Category Archives: News

Fair Play Code

The Victorian Government’s new Fair Play Code – a code of conduct for sport and recreation in Victoria, outlines the standards of behaviour expected for everyone involved in sport and recreation. The Fair Play Code sends a loud and clear message – that bad behaviour, violence, cheating and intimidation has no place in sport and recreation in our […]

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Life lessons thru sport

There has been significant research into the life lessons learnt though being involved in club based sport. Skills such as; leadership, discipline, commitment, respect and team work are just a few that spring to mind. Each of these skills are learnt by the participants through their active involvement in the game of their choosing. However, […]

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Let Kids be Kids

The Let Kids be Kids mini-course addresses poor sideline behaviour at junior sport.You will learn about what motivates kids participation in sport; you’ll be able to identify what poor behaviour is; how to address poor behaviour if it occurs and also take into consideration the views and opinions of children and young people. This course […]

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Season Ready – Have we got qualified first aiders and sports trainers?

Sport is a great way for people to get fit and stay healthy; however, sport also creates a risk of injury. Good prevention and management practices can help reduce the incidence and impact on such injuries. A key to these practices is having appropriately trained volunteers who can respond effectively in an emergency. Now is […]

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Season Ready – Do we have enough people trained with Responsible Serving of Alcohol?

One of the keys to managing alcohol responsibly in any sporting club is ensuring that there are sufficient people within the club trained in the responsible service of alcohol. One of the big challenges for clubs is ensuring that you have enough people trained at the start of each season, particularly as members come and go. […]

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Season Ready – Ambulance – What to do in an emergency?

Consider the following scenario…someone requires urgent medical attention at your club, either on a game day, a training session or a club function. What are you going to do? Does that person have ambulance cover? Do you have up to date medical information on all your members? Is there a club policy on what action […]

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