Category Archives: News

Act@Play commences with AFL Goldfields and Basketball Ballarat

March 6 2019, News

Sports Central, in partnership with Women’s Health Grampians, have commenced rolling out Act@Play, a violence against women pilot project with two local sporting associations. Act@Play is a gender equality, cultural change initiative delivered in a sport and recreation setting contributing to the prevention of violence against women in Victoria. This program is funded through Sport […]

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Sport can play a role in preventing violence against women

March 4 2019, News

Sports Central are committed to playing a role in prevention of violence against women and promotion of an equal and respectful society for all. ​Sport is an integral part of Australian culture and it is woven into the fabric of the everyday lives of many Australian individuals, families and communities. On and off the field, […]

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This Girl Can Come & Try Sports Day

February 22 2019, News

Calling all woman, ladies and girls to join Sports Central for a free come and try sports day during Harmony Fest and This Girl Can Week! In partnership with the This Girl Can, the City of Ballarat and a fantastic range of Ballarat local sporting clubs, we’re giving women the opportunity to try some sports, […]

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Special Olympics Ballarat Golf Program swings into action

February 12 2019, News

Special Olympics Ballarat Golf Program swings into action this Sunday afternoon at RACV Goldfields Resort. It’s a casual golf program, where each session involves practicing foundation skills like Putting and Driving, then bring all the skills together to play a few holes. The group is lucky to have a few local golfers on hand to […]

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Grant Writing Workshops – Active Club Grants

February 12 2019, News

VicHealth’s Active Club Grants are now open. Over the last 12 months 22 clubs and associations from across the Central Highlands have shared in over $62,500 worth of funding to grow female participation and support the introduction of social and modified forms of sport. Sports Central is offering two grant writing workshops designed to assist […]

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Ararat Bowls Club’s Jack Attack off to a rolling start!

February 8 2019, News

Jack Attack bowls commenced at Ararat Bowls Club on Thursday 7th of February and was enjoyed by a diverse crowd of more than 56 participants. The sun was shining and the bowls were rolling on the greenery of the Ararat Bowls Club. The Jack Attack program was off to a cracking start with lots of […]

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