Category Archives: Rock Fishing

Do You Or Anyone You Know Go Rock Fishing?

Rock Fishing also needs to Wear It!
Rock Fishing also needs to Wear It!

Rock fishing survey to improve safety

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As part of Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) rock fishing safety communications project, the team is currently conducting research to better understand rock fisher’s knowledge and practices around rock fishing.

LSV would like to hear from people who go rock fishing and people who know someone that goes rock fishing. If you fit into either group please go to  to complete the survey.

It takes about 10 minutes and is available in English and Chinese simplified text. Continue Reading


Lifejacket and Whistle saves rock fisherman’s life

Water Police, supported by the Police Helicopter, Ambulance Helicopter, Police Rescue & Local Patrols from Rose Bay in New South Wales were successful in finding another missing rock fisherman. Fortunately a local resident heard the sound of a whistle coming from the sea who then called emergency services. The whistle was attached to the lifejacket. Continue Reading


Wiggles singer, Greg Page, talks of his love for EVIE – a Wear It Australia exclusive interview

Bill Edgar Greg Page Greg Page might look good in his trademark yellow skivvie but he looks even better in a black rashie. Greg partnered with EVIE (Emergency Vest Inflatable Equipment) creator Bill Edgar twelve months ago to promote wearing the EVIE inflatable rashie – not just to children but also their parents and anyone who… Continue Reading


Rock Fishing Can Be Dangerous – Check The Weather Before You Go!

Surf Life Saving Australia and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology have combined forces with a campaign aimed at promoting marine weather forecasting information for rock fishers so they can make informed decisions and avoid unnecessary risks.  Bureau of Meteorology National Manager for Marine Weather Services, Neal Moodie, says “rock fishing is popular in coastal areas,… Continue Reading