2012 National AUSTSWIM Conference and Awards

The 2012 AUSTSWIM National Aquatic Education Conference was recently held on the Gold Coast. This is the 4th year AUSTSWIM has held the National conference at the Radisson Resort.

Leading the way in Aquatic Education the Annual Conference has established itself with not only providing a great weekend away but an opportunity for members of the aquatic industry to gain new and invaluable information to help assist in the continued growth and development of the industry.

Welcoming delegates from across Australia and from all corners of the Globe. The Conference proved once again to be a success with numbers reaching Capacity registering over 400 conference delegates in attendance over the weekend. On Saturday 14th July members of the aquatic industry also gathered to recognise, honour and congratulate some of Australia’s unsung idols of lean to swim and water safety education.  The evening had it all, Hosted by the Master of Ceremonies Duo of AUSTSWIM Ambassador Brooke Hanson and Brother Kurt Hanson.  The Night was themed Black and White as AUSTSWIM alond with Water Safety New Zealand, took the opportunity to launch the International Water Safety & Aquatic Education Conference- to be held in Queenstown New Zealand from 3rd-5th October 2013

In the company of over 190 guests including presenters, teachers, swim schools, family, friends and special guests the evening kicked off with a surprise welcoming performance of the New Zealand Haka.  Guests were given a glimpse as to what they could expect over in New Zealand in 2013 and were also joined by AUSTSWIM Ambassador Geoff Huegill and Senator Claire Moore who made a guest appearance.

The 2012 National AUSTSWIM Awards are presented to individuals and swim centres nationally, that achieve the highest Standards of aquatic education excellence.  Please visit www.austswim.com.au to see full details of all recipients.

The National AUSTSWIM Awards will be held in conjunction with the International Water safety and Aquatic Education conference in Queenstown, New Zealand in 2013 there are undoubtedly many more individuals and organisations who do an outstanding job for the industry and AUSTSWIM would like to encourage you to nominate them in 2013.

Join us for the opportunity of a life time to visit the land of the long white cloud.

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