Things to consider…

August 17 2018, News

Whilst acknowledging that having a social media presence can be an incredibly valuable strategy to promote your club and build connection with your local community, like anything, there are some potential issues that will require your consideration. The use of ‘Closed Groups’ is one that comes to mind when using Facebook. A ‘Closed Group’ only […]

Read more.

Greater Bendigo Coalition for Gender Equity

March 8 2019, News

Sports Focus is extremely excited to announce that we are now a member of the Greater Bendigo Coalition for Gender Equity! Why gender equity? Every person has fundamental human rights. We recognise the dignity and worth of each person, and the equal rights of men, women and all people. We recognise that gender inequality is […]

Read more.

Gender Equity – Are You On Board?

September 13 2018, News

With the 1 July 2019 deadline fast approaching, Victorian State Government funded sporting organisations have turned their attention to meeting the mandatory quotas for women on boards. At Sports Focus, we have undertaken considerable planning to ensure compliance. Our Rules have been re-drafted and are ready to be formally accepted by our members at a […]

Read more.

Is your club insured?

March 20 2019, News

Public Liability Public Liability is designed to protect you and your club from costs that arise from an incident connected to your activities. It protects you against the financial risk of being found liable to a third party for accidental injury or death, or loss or damage to property resulting from you or your club’s […]

Read more.

Great example of new options for women’s participation

September 21 2018, News

Barker’s Creek and Castlemaine United Cricket Clubs will come together in Castlemaine on October 12 for a women’s social round re-match.  Barker’s Creek Cricket Club hosted a well-attended social women’s match between the two clubs in March 2018.  The success of the day highlighted a strong demand for women’s cricket participation options in the region. […]

Read more.

Ros Comer on Golden City Netball Association’s ‘AA Netball’

April 17 2019, News

Ros Comer was the facilitator of Golden City Netball Association’s ‘AA (All Abilities) Netball’ club and is now retiring after being a part of the association for over 40 years. Sports Focus interviewed Ros about her time at the club, and the development of the ‘AA Netball’ program over time. Ros reflects fondly on her […]

Read more.