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July Policy of the Month: Financial Management

July 1 2020, News

Our Policy of the Month for July is a Financial Management Policy. Like many businesses, sports clubs have been hit hard financially by COVID-19. It is the start of the new financial year, and with a break from competition for many – now is an opportune time to review your club’s Financial Management Policy.  Click […]

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Budget Direct Community Sponsorship – OPEN NOW

July 1 2020, Grants, News

Sponsorships Solved Want to make a positive impact in your community?Budget Direct is here to help! Striving to make a difference in your local community but need a financial leg-up? If your organisation is eligible, you can apply for a Budget Direct sponsorship of $1,000, $2,500, or $5,000. Who can apply? They’re open to sponsoring […]

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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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VicHealth Active Club Grant Recipients

June 24 2020, News

Following the Victorian Government’s announcement about the gradual resumption of community sport, VicHealth publicly announced the recipients of the latest round of Active Club Grant funding in a state-wide media release on Tuesday 23 June 2020. VicHealth’s Active Club Grants make a significant contribution to the Victorian community by improving the health of less active […]

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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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