Category Archives: News

Calling all junior sporting clubs!

Does Your Club want to be one of 10 clubs within the Loddon Campaspe region to take part in the new state-wide Healthy Fridges Regional Sport Program? This unique program is a fantastic opportunity for your club to lead the way in promoting a healthy fridge for your junior members. Why not find out how your […]

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Promote a responsible approach to alcohol use

Every club has their own unique club culture and community. However it is very important to ensure that when your members are choosing to spend time at your club and choose to consume alcohol there, that a safe, family friendly environment is in place for everyone to enjoy. There are a number of ways your […]

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Make water the drink of choice – supply and promote water

It is important for all sporting clubs to provide and promote water as the drink of choice for participants, volunteers and spectators. Sporting clubs are in a great position where they can influence the community by encouraging people to purchase water which is beneficial to health and sporting performance, and discourage the purchase of sugar-sweetened […]

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Know what women want and need from their sport to get them engaged

Women are currently less likely to participate in team sports and sport-related activities than men, preferentially choosing endurance/health or fitness activities such as walking, fitness/gym, running/jogging, cycling, yoga, bush walking or pilates. Many women face a number of barriers which can contribute to their lower participation rates in club based sports – competing childcare responsibilities, […]

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You can’t be, what you can’t see – Women need role models

All sports and community clubs are keen to win their share of the market with the apparent rise in female sport participation.  But unfortunately it’s not always as simple as ‘open the doors and they will come’! Most people are not trailblazers.  They need role models.  They need to see other people like them, succeeding […]

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Think of the Child, not the Club – Be Child Safe

Why not start the year off by casting a critical eye over your club and its facility and asking yourself the question “How can we better safeguard our children?” Find a friend or two in your club and start to review how your club supports the safeguarding of children. Think about drafting a Statement of […]

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