A slice of essential Sydney – the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter service drops in to 2SER


In 1973 a commercial sponsorship deal was formed that has saved thousands of lives along the Australian coast.

From humble beginnings in Sydney in 1973 as a basic beach surveillance and rescue service, the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter has developed into the largest non-profit Aviation Search and Rescue service in Australia.

Its aircraft and rescue crews respond quickly and efficiently to emergencies threatening the life, health and safety of Sydney-siders caused through medical emergency, illness, natural disaster, accidents or mishap.

Here to share some news and insights into this great community rescue service is Brett Simpson, a senior paramedic with the Westpac Lifesaver helicopter service, talking to The Daily Show’s Ben Colman…



For further information or to support this essential rescue service please visit www.lifesaver.org.au

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