Category archive for "organisation"

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.

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Sportsview, Organisation, News, Preferred Supplier

Taking the pain away from finance management

Sports Accounting Australia have successfully converted more than 30 Sporting Organisations onto Xero Accounting and have received glowing testimonials from many National and State Sporting Bodies.

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News, Preferred Supplier, Sportsview, Organisation

Better safety without the paperwork for AFL Goldfields

“AFL Goldfields are thrilled to be partnering with CareMonkey to roll out their program across all Ballarat FNL and Riddell District FNL football and netball competitions in 2016

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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.

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News, Organisation, Sportsview, Event

Bowls Clubs Open Their Doors to the Community

Launched in October 2016, Play Bowls Month was a new initiative from Bowls Victoria with the aim of to get more inactive Victorians active through bowls in addition to building the network of clubs delivering non-traditional/social formats of the game including Barefoot Bowls and Jack Attack.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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, 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, 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

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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

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News, Organisation

Olympic Precinct Games

Actively engaging the organisations around the Melbourne Park Precinct to promote health and well-being by participating in sport.

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Industry, Organisation, Forward Thinking, News

VicHealth Innovation Challenge: Sport

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

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Industry, Organisation, Individual

One Month at a Time - with Mark McAllion

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

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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.

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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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News, Organisation

Mirror, mirror on the wall, is my business the most beautiful of all?

Matt Arthur CEO, Surface Digital When it comes to growing your membership base, you have to be a bit like the wicked Queen in Sleeping Beauty

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Industry, Individual, News, Organisation

BLK - BEYOND LIMITS KNOWN

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

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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

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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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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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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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Event, Organisation, Professional Development, Research

Our Sporting Future Conference 21-23 Oct 2015

The sixth Our Sporting Future (OSF15) conference will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from 21–23 October 2015

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News, Organisation

Volunteering Victoria's Volunteer Management Toolkit

Free Volunteer Management in Sport Toolkit Given that an active volunteer workforce is critical to Australian sport, it is perhaps surprising that very few sporting organisations have a dedicated focus on volunteer management

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News, Organisation

Volunteering Victoria's Volunteer Management Toolkit

Free Volunteer Management in Sport Toolkit Given that an active volunteer workforce is critical to Australian sport, it is perhaps surprising that very few sporting organisations have a dedicated focus on volunteer management

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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

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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

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Individual, News, Organisation

Team Up with Vichealth's Free App

VicHealth’s TeamUp is a free app which encourages Victorians to connect with others through physical activities in their local area

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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

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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

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Awards, Individual, News, Organisation

Sportscover Sponsorship Fund (SSF) 2014/2015 Recipients Announced

Sportscover are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014/2015 Sportscover Sponsorship Fund (SSF) are: Yarra Pistol Club, Lysterfield, Australia

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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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Event, News, Organisation

Lace Up Against Social Violence in June

June 12 - 15 In June this year, anti-violence organisation, Step Back Think, will be running their Lace Up Against Social Violence campaign, which aims to raise awareness around social violence and the consequences that a violent decision made in a split second can have on the wider community

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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, 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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News, Organisation, Policy

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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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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Organisation

VICSPORT & SPORTSPEOPLE WORKING TOGETHER FOR VICTORIAN SPORT

2015 marks the 19th year of Sportspeople’s recruitment operations in Australia and the 16th year of the acclaimed Sportspeople Jobs Market

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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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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

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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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Commericialisation, Organisation

WHY MEMBERSHIP IS STILL ALIVE

Recent trends suggesting a move away from membership and a reliance on digital only methods of membership recruitment and retention have not delivered the membership panacea manyhad hoped

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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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Organisation

END OF YEAR CELEBRATIONS – WHAT DO YOU NEED TO CONSIDER?

As business owners and those responsible for the end of year celebrations, which often include an employee Christmas function, it’s important to consider your responsibilities when hosting work‑related events

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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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