Sporting Club Grants Program now open!

The Sporting Club Grants Program provides grants to assist in the purchase of sports uniforms and equipment and to improve the capacity and accessibility of Victorian clubs and other community sport and recreation organisations and increase the skills of their coaches, officials and managers.

The program has four funding categories:

Category 1: Uniforms or Equipment

Grants up to $1000 to purchase uniforms or other equipment essential for participation.

Category 2: Skill Development

Grants up to $2000 to improve the skills of club members by providing training for coaches, officials, administration staff and management committees.

Category 3: Club Operational Capacity

Grants up to $5000 to improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of clubs through strategic planning or, to increase community participation through accessible sport and active recreation opportunities.

Category 4: Aboriginal Participation

Grants up to $1000 for uniforms, equipment, up to $2000 for skills development training and up to $750 for travel.

Applications Open: 19 June 2017
Applications Close: 19 July 2017

For further information on eligibility, what types of activities might be funded, application process and how to apply, please visit the Sporting Clubs Grant Program webpage.

Traralgon Women’s Skill Session & Ride

Bicycle Network visits Traralgon to offer local women the opportunity to build their skills and confidence on the bike. This awesome free event will include a basic skills workshop, a short 10km group ride and some refreshments after the ride. Riders of all abilities are welcome.

Date: Sunday 9 July
Time: 10 am
Venue: Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House

To register click here
RSVP by the 26th June 2017

For more information visit

Get Into Cardio Tennis is coming to Bairnsdale & Lakes Entrance

It’s tennis, but not as you know it!
Perfect for any skill and fitness level – All equipment provided



Bairnsdale Aquatic & Recreation Center – Outdoor Grass Area 
Monday 29 May – 5:30pm-6:15pm Tuesday 30 May – 9:30am – 10:15am

To book your place, please visit reception at Bairnsdale Aquatic & Recreation Center
Free for all members and one guest.






Lakes Entrance Aquadome – Outdoor Grass Area
Sunday 28 May – 10:00am-10:45am
To book your place, please visit reception at Lakes Entrance Aquadome.
Free for all members and one guest.

Jack Attack is coming to Morwell

The Morwell Bowling Club is running a community Jack Attack Bowls program starting on May 25. The program is suitable for beginners, with all equipment and coaching provided by the club. Come and give it a try!

Date: Every Thursday from May 25 to June 15
Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Cost: $6 per session

To register: Click Here


Learn the Secret to Writing Grant Applications Workshop


Want to learn the Secret to Writing Grant Applications?
GippSport has the workshop for you!


  • How does planning help?
  • Easy to follow steps
  • What information will you need?
  • What grants are available
  • VicHealth- Active Club Grants

Who should attend?

  • People New to Committees
  • Presidents, Secretaries and Treasurers
  • People thinking of helping their club to apply for a grant

Date and Venue

Date Time Location
Wednesday 24  May, 2017 6pm to 8pm Logan Park
19 Howitt Street, Warragul


Light Refreshments provided.

For more information contact Michelle Harris at GippSport E: P: 5674 6004 or 0428 358 336

Child Safe Standards Workshops

New laws relating to the safety and protection of children, within sporting clubs, came into effect on the 1 January 2017.

The Child Safe Standards are a response to the 2012 Betrayal of Trust Inquiry and they apply to all sporting organisations that operate in Victoria and provide sporting services to anyone under the age of 18 years.

As this is legislation this is not an option for clubs, it is a must, and clubs must act to meet the Child Safe Standards requirements.

GippSport is running a number of workshops across Gippsland which will help clubs understand the seven Child Safe Standards and the actions that a club needs to take to implement them.

Details are as follows:

19 April – Sale (Gippsland Regional Sports Complex)

1 May – Inverloch (Inverloch Community Hub)

3 May – Bairnsdale (Boolarumah Function Room, Bairnsdale City Oval)

8 May – Traralgon (Traralgon Tennis Club)

10 May – Warragul (Warragul Country Club)

All sessions run between 6.00pm and 8.00pm. For more details, and to book a spot, please click here and scroll down to the relevant session or call our head office on 51358335.