Welcome to the Surf Life Saving Queensland Awards of Excellence page, where we honour the exceptional contributions and heroic efforts of our members.

This prestigious event celebrates the outstanding achievements of surf lifesavers, clubs, and volunteers who demonstrate unparalleled dedication and bravery.

Join us in recognising these extraordinary individuals who safeguard our beaches and embody the true spirit of surf lifesaving. Celebrate their inspiring stories and remarkable accomplishments with us.

Date: Saturday 21st September 2024
Time: 6:30pm-11:30pm
Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre - Merivale St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

Ticket Price:

  • Early Bird Tickets (Open until 7th July 2024) - $115.00
  • Tickets purchased after 7th July will be $150.00
  • Award Nominee Tickets (link to be emailed direct to nominees) - $115.00
  • Youth (under 18 years) - $75.00

Ticket Inclusion:

  • Exclusive access to the Awards of Excellence Dinner on Saturday Night
  • Two-course sit down dinner and beverage package (beer, wine & soft drinks).
  • Live Awards Presentation and Live entertainment – Australian Comedian and radio host Anthony Lehmann and Dance Band Electric Disco.

Included within the link is payment details. You will be provided with two options – invoice to club, or credit card. If opting for credit card payment, please read the instructions carefully as you will need to include a reference and obtain an emailed receipt to complete your purchase.

If purchasing an entire table (10pax), SLSQ are offering a 5% discount. Please note that when completing the registration form, you will be asked how many tickets you are purchasing, and a calculator will automatically inform you of the total cost. This cost does not reflect any discounts. Please ensure if using a credit card to pay for a table that you pay the discounted rate and not the full price. If paying via invoice, the invoice will reflect the discounted rate.

Winner Information
2024 Awards of Excellence winners will receive a trophy on the night as well as their attendance to the Awards Dinner reimbursed. Over $20,000 worth of bursaries and prizes will also be awarded to winners.

Parking on the day
The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) operates a Southbank parking facility for visitors, guests and the general public. The car park is conveniently located undercover with direct lift access to the Centre’s convention and exhibition facilities and event spaces. There is undercover parking for up to 1,500 vehicles to both our event guests and the general public. The car park is open 24 hours a day. Please visit the BCEC Website for further information on parking and fees.

Accommodation Options
Block bookings have been finalised at select hotels close to the venue (The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre). Special rates have been negotiated for members who use the discount codes when making their booking.

Below is a list of accommodation venues we recommend for your stay:


  • Book by phoning (07 3364 0800) or emailing (reservations_rydgessouthbank@evt.com) and referencing Surf Life Saving Queensland
  • Limited number of roomed being reserved at reduced rate of $339.00 per night.
  • Parking and breakfast options available on site at an additional cost


  • Book direct through website link above.
  • Discounted rate of $285.00 per night.
  • Breakfast options available on site at an additional cost.