SPEAKERS


Speakers

Andrew Chan

Senior Training Coordinator, YMCA NSW
Andrew Chan has extensive experience as a pool lifeguard and WHS trainer. Andrew is specialised... More

Brett Biddle

Principal Inspector, Brisbane North, Sunshine Coast Region, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Brett is a Principal Inspector who works out of the North Brisbane office of Workplace Health... More

Bryan Fry

Associate Professor Biological Sciences, University of Queensland
Bryan G. Fry is an Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of... More

Craig Roberts

National Manager: Aquatic Risk Managment, Royal Life Saving Society Australia
Craig began Lifesaving as a Nipper at the age of 7 and became a patrolling lifesaver at the age... More

Grant Gleeson

Detective Acting Senior Sergeant – Acting Officer In Charge, Maroochydore Child Protection and Investigation Unit, Sunshine Coast District Queensland Police Service
Grant is a Detective Sergeant, Officer in Charge of the Noosa Heads Child Protection and... More

Greg Jackson

Director|Water Unit, Department of Health| Queensland Government
Dr Greg Jackson is the Director of the Water Unit in the Health Protection Branch in the... More

Heinz Lepahe

Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Heinz Lepahe is a Partner leading HWL Ebsworth's Workplace Relations and Safety Group in... More

Ian Crawford

Director, Candor Training and Consultancy
Ian commenced his career in the sporting field which saw him teach and coach in the United... More

Jennifer Schembri-Portelli

CEO, AUSTSWIM
Make a difference, and make it big, bold, positive and brash! With a passion for education,... More

John Dwyer

National AQTF/VQF Trainer and Consultant, VELG Training
John is a trainer and consultant with experience in school education and vocational education... More

John Pearn

National Medical Advisor, Royal Life Saving Society Australia
Professor John Pearn is the National Medical Advisor for Royal Life Saving Society Australia, of... More

Ken Warren

Director, Positive People Solutions
Ken Warren is a Relationships Specialist who has spent his entire career... More

Les Mole

President, Royal Life Saving Society Queensland and Vici
Les has been a competitor, coach, official and manager at national and international levels,... More

Michael Darben

Executive Director, Royal Life Saving Society Queensland
As the current Executive Director of Royal Life Saving Society Queensland, a position which... More

Rodney Webb

Pool Safety Inspector, AWEBBCO Swimming Pool Inspections
Rodney is an active member of SPASA Australia having held executive positions on the Management... More

Russell Green

Director, RG Strategic Australia
With 16 years experience in high-level planning roles for local government, Russell is widely... More

Sarah Hunstead

Paediatric Nurse, Author and Founding Director of CPR Kids
Sarah has over 15 years experience in Paediatric Emergency Nursing, in roles ranging from... More

Stephen Woolger

Manager Health and Safety, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC)
Stephen is the Manager of Health and Safety at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games... More

Stuart Casey

Trainer, Royal Life Saving Society Queensland

Tamara Price

Water Safety and Programs Officer, Royal Lifesaving Queesnland

Tim Batt

Director, Tim Batt Water Solutions
With 36 years experience specialising in the design and supply of Automated Water Chemistry... More

Travis Richardson

Trainer, Royal Life Saving Society Queensland
Travis is a current Royal Life Saving Society of Queensland Competency Based Trainer with over 6... More