Category archive for "industry"

Industry, Healthy Choices, Individual

Healthier food choices - swap the sauce!

Hold the sauce: New report finds swapping your soy sauce can halve your salt intake

Read more...

Industry, Victorian Sport Awards

Nominations open for 2018 Victorian Sport Awards

Nominate someone from your sporting community for an award today!

Read more...

Industry, Sportsview

New era in premier competition at Softball Victoria

Softball Victoria launch premier women's competition at Jells Park.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Cycling Victoria - Board Quotas Case Study

Cycling Victoria give us an insight into their journey that has stemmed over ten years to meet the board quotas.

Read more...

Industry, Governance

2019 LEAP - Female professional development program

Female professional development program LEAP is back for 2019.

Read more...

Industry, Sportsview

Case Study: Child Safe Sport - Volleyball Victoria

Vicsport spoke with Victoria Ellis, Member Services Coordinator at Volleyball Victoria to discuss what actions they have taken to comply the Victorian State Government’s Child Safe Standards.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Board Quotas Case Study - Little Athletics Victoria

Read the steps Little Athletics Victoria is taking to meet the mandatory board quota by 1 July 2019.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry, Governance

Change Our Game Scholarship Program

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

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Teens and sport: bridging the gap to boost participation

Teens and sport; how to boost participation in this demographic.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

Industry

VicHealth's push to get more people active in regional areas

VicHealth has today announced over $4.5 million in funding over three years to get regional Victorians active as part of their Regional Sport Program.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Inclusion and Diversity: Understanding the difference

You may have heard the phrases inclusion and diversity used to define approaches to increasing participation in sport for all. However the terms have different meanings.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Dare To Be Different: Driving female talent

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) has announced four women to be the first ambassadors of an exciting new campaign "Dare To Be Different" (D2BD) aimed at increasing women’s participation in motor sport at all levels.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry, Inclusion

Welcoming people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities

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

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Hockey finds new home in Gippsland

Development and growth opportunities for players in Gippsland.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

New child safe posters for your organisation

Download brand new posters promoting child safe sport today!

Read more...

Industry

Sport for All Abilities Breakfast - Wrap

The Sport for All Abilities breakfast was a hit! Read all about it...

Read more...

Industry, Sportsview

Soccer Mums - Football Open to Everyone

Soccer Mums is a fun, social program initiated by VicHealth, FFV and Melbourne City FC to get mums active in a fun way instead of just standing on the sidelines

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Getting the best out of your board members

Vicsport hosted an event tailored to strengthening board performance and culture.

Read more...

Industry

2018 LEAP Graduation - Wrap

Leading the way for female professional development in sport. Take a look at the 2018 LEAP graduation.

Read more...

Industry

Nova Peris joins Vicsport

Vicsport is pleased to welcome Olympic Gold Medalist and former senator Nova Peris OAM to the Vicsport team.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Bowling with Babies: Bowls Victoria's health initiative to welcome mothers

Fair to say, most of us struggle to find the time to work, exercise, eat, sleep, socialise and spend time with family and friends (the list is endless)

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Vicsport hit the road to talk quotas and child safety

The team at Vicsport stepped out of the office and into SSA land to chat to our members and find out what they are doing to prepare for the incoming mandatory board quotas and the Child Safe Standards.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Welcoming Aboriginal people to your sport

Vicsport recently launched brand new content on the Vicsport website aimed at helping sporting organisations become more welcoming to Aboriginal Victorians.

Read more...

Industry, News

Community sport benefits from AFL mega-deal

How grassroots sport reaps the rewards from from Government/AFL agreement.

Read more...

Industry, Sportsview

VPN Event - Strengthening Successful Boards

Looking to improve the performance of your board? Secure your spot at Vicsport's VPN event Strengthening Successful Boards on Wednesday 2 May.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Welcoming women and girls to your sport. Here's how...

With the launch of This Girl Can - Victoria, we are encouraging more women and girls to take up sport and recreational activities. Read about how sporting organisations can take small steps to welcoming women and girls.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace makes waves on the Gold Coast

International delegates unite to bring peace and hopes for a sustainable sporting future at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Read more...

Coaching & Officiating, Industry, Individual

LEAD Masterclass: Wrap-Up

Learning about the differences between coaching vs mentoring at the LEAD Masterclass #ChangeOurGame

Read more...

Industry, Sportsview

Table Tennis star bound for Gold Coast 2018

Melissa Tapper is part of the Australian Women's table tennis team and is on her way to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Building Effective Boards - Wrap

Sporting organisation come together to discuss how to improve governance practices and create diverse boards.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Dr Bridie O'Donnell guest speaker at VPN event

Dr Bridie O’Donnell, inaugural Head of Victoria’s Office for Women in Sport and Recreation will share her thoughts on the importance of diversity and gender equality on Boards at Vicsports' Building Effective Boards event on 21 February 2018.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Protection Against UV

As the weather heats up and more sport is played outdoors, here's what you need to know about how to protect against UV.

Read more...

Industry, Sportsview

Raise the Bar Academy

Athletics Australia and Melbourne University Sport band together to inspire indigenous high school students to pursue careers in athletics and education.

Read more...

Industry, Sportsview

A new era in women's softball

Softball Victoria welcomed a new tournament this month featuring a new premier competition which will see four teams competing in six matches, followed by a final series.

Read more...

Industry

Women's Sport Takes Center Stage In Victoria

The push to encourage more Victorian women and girls active through sport and recreation received a massive boost yesterday with VicHealth announcing $6.7 million in funding over the next three years.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Netball Victoria Kickstart Healthy Eating Program

See how Netball Victoria has implemented healthy food and rink choices in their NetSetGo program

Read more...

Industry, Sportsview

Healthy Choices in Sport Forum - Wrap

Read about how the Healthy Choices in Sport Forum gave sport administrators ideas and tactics on how to implement healthy food options at their sporting organisations.

Read more...

Industry

LEAP & LEAD Graduation - Wrap

How a program on leadership and personal development transformed the lives of 17 female sport administrators in sport.

Read more...

Sportsview, Industry

Deakin University Student Event - Wrap

An elite panel of Deakin University alumni share their secrets of success to eager university students.

Read more...

News, Industry, Organisation

Transition to Mandatory Board Quotas

Vicsport, in partnership with the State Government of Victoria, is providing support to Victorian Sporting Organisations as they transition to Mandatory Board Quotas of 40% women on boards by 1 July 2019.

Read more...

News, Industry

200% Rise in Gas Prices Shows Threat to Sporting Clubs

The head of Victoria’s peak sporting body Vicsport today said the 200% rise in gas prices for some New South Wales swimming pools should alert all levels of Government that community based sporting clubs could face financial problems with excessive increases in energy prices.

Read more...

Victorian Sport Awards, News, Awards, Industry

Sporting Legends and Community Heroes Star in the Victorian Sport Awards

Two Olympic Gold Medallists from the 2016 Rio Olympics, Kim Brennan AM and Mack Horton OAM, have been named the Victorian Female and Male Athletes of the Year for 2016 at the Victorian Sport Awards at the Melbourne Convention Centre.

Read more...

News, Industry

Escalating Energy Prices Threat to Sporting Clubs

The head of Victoria’s peak sporting body today warned that sporting clubs could face financial problems with excessive increases in energy prices.

Read more...

Victorian Sport Awards, News, Industry, Sportsview

Finalists in Victorian Sports Awards Announced

Finalists for the 2016 Victorian Sports Awards announced today will showcase the outstanding performances of athletes, teams, coaches, officials, administrators and sporting organisations, from the grassroots through to elite level in nineteen categories.

Read more...

Sportsview, News, Industry

One Month at a Time - February

In this edition, Vicsport CEO, Steven Potts thanks you all for the amazing number of nominations received and encourages everyone to purchase tickets for the upcoming Victorian Sport Awards on 30 March, 2017 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Read more...

Organisation, Industry, Event, News, Sportsview

Country Tennis Week: Community Sport’s Hidden Treasure

VCTA Country Week is one of community sport’s hidden treasures. It is the biggest community tennis event in the southern hemisphere. Held annually in February in country Victoria, the tennis tournament attracts over 1500 players to a regional location each year.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

News, Sportsview, Industry, Organisation, Individual

Vicsport: A Year in Review

2015-2016 was another massive year for the Vicsport team. Representing our members on a number of key issues, growing the Vicsport Professionals Network (VPN) and supporting VicHealth and Sport & Recreation Victoria initiatives & so much more!

Read more...

News, Sportsview, Industry, Organisation

New child safe standards for Victorian sporting and recreation clubs

As of 1 January, 2017 sporting and recreation clubs operating in Victoria and providing services or facilities specifically for children are required to meet Child Safe Standards. Child Safe Standards are designed to drive cultural change and embed a focus on child safety by placing children’s rights at the forefront of the organisation’s mind.

Read more...

News, Industry, Organisation

Making Sport Safe - La Trobe University Risk Management Program

Researchers from La Trobe University Law School are working in partnership with Vicsport to find out more about how community sports administrators identify and manage health and safety risks in community sport.

Read more...

Sportsview, News, Industry

One Month at a Time - December

In this edition of Sportsview, Acting CEO Meghan Mayman, reiterates Vicsport's commitment to helping sports conform to the new Child Safe Standards coming into effect as on 1 January, 2017. We have also been given the gift of data this Christmas with 2 major data sets being released this month with both the AusPlay Survey and the Sport and Recreation Spatial Results out.

Read more...

News, Industry, Organisation

And the winner is: women and social sports

The first round of VicHealth’s new-look Active Club Grants will offer more sport opportunities for women and girls, and social or modified sport programs across the state, through $400,000 in funding to get people moving in fun, flexible and social environments.

Read more...

Sportsview, News, Industry

Masters of Sports Analytics

Media Release Friday 9 December, 2016 A new La Trobe University initiative will help sports teams stay ahead of the game by training Australia’s first group of specialist sports analysts

Read more...

News, Sportsview, Industry, Organisation

La Trobe and AFLPA tackling athlete welfare

La Trobe University and the AFL Players’ Association hosted an intimate breakfast symposium to create dialogue on the important issue of elite athlete welfare at Port Melbourne’s Lifeguards@200 on Wednesday morning.

Read more...

News, Sportsview, Industry, Organisation

BUILDING YOUR ORGANISATION’S IDENTITY THROUGH STRONG CREATIVE DESIGN WORK

Creative design is often thought of as the look, or even just the logo, that has been created for an organisation, but it is, and always should be, so much more than that

Read more...

News, Sportsview, Industry

Sports Environment Alliance Inaugural Summit, November 8

The Sports Environment Alliance (SEA) hosted its inaugural #SEASummit event on the 8th of November at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Read more...

Sportsview, News, Industry, Awards

King Wally becomes a Legend as Michelle Payne rides off with the 'The Don'

Wally Lewis has become the 38th Legend of Australian sport and Michelle Payne presented with ‘The Don’ Award as the athlete who most inspired the nation at the 32nd Sport Australia Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala in Melbourne.

Read more...

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

Read more...

News, Industry

UNODC and ICSS launch comprehensive Resource Guide on Good Practices in the Investigation of Match-Fixing

23 August 2016 Following on from the partnership signed last year at the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, UNODC and the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) have today unveiled a new resource guide that will help law enforcement and sports organisations better detect and investigate match-fixing and cases of sports-results manipulation

Read more...

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

Read more...

News, Sportsview, Industry

One Month at a Time - October

In this Month's edition of One Month at a Time, Mark reflects on the the many benefits sport has on the community

Read more...

News, Sportsview, Industry

Victoria, please help more kids Access Sport

A coalition of sporting and social groups is calling on the Victorian Government to make sport more affordable for children from disadvantaged families

Read more...

News, Sportsview, Industry

New Laws To Better Protect Victorian Children

The Andrews Labor Government today introduced new laws to better protect Victorian children by strengthening Working with Children Checks

Read more...

Sportsview, News, Industry

The Innovation Game - Culture of Innovation

In the return of Vicsport’s Forward Thinking Series, participants unpacked what innovation really means, the different kinds of innovation, the risks of not innovating, and how organisations can begin to implement innovative practices in their operations

Read more...

News, Industry, Organisation, Sportsview

Risking privacy
Rising to the challenges of the Privacy Act amendments

The cost of data breaches to many organisations is rising each year and sport is not immune to these breaches

Read more...

News, Organisation, Industry, Awards

Pam Vincent: Hero of Hockey

At the 2016 Hockey Victoria Awards, Pam Vincent's decades of hard work and dedication to the sport of Hockey, and in particular the Women's form of the game were recognised, being awarded the Hero of Hockey Award

Read more...

News, Industry

One Month at a Time - September

In this edition, Vicsport CEO, Mark McAllion encourages are all sports and administrators working in the sport sector to be loud and proud when promoting the many benefits of sport. Sport benefits the community in so many ways and at times we are understating its worth.

Read more...

News, Industry

Customer Data: What are my obligations?

Customer data is an important resource for sports. However, in collecting, using and disclosing data, a sporting body must be careful to ensure it protects the privacy of its customers and members and complies with the law.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

News, Industry, Local Government

Understanding trends in sport & what they mean for Local Government

Understanding the current trends and challenges being experienced globally and locally in the sporting sector is extremely important for Local Governments

Read more...

Industry, Organisation, Forward Thinking, News

VicHealth Innovation Challenge: Sport

VicHealth is looking for clever ideas to get more Victorians physically active

Read more...

News, Vicsport Professionals Network, Organisation, Industry

Students Get an Inside Look at the Sport Industry

What does it take to stand out in this highly competitive sports industry? What can graduates do to separate themselves from the thousands of other job seekers all vying for similar positions?

Read more...

News, Industry, Organisation

Calisthenics Victoria’s Elite Performance Team dance up a storm in Los Angeles

In July 2016, the Calisthenics Victoria Incorporated (CVI) Elite Performance Team arrived in Los Angeles for a 10 day performance tour, as part of Dance Around The World.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

News, Industry, Research

Concussion: The epidemic that could change sport forever

Concussion has become a big issue – perhaps THE big issue in sport. Everyone is talking about it, the media have regular news stories focusing on players suffering with it, and lawyers are making a killing from it. It is almost as though this is a new phenomenon.

Read more...

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.  

Read more...

Organisation, Industry, Individual

2016 Sports Analytics Conference Round Up

The 2016 Asia-Pacific Sports Analytics Conference was a great success, which saw 750+ attendees and 70 speakers, a remarkable increase on last year's 200-person inaugural event.

Read more...

Industry, Organisation, Individual

One Month at a Time - with Mark McAllion

Vicsport CEO, Mark McAllion gives his take on the month that has been.

Read more...

Event, News, Organisation, Industry

Victorian Sport Unites for Iftar Dinner

Vicsport, in conjunction with the Australian Intercultural Society, hosted the inaugural Victorian Sport Community Iftar Dinner on Monday 4 July. The event brought together sporting leaders and Muslim community leaders from across Victoria to share this experience and seek more understanding of the role sport can play in bringing cultures together.

Read more...

News, Industry

How far is too far? Catching Eating Disorders Early

Eating Disorders Victoria have developed a new website - How far is too far? to help increase the public's understanding of the risk factors and warning signs related to eating, exercise and body image.

Read more...

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)

Read more...

Event, Individual, Industry, News, Professional Development, Gallery

La Trobe students ‘stand out’ through Vicsport

18/05/16 Article and photos by Kris Neil, Media Intern, La Trobe Sport

Read more...

Event, Industry, News, Professional Development, Gallery

Students Standing Out From The Crowd

Hosted by our preferred supplier for education La Trobe University, the latest Vicsport Professionals Network (VPN) event had over 60 students listening intently, as a panel of industry professionals gave them the inside scoop on what they need to do to stand out from the hundreds of applicants they will be up against

Read more...

Event, Industry, Individual, News, Professional Development, Research

Asia-Pacific Sports Analytics Conference

The 2016 Asia-Pacific Sports Analytics Conference (SAC) will take place on 22 July, 2016 at NAB Docklands, Melbourne. The conference is the premier forum for industry professionals and executives interested in the role of data and analytics in the Australian and global sports industry.

Read more...

Industry

How can an insurance broker help you?

You use an accountant to give you tax advice

Read more...

Industry, Individual, News, Organisation

BLK - BEYOND LIMITS KNOWN

We’d love to invite you to BLK Sport – Australia’s Best Team-wear Brand

Read more...

Industry, News

Roller Derby Changed My Life

Skate Victoria is the state recognised body for roller/inline sports in Victoria

Read more...

Individual, Industry, News, Professional Development

Inside The VPN - With Tom Madden

Name: Tom Madden VPN Membership: Industry Professional How many year have you been in the sport industry? As an employee = 1

Read more...

Industry, News, Organisation

Welcome Leisure Networks - Vicsport's newest preferred supplier

We're excited to announce that Leisure Networks have become our Preferred Supplier to deliver high quality training and development for sporting clubs and community volunteers across metropolitan Melbourne

Read more...

Industry, News, Research

Catching eating disorders early

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) has been funded by the Victorian Government to develop a mobile site to facilitate early intervention for eating disorders

Read more...

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

Organisation, Industry, Event, Coaching & Officiating

FFV Women in Football Network Launched

On the back of the Matildas success in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Football Federation of Victoria (FFV) has launched a Women in Football Network, with the inaugural breakfast held last week at the MCG

Read more...

Coaching & Officiating, Event, Industry, Organisation

FFV Women in Football Network Launched

On the back of the Matildas success in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Football Federation of Victoria (FFV) has launched a Women in Football Network, with the inaugural breakfast held last week at the MCG

Read more...

Individual, Industry, Membership, News, Professional Development

How Your Online Profile Affects Your Employment

Words: Angelique Lele, Operations Manager, Sportspeople More than a quarter of employers use social media to check out potential new hires, and Facebook is the site of choice, according to survey findings from Telstra

Read more...

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

Read more...

Industry, Individual, News, Organisation, Policy

Sports Clubs and Organisations Can Battle Violence Against Women

One in three women in Australia will experience violence from an intimate partner in her lifetime, and already this year, as of June 17, 44 women in Australia have been killed as a result of men’s violence

Read more...

Industry, News

Q & A with Stephanie Beltrame, Vicsport Board Member and GM of Cricket Australia

Words: Cat Woods Stephanie Beltrame, General Manager of Cricket Australia, is the powerhouse behind major media negotiations and deals regarding cricket

Read more...

Industry, News, Organisation

VicHealth is challenging the community sport sector to lead sport in a new direction

VicHealth is looking for clever ideas to get more Victorians physically active

Read more...

Industry, News

Sportscover launches sports interview and news website

Sportscover is proud to announce the launch of its sports interview and news website

Read more...

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

Read more...

Individual, Industry, News, Research

Sport and Recreation Spatial

Sport and Recreation Spatial is a collaborative venture of Federation University Australia and Victoria University

Read more...

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

Read more...

Coaching & Officiating, Individual, Industry, News

Safety personnel – a crucial element to every sporting club

Does your sports club have access to someone who can deal with the initial care of an injured player or provide the best chance of a quick and complete recovery? Every sporting club has a responsibility to provide a safe environment for their members and participants

Read more...

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

Industry, News, Policy

VICSPORT RESPONDS TO THE 2015/16 STATE BUDGET

6th May 2015 Vicsport is pleased that the Government recognises sport as an excellent vehicle for community growth and development in its 2015/16 budget which includes additional funding for community sporting facilities

Read more...

Individual, Industry, News

Good Sports – ice, alcohol and other drug forums

Close to 1,500 Victorians have benefited from Good Sports ‘Tackle the issue’ forums

Read more...

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

Read more...

Forward Thinking, Industry, News

VICSPORT IS SEEKING EMERGING THOUGHT LEADERS FOR THINK TANK

Do you consider yourself an Emerging Thought Leader in Victorian community sport? Make a pitch to attend our Emerging Leaders Think Tank on Tuesday May 12 and play a key role in Vicsport’s Forward Thinking Series

Read more...

Forward Thinking, Industry

COLLABORATION THE KEY AS LEADERS CONVERGE

Vicsport's Leading Thinkers Forum held today at the Donkey Wheel House in Melbourne's CBD saw some of Victoria’s leading thinkers in community sport gather to discuss and reflect on the changing landscape in which they operate

Read more...

Forward Thinking, Industry

LEARN HOW TOP INNOVATORS ‘GENERATE INNOVATIVE IDEAS SIMPLY AND QUICKLY’

Vicsport’s Forward Thinking Series continues on 19 March with a practical workshop that will improve your capability to be innovative, and generate game-changing ideas simply and quickly

Read more...

Forward Thinking, Industry

REVIEW: INSIGHTS AND INNOVATION LAB

This post is the first in a two part series by David Hood from Doing Something Good  inspired by the recent Insights and Innovation Lab, presented as part of Vicsport’s Forward Thinking Series delivered with support from VicHealth

Read more...

Event, Forward Thinking, Industry, News

INSIGHT AND INNOVATION LAB TO LAUNCH VICSPORT FORWARD THINKING SERIES

Build your capability to innovate in the changing business of community sport

Read more...

Event, Forward Thinking, Industry

VICSPORT LAUNCH ‘FORWARD THINKING SERIES’ IN PARTNERSHIP WITH VICHEALTH

Vicsport to deliver a series of ‘forward thinking’ events to support the community sport industry develop cutting edge ideas on how to get more people active through sport

Read more...

Industry, Organisation

VICHEALTH’S PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INNOVATION CHALLENGE: AN EXCITING ADVENTURE AHEAD FOR CHALLENGE WINNERS

“The successful projects will help provide more flexible, social and less structured opportunities for Victorians of all ages to get active

Read more...

Industry, Policy

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN SPORT, EVERYBODY'S RESPONSIBILITY

Vicsport recently undertook consultation with more than sixty state and regional sporting organisations to examine the role these organisations play in protecting children from harm and identify areas for future action

Read more...

Industry, Research

COACH WELFARE: ARE YOUR COACHES EXPERIENCING HIGH LEVELS OF STRESS?

Although the following study was conducted with AFL coaches the findings are applicable to, and currently being used, in general coach welfare across many sports and levels of coaching

Read more...


Government Partners

Preferred Suppliers