|Membership Application & Fees|
Membership for the 2013/2014 season are now due.
Please see below for the schedule of fees.
Existing Members can now renew for the 2013/2014 online at www.lifesavingonline.com.au
1. Click here to download the Membership Application.
2. ONLY if transferring from another club click here to download the Member Transfer Form.
3. ONLY if you are over 18, click here to download the Blue Card Form.
4. Fill in and sign Membership Application, transfer clearance and Blue Card Form (if required).
5. Complete the Email Correspondence Registration Form.
6. Complete the Credit Card Payment Authorization Form.
7. Send the completed forms with your payment to our Office.
To find out more of what Burleigh Heads SLSC please read the Membership Induction Booklet
Lifesaving Membership Categories
It is a great experience to be a Member of our Club. The Club boasts a vast array of membership categories which caters for all sections of the community.
We outline the categories of membership offered by our Club:
Probationary Member shall be the designation of a new Member or active Member who joins or rejoins following a break in membership. The probationary period is three (3) months. During this time the Member may gain an award and/or be granted a formal category of membership by the appropriate committee.
Junior Activity Member (Nipper) shall be a minimum age of 5 years up to a maximum age of 13 years on a seasonal basis (age for a Season is determined as at midnight on the 30 September at the commencement of that Season), and such person shall be required to gain the relevant Junior Activity Certificate for that person's age group.
Cadet Members -
i) shall be subject to the age qualification as defined in the SLSA's Manuals and has
obtained the Surf Rescue Certificate in that Season or passed an annual proficiency test.
ii) shall immediately train for their Bronze Medallion upon attaining the specified age.
Active Members shall be Bronze Medallion holders and shall fulfil the full patrol and Club obligations, as provided by SLSA and the Club Constitution and By-Laws, and shall qualify in an annual proficiency test each Season, unless the Member has obtained his Bronze Medallion in that Season.
Reserve Active Membership -
i) may be granted by a Club to Active Members who have satisfactorily completed (from the gaining of the Bronze Medallion) at least eight (8) years of patrol and Club obligations as provided by SLSA and Club Constitution and By-Laws or a total of ten (10) years of active service (from the gaining of the Bronze Medallion) with the Club or affiliated clubs provided at least four (4) years active service has been with the Club. Reserve Active Membership shall not be automatic, but shall be granted by resolution of the appropriate Club body;
ii) Members shall perform a minimum of patrols in each club where they hold Reserve Active membership, as required by SLSA, and further patrol duties at the discretion of the Club management;
iii) Members shall complete the Annual Proficiency Test.
Long Service Membership -
i) may be granted by a Club to Members who have completed ten (10) years active service or to Members who have completed eight (8) years active service plus four (4) years reserve active service;
ii) Members shall be exempted from all patrol obligations and may be granted other special privileges of membership as provided in the Club Constitutions and By-Laws. However in times of need these Members if proficient may be called upon, by the Club to perform patrols and/or other duties commensurate with their qualifications;
iii) should such Members join another affiliated club the receiving club shall determine if such Member’s Long Service shall be recognised by that club.
Award Membership -
i) may be granted by a Club to persons who are proficient holders of an SLSA Award of one or more of the following qualifications - Surf Rescue Certificate (over 15 years of age), Radio Award(s), Resuscitation Certificate, Advanced Resuscitation Certificate or First Aid Award(s) (or equivalent);
ii) Members may be called upon to perform patrols and/or other Club obligations commensurate with their qualifications, and provided they so do, shall then be eligible for voting rights as approved and minuted by the Club.
Associate Membership -
i) may be granted by a Club to a person who may or may not be the holder of an SLSA award;
ii) does not entitle such Member to voting rights unless elected to office or a position which is provided with voting rights by the Club Constitution or By-Laws;
iii) shall have a joining and/or annual membership fee substantially greater than fees for other categories of Club membership.
Honorary Membership –
i) may be granted annually by a club to persons who may or may not hold an SLSA award, and is
not entitled to voting rights.
ii) Honorary Members may be elected for a period of greater than twelve (12) months, subject to being nominated and seconded to an Annual General Meeting and endorsed by a two-thirds
majority of the Members with voting entitlement.
Life Membership may be granted to Members who have rendered distinguished or special service as provided for in the Club By-Laws.
Past Active Membership -
i) may be granted by a Club to persons who hold an SLSA Bronze Medallion, and been an active patrol Member for a minimum of 3 years.
ii) may have voting rights at the discretion of the Club.
Fellow Membership may be granted by the Club to an individual or corporation who has for more than one year rendered consistent and conspicuous support to the Club which is clearly transparent and visible to the Club.
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