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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. […]

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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’ and is now retiring after being a part of the club 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 time […]

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Healthy Choices – tips and hints for healthy sports clubs

October 2 2018, News

In Victoria, 2.9 million people are overweight or obese, and have significantly low consumption rates of fruits and vegetables. With the risk of our children becoming critically overweight or obese, sporting clubs are well positioned to instil healthy eating practices into the next generation. The Victorian Government has developed the Healthy Choices Guidelines to make […]

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Top Spin – is booze advertising sneaking into the things you love?

April 8 2019, News

“The alcohol industry deliberately targets young people who are drinking the most – Top Spin is about turning the tables and giving young Victorians the opportunity to have your say. Whether it’s text, image or a short video, we want you to call out the sneaky tactics used by the alcohol industry. Your entries not […]

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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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