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Volunteer Week, 17th – 23rd May 2021: Keys to creating a culture of volunteering

May 13 2021, News

In the build-up to Volunteer Week (17th – 23rd May) South West Sport has been presenting club development workshops dedicated to providing local sports clubs with strategies and ideas on how to attract, retain, and re-engage volunteers. The return of sport and play has brought with it the need to re-engage and recruit volunteers to […]

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Celebrate IDAHOBIT Day

May 13 2021, News

May 17th is IDAHOBIT Day, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia. It’s a day to celebrate LGBTIQA+ people within our communities as well as being a day to raise awareness of the discrimination that the community still experiences.    There are many ways in which your club can take part in IDAHOBIT day and work towards […]

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Regional Sport Victoria Youth Summit

April 19 2021, News

Staff from South West Sport attended Regional Sport Victoria’s (RSV) first ever Youth Summit across the 12th and 13th of April, 2021. The Youth Summit saw 17 young people from the RSV Youth Advisory Council, (RSVYAC) as well as staff from across the 9 Regional Sports Assemblies take part in a two day, immersive experience. […]

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FREE Webinar on Fundraising: 20 April 2021

April 13 2021, News

Our Community in association with Catherine Brooks will be offering the “Big Rethink”, a free webinar to inspire and guide not-for-profit organisations through this year’s fundraising season. Each June, the not-for-profit sector experiences a huge spike in donations. After the major disruption of 2020, it’s important not to miss out on this fundraising peak in 2021. This […]

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Sports Tasters Term 2

April 6 2021, News, Newsletter

Warrnambool & Portland Club Expression of Interest This youth program is seeking to introduce some young people, (15-21yrs old) who are with Brophy, to different sports in a supportive environment, in the Warrnambool & Portland area.  These young people may never have tried a sport outside of school and may not even know how to […]

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FREE WEBINAR: Good Governance in Rural and Regional Areas, 29 April 2021

April 1 2021, News, Workshops

Training programs for rural and regional community group boards too often are city-centric, and many of the lessons aren’t applicable to the unique circumstances facing them. Our Community has teamed up with the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) for a special webinar focused on the issues important to rural and regional not-for-profit organisations. WEBINAR: Good […]

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