The Board, Staff and Regional Bodies of the Australian Leisure Facilities Association would like to wish all of our members, partners and communities best wishes for a happy and safe Festive Season. Thank you for your continued support in 2013. We look forward to working together in 2014 to further strengthen our industry and achieve greater recognition for the important role leisure facilities play in developing the wellbeing of the community. [Read more...]
The ALFA Facility Manager’s Networking Breakfast is held each year in conjunction with the Australian Fitness & Health Expo, enabling Community Leisure Facility Managers from across Australia to get together, network and share experiences whilst learning about the latest industry issues. [Read more...]
On Friday 6th December, the Sunshine Coast Regional Council opened up the highly acclaimed Noosa Aquatic Centre for a site visit for not only ALFAQ members, but industry professionals in general.
Following a welcome from outgoing councilor Russell Greene the 20 odd attendees were shown through the facility by centre manager Stephen James. [Read more...]
Aquatics & Recreation Victoria, in conjunction with MSAC Institute of Training is now delivering a unique Leadership for Aquatics & Recreation Management Program, designed to provide professional development for new and emerging leaders and managers in the aquatic and recreation industry. [Read more...]
Event organisers Intermedia have announced that the second National Synthetic Surfaces Conference & Expo (NSSCE) will be held on 3rd and 4th June 2014 at Rosehill Gardens, Sydney.
For 2014, NSSCE will link with the new Power of SPORT event, a dedicated sports management conference aimed at supporting local sports clubs, associations, sport and recreation facilities and local government, growing participation in community sport and recreational activities. [Read more...]
Star Trac, exclusively distributed by Blue Fitness across Australia and New Zealand, announces they are an approved vendor for all InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) brands, and the official brand standard for strength equipment for the new wellness-focused EVEN™ Hotel properties, further strengthening Star Trac’s presence in the global hospitality market. [Read more...]
The Victorian Government has announced it is to provide $3 million towards Hume City Council’s plans to develop the Hume Regional Aquatic and Sport Complex at Craigieburn in Melbourne’s outer northern suburbs. [Read more...]
Now that summer has arrived, Victorians are reminded to practice good personal hygiene when swimming to prevent cases of gastroenteritis.
Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Dr Rosemary Lester today launched the Department of Health’s new Healthy Swimming Initiative during the Aquatic and Recreation Victoria’s Water Safety Week Fun Day at Federation Square. [Read more...]
The asctaCONVENTION 2014 is being held at the Sofitel Gold Coast, Broadbeach from 26th April – 4th May 2014.
Swim Australia’s SwimFEST is being held in conjunction with the asctaCONVENTION from 28th – 30th April 2014.
This is Swim Australia’s Conference for Swim Schools and includes:
- Swim Australia Awards Dinner 28th April [Read more...]