Category archive for "governance"

Industry, Governance, Local Government, Sportsview

Women & Girls Strategy launched in Ballarat

Earlier this year, City of Ballarat launched their Women and Girls’ Strategy aimed at increasing female participation in sport and physical activity.

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Industry, Governance

2019 LEAP - Female professional development program

Female professional development program LEAP is back for 2019.

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Sportsview, Industry, Governance

Change Our Game Scholarship Program

Round two of the Change Our Game scholarships are now open.

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Sportsview, Industry, Governance

Good governance: best practice

The Vicsport Good Governance toolkit is an in depth look at how organisations can lift their governance practices.

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Industry, Governance, News

Vicsport welcomes Catherine Harding to the Board

Vicsport is pleased to welcome Catherine Harding as a non-executive director of the Board of Vicsport.

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Event, Forward Thinking, Governance, Industry, News, Organisation

Bringing Victorian Sport Together Vicsport CEO Forum

11 and 12 May, 2016 Latrobe City was the host of this year's Vicsport CEO Forum (formerly Retreat)

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Event, Governance, Industry, News, Organisation, Policy, Professional Development

Sports Talk Governance Forum – tackling the topic on everyone’s radar

20 November, 2015 Vicsport held its 12th Sports Talk Forum at the Rendezvous Hotel on 19 November with a record crowd in attendance

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Governance, Industry, News, Organisation, Policy

Response to the Australian Sports Commission’s Governance Reform in Sport: Discussion Paper

Further to Vicsport’s previous communications in regard to the Australian Sports Commission's (ASC) Governance Discussion Paper, please find below a paper jointly prepared by the State & Territory Departments of Sport & Recreation (ie

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Event, Governance, Industry, Policy, Professional Development, Research

Panellists Announced for Vicsport Member Forum

Professor David Shilbury is the Foundation Chair in Sport Management and a former Head of the School of Management and Marketing (2002-07) at Deakin University

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Governance, News, Policy, Organisation

ROYAL COMMISSION INTO INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSES TO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

September 2015 As Members may recall, Vicsport developed a submission and provided evidence to the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry Regarding the Handling of Child Abuse in 2013

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Governance, News, Policy, Research

You can’t afford to ignore cyber risk

The explosion of internet use, apps, electronic data storage and e-marketing is producing a corresponding rise in cyber crime

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Forward Thinking, Governance, Individual, Industry, Membership

Forward Thinking Series – creating a roap map to shape and support sport for the future

Remember life without your iPhone or smart phone?  A difficult concept but this was reality pre-launch in 2007

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Governance, Industry, News, Policy

A complete approach to safeguarding the integrity of sport

By Paul Oliver In a fast changing, ever-evolving Australian sporting environment which is being impacted by online and technological progress, globalization of competitions and massive incentives to perform, sport is being bombarded by unprecedented challenges from many directions

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Coaching & Officiating, Governance, Individual, Industry, News, Organisation

Lacrosse Victoria’s Long Running Journey to Good Governance

Realising its governance structures and practices were not giving the sport the best chance to succeed, Lacrosse Victoria formed a partnership with Vicsport to address the issue and set the sport up for a sustainable and successful future

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Coaching & Officiating, Governance, Individual, News, Organisation

Calisthenics Victoria Good Governance Case Study

By Brigid Curran “CVI Continues on our pathway to Good Governance and this is in no small way thanks to the assistance of Vicsport

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Governance, Organisation

GOOD GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK & TOOLKIT UPDATE RELEASED

Vicsport is pleased to announce the release of the updated Good Governance Framework & Tool Kit (2015)

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Governance, Inclusion, Industry, Policy, News

Budget Provides $226 Million for Community Sports and Facilities

The 2015-16 Victorian Budget provides $226 million to support the community sports clubs and upgrade stadiums and venues across the state so they can host more events and hold more spectators

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Forward Thinking, Governance, Policy, Professional Development

Workforce Development Planning Project

In recent months, Vicsport has been a piloting a new project with 3 State Sport Association (SSA) to facilitate the creation of Workforce Development Plans, with the support of Vicsport preferred suppliers of Human Resource support,  HR Advice Online

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Governance, Organisation, Industry, Policy

Calisthenics Victoria Good Governance Case Study

By Brigid Curran “CVI Continues on our pathway to Good Governance and this is in no small way thanks to the assistance of Vicsport

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Governance, Inclusion, Organisation, Research

BENEFITS OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN GRASSROOTS SPORT CAMPAIGN

In 2014 Vicsport initiated the Are You On Board? (AYOB) Campaign to support conversation and action around gender diversity on Victorian SSA boards

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Governance, Organisation

CASE STUDY: ARE YOU ON BOARD? CAMPAIGN

In 2014 Vicsport released the “Are You On Board?” Campaign promoting the importance and benefits of diversity on Boards to Victorian State Sport Associations

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Governance, Organisation

MAINTAINING BEST PRACTICE REQUIRES REGULAR REVIEW

Over the past 6 years Vicsport has worked with in excess of 30 State Sporting Associations to improve their governance practices and policies through the Good Governance program

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Governance, Organisation

THE BUSINESS CASE FOR GENDER DIVERSITY ON BOARDS

In recent years I have delivered a number of presentations about the benefits of including women and girls in sport

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Governance, Organisation

BOARD DIVERSITY FOR SPORT’S SAKE – THE IMPACT ON RISK MANAGEMENT

Gender diversity on boards has been a much discussed issue both in and out of sport for many years

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Governance, Organisation

MORE THAN A “1 PERCENTER” - BOARD DIVERSITY AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

Over the last few weeks I’ve spent time interviewing four amazingly talented individuals, asking about their experience working on and with the boards of sport organisations

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Governance, Organisation

PLAY BOARD: SPORT, CULTURE AND GENDER DIVERSITY

Gender disparity in Australian workplaces, such as the disparity between men and women in leadership roles, perpetuates existing stereotypes about the role of women, both at work and in society in general

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Governance, News, Organisation

'ARE YOU ON BOARD' – ANSWERING THE CALL TO ACTION

Over two weeks ago, Vicsport released a new campaign to support Victorian Sport Organisations address gender diversity on their boards titled ‘Are You On Board?’ The response to the campaign over the last two weeks has been overwhelmingly positive

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Governance, Organisation

INDIVIDUALS & ORGANISATIONS? – THE HIGH PERFORMANCE & PARTICIPATION ARGUMENT FOR GENDER DIVERSITY ON BOARDS

A long standing discussion in affecting change within sporting circles is ‘Participation or High Performance?’ As individuals passionate about the sector, we frequently prioritise one area over the other and cite the long standing arguments of “You can’t have high performance unless you have broad participation” vs

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