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Doing Cricket Differently

November 22 2019, News

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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Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package

May 25 2020, News

The $40 million Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package provides grants to support the operational viability of community sport and active recreation organisations impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This initiative is part of the Victorian Government’s new Experience Economy Survival Package providing urgent support to help a range of key attractions, organisations and associations […]

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Challenging Traditional Sport

November 26 2019, News

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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What does ‘physical distancing’ mean for sporting clubs?

May 26 2020, News

With the continual build towards a return to sport through the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, there is a very real sense of enthusiasm in the community to get started, but this needs to be tempered with the reality of the situation. There is a potential risk to our sporting club participants, if we aren’t careful – […]

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FIDA – Australian Rules Football for People with a Disability

March 13 2020, News

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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Clean and Simple

May 28 2020, News

Good hygiene, made easy There is a lot of information being presented to clubs around their responsibilities if deciding to return to play. To assist in simplify the messaging, Sports Focus has created a series of infographic posters which aim to help clubs gain a further understanding and communicate messages of safety and hygiene protocols.  […]

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