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GippSport Executive Officer Position

November 29 2017, News

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 […]

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Thank You Barry

November 24 2017, News

After nearly 14 years as Executive Officer with GippSport, Barry Switzer has decided to ‘hang up the boots’, with Barry’s last day being the 29th December 2017.  Words cannot convey the appreciation the GippSport Board and staff have of Barry’s remarkable commitment, enthusiasm and passion he has brought to the Executive Officer role. The success GippSport experiences today […]

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Nicole Faltum Girls Cricket Competition

October 30 2017, News

The Central Gippsland Cricket Association was awarded $5,000 in funding from Cricket Australia to support the development of a junior girl’s cricket competition within the CGCA catchment, this includes parts of the Latrobe Valley, Baw Baw and South Gippsland Local Government Areas. The competition, Nicole Faltum Cricket Competition, will target girls aged from 13 to […]

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Julie Foat elected as the new Chair of GippSport

October 25 2017, News

GippSport recently conducted its Twenty- Sixth Annual General meeting. According to outgoing Chair Ricky Ross the achievements of GippSport for the 2016-17 financial year were highlighted and the organization achieved some excellent outcomes thanks mainly to the fine work of GippSport staff based in Bairnsdale, Sale, Moe Newborough and Inverloch. Julie Foat was unanimously elected […]

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Planning for Participation

October 25 2017, News

FREE SPORTING CLUB WORKSHOP Planning is the key to the future for all sporting and recreation clubs no matter their level, activity or size Why Plan? Look at where the club has come from, where it is now, where it wants to go and how it is going to get there. Adjust to changes in […]

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AFL 9s is starting in Bairnsdale

October 23 2017, News

AFL 9s is starting in Bairnsdale with a five week competition commencing on Monday 13 November at the Bairnsdale City Oval. AFL 9s is the Australian Football Leagues official social version of the game and is suitable for both males and females. It’s a fast, fun, free-flowing game that involves 9 players on each team […]

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NEW TO COMMITTEE WORKSHOPS

October 9 2017, News

New to a Committee or a first time President, Secretary or Treasurer? GippSport has the workshop for you! Topics Legal Duties Key Responsibilities and Obligations Effective Meetings What is my Role? Influencing Change Handling Complaints Who should attend? People New to Committees, New Presidents, Secretaries and Treasurers People thinking of joining a committee or taking […]

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Baw Baw Disability Expo

October 2 2017, News

Baw Baw Shire Council invites you to attend the Baw Baw Disability Expo that will provide information for community members as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) transitions in Inner Gippsland from October 2017. This is the perfect opportunity to explore what is available for you in Baw Baw and beyond. There will also be […]

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Caitlyn Jones Wins MDP Scholarship (Girls) 2017

September 27 2017, News

Caitlyn Jones from the Omeo Benambra Football Netball Club has won the 2017 GippSport Most Disciplined Player Scholarship for Girls. Caitlyn was nominated by her club for her contribution on and off the netball court. According to her coach Sandi Beltrame, she is a great role model for her Junior Netball team mates. “Caitlyn is […]

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FREE Gymnastics for over 55s program

September 27 2017, News

Get stronger, more mobile and be able to continue the activities you love to do in life. GippSport, in partnership with Gymnastics Victoria, will be running 6 FREE Gymnastics for over 55s sessions in Maffra! The Gymnastics for over 55s program is a fun and social opportunity that aims to help yparticipants improve their mobility, strength and coordination; the […]

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Understanding NDIS Funding Information Workshop

September 25 2017, News

This workshop is aimed at assisting people with disability and their families make informed choices about how they set up and use their NDIS funding package. User-friendly basics on what the NDIS funds and doesn’t fund NDIS Price Guide, including the funding categories What funding is flexible and what are the rules Understanding the funding […]

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Chiyop Wei Wins MDP Scholarship (Boys) 2017

September 19 2017, News

Chiyop Wei from the Traralgon City Soccer Club has won the 2017 GippSport Most Disciplined Player Scholarship for Boys. Chiyop was nominated by his club for his contribution on and off the pitch. According to the club’s Junior Coordinator Amanda Whitmore, he is a great role model and mentor to younger members in the club. […]

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Details for the Twenty Sixth GippSport AGM

September 11 2017, News

Details for the Twenty Sixth Annual General Meeting have now been released. GippSport cordially invites you to attend the meeting which will be held at Comfort Inn & Suites Latrobe, Princes Highway, Traralgon at 5.30pm on Tuesday 17 October 2017.  

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Expert Basketball Coaching Clinic coming to Traralgon

August 23 2017, News

With the NBL Blitz played in Gippsland from 7-9 September, there are plenty of opportunities to see the best NBL players hit the Traralgon Basketball Stadium and plenty of events to enhance the occasion even further. Basketball Victoria Country, Basketball Victoria, NBL, the Victorian State Government and Latrobe City Council are excited to put on […]

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Let’s Get Active Program at South Gippsland Shire Council

August 23 2017, News

South Gippsland Shire Council Let’s Get Active Program is going awesome! Social Sport Program offers physical activity at lunch time, before and after work to the employees in your workplace. Great way to keep fit, mingle with your colleagues and increases productivity and reduces stress by playing sport! Check out the video below of the South […]

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East Gippsland Specialist Schools takes out inaugural Sale All Abilities Netball Schools Carnival

August 18 2017, News

East Gippsland Specialist School has been crowned the inaugural All Abilities Netball Schools Champions (Eastern Region) with a close win over Baringa Specialist School. The mixed netball carnival held at Gippsland Regional Sports Complex featured 8 teams from 5 specialist schools across the Gippsland region.  Despite strong winds, the netball skills and match play on […]

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FIFA 11+ Injury Prevention Clinics are coming to Gippsland

July 24 2017, News

FIFA 11+ is an effective injury prevention program developed by FIFA. Designed as a complete warm-up, it can be done in place of a regular warm-up before training/games and includes specific strengthening exercises and drills to reduce the likelihood of injuries in football players. The exercises are designed to improve strength in the lower limbs […]

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Nominations open – 2017 Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards

July 19 2017, News

  Nominations for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards are now open, closing 5pm Monday 14 August 2017. The broad array of volunteering that takes place in Victoria is inspiring and the Awards celebrate volunteers across all ages and from all walks of life, and the wide range of services, activities and support they […]

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Get Involved in Gymnastics for Adults.

July 18 2017, News

Stretch and Flex is a new adult gymnastics program starting in Bairnsdale at the East Gippsland Gymnastics Club in August. Set in a supportive environment, Stretch and Flex is great for people who are new to gymnastics. The program will run for 6 weeks starting August 1. Registrations are essential as places are limited. For: […]

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Gippsland Pride Cup

July 14 2017, News

Gippsland Pride Cup celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender  and intersex (LGBTI) communities and diversity and inclusion in sport. The AGL Loy Yang North Gippsland Football Netball League round 15 fixture on Sunday, 30 July, will be dedicated to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community in a celebration of diversity and a bid […]

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Netball Victoria invite the netball community to attend the Webinar Series for 2017

June 29 2017, News

FREE professional development opportunities for Netball clubs and associations! Netball Victoria is delighted to partner with Sport Community – Club Spot to deliver the sessions. 17 July – Writing Successful Grants This session is designed to maximise your chances of successfully winning grants. 31 July – Creating an Environment of Player, Coach and Umpire Development 14 […]

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Latrobe City Draft Recreation Needs Assessment Community Feedback

June 28 2017, News

Latrobe City’s draft Recreation Needs Assessment is now open for community feedback. The draft Latrobe City Recreation Needs Assessment is an important strategic report that aims to provide Latrobe City Council with one consolidated document that covers the current provision, participation, demand and planning for active organised sport and active recreation at Council owned, managed […]

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Sporting Club Grants Program now open!

June 21 2017, News

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 […]

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Traralgon Women’s Skill Session & Ride

June 21 2017, News

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 […]

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Child Safe Standards Workshops

March 30 2017, News

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 […]

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Indigenous Round – Grants and Info Kit

March 16 2017, News, Other Grants

Indigenous Round Information & Resource Kit (PDF 1.2 MB) Indigenous Round Grant & Guidelines 2017  (PDF 205kb) It has been fantastic to see a range of sporting clubs take the opportunity to host Indigenous Rounds across Gippsland over the last few years, including Football, Netball, Basketball and even Pony Clubs. Clubs involved have all reported many benefits […]

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MICHELLE HARRIS IS BACK WITH GIPPSPORT

March 1 2017, News

Michelle Harris has re-commenced working for GippSport as a Program Coordinator. She is based in our Inverloch Office and is replacing Daniel Poynton who has been seconded to Sport and Recreation Victoria (based in Traralgon) for six months. She will share our office at “The Inverloch Hub” with Gene Parini and work full-time. Michelle’s work […]

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Recap… Gippsland Sports Forum: Why women are the secret to your sports’ survival

December 21 2016, News

121 people from Local Government, health agencies, State Sporting Association‘s and sports club members, player and officials attended Gippsland’s first Sports Forum held in Traralgon on November 30 2016. A joint-initiative between GippSport & Gippsland Women’s Health, this forum aimed to inspire much needed change and explore how best to increase female participation, as players and leaders, […]

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Executive Officers Report – December 2016

December 20 2016, News

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS On behalf of the Board and staff members at GippSport we would like to wish all our sporting clubs, partners and key stakeholders and their families a safe and happy Christmas. We have had a fantastic year supporting our hard working community sporting club administrators to increase their capacity and capabilities. If there […]

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Gippsland Sports Forum: Why women are the secret to your sports’ survival

November 15 2016, News

The focus of the forum is to empower the Gippsland sports  community and local  clubs to implement and strengthen policies, practices and the promotion of women and gender equity in sport in Gippsland. Download flyer Aims of the forum: To raise the profile of women in sport To increase representation of women’s sport in local […]

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New to Committee Workshops Across Gippsland

October 28 2016, News

Have you just joined a sports club committee or are a first time President, Secretary or Treasurer? GippSport has the workshop for you. Coming up in Leongatha, Sale, Wonthaggi and Bairnsdale. Topics Legal Duties Key Responsibilities and Obligations Effective Meetings What is my Role? Influencing Change Handling Complaints Who should attend? People New to Committees […]

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Executive Officers Report – August 2016

August 22 2016, News

GIPPSPORT STAFFING Matt Ogilvie has returned to GippSport on a short term contract. Matt will be based at our Bairnsdale office and will service the East Gippsland area. He will be working on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. He is replacing Jaquie Nethercote who is on maternity leave until the end of January 2017. SUPPORTING VICTORIA […]

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Executive Officers Report – May 2016

May 23 2016, News

VALE DAVID DRANE David Drane who was the first Executive Officer (EO) of GippSport passed away recently as a result of prostate cancer. He was in the role from 1992 to late 2003. David provided the leadership to establish the Regional Sports Assembly with a “wafer thin “budget and was a resilient and conscientious EO. […]

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Drink Water – It’s Clear As

May 5 2016, News

Drinking water to stay hydrated is the obvious choice.  It’s clear we should do it every day.  It’s clear it is the number one choice for kids at training and on match day and it is especially clear that it is the healthiest way to stay hydrated for all athletes.   GippSport and South Gippsland […]

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Executive Officers Report – April 2016

April 29 2016, News

GIPPSPORT STAFFING Nicole Osborne commenced with GippSport on 27 April 2016 as the Program Coordinator for Latrobe City and Baw Baw. Nicole will be based at Latrobe Leisure Moe Newborough and is looking forward to working with community sporting clubs and key stakeholders in the programs funded by VicHealth and Sport and Recreation Victoria. Nicole […]

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Executive Officers Report – February 2016

February 10 2016, News

GIPPSPORT STAFFING AND FUNDING Welcome back.  We are geared up for another huge year in sport across Gippsland.  2016 sees a few staff changes at GippSport, we say goodbye to Chris Stanlake, welcome Ryan Evans and prepare for Jaquie Nethercote’s maternity leave. Chris Stanlake, our Program Coordinator for Latrobe City and Baw Baw, finished with […]

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New to a Committee or a first time President, Secretary or Treasurer?

November 6 2015, News

The AGM is over and … you’re on the committee! Or maybe you are a president, secretary or treasurer for the first time. What do you need to know? GippSport has the workshop for you! Topics to be covered Legal Duties. Key Responsibilities and Obligations.  Effective Meetings.  What is my Role? Influencing Change. Handling Complaints. […]

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Executive Officers Report – November 2015

November 6 2015, News

GippSport Annual General Meeting 2014/15 GippSport recently conducted its Twenty-Fourth Annual General meeting.  The achievements of GippSport for the 2014-15 financial year were highlighted and the organization achieved some excellent outcomes thanks mainly to the fine work of GippSport staff based in Bairnsdale, Sale, Moe Newborough and Inverloch. This was the final year of the […]

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Raising money for Australian sport

November 6 2015, News

The Australian Sports Foundation has been helping fundraise for sport in Australia for 30 years, raising over $300m in that time. We are the only organisation in Australia dedicated to tax deductible fundraising for sport. Our unique Fundraising4Sport program is designed to enable your sporting club or organisation to partner with us and receive tax deductible […]

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Executive Officers Report – October 2015

October 9 2015, News

More Victorians in the Game In August 2014 Vicsport released its Policy Agenda entitled “More Victorians in the Game”. Victoria is facing increasingly complex health, social and community issues. Victoria’s population is expected to soar to 10 million by 2051 including a net migration increase of 2.7 million people. The percentage of the population aged […]

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Executive Officers Report – September 2015

September 2 2015, News

WOMEN IN SPORT The appeal of women’s sport in Australia was there for all to see on the weekend of 15-16 August 2015. On the Saturday the Australian Opals basketball team took a big step towards the Rio Olympics.  On the Sunday there was a milestone women’s AFL match between Melbourne Demons and the Western […]

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Showcasing Healthy Clubs in Gippsland

August 12 2015, News

The VicHealth Healthy Sporting Environments (2012-2015) program supported grassroots sports clubs to become healthier, welcoming and more inclusive—leading to greater participation in sport and improved health and wellbeing within communities. GippSport worked alongside 50 Gippsland community sporting clubs. These clubs have worked diligently over the past three years around improving their clubs in the six […]

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Executive Officers Report – July 2015

July 27 2015, News

The VicHealth Regional Sport Program will support growth in physical activity participation through sport, while also increasing the availability and supply of water in community sport. VicHealth will achieve this by empowering Regional Sports Assemblies, including GippSport, to deliver smart and clever approaches to get more people healthy through sport. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY VicHealth supports action […]

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You the Man Show – Educate Your Players

June 25 2015, News

Is your club wanting to provide more to your members?  Are you part of a club that believes sporting clubs are a perfect setting to influence change?  GippSport in partnership with Gippsland Women’s Health is able to organise and pay for a ‘You the Man’ performance at your club. This is a great opportunity for […]

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Executive Officers Report – June 2015

June 25 2015, News

The VicHealth Healthy Sporting Environments (HSE) Program has come to an end.   Over the last three years 51 sporting clubs in the Gippsland Region have participated in the VicHealth Healthy Sporting Environments (HSE) Program. Approximately 250 clubs were involved in the program across rural and regional Victoria. All of the Gippsland clubs have worked […]

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Free Sporting Club Workshops – Across Gippsland

May 25 2015, News

Find Out How To Match club roles to volunteers. Create clear tasks for your volunteers. Share responsibilities amongst your volunteers. Why Attend? Reduce your club’s risk. Empower others. Discover ways to attract help. This is a must for all sporting clubs wanting to improve the management of the people at your club.  Workshops will be […]

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Executive Officers Report – May 2015

May 25 2015, News

Australians love sport. It is a defining characteristic of our national culture – one that is recognized across the world. In sport Australia’s diverse population discovers a shared identity. We come together to play sport at local ovals, fields, courts, parks and beaches. We flock to great stadiums around the country to watch the contest. […]

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Executive Officer’s Report – April 2015

April 23 2015, News

Our organisation has committed to preventing racism by pledging to undertake activities in support of the campaign. Your club could also support the campaign by: Signing up to the campaign and promoting posters and resource material within your club/association Flying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag/s (obtainable from your Federal Member) GippSport has a […]

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New to a Committee or a first time President, Secretary or Treasurer?

March 26 2015, News

GippSport has the workshop for you! Topics to be covered Legal Duties. Key Responsibilities and Obligations.  Effective Meetings.  What is my Role? Influencing Change. Handling Complaints. Who should attend? People New to Committees New Presidents, Secretaries and Treasurers People thinking of joining a committee or taking on an executive position When & Where? Tuesday 31 […]

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Executive Officers Report – March 2015

March 19 2015, News

Regional Sports Assemblies (RSA) are unique to rural and regional Victoria. GippSport is one of nine RSA’s servicing community sporting clubs across the state. Currently the programs being rolled out by GippSport include Access for All Abilities, Regional Sport & Recreation, Healthy Sporting Environments, Deadly Sport Gippsland and Goodsports.  Read on to find out how […]

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50/50 Clubs Survey – Prizes to be won – Closes 31 March 2015

March 3 2015, News

The 50/50 Sporting Clubs Checklist was developed by Gippsland Women’s Health and GippSport to assist clubs in reviewing their facilities to ensure they are inclusive, safe and welcoming for all users and potential users. The checklist results can be used as evidence when applying for grants, to identify areas for improvement and to measure improvements […]

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Call for Volunteers & Support for Special Olympics Gippsland

February 13 2015, News

“Every person has the right to play sport.” For the past 8 years since re-forming the region & committee of Special Olympics Gippsland this statement has driven the committed volunteers who have supported approximately 60 Gippsland athletes with intellectual disabilities. The reformed Gippsland region started with one basketball team, and due to steady growth, now […]

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Sports clubs invited to upcoming forum to tackle ice and other drugs

February 13 2015, News

Sports clubs are being invited to a forum in Sale to help build their capacity to lead community response and tackle ice, alcohol and other drugs. The forum is being held by the Australian Drug Foundation’s Good Sports program, supported by GippSport and youth drug support service Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS).  The forums […]

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GippSport Christmas & New Year office hours

December 22 2014, News

Please be advised of the following dates for our offices over the Christmas break. Bairnsdale Office Closing Friday 19 December Reopening Monday 5 January Inverloch Office Closing Tuesday 23 December Reopening Monday 12 January Newborough Office Closing Tuesday 23 December Reopening Monday 5 January Sale Office Closing Tuesday 23 December Reopening Monday 5 January

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Maffra Gymnastics wins VicHealth Award

December 18 2014, News

Maffra Gymnastics was a very proud winner in the 2014 Victorian Health Promotion Foundation Awards on 3 December 2014. Winning the ‘Building Health Through Sport’ award with Gymnastics for All, highlighting the fantastic work the club has done over the last few years. Gymnastics for All was designed to offer people with disabilities in Maffra […]

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Executive Officers Report – December 2014

December 18 2014, News

GippSport would like to wish all of our partners and community sporting club members all the best for Christmas. We acknowledge the importance of the contribution volunteers make to our Gippsland sporting community. In 2015 GippSport will continue to support clubs in Gippsland by providing the Access for all Abilities Program, the Regional Sport and […]

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Executive Officers Report – Physical Inactivity

November 28 2014, News

Physical inactivity is a risk factor that contributes to Australia’s growing and significant burden of chronic disease, including cardiovascular disease, yet it is a risk factor often overlooked in prevention efforts. According the National Heart Foundation of Australia CEO Mary Barry, the positive story is its therapeutic benefits to physical and mental health. It is […]

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Churchill Amateur Basketball Club – Gamblings not a game program

December 1 2014, News

‘Gambling’s not a game‘ is the latest strategy from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.  The ‘Gambling’s not a game‘ strategy includes: An education program for schools, parents and teachers – now being piloted with a number of regional and metropolitan schools, A responsible gambling program for sporting clubs – clubs are signing up to a […]

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Executive Officers Report – GippSport AGM

October 23 2014, News

GippSport recently conducted its twenty-third Annual General Meeting.  Highlights from the night included re-election of Chair Ricky Ross, life membership awarded to Carolyne Boothman and reflection of the achievements in the previous twelve months across sport in Gippsland. All positions on the GippSport Board of Management were filled. The membership is as follows: Chair: Ricky Ross […]

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Getting Gippsland Active Newsletters Term 4 2014

October 9 2014, News, Uncategorized

The Getting Gippsland Active newsletter is available in five parts showcasing the six Gippsland local government areas. Editions are available each term for Baw Baw, East Gippsland, Latrobe, South Coast and Wellington areas. The newsletters provide great opportunities for people in Gippsland to get active. They provide information on activities in local areas that are […]

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Notice of 2013-14 AGM

September 15 2014, News

GippSport invites you to attend the Twenty Third GippSport Annual General Meeting. To be held at Quality Inn Latrobe Convention Centre, Princes Highway, Traralgon, on Wednesday 15 October 2014 commencing at 5.30pm. AGENDA Chair’s Report Executive Officer’s Report Audited Financial Report Program Reports 2013-14 R.S.V.P. Friday 10 October 2014. For more information or to confirm […]

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Deadly Sport Gippsland

August 25 2014, News

Deadly Sport Gippsland – Play Strong, Live Long ‘Deadly Sport Gippsland’ is the name of GippSports’ program that aims to improve the health and life expectancy of the Aboriginal community via a Social Marketing Strategy. Our newly appointed staff are currently liaising with a range of community agencies and community groups to identify key health […]

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Gippsland Power All Abilities side into Finals!!

August 12 2014, News

Round 10 of the FIDA football league, the final round before finals, was played on Sunday 10 August with our Gippsland Power All Abilities team facing Sandown away.  Both sides needed to win to cement their spot in the top four leading into finals – Gippsland fighting for the minor premiership and Sandown to hold […]

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Executive Officers Report

July 30 2014, News

GippSport has now established a team to implement the Sport and Health Social Marketing Strategy for the Gippsland Aboriginal Community. We welcome David Roberts (Digital Journalist/Program Manager) and Karina Crutch (Project Officer) to the GippSport team that will be working with the Gippsland Aboriginal community on this program. David Roberts has been appointed as the Digital […]

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Gippsland Power All Abilities Footy team march towards the finals

July 28 2014, News

Round 9 of the FIDA football league continued on Sunday 27th July at Casey Fields seeing a top of the table battle between Gippsland and Cranbourne. The first quarter was a tight contest with both sides contesting fiercely in the early stages.  Cranbourne didn’t make the most of their early opportunities having 6 scoring shots […]

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Gippsland Power All Abilities Football – Rd 7 & 8 review

July 14 2014, News

Round 7 of the FIDA football league continued on Sunday 29 June at Mazenod as Gippsland played Mazenod for the first time in 2014. The first quarter was a low scoring affair with the 2 teams kicking one goal between them, a ripper by Sam Horner for Gippsland. The second quarter was dominated by Gippsland […]

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Executive Officer’s Report June 2014

June 19 2014, News

Women in sport and gender equality in sporting clubs Peta Searle recently made history when she was appointed as a Development Coach for AFL club St Kilda. It is the highest a female has climbed in AFL coaching ranks. Searle was the first woman appointed to a VFL assistant coaching role but walked away feeling […]

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Executive Officer’s Report – May 2014

May 20 2014, News

Sport & Health Social Marketing Strategy GippSport will be funded by the Department of Health to take lead responsibility for delivering a “Sport and Health Social Marketing Strategy” initiative over the next two years. As the funded organization GippSport will establish a social marketing team, consisting of two people (full time), one of whom must […]

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Getting Gippsland Active – Term 2 2014 newsletters now available

May 5 2014, News

Getting Gippsland Active newsletters are now available for Term 2 2014.  There are separate newsletters for Baw Baw Shire Council, Latrobe City Council, Wellington Shire Council, East Gippsland Shire Council and a combined newsletter for Bass Coast and South Gippsland Shire Councils.  Check them out for the many free and low cost activities available in […]

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Executive Officer’s Report – April 2014

April 16 2014, News

The Contribution of Sport and Recreation to Community Wellbeing Unfortunately the contribution that sport and recreation makes to our community wellbeing is often overlooked by our influential decision makers. VicHealth recently funded the Centre for Sport and Social impact at Latrobe University to undertake a survey to identify the nature of the relationship between individual’s […]

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Sports Clubs to take steps to prevent violence against women

April 16 2014, News

Clubs across Gippsland will attend forums to look at equal opportunities for women and girls in grass roots sport.  This is a key initiative of the Gippsland Prevention of Men’s Violence Against Women Strategy Guest Speaker Phil Cleary will highlight the importance of clubs involvement in working towards gender equality Sports forums aimed at preventing […]

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Free forums on Women in your Sports Club

April 7 2014, News

Working towards gender equality – with Phil Cleary GippSport is proud to partner with Gippsland Women’s Health Service on the Gippsland Preventing Men’s Violence Against Women Strategy.  This is a great opportunity to look at how sporting clubs can become involved in preventing men’s violence against women. We invite you to attend one or more […]

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Executive Officer Report March 2014

March 17 2014, News

Jaquie Nethercote has been appointed as GippSport’s Program Coordinator for East Gippsland. She will replace Matthew Ogilvie who has taken up a position with AFL Gippsland. Jaquie has been working with the East Gippsland Shire Council as a Wellbeing Program Officer and an Inclusion Project Officer. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Disability) from […]

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Planning and Applying for Grants

February 6 2014, News

When searching and applying for grants, planning goes a long way.  It is important to know what your club needs, when you need it and how much it will roughly cost.  It is important then, to develop a plan. Know what your Club wants to do and why: It is better if the grant application […]

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Executive Officer Report

February 3 2014, News

GippSport Staffing       Matthew Ogilvie (East Gippsland Program Coordinator) has accepted a position as the Central Gippsland Operations Manager for the newly formed AFL Gippsland. Matthew has been with GippSport for two years and has carried out some excellent work in the East Gippsland area. We wish him every success in his new role. His […]

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Employment Opportunity – East Gippsland Program Coordinator

January 24 2014, News

GippSport is a leading agency in the Gippsland Region aiming to encourage and foster participation in sport and physical activity. GippSport has a vacancy for a highly motivated person to be employed full time to service the East Gippsland local government area. The successful applicant will be required to have a wide range of management […]

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Executive Officer Report

December 16 2013, News

Community sporting clubs in the Gippsland Region make a significant contribution to the physical and mental health and wellbeing of the community. The contribution that sport makes to the fabric of our society is often overlooked at a political and economic level. Having said this it is recognized that many clubs are struggling to attract […]

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GippSport Office Closure

December 16 2013, News

GippSport’s four office locations will be closed over the Christmas-New Year period, please find below the times and dates. GippSport wishes everybody involved in Community Sport across Gippsland a very merry, happy and safe Christmas.  May the new year bring success & sustainability to your club, league and/or association. We look forward to working with […]

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GIPPSPORT EXECUTIVE OFFICER REPORT

November 20 2013, News

It has been a big month for GippSport, with our staff doing a lot of great work across the region.  Here are a few highlights & updates. STAFFING Michelle Harris who has been acting a GippSport Program Coordinator in Bass Coast and South Gippsland will remain with the organization until the end of 2013. Michelle […]

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Executive Officer’s Report – Annual General Meeting

October 18 2013, News

GippSport conducted its twenty- second Annual General Meeting on 16 October 2013. The audited financial statements for 2012-13 were presented and approved. The news rules of GippSport Incorporated, framed in accordance with the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012, were adopted. In addition an Annual Report was presented which can be viewed on the About Us […]

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GippSport Club Survey 2013

October 18 2013, News

GippSport would like your input into how we can assist your club. The club survey will help guide GippSport staff to concentrate on the areas that meet the needs of your club. Please click on the link below to provide feedback to the GippSport staff. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GippSport

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Invitation to GippSport AGM

Notice of GippSport AGM

September 12 2013, News

GippSport invites you to attend the Twenty Second GippSport Annual General Meeting. To be held at Quality Inn Latrobe Convention Centre, Princes Highway, Traralgon, on Wednesday  16 October 2013 commencing at 5.30pm. AGENDA Chair’s Report Executive Officer’s Report Audited Financial Report Special Resolutions – Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 Election of Board 2013-2014 R.S.V.P. – […]

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Executive Officer’s Update

September 12 2013, News

According to VicSport Chief Executive Officer Mark McCallion at the community level the increased regulatory burden now placed on local sport administrators has increased the need for good governance. Risk management and compliance requirements make it virtually impossible for an organization to run without structured processes in place. McCallion also believes the increased focus on […]

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