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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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Athlete Pathway Travel Grants Program – Now Open

January 20 2017, Grants, News

This grant is a must for Clubs with athletes, coaches or officials who travel to train and compete. Victoria’s athletes come from all corners of the state and often have to travel long distances to train or compete. These grants help remove the barrier of travel and accommodation costs, making participation in sport at the […]

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Child Safe Standards – for Sporting Clubs – Information

December 16 2016, News

Legislation for Child Safe Standards for Sporting Groups comes into effect on 1 January 2017. If your club provides services to children they must act to meet the requirements of the legislation. Context:   In April 2012, the Victorian government initiated an inquiry into the handling of child abuse allegations within religious and other non-government organisations. […]

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Liquor Licensing Club Seminar (FREE) – Warrnambool

October 17 2016, News

The Good Sports program and the Warrnambool City Council in conjunction with the VCGLR present this valuable Liquor Licensing seminar to assist sporting organisations and their members to understand their responsibilities regarding the sale and consumption of alcohol at their club. Wednesday November 9th 2016 ~ 6:30pm to 8:30pm Warrnambool Football Netball Club Cramer St, […]

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Updating your Constitution – FREE Workshop for Sporting Clubs.

August 1 2016, News

The Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 came into effect in November 2012 with changes to law governing incorporated associations including the requirement of addressing 23 Scheduled Items in your rules (constitution). Have you updated your rules since then? Working with outdated rules can mean your club is not following the law, and trying to read your […]

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Legal Issues for Incorporated Organisations and Not for Profits

July 8 2016, News

FREE Workshop July – Colac (18th), Camperdown (19th), Warrnambool (20th)  and August Warrnambool (9th), Portland (10th), Hamilton (11th). Great opportunity to hear from the experts – facilitated by Anna Lyons – Senior Lawyer, Justice Connect. See the flyer for dates and booking details.

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