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Blue Connections

What is Blue Connections?

Blue Connections is Life Saving Victoria’s networking event series. It connects the broader Aquatic Industry, Volunteer Members, Staff, Emergency Services, Education and Sport and Recreation sectors, and interested community members together once a month at LSV State Centre to network, share, and grow through interactive professional and personal development workshops.

COVID-19 Update

As we all continue to navigate through the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID 19, we are keen to stay connected and adapt to deliver our programming in line with Government recommendations.

We are pleased to announce our upcoming Blue Connections session will take place online.

When and where do Blue Connections events take place?

Until further notice, all our sessions will now take place online, via Webinar.


Next Blue Connections Event

Date: Thursday 1st October 2020
Time: 7:00pm start
Location: Via Microsoft Teams
Cost: $10 for members/$15 for non-members
Keynote Speaker:
Tony Walker ASM, Chief Executive Officer, Ambulance Victoria
Topic: Building a Wellbeing Culture

Session Overview

Life Saving Victoria is pleased to continue to provide our People with relevant development and networking sessions and invites you to Session 22 of Blue Connections LSV’s Networking Series.

Please join us online as we hear from Tony Walker ASM, Chief Executive Officer, Ambulance Victoria who will present on Building a Wellbeing Culture.

Focusing on the wellbeing of your workforce is critical for the success of any organisation. In this session we’ll review what’s meant by a wellbeing culture, explore some of the evidence underpinning this important topic, discuss examples of organisations doing this well and look at the steps we can all take at an individual and organisational level to build a wellbeing culture in our workplace.

Session Topics and Takeaways:

~ What is a wellbeing culture and why is it important

~ What does the evidence tell us about initiatives and actions that can help a build a wellbeing culture

~ Organisations that are recognised as having built strong wellbeing cultures and how did they get there

~ What are some of the things we can do at a personal and organisational level to build a strong wellbeing culture in our workplace

“We all have a role to play in building and fostering a wellbeing culture in our workplace”

About Tony

Associate Professor Tony Walker ASM is Chief Executive Officer of Ambulance Victoria.

An experienced health leader, Tony has led significant transformation at Ambulance Victoria over the past six years to improve the health and wellbeing of their workforce and the response they provide to the community.

Tony is a recipient of the Ambulance Service Medal and was a finalist in the 2019 for the Australian Mental Health Prize.

Tony holds a Bachelor of Paramedic Studies, Graduate Diploma of Emergency Health (MICA Paramedic) and a Master of Education.

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