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FITREC references Fair Work Ombudsman advice in ongoing dispute over registration of industry professionals

FITREC references Fair Work Ombudsman advice in ongoing dispute over registration of industry professionals
January 12, 2021
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Mel Tempest

Fitness Business Influencer Speaker Podcaster

Mel Tempest is the Chief Executive and the founder at Ignite Fitness Business Events, the host and founder of The Gym Owners Fitness Business Podcast and The Womens Leaders Fitness Business Podcast.

In 2017, Tempest, who organises fitness business events and roundtable events globally, was the first Australian to receive an award from the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and, in the same year her Ballarat health club was in the top three Smart Company Australian awards.

In 2019 and in 2020 she was recognised as a top three fitness business influencers in the USA by the Association Of Fitness Studios.

In 2005 she was the first Australian to receive approval from the Equal Opportunity Board and Human Rights Commission to open Australia’s first male gym.

In early 2021, she was named 2020 influencer of the year by the US-based Fitness Business Association.

Click here to visit Mel's LinkedIn page.

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