Industry experts appointed to HealthySwim Australia
HealthySwim Australia Chair, Ross Gage, has announced the appointment of Laurie Lawrence and Simon Reid as the first experts as voluntary members of to the HealthySwim Australia Board.
Making the announcement, Gage stated “the unique Laurie Lawrence brings an unmatched talent for advocacy - as evidenced by his huge success in promoting learning to swim and water safety.”
Welcoming his appointment, Lawrence advised “swimming is my life.
“Having been teaching swimming for over 50 years I know the value of warm clean water.
“Infant swimmers need to learn in high quality water, no, all swimmers need high quality water.”
With expertise in public health, specialising in global disease control, the appointment of Associate Professor Simon Reid from the University of Queensland to the board is seen as being especially timely.
Commenting on his involvement, Associate Professor Reid explained "HealthySwim Australia is a great initiative and I am honoured to serve on the Board in a voluntary basis.”
Further board members are expected to be confirmed next week.
23rd July 2020 - World Wide Swim School partners with Child Safeguard
8th July 2020 - ASSA to stage virtual conference for swim schools
4th July 2020 - Ross Gage steps down as ASSA Chief Executive
3rd July 2020 - Goulburn Swim School to close after 24 years in business
17th June 2020 - SwimDesk expands online software functionality for swim schools
9th June 2020 - Western Australian children return to swimming lessons
28th May 2020 - ASCTA awards recognise swimming excellence
30th March 2020 - Ross Gage transitions to new advisory role with ASSA
7th December 2010 - Laurie Lawrence Shares tips for a Water-safe Summer
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