South West Games

2017 SWG Final Report

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News: 2018 Federation University South West Games to be held in Southern Grampians 3 – 11 November

The South West Games are regional Victoria’s premier multi-sport event running since 1983.

In 2017 the Games were hosted by Corangamite Shire.

The 2017 Federation University Australia South West Games saw 63 events staged with 4834 participants. The majority of the events will be conducted from the 4th – 12th November 2017, within Corangamite municipality, however events were also held across the South West region.

2017 Federation University Australia South West Games Final Report – Executive Summary


2017 Federation University Australia South West Games Final Report


Information Nights

The first information and registration night for the 2017 Federation University Australia South West Games was held in Camperdown on Wednesday 28th June 2017 at the Killara Centre, Manifold St, Camperdown.

All Corangamite Shire sporting clubs were ecouraged to run events. To view the list of sports thayt were registered click on the following link: Sports List

Monthly meetings

South West Sport hosted monthly meetings in Camperdown in the run up to the South West Games. These meetings provided an opportunity for the sports directors to be informed of what was happening with the organisation of the Games and what the administrative requirements were for the Sports.

The meetings were held on the 26th Jul, 30th Aug, 27th Sept and 25th Oct and a meeting following the Games was held on 6th December at 6:30pm at the Killara Centre, Manifold St, Camperdown.

Opening Ceremony & Dinner

The Opening Ceremony on Saturday 28th October, with a function for Sports Directors, Sponsors and invited Guests twas held on the night before on Friday 27th October. Both Events werebe held at the Port Campbell Surf Life Saving Club.


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Host Municipality

Corangamite Shire – iwas the host municipality of the 2017 South West
Games for the 35th staging of the event.

Naming Rights Sponsor

Federation University Australia is one of the nation’s leading regional universities.

With a reputation for relevance and excellence, FedUni has a strong tradition of education and training delivery spanning more than 145 years.

Supporting Partner

Ace Radio Network – is Victoria’s largest regional broadcaster with Print
over 400,000 listeners each day’

The network comprises 3YB (based in Warrnambool), Coast FM, 3CS (based in Colac) and Mix FM of 3HA (based in Hamilton).

Supporting Partner

Prime Television – was  a supporting sponsor in the 2017 South West Games

Prime’s investment in regional communities, combined with quality programming and a focus on cost efficiency and technology, have enabled the company to
emerge as one of Australia’s most successful regional broadcasters.

Prime strongly believes in the principles of corporate responsibility, of achieving success in ways that honour society’s values and respect people and the communities in which we work and live.

Supporting Partner

Western District Newspapers From its head office in Camperdown, Western District Newspapers Pty Ltd – one of a small handful of locally owned and operated newspaper companies – proudly compiles and prints four publications on-site.
WD News publications cover both the Corangamite (The Camperdown Chronicle, Coden Timboon Coast Times, The Terang Express and Mortlake Dispatch) and Moyne shires.

Supporting Organisations

The South West Games continues to have the support of the Lane, Uebergang, Jones & O’Toole Foundations


By Participating in the South West Games the host sport organisers/participants (players/ officials/ administrators/ volunteers/ spectators):

1. Acknowledge that insurance is not the responsibility of South West Sport and that host sport organisers/participants (players/ officials/ administrators/ volunteers/ spectators) are responsible for their own insurance coverage and should confirm insurance status with their team/ club/ the host sport organisers/ state sporting association/ national sporting association or relevant body prior to participating.

2.Agree to the South West Sport using images/footage of any player/ official/ administrator/ volunteer/ spectator for promotion and marketing purposes unless otherwise specified by an individual.

3. Agree that South West Sport and its volunteers, staff, members and agents shall be released from, and shall not incur, any responsibility whatsoever for any accident or injury individuals or for any damage to or loss of property of the:                                                                                                   – Host sport organisers                                                                                                                         – Clubs/ teams                                                                                                                                     – participants (players/ officials/ administrators/ volunteers/ spectators)

4. Acknowledge that South West Sport is purely the coordinator of the promotion and marketing of the South West Games. All responsibilities arising from the conduct of each sports event or activity lies with the host sporting club or organisation.


General Enquiries

V & L Sports Services – Games Co-ordinators
Val Bertrand
Phone: (03) 55625115 or Mob: 0438 625 115 Email:

South West Sport
Executive Officer: Michael Neoh
Club Development Officer: Mark Taylor
Warrnambool Office – Sports House, 34 Koroit St. (P.O. Box 679), Warrnambool, VIC, 3280
Phone: (03) 5561 1689 Email:


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