Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

WorkSafe Tradies Surf Challenge returns to URBNSURF Melbourne

WorkSafe Tradies Surf Challenge returns to URBNSURF Melbourne
September 12, 2023

Surfing Victoria and WorkSafe Victoria have announced the return of the WorkSafe Tradies Surf Challenge to URBNSURF on 29th October 2023.

Bringing together surfing tradies from around the state to Australia’s first wave park, the event is a relaxed and fun surfing competition.

WorkSafe Executive Director of External Affairs Sam Jenkin said the competition is a fantastic way for tradies to connect and strengthen bonds, which can in turn contribute to safer workplaces.

Jenkin noted “The camaraderie and conversations that come from events such as this help to increase awareness and concern for each other’s safety on the worksite.

“WorkSafe has sponsored the Tradies Surf Challenge for six years now, and it’s an opportunity to promote safer workplaces that we’re really proud of.”

The event features Open Mens, Open Womens, Masters Open and Bodyboard Open divisions with a huge raft of prizes from WorkSafe, Heaps Normal and Milwaukee Tools.

Surfing Victoria Chief EXecutive Adam Robertson enthused “we are stoked to be heading back to URBNSURF for the WorkSafe Tradies Challenge.

“We know that there are a lot of surfing tradies out there across the state and this is a great way for them to catch up and get involved in a fun day of waves at URBNSURF.”

All competitors will receive free-surfing time in the URBNSURF lagoon separate to their competition heats.

Limited entries are now open via www.surfingvic.com

Images. Credit: Noah Clifford / Surfing Victoria

Related Articles

8th September 2023 - Mitigating risks in operating fast evolving aquatic facility technology

30th July 2023 - Applejack named as Food and Beverage Partner for URBNSURF Sydney

28th June 2023 - Autumn 2024 opening date announced for URBNSURF Sydney

28th October 2022 - URBNSURF among Wavegarden facilities to have surf specialists test waves

13th May 2022 - URBNSURF Melbourne launches fleet of winter offerings

10th May 2022 - Experts from Hong Kong Disneyland and URBNSURF to participate in IAAPA virtual conference

9th May 2022 - URBNSURF’s Operations and Risk Manager recognised at Victoria’s Worksafe Awards

23rd March 2022 - URBNSURF partners with SurfAid to improve wellbeing among remote surf communities

21st February 2022 - URBNSURF Melbourne to host APOLA’s 25th National Conference

8th December 2021 - URBNSURF Melbourne to host Victorian Boardriders qualifying event

7th December 2021 - Construction work gets underway at URBNSURF Sydney

6th November 2021 - Australia’s URBNSurf secures multiple wins at first-ever Surf Park Awards

21st October 2021 - URBNSURF Melbourne set to reopen once 70% vaccination target reached

15th September 2021 - Layne Beachley named as one of two new URBNSURF board members

17th May 2021 - URBNSURF releases renders for planned Sydney surf park attraction

2nd March 2020 - Surfing Victoria to host URBNSURF wave pool event


Support our industry news service
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

As an independent publisher, we need reader support for our industry news gathering so ask that - if you don't already do so - you back us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine and/or our online news.

Click here to view our subscription options.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

PaySmart

Headquartered in Brisbane with an Australia-wide network of satellite offices, PaySmart is one of Australia’s largest and longest-standing direct debit billing companies. In 1996 we began…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology

 
 

Summit Fitness

Summit Fitness Equipment is now part of NovoFit - see www.ausleisure.com.au/suppliers/novofit/

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness

 
 

Intelligenz Solutions

Intelligenz provides Leisure Management Software for managing all your Program Registrations, Facility Bookings, Membership Sales and POS Transactions; including detailed Reporting, automated…

read more

Access / Billing / Finance / Marketing / Technology

 
 

Yellowbox Lockers

Yellowbox is an Australian technology company that has developed smart locker technology operated through an app with a focus on experience for users and facility managers. Found at Beaches, Aquatic…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Security

 
 

CENTAMAN

Centaman has been a market leader in Enterprise Software Solutions for the leisure and recreation industry and both profit and not-for-profit attractions since 1991. It offers a wide range of software…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology / Ticketing

 
 

HRMWEB

At easyemployer we've come up with a software solution that manages one of your most important, and often most costly, business resources - your staff. We are helping 100s of clients to…

read more

Finance / Fitness / Technology

 
 
 

Fun Wheels Pty Ltd

Fun Wheels Pty Ltd are the premium dealer in Australasia for the Dutch company BERG’s commercial and domestic products. Our flagship product is their revolutionary pedal go-kart – the…

read more

Attractions / Tourism / Venues

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business