Legislative Council: Wednesday, February 08, 2023


Surf Lifesaving Clubs

Orders of the Day, Private Business, No. 134: Hon. R.P. Wortley to move:

That this council—

1. Acknowledges the important role the surf lifesaving clubs in South Australia perform in keeping many of the state's popular beaches safe, particularly during summer months;

2. Recognises the many volunteers who dedicate their time to surf lifesaving patrols each weekend and on public holidays;

3. Recognises the important role of surf lifesaving support operations, such as volunteer radio room operators, to keeping beachgoers safe;

4. Recognises the important role that first aid officers and training officers perform to ensure club patrolling members are proficient each season;

5. Recognises the volunteer junior committees and age-group managers that run junior nipper programs teaching the next generation how to be beach safe; and

6. Notes the funding support provided to Surf Life Saving South Australia from the emergency services levy via the Community Emergency Services Fund.

The Hon. R.P. WORTLEY (17:31): I move:

That this order of the day be discharged.

Motion carried; order of the day discharged.