Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Swimming Australia re-elects Bertrand, Livingstone and Johnson

Swimming Australia re-elects Bertrand, Livingstone and Johnson
October 20, 2017

Swimming Australia President John Bertrand and long-standing Directors Nicole Livingstone and Graeme Johnson have been re-elected for a further three years following the organisation's Annual General Meeting today.

Johnson and triple Olympian Livingstone were first elected onto the Board in October 2012, while Bertrand was elected in November 2013. 

Swimming Australia Chief Executive Mark Anderson said the trio's re-election is a great sign of stability within the organisation and an endorsement of Bertrand’s successful leadership.

Anderson explained "the most professional and best sporting organisations have clear direction and stability at the very top of the organisation.

“This does not mean maintaining status quo, as we continue to strive for excellence and continuous improvement at every level of our organisation."

Welcoming his re-election, Bertrand added "it is a great honour to be re-elected onto the Board of Swimming Australia.

“Swimming in this country is of national importance. It is part of our DNA in so many ways. But we still have much to do.

“Within our high performance division, we have four key links which must be world class if we are to maximise our full potential by Tokyo 2020, these are; administration, technology, coaching and ultimately of course our athletes.

“This is a team effort. Each link on this journey is work in progress. We make no apologies for that.

“Within community engagement, again we continue to build.

“The newly launched Optus Junior Dolphins is a key link between the incredible learn to swim industry and club land.

“We are on a journey in partnership with our stakeholders from around the country, again, work in progress."

The AGM also featured a presentation of a signed and framed swimming cap to former Swimming Australia Director Peter Mannes who has served for 14 years as part of the Swimming Australia Foundation Board.

3rd June 2017 - SPEEDO ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH AUSTRALIA’S 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES SWIM TEAM

1st December 2016 - SWIMMING AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES INCLUSION FRAMEWORK

15th November 2016 - SWIMMING AUSTRALIA EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH HANCOCK PROSPECTING 

9th March 2016 - RACE TO RIO SET TO EXCITE AT THE SA AQUATIC AND LEISURE CENTRE IN APRIL

3rd February 2015 - GINA RINEHART TO BECOME MAJOR SPONSOR OF AUSTRALIAN SWIMMING TEAM

19th February 2013 - REVIEW SLAMS ‘TOXIC’ CULTURE IN OLYMPIC SWIM TEAM


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

AlphaFit

AUSTRALIAN MADE. BUILT NOT BOUGHT. AlphaFit is a 100% Australian owned family company manufacturing gear specifically for the strength and conditioning, functional fitness and high-performance…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Sport / Technology / Wellness

 
 

Fitness On Demand

Fitness On Demand™ is a market-leading developer of virtual group fitness products. Our innovative video delivery systems offer robust content and a simple-to-use, comprehensive web app. Fitness…

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness

 
 

Sportybots

We are the leading providers of kids fun multi-sports programs for Sport and Recreation Centres. Programs cover twelve common sports as well as Gross Motor Skill Development and suit children from as…

read more

Fitness / Play / Recreation / Sport / Wellness

 
 

Centaman Entrance Control

Turnstile Entry Systems and Access Control Centaman Entrance Controls’ Award Winning Range of Access Control Systems includes tripod & triarm turnstiles, speedgates, full height…

read more

Access / Entertainment / Sport / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

Altitude Training Systems

Also at 3 Squill Place, Arndell Park NSW 2148 ATS are global leaders in altitude training and research. From mask systems and inflatable tents to simulated altitude facilities, we help…

read more

Fitness / Sport / Technology

 
 

Otium Planning Group

Otium Planning Group is a contemporary sport and leisure consultancy providing services in planning, facility development, management and funding for the sport, recreation and leisure industries…

read more

Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Venues

 
 

ELITE POOL COVERS

Since 1989 Elite Pool Covers have designed and manufactured an extensive range of high quality affordable manual,semi-automatic and fully-automatic pool cover systems for the harsh Australian…

read more

Aquatics / Environment / Technology / Venues

 
 

Ecoline

Ecoline is a highly experienced and skilled company that offers world-first technology in safety, protects the environment and provides a unique and challenging custom-made adventure and educational…

read more

Attractions / Environment / Safety / Tourism

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business