Latrobe City Council DREAM Individual Support Grants – ongoing

Latrobe City Council offer a number of small grants to individuals who inspire to reach and sustain their goals by dedicating their time, realising their ambitions, empowering themselves through on going participation and learning; and are able to share the outcomes with other members of their communities. The following funding is available:

  • General participation costs and Latrobe City representation – Up to $100
  • Representing Victoria – Up to $300
  • Representing Australia – Up to $500

Applications for funding are invited all year round. The assessment will commence on the 15th day of each month.

Click here for more details.

Upcoming RSA Courses

GippSport will be hosting RSA courses across Gippsland for members of community sporting clubs.


Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Venue: Metung Swan Reach Cricket Club
Time: 6PM – 10PM
Cost: $45 per person for Good Sport Club or $75 per person for all other clubs

Date: Tuesday 6 February 2018
Venue: Stony Creek Football Netball Club
Time:  6PM – 10PM
Cost: $45 per person for Good Sports Club or $75 per person for all other clubs

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018
Venue: Longwarry Football Netball Club
Time:  6PM – 10PM
Cost: $45 per person for Good Sports Club or $75 per person for all other clubs

Date: Monday 26 February 2018
Venue: Stratford Football Netball Club
Time:  6PM – 10PM
Cost: $45 per person for Good Sports Club or $75 per person for all other clubs

Registration and payment must be made prior to commencement of the course. 
To book a spot, contact the GippSport office on (03) 5126 1847

Sign up to Good Sports and go into the draw to win a $5000 Kookaburra voucher!

Good Sports, the TAC and Cricket Victoria are currently running a joint promotion for Victorian cricket clubs – simply sign up to the Good Sports program and you’ll go into the draw to win heaps of great prizes.


First prize: 2 x $5000 Kookaburra vouchers.

Second prize: 1 x $2500 Kookaburra voucher.

Third prize: 1 x $1000 Kookaburra voucher.


Good Sports celebrates the power of local sporting clubs, working with them to build stronger, safer and more inclusive club communities. Designed with busy, volunteer-led clubs in mind, the free program provides all of the resources and support local clubs need to create more family-friendly club environments; improving responsible alcohol consumption and safe transport options.


Getting involved is easy! Simply contact GippSport that you are interested in joining the program  and a GippSport staff member will set up a meeting date and time to go through the accreditation process. It’s quite a simple process and should take more than 30 minutes to complete. As well as helping to create a healthier, safer and more inclusive club, being accredited with the program also has other benefits including subsidized RSA courses through GippSport.


Melbourne City FC & Soccer Mums Gippsland Holiday Program

Melbourne City FC & Football Federation Victoria in partnership with GippSport, are excited to hold a Gippsland Holiday Program on Tuesday 23 January.

This is a free clinic at two locations – Bairnsdale & Traralgon.
All participants are require to register to ensure adequate equipment and coach coverage is provided. To register visit:

All levels welcome to come and try Soccer!


Soccer Mums – POSTPONED 
The Soccer Mums program aims to increase physical activity among mothers through small-sided, social football. Soccer skill development and basic fitness will also be part of the program.  The program offers mothers a simple way to enjoy enhanced health and wellbeing, in a family friendly and fun environment.


Girls Clinic
Ages: Open to all ages
All-girls clinic gives girls a welcoming  environment to try football.


Indigenous Clinic (Bairnsdale)
Ages: 5-16 years old
Indigenous clinic provides a safe environment for boys and girls to develop their skills.


Multicultural clinic (Traralgon) 
Ages: 5-16 years old
Multicultural clinic provides a safe environment for boys and girls to develop their skills.


Bairnsdale Clinics 

Date: Tuesday 23 January
Venue: East Gippsland United FC, Howitt Park Bairnsdale
Time: 10.00am – 11.30am

  •  Soccer Mums
  • Girls clinic
  • Indigenous clinic

To Register:

For further information contact Jaquie from GippSport Bairnsdale office on 0428 543 403 or email


Traralgon Clinic 

Date: Tuesday 23 January
Venue: Traralgon City SC, Harold Preston Reserve Traralgon
Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm.


  •  Soccer Mums
  • Girls clinic
  • Multicultural clinic

To Register: 

For further information contact Nicole from GippSport Newborough Office on 0447 358 339 or email


Vichealth Active Club Grants

Congratulations to a number of clubs, across Gippsland, who were recently successful in securing funding through Round One of the Vichealth Active Club Grants Program 2017-2018:

Female Participation ($3,000)
Combined Saints Junior Football Club
Dalyston Football Netball Club
The South Gippsland Yacht Club Inc.

Participation in social and modified forms of sport ($3,000)
Dragons Abreast Gippsland
East Gippsland Water Dragons Inc.
Morwell Bowling and Recreation Centre Inc.

Round Two of the program opens in January 30 2018. Click here for more information.

GippSport Executive Officer Position

Executive Officer

GippSport has a position for a highly motivated and innovative Executive Officer to lead successful implementation of the GippSport Strategic Plan. This will include leading and managing up to 10 staff members.

GippSport (Regional Sports Assembly) is a leading agency in the Gippsland Region aiming to encourage and foster participation in sport and physical activity for people of all abilities.

The successful applicant will be required to have a wide range of management and interpersonal skills. An understanding of the principles of community development and inclusive practices is essential. A detailed knowledge of the sport and recreation industry and of the structure and operations of grass roots sporting clubs would be an advantage.  Some travel and some evening and weekend work will definitely be required.

GippSport’s Head Office is located at Newborough with other offices in Bairnsdale, Sale and Inverloch.

Applicants should have an appropriate tertiary qualification in Health Promotion/Community Development/Sports Management or substantial relevant experience.

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description which is available for download – Click Here to download Key Selection Criteria.

Further details contact: Julie Foat Mobile: 0402 300 976