• Always wear a lifejacket.
• Wear light clothing and appropriate footwear.
• Always fish with a group of people.
• If you need help, call Triple Zero (000) Emergency.

For more...
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Fishing from the rocks and rocky platforms is a good way to
FACT: 2/3 people who think they can identify a rip can't ❌

Put your beach safety knowledge to the test and spot the rip in this image

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FACT: 23 people who think they can identify a rip can't ❌
Surf Life Saving Australia
Oisín Clancy
Greg Born
The Australian Life Saving Team selectors are working hard in the lead up to LWC Adelaide 2018, with the squad announcement scheduled for next week!

Stay tuned
The Australian Life Saving Team selectors are working hard in the lead
Happy Volunteer Recognition Day

Today we extend a big thank you to every hard working SLS volunteer.

From our Surf Life Savers, to officials, to age-group managers, and the person you see standing behind the barbecue on a Sunday morning, your selfless work makes our movement possible!
Happy Volunteer Recognition Day Today we extend a big thank you to
Nick Musico
Sue Murray
Andy Cross
You can survive a rip by knowing your options!

Please share this message and help us educate the wider community!
You can survive a rip by knowing your options
Andrew Bell
Ros Daw
Christopher John
Show your support for the Lego Surf Rescue idea!

UPDATE: The Lego Surf Rescue idea has achieved it's goal of 10,000 supporters, and will be put under review by LEGO!
Show your support for the Lego Surf Rescue idea

Surf Rescue

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Kate Cantrell
Damien MacRae
Belinda Pye
Happy Easter on behalf of everyone at SLSA!

Please stay safe this long weekend, and swim between the red and yellow flags!
Happy Easter on behalf of everyone at SLSA
We hope you are enjoying your Easter long weekend!

Before you go on to the beach be sure to read the safety signs and follow any instructions.

It will ensure you are aware of any warnings or dangers on the beach.

You might also find single signs placed on the beach to highlight specific hazards.
We hope you are enjoying your Easter long weekend
Please stay safe this Easter long weekend.

When you see the red and yellow flags on a beach, it indicates that there is currently a lifesaving service operating on that beach.

The surf lifesavers/lifeguards have chosen a section of the beach that is best for swimming and they will closely supervise this area.
Please stay safe this Easter long weekend
Can you spot the rip in this picture?

Put your beach safety knowledge to the test and comment an answer below.

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Can you spot the rip in this picture Put your beach safety
Surf Life Saving Australia
Mack David
John Italiano
Did you know that on any given day there are more than 17,000 rips at beaches around Australia?

To spot one of these rips, you should look for the following things:

• Deeper, dark-coloured water;
• Fewer breaking waves;
• A rippled surface surrounded by smooth waters; and
• Anything floating out to sea or foamy, discoloured, sandy, water flowing out beyond the waves.

Rips don’t always...
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Did you know that on any given day there are more than
Heading to the beach today?

When you get there be sure to read the safety signs and follow any instructions. It will ensure you are aware of any warnings or dangers on the beach.

You may also find single signs placed on the beach to highlight specific hazards.
Heading to the beach today When you get there be sure to
Surf Life Saving congratulates Westpac on their 200th birthday.
Claire Harkness
Ginette Villasmil
Jack Kennedy
Some of our professional athletes and youth competitors had the chance to jump on the 92.5 Gold FM airwaves during #Aussies2017.

A big thanks to Gold FM for supporting us throughout the event!
Some of our professional athletes and youth competitors had the chance to
Did you know the DHL mobile hydration station dispensed around 3500 litres of water over #Aussies2017, the equivalent of 7000 refills!
Did you know the DHL mobile hydration station dispensed around 3500 litres
Joe Ford
Vivienne Humphreys