About Us

South West Sport (formerly Glenelg & South West Sports Assembly) was founded in 1985, and is a not-for-profit incorporated association; with a membership primarily consisting of sporting and recreational organisations.

With an office located in Warrnambool; South West Sport services the entire South West region in Victoria.

South West Sport is governed by a Board of Management made up of representatives nominated by member organisations from all 5 sub-regions of the South West of Victoria.

The Board of Management employs a Chief Executive Officer, as well as a Team Manager who oversees all other paid staff. The South West Sport’s team has a depth of knowledge in community sport, programming and Club development.

We believe everyone deserves the opportunity to participate in sport and recreation.

Mission Statement:

A leading organisation in the Sport and Recreation sector that is pivotal in developing healthier, more inclusive and active communities in the South West of Victoria.

Commitment to the Environment:

South West Sport is committed to environmental sustainability within its activities, practices and policies and decision making.

Child Safety:

South West Sport and its personnel are committed to embracing a culture of child safety through its governance, policies, procedures, risk management, activities and advocacy.

Our Region:

We service the South West region in Victoria; which incorporates the Corangamite Shire, Glenelg Shire, Moyne Shire, Southern Grampians Shire and Warrnambool City Council.

South West Sport has an office located in Warrnambool.

Our Activities:

  • Assistance with Club Development
  • Training Opportunities
  • Resource Promotion
  • Referral and Advice
  • Regional Planning
  • Health Promotion through Physical Activity
  • Partnership Linkages
  • Inclusive Development
  • Advocacy
  • Promotional Opportunities for Clubs

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Board of Management:

  • Ben Johnson (Warrnambool) – President
  • Lynda Smith (Moyne) – Vice President
  • Ashley Quinsey (Southern Grampians) – Treasurer
  • Kerri Jennings (Glenelg) – Secretary
  • Jane Hinds (Corangamite)

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Life Members:

  • Val Bertrand
  • Jackie Carroll
  • Doug Clark (dec)
  • Gary Dowie
  • Rex Harris
  • Lyndsay Hill
  • Brendan Jones
  • Paul Lougheed
  • Morgan McAlinden (dec)
  • Anite Rank
  • Gwen Sicely (dec)
  • Tom Trimnell
  • Richard Wearmouth
  • Keith Wilson (dec)

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South West Sport Privacy & Information Collection Statement.