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South West Sport is continually updating its online platforms with news and event information from around our region.
Online Responsible Service of Alcohol Course
South West Sport has spaces remaining for its upcoming Responsible Service of Alcohol course on Monday 15th June. The course, which is usually delivered in a face-to-face environment will be delivered electronically – enabling participants to complete the course from the comfort of their own homes. Spaces are filling up fast, so if you are […]Read more.
Return to Play Fact Sheets
In line with the recent move to ease some restrictions from 11:59pm May 31, Sport and Recreation Victoria has released a number of useful fact sheets for community sport and active recreation clubs / organisations to use. The fact sheets outline the expectations of players, volunteers, coaches and clubs / facility operators. You can download […]Read more.
Tackling the Stigma
The physical health benefits of sport and active recreation participation are well known and discussed. Mental health on the other hand, is not as commonly discussed at a community sport level. 🏋️♂️🚴♀️ There are a multitude of mental health benefits obtained by participating in sport and active recreation. 💓 The topic is shrouded by stigma […]Read more.
Regional Sport Victoria Are Hiring
The Youth Engagement Coordinator of RSV is responsible for collaborating with the 9 RSAs, to ensure that youth in regional Victoria can actively be engaged as designers, deliverers & participants of sport and active recreation programs & opportunities in their communities. Working with the nine (9) member RSAs, the key focus areas will be to: […]Read more.
Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package
The $40 million Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package provides grants to support the operational viability of community sport and active recreation organisations impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This initiative is part of the Victorian Government’s new Experience Economy Survival Package providing urgent support to help a range of key attractions, organisations and associations […]Read more.
Tackling the Stigma Webinar
Sport and active recreation plays a central role in Australian culture, and this is evident in participation numbers across the country. In 2019, 82.5% of adults participated in sport or physical activity. (Source) We are all aware that participation in sport results in direct benefits for physical and mental health. Community sporting clubs, associations, and […]Read more.