Support us and you can help save a life. It’s simple, by supporting our volunteer surf lifesavers you directly ensure that Marcoola beach is a safer place to swim. With over 30,000 visitors to our beach every year, Marcoola SLSC is continually striving to make our marine environment as safe as possible for all users.

If would like to make a donation to Marcoola SLSC please contact our Lifesaving Department.

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Purchasing and maintaining rescue gear and equipment is the single biggest cost to running lifesaving services in Australia. Constant exposure to sun, sand and salt water means that equipment requires ongoing maintenance and eventual replacement. Some of the costs associated with servicing our beach and keeping beachgoers safe include:


Item Cost
Neck Brace $40
Oxygen Bottle $40
Patrol Pack $50
Rescue Tube $120
Loud Hailer $160
First Aid Kit $400
Spinal Board $500
UHF Hand Held Radio $800
Rescue Board $120
Patrol Tower $2,600
Oxy Viva $3,500
Defibrillator $5,000
All Terrain Vehicle $17,500
Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) $18,000