Category archive for "sportsview"

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

Teens and sport: bridging the gap to boost participation

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

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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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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.

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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.

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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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Sportsview, Industry

Hockey finds new home in Gippsland

Development and growth opportunities for players in Gippsland.

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Sportsview, Industry

New child safe posters for your organisation

Download brand new posters promoting child safe sport today!

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Sportsview

2017-18 Forward Thinking Series Wrap

Read the wrap up of the 2017-18 Forward Thinking Series.

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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

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Sportsview

Responsible Use of Alcohol

Vicsport and VicHealth have developed resources to assist sporting clubs to be more mindful when serving alcohol.

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Sportsview, Industry

Getting the best out of your board members

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

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Sportsview

2018 LGA Forums - Revamped

Vicsport are pleased to announce the 2018 LGA Forums are back, slightly revamped, new content, new speakers PLUS 4 events throughout the year.

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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)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sportsview

Sport Jam - That's a Wrap!

Last week's Sport Jam was a great success with over with 75 attendees across a variety of sports, Local Government Authorities, State Sporting Associations and Regional Sport Assemblies.

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Sportsview

All Abilities Golf at Golf Victoria

Chris Hamilton is driving the Inclusion department at Golf Victoria and has a vision for golf to be accessible for all.

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Sportsview

Delivering Participation Outcomes - Upcoming VPN Event

Have you ever thought of taking the road less traveled and create programs to increase participation in your sport but haven't had the budget to do so?

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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.

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Sportsview, Industry

Building Effective Boards - Wrap

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

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Sportsview

Forward Thinking Series - Sport Jam

Don't miss the Vicsport Forward Thinking Series 2-day innovation workshop - SPORT JAM!

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Sportsview

Are You On Board? New Resources Available

Vicsport in partnership with the State Government have launched a suite of online resources aimed at educating sporting organisations on how to be more welcoming to people with disabilities.

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Sportsview

Finalists Announced for 2017 Victorian Sport Awards

Finalists announced for the 2017 Victorian Sport Awards.

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Sportsview, Olympics, Snowboard

Gold medal hopes at PyeongChang

From Warrandyte to South Korea, Scotty James is set to win big at the Winter Olympics.

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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.

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Sportsview

Are You On Board For Change?

Join us as we launch our new videos and resources at the Are You On Board? video launch on 16 February 2018.

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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.

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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.

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Sportsview, Industry

Voting Panels Announced for the 2017 Victorian Sport Awards

Former athletes, coaches and Olympians make up the voting panels for the 2017 Victorian Sport Awards.

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Sportsview

What's New in 2018

2017 is over and out but we have plenty in store for 2018. Take a look!

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Sportsview

“You Can Ask Me Anything”

Maccabi Victoria celebrates International Day of People with a Disability with powerful video.

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Sportsview

Basketball Victoria’s #OneAfrica Match Unites a Community

Under the lights of Dandenong Stadium, Basketball Victoria celebrates African culture and heritage through music and dance.

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Sportsview

Multiple Winners at the 2016 Victorian Sport Awards

We take a look back at sports that took home multiple awards at the 2016 Victorian Sport Awards

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Sportsview

Sports Talk Forum and Vicsport AGM

Vicsport hosted its annual Sports Talk Forum covering the importance of building relationship with LGAs.

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Sportsview

Team Captains: Forward Thinking Series 2017/18

Vicsport is welcoming expressions of interest for Team Captains at the 2017/18 Forward Thinking Series.

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Sportsview

LEAP 2017/18 - Female Professional Development Program

Applications are now open for the 2017/18 female professional development program - LEAP.

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Sportsview

New Turf, New Era for Women's Cricket at Junction Oval

Cricket Victoria finds a new home making way for women's cricket to soar.

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Sportsview

Incoming Board Quotas

The deadline of 1 July 2019 for sporting organisations to meet the incoming quotas is just over 18 months away. Are you prepared?

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Sportsview

Forward Thinking Series 2017-18

Combining innovation, sport and business, the Forward Thinking Series 2017-18 is back!

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Sportsview, Industry

Netball Victoria Kickstart Healthy Eating Program

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

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Sportsview

AFL Vic and FFV Say No To Gambling

AFL Victoria and Football Federation Victoria have taken a firm against gambling and sport and say "Love the moment not the odds".

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Sportsview

Mandatory Board Quotas - 1 July 2019

On 1 July 2019 sporting organisations will be expected to comply with the mandatory 40% women on boards quota in order to qualify for government funding. As part of a suite of ongoing resources and support, Vicsport has compiled information on how organisations can prepare to meet the incoming quotas.

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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.

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Sportsview

Clubs Strive Towards Gender Equality

Three local councils have bound together to provide resources for sporting clubs to achieve gender equality by creating opportunities for women to participate sport at all levels.

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Sportsview

Thunderstorm Asthma

A health warning about the dangers of thunderstorm asthma and what to do if you have it, even if you don’t have a history of asthma.

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Sportsview

Concern for Energy Price Increase at Sporting Clubs

Earlier this month, Vicsport CEO, Steven Potts called for the agreement between the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull and energy companies to make it easier for householders to receive the best energy prices to be extended to sporting clubs in Victoria.

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Sportsview, Awards

And the Winners Are....Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards

Read about the winners of the Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards.

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Sportsview, Awards

Gymnastics Victoria All Inclusive

Gymnastics Victoria's efforts to be an all-inclusive sporting organisation was recognised last week at Victorian Disability Awards held at ZINC at Federation Square.

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Sportsview, Industry

Deakin University Student Event - Wrap

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

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Sportsview

Creating Active Opportunities for the Ageing Community

Vicsport Participation Strategy Manager Tom Dixon joins the Victorian Active Ageing Partnership (VAAP) advisory group.

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Sportsview

16-year-old Signs with San Diego Padres

For any teenager, the idea of playing Major League Baseball is merely a fairytale. But for year 11 McKinnon Secondary College student Jarryd Dale, this fairytale became a reality when Dale signed a contract earlier this month to play for the San Diego Padres.

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Sportsview

What You Can Do to Protect the Members of Your Organisation

Vicsport has partnered with CVCheck to provide State and Regional Sporting Associations the opportunity to access FREE National Police Checks.

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Sportsview

2017 Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards

Do you know an outstanding volunteer who is making a difference in your organisation or community? The 2017 Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards is now open for nominations.

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Sportsview

Transition to Mandatory Board Quotas

In December 2015, the Minister for Sport released the final report of the independent Inquiry into Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation – A Five Year Game Plan for Victoria – and committed to implement all nine of the Inquiry’s recommendations

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Sportsview

HR Advice Online and Basketball Victoria supporting First National Foundation for the Naidiri Bay Khalsa School in Fiji

HR Advice Online, preferred suppliers to Vicsport, recently attended the First National Real Estate convention in Fiji

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Sportsview

Child Safe Sport Case Study

Gymnastics Victoria CEO, Jamie Parsons, outlined his organisation’s approach to the development and implementation of improved child safe standards in line with new Standards developed by the State Government of Victoria

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Sportsview

A month is a long time in sport.

Many years ago I recall attending a function where The Hon

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Sportsview

Violence Against Women: An overview of research and approaches to primary prevention

Sport provides a valuable setting to change social norms, culture and behaviour to advance gender equality and prevent violence against women

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News, Sportsview

Melbourne Health History Walks App

The Melbourne Health History Walks app was launched at the 15th World Congress on Public Health, which was held in Melbourne from 3-7 April 2017.

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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.

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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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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.

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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, 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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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

One Month at a Time - January

In this edition, new Vicsport CEO, Steven Potts introduces himself to the Sportsview readers in addition to encouraging everyone to nominate for the Victorian Sport Awards.

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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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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.

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Sportsview, News

Ausplay – participation data for the sport sector

The Australian Sport Commission (ASC) recently released the results of the Ausplay survey – a large scale national population tracking survey funded and led by the ASC. This is great news for the sport sector, as there has been a lack of up-to-date national participation data since the release of the ABS Sport and Recreation: A Statistical Overview, Australia in 2012 and the ASC’s Participation in Exercise, Recreation and Sport (ERASS) in 2010.

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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

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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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Sportsview, News

The Value of a Community Sporting Club

The member-exclusive 2016 Vicsport SportsTalk Forum, AGM and Christmas Drinks was an afternoon for celebration and reflection

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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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Sportsview, News, Industry

SEDA Opportunities for Vicsport Members

About SEDA SEDA is an education provider that specialises in applied learning and a unique education model delivered in partnership with industry

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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)

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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.

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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, 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

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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

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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, 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

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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

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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, Sportsview

Local Club, Global Reach

Social Media, Engagement & Growth at Fitzroy Doncaster Cricket Club As social media technology continues to emerge with astonishing rapidity, the true benefit of the impact it can have is not yet fully understood

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