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Sunday, 23 September 2018 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Frenchville Sports Club, North Rockhampton, Australia



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Organisation: Head Start Children's Therapy Service

Position: Principal Occupational Therapist/Mental Health Clinician

Occupational Therapist, Kristy Stewart is passionate about using a family centred approach to support children master the activities they participate in every day. She completed a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in 2007, with additional Post Graduate Qualifications in Mental Health Sciences. Kristy has experience working with clients across the lifespan, from infancy to later years in life. She particularly enjoys working with people under the age of twenty-five and their families.


Organisation: Daniel Morccombe Foundation

Position: CEO

After working over 20 years in prevention of child sexual abuse and respectful relationships education Holly joins the Daniel Morcombe Foundation as a CEO. Holly has been the author and project coordinator of many books, publications, training packages and resources including the book 'Is this normal? Understanding your child's sexual behaviours'; the disability package 'Every Body Needs to Know', and 'Settings and Solutions: Supporting access to sexuality information for children and young people in care.' Holly is the recipient of several awards including the 2015 'VIT of the Year' from Twitter Australia, 2015 Child Protection Week Award and a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for Services supporting the Safety and Welfare of Children. 

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Amy has been in the aquatic industry for over 15 year and is currently an AUSTSWIM Presenter of both Infants & Preschool Aquatics and Adults courses for AUSTSWIM.

Amy was the recipient of the 2013 National AUSTSWIM Teacher of Adults Award.

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Sarah has a passion for water wellness in all ages! Since having her own two children a definite soft spot was cemented for infants and preschoolers water safety. Sarah has been teaching swimming since 2004 with the constant desire to continue learning and improving across all areas of swimming, water safety and wellness. Proud to call Central Queensland home, Sarah is Director at Moura Memorial Pool and is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and tools for implementing strong foundation skills.

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Joy is a former member of the Australian Swimming Team. With her husband Val, Joy runs Shut the Gate learn to Swim in Rockhampton. Joy is an AUSTSWIM Presenter and was awarded the 2014 AUSTSWIM Queensland Presenter of the Year.

Dan's current roles include:

ALFAQ President
ALFA national board member
Standards Australia committee member
Maytronics Australia Managing Director