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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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Let Kids be Kids

April 20 2018, News

The Let Kids be Kids mini-course addresses poor sideline behaviour at junior sport.You will learn about what motivates kids participation in sport; you’ll be able to identify what poor behaviour is; how to address poor behaviour if it occurs and also take into consideration the views and opinions of children and young people. This course […]

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Season Ready – Have we got qualified first aiders and sports trainers?

March 9 2018, News

Sport is a great way for people to get fit and stay healthy; however, sport also creates a risk of injury. Good prevention and management practices can help reduce the incidence and impact on such injuries. A key to these practices is having appropriately trained volunteers who can respond effectively in an emergency. Now is […]

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Season Ready – Do we have enough people trained with Responsible Serving of Alcohol?

March 9 2018, News

One of the keys to managing alcohol responsibly in any sporting club is ensuring that there are sufficient people within the club trained in the responsible service of alcohol. One of the big challenges for clubs is ensuring that you have enough people trained at the start of each season, particularly as members come and go. […]

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Season Ready – Ambulance – What to do in an emergency?

March 9 2018, News

Consider the following scenario…someone requires urgent medical attention at your club, either on a game day, a training session or a club function. What are you going to do? Does that person have ambulance cover? Do you have up to date medical information on all your members? Is there a club policy on what action […]

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