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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’ 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 […]

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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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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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