Category Archives: News

Walking Football in Ballarat

August 3 2017, News

Walking Football is a modified version of the game (soccer).  The sport is suited for females and males aged over the age of 50 (but not exclusive to), who wish to participate in social physical activity and sport, but are looking for a lower impact option. Participants are only allowed to walk, with penalties given […]

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Junior Girls Only Badminton Program

August 3 2017, News

Following on from the fantastic girls only badminton event ran yesterday by Erin Carroll, Vicky Na and Rhonda Cator at the Ballarat Badminton Association (see media release here), a four week girls only badminton program will commence NEXT Monday the 7th of August. All girls (aged over the age of 11 years of age), are […]

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Jennie Price, CEO Sport England visits Sports Central

July 31 2017, News

Sports Central hosted Jennie Price, the CEO of Sport England in Ballarat and Clunes on Thursday 27th July.  Jennie met with Sports Central to discuss the role of the Regional Sports Assembly and it’s partnership with VicHealth.  VicHealth have announced a partnership with Sport England and the launch of This Girl Can – Victoria campaign. […]

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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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