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Access for All Abilities Project

July 3 2020, News

Regional Sport Victoria has identified the need to undertake an Access for All Abilities (AAA) Needs Analysis and Mapping Project across the State. There is currently no aggregated data at a regional level to identify the participation trends and needs of people with a disability in sport and active recreation. We are looking to gather […]

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Amazon Sports Star Awards – Annoucement

June 26 2020, News

The 2019 Amazon Sports Star Awards premiered tonight (Friday 26th June 2020) via the South West Sport Facebook page. This is the first time the awards have been held online in the event’s 20 year history. Despite the nomination period coinciding with the COVID-19 global pandemic, and with sport hitting the pause button – over […]

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Promoting LGBTI+ Inclusion in Sport

June 26 2020, News

We are excited to be working with Proud 2 Play and VicHealth to increase inclusion of LGBTI+ people within community sport. The initiative will see the development of online resources designed to give Victorian sporting clubs the tools they need to ensure LGBTI+ players, fans, officials and volunteers feel part of the team. Michael Neoh, Chief Executive Officer of […]

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Community Safety Infrastructure Grants!

June 23 2020, Grants, News

Funding of up to $500,000 to improve community safety, security and confidence in public places. The Community Safety Infrastructure Grants support improved public infrastructure to strengthen community safety, security and confidence in public places and support local economic activity. Projects must have a primary focus on strengthening public safety and security infrastructure to help prevent crime […]

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The 2020 WorkSafe Club Safety Fund is now open!

June 23 2020, Grants, News

Over the past 18 years, WorkSafe has helped over 300 rural football clubs with funding and assistance and will continue to support clubs through the WorkSafe Club Safety Fund. The Club Safety Fund provides financial assistance to rural football clubs to improve the safety of their grounds, or provide added security for players, those involved […]

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Regional Sport Victoria Community Sport Insights

June 17 2020, News

Regional Sport Victoria (RSV), the state peak body advocating & supporting a network of 6,500 rural and remote sporting clubs across Victoria, will this week embark on sector wide consultations regarding the state of community sport in regional Victoria. RSV, along with its nine-member Regional Sport Assemblies (RSAs), brace themselves for a resumption of physical […]

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