Category Archives: News

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 […]

Read more.

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 […]

Read more.

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 […]

Read more.

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 […]

Read more.

Mental Health Services Directory

Sports Focus has developed a Mental Health Services Directory to support sporting clubs in creating a welcoming and supportive environment for their members. This resource has been developed as a quick reference guide for someone who is seeking support/information/advice. Sports Focus encourages clubs to make copies of this resource available to your members, put a link […]

Read more.

One way to get your members to pay their fees on time.

Having trouble collecting this year’s membership fees or uniform payments…keep hearing the same excuse “I don’t have any cash on me”..? We have the answer for you… The PayPal Tap and Go Mobile Card Reader! The PayPal Tap and Go Machine Card Reader allows clubs to accept MasterCard and Visa credit and debit card payments on […]

Read more.