In conjunction with the 2013 Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association (ASCTA) National Conference, ALFAQ will be holding its next aquatic and recreation industry networking breakfast on Friday 10th May from 7:00 until 8:45 am in the Grand Ballroom Level 1 Sofitel Gold Coast, 81 Surf Parade Broadbeach.

The guest speaker for the event will be Theo Millward from UK Swimming Teachers Association who will provide an interactive presentation on a new and innovative software management system that includes:

  • an online programme that manages the qualifications of all staff automatically prompting reminders for revalidations and ongoing training in key areas in real time;
  • Safety auditing including a series of assessments designed to ensure your leisure facility achieves best practice in operational safety.
  • A pool management programme that tracks water quality, giving clear interpretation of readings, what action to take and when servicing of plant is required and measures test results against other venues and

Attendees will also have full access to the ASCTA Conference trade display which includes:

Anti Wave; Australia Aquatic Agency; ASCTA; Australian Swimmers Association Inc; AutoCoach Pty Ltd; Computerize Custom Swim Caps Limited (Splash); DMC Industries; Ezidebit; Great Aussie Swim Parkas; Hanes Brands; Heliocol; Kosciuszko Thredbo; Solar Pty Ltd; Links Modular Solutions Pty Ltd; Marsh; Pacific Water Treatment Services; Rave; Aquazone Pty Ltd; Rocket Science Sport (was xosize); Runaway Bay Sport + Leadership Excellence Centre; Simply Swim; Smart Moves; Solarwise Solutions; Swim Pro, Swimming Australia; Toastees Wetsuits; Training Sense; Vorgee Pty Ltd;and Way Funky Company

Running from May 7 to 12, the ASCTA Conference includes the 2013 Swim Australia Conference and a range of courses and accreditation programs. More information can be found online at or

It is also intended to hold another local government facilities officers forum. This will run from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon following the industry breakfast. Register you interests here.

Download the May ALFAQ Industry Networking Breakfast registration form here and either fax to 07 3201 2764 or scan and email to For more information contact Executive Officer Stephen Butler on 0419 429 542.