State of Volunteering Survey

May 29 2020, News

Volunteering Victoria, in partnership with the Victorian Government, is producing a Victorian State of Volunteering Report. It is estimated that over 58,0000 people volunteer in the sport and recreation sector in Victoria each year.

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COVID-19 – Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package

May 24 2020, Featured in slider | News

The Victorian Government’s $40 million Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package is now open.  These grants have been made available to support the operational viability of community sport and active recreation organisations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Women and girls in sport: Quick wins for community clubs

May 20 2020, News

Wondering what actions your sporting club can take during this unusual time? 
Get ahead of the game and take the first step towards becoming a more welcoming and inclusive club for women and girls. 

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COVID-19 and Community Sport Series

May 18 2020, News

The Regional Sport Victoria – COVID-19 and Community Sport Series is open to all sporting clubs across regional Victoria, providing support and advice to help your club at this unprecedented time.

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COVID-19 – Central Highlands sport and return to play

May 15 2020, Featured in slider | News

The Victorian Government has provided specific advice in relation to COVID-19 and community sport.  The easing of restrictions means that sporting clubs, leagues and associations can now plan and gradually roll out a return to activity. 

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COVID-19 – Supporting your sponsors

May 11 2020, Featured in slider | News

COVID-19 has brought about many challenges for community sporting clubs, particularly in relation to sponsorship agreements and fundraising activities.

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COVID-19 – Online Meetings 101

May 4 2020, News

As we move through the COVID-19 landscape, many clubs will be starting to plan and prepare for the recommencement of their sport or active recreation. Whilst we are still required to maintain social distancing, clubs are encouraged to connect with their committees through online video conferencing.

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Basketball Ballarat awarded 2019 Most Inclusive Association

May 4 2020, News

Basketball Ballarat have been awarded Basketball Victoria’s Most Inclusive Basketball Association award for 2019. Sports Central are proud to have partnered with Basketball Ballarat to support their work around inclusive participation.

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Premier’s Active April- Dust off that Bike!

April 29 2020, News

This is the fourth and final article in Sports Central’s series showcasing a variety of ways to #stayactive throughout Premier’s Active April. Exercise is much more important than just the physical fitness, it helps with our mental health and well being.

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Premier’s Active April – Staying active when the gym is closed and your team isn’t playing

April 29 2020, News

This is the third in a series of Premier’s Active April articles, showcasing a variety of ways to #stayactive.  Being physically active during this time of social distancing is vitally important so that we maintain good physical and mental health and keep our stress levels at bay.

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