The Waterline Challenge is proud to have these six eminent Australians as  Patrons of the Foundation. ‘Click’ on their name to read more or watch their message.


Craig Laundy MP
Member of Parliament for Reid and Asst. Minister for Multicultural Affairs

“ I want to challenge everyone to get involved in the Waterline Challenge. Find the charities or social groups in your local area and reach out to them to take part. If you are already involved in such a group talk to them about why you should all be taking the Waterline Challenge.”

The Hon. Wendy Baden-Powell
Granddaughter of Sir Robert Baden-Powell

“ I am extremely delighted and honoured to be a Patron of Waterline Challenge and encourage all Scouts and Guides across Australia to get involved in this exciting national charity event. ‘Be Prepared’ to make a difference! ”

John Alexander OAM MP
Member of Parliament for Bennelong and Australian Tennis Champion

“ The Waterline Challenge is an incredible initiative which I am very pleased to give my full support. We have some of the most iconic coastlines on the planet, and conditions to be active. This wonderful marriage of our love of sport with our beautiful country will lead to an excellent event, and I congratulate everyone who is taking part over the weekend.”

John Konrads
Former Australian freestyle swimmer, set 26 individual records
Gary Parsons
Ultra Runner holder of 4 world records including longest continuous run of 19,030km
Kate Carnell
Small Business & Family Enterprise Ombudsman