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Fitness Australia announces State and Territory winners and national finalists in 2017 awards

Fitness Australia announces State and Territory winners and national finalists in 2017 awards
August 22, 2017

Following some 2,200 nominations received across its three award categories - #ActiveAchievers, #ActiveCommunities and #ActiveStudents - Fitness Australia has announced its State and Territory winners and national finalists.

Applauding the efforts of our 2017 Award winners and finalists emphasising the enormous reach and depth of the fitness industry, Fitness Australia Chief Executive Bill Moore stated “collectively our winners have had a positive impact on a wide range of people from war veterans and young kids to new mums and people recovering from cancer.

"Our AusREPs are truly creating fitter, healthier communities every day."

With a massive number of nominations received across the three award categories, this year's awards program has exceeded Fitness Australia’s expectations with the peak body thanking all clients, AusREPs, managers, owners and fitness students who shared their success stories.

Moore added "the growing number of quality nominations is a testament to the connection that trainers and Instructors make with their clients, and the life-changing journey they take together.

"I'm very proud to be announcing and recognising the significant work of our Award winners and finalists and look forward to hearing who will become our 2017 National Award winners."

Fitness Australia looks forward to sharing the amazing stories of all winner and finalists with you in the coming weeks.

Your #ActiveAchievers winners and their clients are:

NSW: Tim Sloane, nominated by Caroline Ferguson
Northern Territory: Tanya Dunstan, nominated by Ben Guy
Queensland: Jeremy Langlois, nominated by Michelle Santer
South Australia: Anna Liptak, nominated by Namaaraalee Braun
Tasmania: Matthew Lamb, nominated Meg Robinson
Victoria: Belinda Nelson, nominated by Donna Egglestone
Western Australia: Catherine Nelson, nominated by Charlotte Bruning
 

Your #ActiveCommunities winners are:

ACT: 30 Minute Body Basic Circuit by Curves Belconnen
NSW: Body Beyond Baby program by Body Beyond Baby
Northern Territory: XL Personal Training Mo Camp by XL Personal Training
Queensland: Keeping Active Program (60's, 70's, 80's) by Fit Up Fitness 
South Australia: Trend Fitness cardio class by Trend Fitness
Victoria: High Intensity Interval Training by The HIIT Factory Bairnsdale 
Western Australia: Pledge to Park Run by Goldfields Oasis Recreation Centre
 
Your #ActiveStudents national finalists are:

Kellie Handford, studying at Fit Dimensions Education (NSW)
Sarah Appleby, studying at Australian Institute of Fitness (SA)
Lisa Licciardi, studying at Australian Fitness Academy (VIC)

All State and Territory winners are finalists in the running for the National title. 

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