Category Archives: News

National Sports Convention

August 20 2019, News

In July, South West Sport was fortunate enough to attend the National Sports Convention in Melbourne.  With a diverse range of speakers, the event was well attended and plenty of discussion was had on the state of sport and physical activity.  Some takeaways from the conference for us included; The perception that Australia is a […]

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Gender Equity Checklist

August 20 2019, News

The growth of sporting opportunities for women is undeniable.  With sports such as AFL and cricket now having their women competitions broadcast on free-to-air, it is opportune for clubs to try and capitalise by growing their club.  There are plenty of funding opportunities available to help with this (see VicHealth’s Active Club Grant as an […]

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Cricket Victoria NCIC Talent ID Event – Coming to Warrnambool

August 19 2019, News

In preparation for the National Cricket Inclusion Championships (NCIC) in January 2020; Cricket Victoria are hosting a Talent ID day in Warrnambool. đźŹŹ Cricketers with a disability are invited to attend the session, to showcase their talent and vie for positions in the following teams: • Victorian Men’s Deaf & Hard of Hearing Cricket Team• Victorian Women’s Deaf […]

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Access for All Abilities Survey

August 15 2019, News

Approximately 1 in 5 Victorians have a physical or cognitive disability. Compared to 79 per cent of all Victorians, only 24 per cent of people with disability participate in sport and physical activity. We are working with Sports Clubs and Associations to change that.If you, or someone you know would like to have their say […]

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Pickleball

August 15 2019, News

This fun and social sport is perfect for anyone thinking about getting a little more active.  Originating from the USA, Pickleball is played on a badminton sized court, and uses a large paddle to hit a plastic perforated ball over a net.  This game suits people of all ages and abilities, and if you used […]

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Project Respect Heywood

August 15 2019, News

As part of Project Respect Heywood, South West Sport have recently participated in community forums which have aimed to drive discussions around greater gender equity and drive positive social change across our communities.  The first of these for South West Sport was a forum held in May, with AFLW star Moana Hope as key speaker.  […]

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