Category archive for "inclusion"

Sportsview, Industry, Inclusion

Welcoming people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities

Creating sporting environments that are welcoming to people from CALD backgrounds.

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News, Inclusion, Sportsview, Industry

Building on Success to Create Greater Participation by Women in Sport

Chairman of Vicsport, Margot Foster AM, herself an Olympic bronze medallist in rowing, said the growth of opportunities for women to play traditionally male sports has provided a major boost in publicity and awareness of opportunities emerging in an increasing number of sports for women.

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Industry, Inclusion, Grants

VicHealth Active Club Grants - Round 2 Now Open

In 2016–17, VicHealth’s Active Club Grants will provide funding to increase the opportunities Victorians have to participate in community sport clubs. The funding will prioritise two outcome areas: Outcome area 1: Female participation Outcome area 2: Participation in social and modified forms of sport VicHealth is inviting Victoria’s community sporting clubs to address these factors by either creating new sport opportunities or by implementing, within your own club, an existing program created by a State or National sporting organisation.

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News, Inclusion

Barriers and Facilitators to Participation in Organised Physical Activity Survey

Parents, guardians, coaches and children are invited to take part in a study to explore the benefits and barriers to participation in organised physical activity programs around Australia for children with physical and developmental disabilities and challenges. Parents of children with disabilities, developmental challenges, or additional needs aged between 4 -17 years are encouraged to participate in this study.

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News, Inclusion, Industry

Game Changer: Female Facilities Community Campaign – Bayside City Council

Bayside City Council identified that the lack of existing facilities that support female participation was a significant issue for them. With 27 sporting pavilions, 50 sports clubs, 1300 teams and 20,000 club members, only 80 per cent of Bayside’s pavilions predate 1960 and 96 per cent don’t have appropriate change facilities for women.

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News, Organisation, Industry, Inclusion, Sportsview

Basketball – Walk don’t Run

Walking Basketball is the talk of the town – featuring on Channel Ten with a viral video promoting this new version of the traditional game

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News, Inclusion, Sportsview

Victorian Paralympic Football Ready for National Championships

On Thursday, October 27 the Victorian Paralympic football team departed for Sydney for the National Paralympic seven-a-side football championships

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News, Inclusion, Industry, Organisation

Tennis Victoria Board gender balance now 50/50

Monday 24 October 2016 Tennis Victoria is very pleased to announce the appointment of Matti Clements to its Board of Directors

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News, Inclusion, Sportsview

Victorian Paralympians Shine Bright in Rio

Vicsport would like to congratulate all Victorian involved in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio

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News, Inclusion, Industry

AAA Play: Connecting people with disabilities to sporting activities in Melbourne

Operated by Reclink Australia, Access for All Abilities provides Australia’s only first-point-of call service connecting people with a disability to sports and recreational opportunities in Melbourne, Victoria.

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News, Inclusion, Industry

Victorian Disability Sport & Recreation Awards nominations closing soon

What an amazing twelve days of Paralympic competition we’ve just seen. Congratulations to all of the athletes that donned the green and gold to represent Australia.

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News, Industry, Inclusion

2016 Victorian Inclusion Forum a Huge Success

On Friday 12th August 2016, Sport Inclusion Australia hosted an Inclusion Forum. Victorian State Sport Associations and National Sport Organisations came together to engage in an afternoon focused on the development of inclusion in sport.

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News, Inclusion, Industry

Pride Game: Why it's needed and the impact it is having

In light of the inaugural AFL pride game, Jason Ball sat down with Vicsport to reflect on where it all began, how far sport has come and the body of work that needs to follow.  

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Inclusion, News

Play Sport Australia - Stick With It

Play Sport Australia have released a series of videos with two of Australia’s leading sporting captains, netball’s Laura Geitz and rugby union’s Stephen Moore, who urge teenagers to keep playing sport rather than dropout

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Inclusion, News, Victorian Sport Awards

Sport Development Initiative Award (Full & Associate Member) presented by Southern Cross Trophies

Congratulations to Basketball Victoria for winning the 2015 Sport Development Initiative Award (Full & Associate Member) for their involvement in the South Sudanese Australian Summer Slam

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Event, Inclusion, Professional Development, Research

Congratulations Amy Coshan and Melissa Laird. La Trobe University Scholarship Recipients

10 November, 2015 On November 9, 2015, at the La Trobe University Sport In Regional Australia Conference, the Victorian Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events, and Veterans, the Hon

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Event, Inclusion, Industry

The 2015 Disability Sport & Recreation Festival is Back

Disability Sport and Recreation is an organisation whose mission is to provide and promote positive health outcomes for Victorians with disability through participation in sport and recreation

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Coaching & Officiating, Event, Inclusion, Individual, Industry

Women in Football – Imagine 2030

Imagine in 2030, women are established in leadership positions on and off the football field

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Inclusion, Industry, Organisation, Research

RATE CAPPING

In 2014 the Labor Government made an election commitment to cap council rates at the rate of inflation, keeping them in check with the cost of living

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Inclusion, Industry, Organisation

VicHealth's Active Club Grants 2015-16

VicHealth is pleased to announce that round 1 of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants 2015 – 16 are now open open For over 27 years, VicHealth has provided small grants to more than 10,000 community sport and active recreation clubs and organisations across Victoria

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Inclusion

Brimbank City Council’s innovative In2Sport Program

Brimbank City Council’s innovative In2Sport Program has provided just over 1000 sporting opportunities to young people in Brimbank since its launch in 2013

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Inclusion, Industry, News

ARE YOU ON BOARD? 2015

Vicsport is today pleased to announce the launch of the first of three new videos as part of the Are You On Board campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of diversity and inclusion to grassroots sport organisations

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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, Coaching & Officiating, Inclusion, News, Policy

FAIR GO, SPORT! SCHOOLS ANNOUNCED FOR 2015

The Fair go, sport! schools project is an initiative funded by the Australian Sports Commission aimed at making schools safer and more inclusive for same sex attracted and sex and gender diverse students (SSAGD), through sport and physical education

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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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Inclusion, News, Organisation

NEW RESOURCE: TRANSGENDER PEOPLE AND SPORT

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has launched a groundbreaking guideline designed to promote the participation of transgender people in sport

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Event, Inclusion, News, Organisation

TRANSGENDER PEOPLE AND SPORT RESOURCE LAUNCH AND PRIDE MARCH - VEOHRC

Transgender People and Sport: Resource Launch The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is launching a new guideline - Transgender people and sport: complying with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010

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Inclusion, Organisation, Research

NEW ADVICE TO HELP ACTIVE VICTORIAN WOMEN

Victorian women of all ages now have access to the latest exercise, health and nutrition research and advice thanks to a series of fact sheets designed to give women the right information to make the right choices at different stages of their lives

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