Category Archives: News

Sports Focus programs and service delivery – COVID-19

In line with the changing expert medical and health advice, Sports Focus continues to adjust our service delivery, community programs and capacity building activities. We recognise that as a lead organisation within the community sport sector we have a role to play to help reduce the transmission and spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Considering the most […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Sports Focus has, and always will have, the health and wellbeing of its staff,contractors, community members and volunteers at the forefront of its decision making at times of high risk. Sports Focus recommends that the sport sector in the Loddon Campaspe region keep up to date with developments by following the bulletins released by the […]

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FIDA – Australian Rules Football for People with a Disability

The Victorian FIDA (Football Integration Development Association) Football League exists to provide Victorians with an intellectual disability the opportunity to participate in Australian Rules Football, at a competitive level.  Governed by AFL Victoria, the League provides an environment that promotes fitness, fun, friendship and a sense of belonging. Through participation in Australian Rules Football, it enhances […]

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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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