Our History

Our History

A Chronological outline of the history of Henley Surf Lifesaving Club

Thanks to our Life Member Barry Duhne who has compiled this record of our club history.

1925 The Henley Surf Lifesaving Club was founded following a meeting in the Henley Town Hall on the 1st October ...
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1930 Mr. Cyril Chambers was presented with the Club's first Life Member's certificate and Malcolm Clode received a medal for ...
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1941 Undaunted by this set back, in 1941 another 14 members obtained their bronze medallions and another two their instructor’s ...
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1950-1951 A great achievement during this season saw the Henley club gain more awards than any other club in Australia ...
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1961 Tony Park was selected in the Australian team to visit New Zealand. 1962 Club Founder Dan Dineen passed away ...
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1970-1971 A system of portable look out towers was used for patrolling at Henley and Laurie Bailey retires after 14 ...
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1980 Jan Duhne became the first female to gain her bronze Medallion. 1981 Major building extensions began on the northern ...
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1993-1994 The ‘Nippers’ are back training at Henley after a ten-year absence. Bulldozers move in and demolish the hall section ...
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2000 The year 2000 bought with it the 75th Anniversary of the club and celebrations were planned for the weekend ...
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