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WOnthaggi LSCHistory & Vision

Wonthaggi Life Saving Club (WLSC) was established in 1938 under the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia; Victoria Branch. With the merger between Surf Life Saving Victoria and Royal Life Saving Society Australia Victoria Branch occurring in 2002, WLSC operates as an affiliated club of Life Saving Victoria. 

WLSC is located in the Victorian sea-side town of Cape Paterson operating from Cape Paterson Bay Beach. It’s surrounding rock formation forms a family-safe bay and the man-made rockpool enables safe swimming for our youngest of beach-goers. 

WLSC prides itself on being a community-minded club supporting the wider Bass Coast community.


WLSCCommittee 2021

Executive Committee

  • President: Mark Scott
  • Vice Presidents: Leigh Phillips and Alexandra Madeley
  • Treasurer: Michelle Sterchi
  • Secretary: Michelle Pryor
  • Club Captains: Jasmine and Kiara McJames
  • Social and Funding Coordinator: Rhett Scott
  • Junior Coordinator: Sandra Madeley
  • Building Committee Chair: Iona McJames

General Committee

  • Chief Instructor: Jasmine McJames
  • IRB Captain: Vacant
  • First Aid Officer: Erin Gin
  • Gear & Equipment Officer: Vacant
  • Club IT Officers: Alex Goss and Alex Vladica
  • Communications Officer: Alexandra Madeley
  • Registration/ Membership Officer: Vacant
  • Club Safety/ Facilities Officer: Vacant
  • Coffee Shop Manager(s): Vacant
  • Merchandise Officer: Vacant
  • Grievance Officer: Vacant
  • Covid Safe Coordinator(s): Vacant
  • YIP’s Program Coordinator: Sandra Madeley
  • Starfish Program Coordinator: Sandra Madeley
  • Club Functions & Social Activities Officer: Vacant