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Challenging Traditional Sport

Modifying and adapting sports can be a great way to engage more members into your club. By making them flexible, social and less competitive, clubs can engage a larger audience. Here are just a few ways sporting clubs can modify their sports… Bowling with Babies… “Bowling with Babies is a fitness and social activity that […]

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Doing Cricket Differently

Sporting Clubs are all too aware of the challenge to attract new members, particularly when it comes to female participation. Australian women are significantly less likely to play sport than men, with over a third of women dropping out of sporting clubs by the age of 15. By the age of 25, only 15% of […]

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Cricket Associations Show Support for Violence Prevention

In an effort to promote their welcoming and safe sporting environment Emu Valley Cricket Association have taken a stand to preventing violence against women by hosting an annual ‘Violence Prevention’ round over an entire weekend in November. All players within the Association showed their support towards the cause by wearing an orange ribbon on the […]

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WIN YOUR SPORTING CLUB $1,000 CASH*!

Sports Focus on behalf of Regional Sport Victoria is encouraging all sporting and recreation clubs in City of Greater Bendigo, Shire of Campaspe, Mount Alexander, Central Goldfields, Macedon Ranges, Loddon and regional Victoria to complete our 2019 Regional Victorian Sporting Club Survey – and give your club the opportunity to win $1,000! By completing this […]

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Quick Wins – checklist for sporting clubs

“We know the vast majority of Victorians think it’s important that sporting clubs provide an environment that makes women and girls feel welcome, and provides leadership opportunities for women and girls.” Women’s participation in sport is increasing around Victoria, particularly in sports such as AFL and cricket. VicHealth is just one organisation which is paving […]

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Reducing the Risk of your Club Functions

Holding a social event in your clubrooms is very common for sporting clubs who hold liquor licences. By holding your own function, your committee can ensure appropriate measures are in place to protect your club members from alcohol-related harm. To minimise risk, your club can: Keep alcohol within your facility’s Red Line Plan Be vigilant […]

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