Beach safety and the development of volunteer lifesaving skills have been boosted following a donation of more than $27,000 to Goolwa Surf Life Saving Club (GSLSC).
The gift from Masonic Charities will help to save lives and has aided in the purchase of a new 4WD vehicle, which will be used to transport rescue equipment to volunteer GSLSC crews who patrol Goolwa Beach and Middleton, through to the Murray Mouth, between October and April.
This coincides with an extraordinary decade of growth for surf life saving on the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Founded in 2010 with 26 members, GSLSC has now grown to more than 250 members and opened new state-of-the-art facilities in 2019.
GSLSC secretary Gavin Cousins said the club played an important role in the…