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Wheelchair Basketball Corporate Cup

November 2 2017, News

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 […]

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2017 Federation University Australia South West Games – its TIME!

October 25 2017, News, Newsletter

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 “ […]

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Child Safe Standards – Policy Workshop (Sept/Oct)

August 17 2017, News, Newsletter, Workshops

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 […]

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Changes to Working with Children Check Rules – apply from 1st August 2017

July 31 2017, News

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 […]

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“Women in Sport” Breakfast – Let’s Level the Playing Field

June 9 2017, News, Newsletter

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 […]

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Anaphylaxis Training for Sport and Recreation Clubs – Online

April 18 2017, News

The Department of Health and Human Services Victoria encourages all Victorian sport and recreation clubs to access online training courses on allergies and anaphylaxis. Clubs should also be familiar with food safety requirements, particularly clubs involving children with identified allergies. The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) provides an anaphylaxis e-training course, which […]

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