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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.