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Helping to keep Australians safe since 1973

Westpac has been a proud supporter of the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service since its introduction, helping Australians when they need it most. More than 80,000 missions have been completed and today there are 13 bases operating 17 aircraft and 2 rescue boats.

One of our missions

Rescues can occur when they are least expected, such as Trevor and Dylan's lucky escape from circling sharks earlier this year, when we found them lost at sea off the Tweed Heads coast.

See how you can help us take off

The Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter has helped tens of thousands of people – free of charge.



Crucial to the rescue effort as the helicopter itself.

Donate $20

Defibrillator Pads

These jump start the heart of their patients, giving them a second chance to live.

Donate $50

Medical oxygen

Provides the patient with 1 month's supply of oxygen.

Donate $150

Rescue wetsuit

Keeps rescue team warm and allows other team members to identify them easily.

Donate $250