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Heat Policy and UV Index

October 2 2018, News

Does your club have a heat policy? If not, it’s important for clubs to ensure the safety of all members and participants by adopting one. Prolonged exposure to heat and UV (Ultraviolet) rays can cause heat stroke, heat exhaustion and dehydration. UV radiation is the invisible threat to your health that you can’t see or […]

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New Sports Focus Rules

November 1 2018, News

At a Special General Meeting of Sports Focus members held on Monday 8 October 2018, the assembled members voted unanimously to adopt the presented draft set of Rules to govern Sports Focus into the future. Consumer Affairs Victoria have now approved and registered the Rules in accordance with the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012. A […]

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Life lessons thru sport

June 5 2018, News

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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Cultural Diversity in Sport

December 19 2018, News

In 2017, Australia was dubbed ‘the most ethnically diverse country in the world’, with over 25% of the total population born overseas, and nearly 50% of the population having a parent who was born overseas.  With Victorians hailing from over 200 countries around the world, speaking 260 languages and dialects,and following 135 different religious faiths, […]

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Fair Play Code

June 21 2018, News

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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Disability Inclusion in Sport

December 19 2018, News

It has been shown that people with disabilities participate in sport and recreation opportunities an average of 15-20% less than people without a disability. By considering what people with a disability may need in order to get involved in your club, you can positively impact club culture, participation numbers, volunteer skills, and attract sponsors and […]

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