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Three things to consider before your next game

December 14 2015, News

Water … the only drink required for junior sport Sugar sweetened beverages, such as soft drinks, energy drinks, fruit drinks, and sports drinks, can be found in sporting clubs as a result of it being purchased from the canteen, being brought in, or being given as a sport incentive/award. As the term sugar sweetened beverages denotes, […]

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Gender Equity in sport

November 4 2015, News

Gender equity in sport isn’t just about providing participation opportunities for both males and females within your club… it’s about treating everyone fairly and providing opportunities for all, at all levels, from the committee through to the spectator. If sporting clubs want to grow their participation and membership base, particularly by women and girls, it […]

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Celebrating the end of season… the right way

August 19 2015, News

It is common for clubs to organise an end of season trip or ‘mad Monday’ type celebration.  What can often be over looked is that these celebrations can have a damaging effect on both the club and members, if they are not managed appropriately. The image and community perception of a sporting club is vital […]

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Recognising your volunteers

August 19 2015, News

End of season presentation nights provide the perfect opportunity to recognise the achievements of club members throughout the season. While every club will recognise the outstanding on field achievements of its players, it is important to also acknowledge the enormous contributions of the volunteers that run your club. There are many ways in which you […]

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Welcoming More Members

July 3 2015, News

We all know the feelings of being the new person at a sporting club. It’s daunting, nerve wrecking and uncomfortable. We’re not familiar with the environment and hardly know a person, if anyone. The decision to come back is determined by the club environment. Was it welcoming? Did I feel included? Through implementing a welcoming […]

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Child Safe Standards Workshops

April 27 2017, News, Training & Workshops

The Victorian State Government has introduced compulsory minimum standards that apply to organisations that provide service for children to help protect children from all forms of abuse. The Victorian Child Safe Standards have been in effect for sporting organisations that operate and provide sporting services for children within Victoria since 1 January 2017. There are seven different requirements […]

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