Category Archives: News

Tips for securing that elusive government grant

So, who is your club’s major sponsor?  When we think about this question we don’t often think of State and Local Government, but when you consider the investment they make into your club in terms of facilities and infrastructure, no other organisation really comes close.  Smart clubs will ensure they establish a positive relationship with […]

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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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Strategies to offset the cost of sport

‘There is more than one way to skin a cat’ this old saying aptly applies to sporting clubs that use an increase in membership fees as a means to cover the increasing costs of equipment, uniforms and facility maintenance. Thankfully, there are other options your club can consider to cover these costs. These include holding […]

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What does it cost to play your sport?

Research has shown that cost is one of the major barriers to participation in sport. With this mind, it would be interesting to know how many administrators at sporting clubs actually understand what it costs to have a member participate at their club? I don’t mean how much each member pays you to participate, that’s […]

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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 […]

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