Category Archives: News

Changes to Working with Children Checks

July 31 2017, News

From 1st August 2017 there are important changes to the Working with Children (WWC) Check. These changes are due to an amendment to the Working with Children Act (2005) and may effect your sporting club/organisation. Below is a summary of the changes – Expand the definition of ‘direct contact’ from the Act The definition of direct contact […]

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2017 City of Ballarat Community Safety Awards

July 31 2017, News

Nominations for the 2017 City of Ballarat Community Safety Awards are now open and close Friday 1st September, 2017. As part of the Community Safety Awards, the City of Ballarat Community Safety Advisory Committee will provide a $1000 prize to the individual, group or organisation judged to be most successful at improving community safety.  The […]

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This Girl Can – Have You Got a Story to Share?

July 27 2017, News

This Girl Can is a celebration of active women who are doing their thing no matter how they look, how well they do it, or how sweaty they get. VicHealth has announced that the foundation will deliver a new Australian version of the highly successful Sport England campaign to be delivered in Victoria, showcasing real local women giving […]

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Call for sport to commit to the Communities of Respect & Equality (CORE) alliance

July 24 2017, News

As one of the first organisations to commit to the Communities of Respect & Equality (CORE) Alliance, Sports Central is encouraging all Central Highlands clubs and associations to do the same.  Led by Women’s Health Grampians, the CoRE Alliance is a partnership of organisations, businesses, clubs, groups and networks from across the Grampians Region that share […]

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Female Only Social Badminton Program

July 24 2017, News

The Ballarat Badminton Association will be hosting a female only badminton program.  This six week program is designed specifically for females. Participants will have the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge of the game whilst enjoying a fun game of social badminton. All skill levels welcome, no experience is required and all equipment is supplied! Program Information:  Start […]

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All Abilities Netball returns in 2017!

July 13 2017, News

All Abilities Netball is set to return to the region as the Ballarat Bulldogs gear up for the Stawell All Abilities Football and Netball Carnival. The Carnival is a celebration of all abilities sport, with football and netball clubs travelling from all over Western Victoria to participate in the day-long event. In the lead up to […]

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