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Blue Connections

What is Blue Connections?

Life Saving Victoria has recently launched a fantastic new networking event series – it’s called Blue Connections.

Why Blue Connections?

Connecting the broader Victorian lifesaving community to develop, learn, and network together while sharing experiences and common goals in an innovative and interactive personal and professional development series.

Together participants learn, grow and network through interactive workshops. Each event features a different key speaker, and topics are related to professional and personal development.

When and where do Blue Connections events take place?

Events are held once a month at Life Saving Victoria’s headquarters:
200 The Boulevard
Port Melbourne, VIC

Blue Connections Calendar

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Next Blue Connections Event

Date: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm start
Location: Life Saving Victoria,  200 The Boulevard, Port Melbourne
Keynote Speaker:
Gavin Mahony – Facilitator, Consultant, Coach
Topic: Leading Teams

Session Overview

Join us for an evening of development, tools and networking with the backdrop of Port Phillip Bay, sharing insights with water safety enthusiasts and like-minded people from across our state!

Leading Teams believes that the true essence of a high performing team is built on trust, relationships, accountability and enjoyment.  Once these key foundations are in place, the team can focus on achieving their stated targets.

This invaluable session will focus on exactly this, with some powerful tools to takeaway:

What it takes to create a high performing team
What does real leadership look like?
Articulating your team purpose
Building depth and strength with our relationships
How to create a real and sustainable culture that drives performance

About Gavin

Gavin is a driven and passionate Leading Teams facilitator who loves a challenge.  He prides himself on putting people first and forging strong relationships to improve individual and team performance.

Having completed a Bachelor of Commerce, Gavin combined his love of setting himself a challenge with his love for travel to work across multiple new locations.  He started with the Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation in the Northern Territory before being appointed General Manager of AFL London in 2009.

Gavin’s experience includes:

AFL Victoria – Football Development Manager
FC Union Berlin – Marketing Specialist
Netball Australia – Coaching Consultant
Australian Sports Commission – Regional Coordinator
AFL London – General Manager
Senior Coach – St Kilda City Football Club
Director of Coaching – St Kilda City Football Club

“There is something really special about working with high performing people and high performing teams.  When you are a part of a high performing team, there is a certain intangible energy, enthusiasm and enjoyment that drives people to commit to a higher purpose.  The opportunity to work with teams to reach this point and feel this experience is what drives me.”

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