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GippSport is one of nine Regional Sports Assemblies that formulate Regional Sport Victoria (RSV). GippSport is an incorporated not-for-profit organisation which was established in 1992 to operate across all six local government areas of the Gippsland Region.
The Gippsland Region extends from Phillip Island to Mallacoota with an estimated population of 250,000 and covers approximately 44,000 square kilometres.
GippSport is committed to developing strong partnerships, especially with its funding providers, local government and Primary Care Partnerships.
To achieve the objectives within our plan, GippSport will deliver the following programs across the Gippsland region:
Regional Sport Victoria (RSV) is the peak body that provides advocacy and leadership for nine Regional Sports Assemblies (RSA) across the state of Victoria. RSV provides a platform for collaborative strategic thinking and RSA program development which supports the transfer of information, support and club development opportunities for the sports sector in Regional Victoria.
With a unified position RSV is able to positively support our funding partners and provide a service not replicated in any other state or territory across Australia. By supporting community sport and recreation in Regional Victoria, sporting clubs have access to training, information, advice, skill development, linkages and advocacy support.
RSV works across 48 local government authorities in Victoria, who cover a population of 1.5 million Victorians. The organisation has 8,500 community based sport and recreation clubs within the Regional boundary.
In rural and regional Victoria, Regional Sports Assemblies are:
This level of support and assistance is a unique asset for Victoria. No other sporting body in the Country has the capacity to deliver services in this manner.