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Surf T Surf Athlete/Official/Volunteer Grant – NOW OPEN
The Surf ‘T’ Surf Committee provides an annual allocation from the event proceeds to support Athletes/Officials/Administrators/Volunteers who have been selected to attend a national or international event. South West Sport will assess the applications with grants* of up to $500 given to successful applicants. Applications OPEN until Thursday 25th January 2018 *the number and size […]Read more.
Wheelchair Basketball Corporate Cup
We’re looking for a few more teams to join in the fun of Wheelchair Basketball to raise funds for sport wheelchairs and raise awareness of the need for wheelchair sports in the south west. Corporate Cup Details Friday, November 24th 5:30pm – 8:15pm Max. 10 per team, 5 on court Round Robin (5 games per […]Read more.
2017 Federation University Australia South West Games – its TIME!
The official opening of the 35th South West Games hosted in the Corangamite Shire will take place at the Port Campbell beach and foreshore on Saturday 28th October as part of a community activity event. From 10am there will be a range of activities for community members and visitors to try (or observe) including “ […]Read more.
Child Safe Standards – Policy Workshop (Sept/Oct)
On 1 January 2017, Victoria introduced compulsory minimum Child Safe Standards for organisations, including sporting clubs, that provide services for children to help protect children from abuse. Who Should Attend: All club’s that are yet to meet the compulsory minimum standards. This workshop will focus on using VicSport Policy Template (Child Safe Standard 2) to […]Read more.
Changes to Working with Children Check Rules – apply from 1st August 2017
Working with Children Check Rules change 1st August 2017- make sure your club is up to-date. Changes to the Working with Children Act 2005 (the Act) will come into effect on 1 August 2017. Two of the significant amendments for sporting clubs are: Expand the definition of ‘direct contact’ in the Act. The definition of […]Read more.
“Women in Sport” Breakfast – Let’s Level the Playing Field
South West Sport in conjunction with Women’s Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West is hosting “Women In Sport” breakfast – to celebrate and recognise women in sport. Hear from local sportswomen who have achieved in Sport and help South West Sport understand the barriers and enablers for Women’s and Girl’s Participation and Leadership in Sport […]Read more.