Category Archives: News

Child Safe Standards – What are they?

To help ensure the safety of children, the Department of Human Services has introduced a set of compulsory minimum standards that apply to organisations providing services for children which came into affect for sporting clubs as of 1 January 2017. There are seven (7) standards that organisations must meet to create and maintain a child safe organisation: Standard […]

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Doing things differently

Read on to see how sport is being done differently in your region! Golf, but not as you know it! Belvoir Park Golf Club in conjunction with Golf Victoria are currently hosting Swing Fit. Swing Fit is a fun and social modified version of golf. The program aims to introduce and encourage females to play golf regardless of their […]

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Challenging the perceptions of sport

People participate in sport for a number of reasons. As a sporting club, it is important you understand what factors assist participation in sport and what factors limit or prohibit it. Below are some of the perceived barriers to sport and how your club can address them. Welcoming and inclusive: The perception that sporting clubs are […]

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Concussion: If in doubt, sit them out

You may be thinking “I know what concussion is and what the symptoms are”, but do you know how serious it can be and what you can do at a club level to effectively manage concussion? Concussion – what is it? Concussion is a brain injury that needs quick recognition for correct management and prevention of […]

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Volunteer Management

    Consider for a moment how your club organises their volunteers. It can often be a tricky task. What if there was an easier way? Having a Volunteer Management Policy in place at your club may help you effectively manage volunteers while retaining them and attracting new ones. The Volunteer Management Policy outline what is […]

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A Club committed to making a difference

We know that there are a lot of clubs out there who are doing some fantastic work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for their members. The South Bendigo Football Netball Club is just one example of a club who are committed to making a difference, and have recognised they have a role to […]

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