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WA Surf Life Saving helicopters return to the skies

WA Surf Life Saving helicopters return to the skies

8-Sep-2020

Surf Life Saving WA’s (SLSWA) state government funded Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopters will return to the skies this Saturday, 5 September as SLSWA predict an increase in beachgoers due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. “When COVID-19 restrictions were first introduced in March, we saw people flock to our beaches as a way to maintain their physical... Read more

40th Anniversary for Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service

40th Anniversary for Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service

9-Dec-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service in South-East Queensland is celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. The organization has saved over 850 lives since their first flight in their Bell 206A Jet Ranger, December 5 1976. With a total of 10 000 missions flown, they now have a fleet consisting of an Airbus H135 and a... Read more

Westpac Life Saver at Moruya to extend operational hours

Westpac Life Saver at Moruya to extend operational hours

2-Oct-2013Source: Batemans Bay Post

“A review conducted earlier this year found that it was important that our helicopter based on the South Coast remain a year-round service,” Westpac Life Saver CEO Stephen Leahy said.  see full story... Read more

Australia – Westpac rescue service fears tender process

Australia – Westpac rescue service fears tender process

19-Jul-2013Source: Northern Star

THE WESTPAC Rescue Helicopter organisation is concerned it will lose a tender to provide aerial medical service for the Clarence Valley. see full story... Read more

NSW Government gives Au$1.5M to Westpac Life Saver Rescue

NSW Government gives Au$1.5M to Westpac Life Saver Rescue

27-Jun-2012Source: Westpac Life Saver Rescue

NSW Premier  Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher recently announced $1.5million in funding for Surf Life Saving NSW to assist the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter. “This funding will ensure this vital search and rescue helicopter service continues to provide a 24/7 service in the Greater Sydney Region and a... Read more

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