My passion is to guide new concepts and help build children’s activities organisations that really make a difference in the community. I firmly believe that access to healthy, quality activities should be available to all Australian children.

Over 35 years experience with children’s activities providers, businesses and associations: conceptualising, establishing, developing, managing. I offer inclusive and authentic advice.



Building better, bigger, brighter


It’s all about connectivity


To a diverse range of key stakeholders


Conceptualise, develop and convene events


Collaboration to support the achievement of organisational goals



An experienced hand on the wheel


Join the Aussie Aquatics Community of children’s activity providers where Ross and his network of experts provide invaluable information to help support your business.

Access Free Resources by joining our Free Membership, or gain access to a broad library of resources, with ongoing education, in our Premium Club Membership.

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What Others Say

“Since 1994, I have been working with Ross in various capacities – ranging from keynote presenting, delivering masterclasses, strategic planning and board directorship – with Ross’s collaborative nature always being a highlight.

The events he convenes, whether in Australia or Fiji, Phuket or Singapore – are first class. The organisations he has conceived, established and developed, deliver above and beyond. He brings people and assets together like few others.”

Bruce Sullivan

Keynote Speaker and Business Consultant,

“Ross, thank you for being such a wonderful supporter of women!”

Julia Gillard

27th Prime Minister of Australia,

“Hi Ross, Great work! I have never met anybody in the ‘swim industry’ as liked and respected as you. Forget bottling the blood, I want a transfusion!”

Paul Barrett-Smith

International Business Director, Vorgee

“Ross Gage is a very special leader. To all. Ross has innate personal gifts that when masterfully interwoven with unparalleled high level experience and honed skills, yield a most competent, respected and visionary leader. Ross has a highly sought after, unique level of influence across all levels of children’s activities operations. He reaches teachers and coaches though well crafted educational and training programs. He serves managers and partners through comprehensive association programming, events and well organised infrastructure. He guides industries through governance issues, partnerships, wide ranging connections, legislative impact and important collaborations. And most importantly, his integrity and dedication to the ultimate goals of his life-long service has benefitted whole communities as his work continues to tangibly and directly improve programming, education and activities for children and families around the world.

Lynn Ledford

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