Event Briefings

Metro Safety Briefing

The Metro Safety Briefing for the Event will be held on Sunday, 4 February 2024 from 2.30pm at HBF Stadium, 100 Stephenson Avenue, Mount Claremont. Doors open from 1.30pm.


  • Event Help Desk
  • 2024 Merchandise Sales
  • South32
  • Marine Rescue Fremantle
  • Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade
  • Department of Transport (Marine)
  • Mix94.5 street team
  • Melanoma Institue of Australia
  • Paddle WA
  • Razerline boat display

If you’re competing (as a solo or part of a duo/team) and your registration is listed as living in the metropolitan area, you’ll be automatically disqualified if you don’t turn up. If you’re swimming solo and you’re located in the Perth metropolitan area but can’t attend the Metro Safety Briefing, please contact the RCSA via query@rottnestchannelswim.com.au as soon as possible.

Support Crew Info Session

After the Metro Safety Briefing, there will be a Support Crew Info Session located in the Main Arena at HBF Stadium. The session will include a panel of guests from Marine Rescue Fremantle, the Department of Transport (Marine), Paddle WA, the Route Optimisation Tool developers, the RCSA Race Director as well as an experienced skipper and swimmer of the Rotto Swim.

You’ll learn tips and tricks, what to expect on event day and invaluable information that some of our guests have learned along the way. While the session is designed for support crew first-timers, everyone is welcome to come along!

Interstate, International and Regional Safety Briefing

A separate safety briefing will be held the day before the event on Friday, 23 February 2024 from 10am for interstate, international and regional competitors. This briefing is invitation only to interstate, international and regional participants and will be held in The Ellis Room at Bendat Basketball Centre. If you’re unsure whether your residential address is considered regional, please contact the RCSA as soon as possible. If you’re in the metropolitan area of Perth, you’ll be expected to attend the Metro Safety Briefing.