AFL Victoria Country WorkSafe Club Safety Fund

July 5 2024, Grants

The Worksafe Club Safety Fund has been established by AFL Victoria Country and WorkSafe, offering financial support for community clubs to assist with occupational health and safety initiatives.

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Local Sporting Champions applications are now open

July 1 2024, Featured in slider | Grants | News

The Australian Sports Commission’s Local Sporting Champions program are now open, providing financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-18 participating in state, national or international championships.

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AFL Inclusive Clubs and Gender Equity Education Program

June 20 2024, Featured in slider | News

AFL Victoria and Sports Central are delighted to have partnered on the delivery of the AFL Inclusive Clubs and Gender Equity Education Program, a collaborative initiative involving clubs from the AFL Goldfields region.

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Power2Pedal Success

June 7 2024, News

Five-year-old Hazel Mabilia had been really keen to learn how to ride – she just needed a little extra help to get on her bike. The following article about the Power2Pedal program featured in The Courier and has been re-produced with their permission.

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Vicsport Youth Participation Forum

June 7 2024, News | Whats On

Join Vicsport on Tuesday 18th June for a deep dive into youth participation trends and insights in sport! Professor Rochelle Eime will present the latest trends in participation in community sport, the motivations, drivers and barriers of participants and will also look at new ways to play.

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Local Para Champions applications are now open

June 7 2024, Grants | News

The Australian Sports Commission’s Local Para Champions program provides financial assistance for coaches, officials and competitors aged 12-24 participating in state, national or international championships for athletes with a disability.

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Ballarat Sports Foundation’s scholarship applications are now open

June 7 2024, Grants | News

The Ballarat Sports Foundation’s scholarship applications are now open online for Ballarat’s up and coming sportspeople who have demonstrated potential to achieve and further develop in their chosen sport.

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City of Ballarat – Youth Awards 2024

June 7 2024, News

Nominations are open for the City of Ballarat Youth Awards 2024. The awards provide the opportunity to recognise and celebrate the city’s outstanding young people aged 12-25. There are ten nomination categories, including the Leadership in Sport and Recreation Award.

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Governance & Incorporated Association Training Session

May 23 2024, News

Sports Central is partnering with Golden Plains Shire Council and Harwood Andrews to present a Governance & Incorporated Association Training Session on Wednesday 29th May at The Well in Smythesdale. Good Governance allows community clubs to keep their sport safe and inclusive, as well as maintaining strong operational processes to ensure the club is sustainable into the future.

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Leading from the Front

February 22 2024, News

Sports Central will be working with clubs on the Leading from the Front – Alcohol and Other Drugs Safety – We All Win pilot project over the next few weeks. Leading from the Front is a community sport health promotion initiative with the aim of raising awareness of health, safety and wellbeing issues across the Central Highlands.

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