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The Change Our Game Scholarship Program provides funding to assist women to access professional learning and development opportunities to enhance skills in sport and recreation leadership and management. The Change Our Game Scholarship Program will fund professional development activities run by recognised entities of the department that are aimed at enhancing skills in sport and […]Read more.
The Country Football and Netball Program provides funding to assist country football and netball clubs, associations and umpiring organisations to develop facilities in rural, regional and outer metropolitan locations including: change room facilities for players and umpires of both genders; development or upgrading of football playing fields; development or upgrading of netball facilities; and development […]Read more.
Active April is happening again and we’re encouraging all Gippsland clubs to get involved in the State Government’s active lifestyles campaign. The Premier’s Active April is part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to promoting healthy and active lifestyles by encouraging all Victorians to do 30 minutes of physical activity a day. Now in its eleventh […]Read more.
Looking for a unique training experience over the school holidays for your junior team? Spartan Australia is bringing the world’s best kids’ obstacle course race to the Latrobe Valley these April school holidays, and would love to have your club or team involved. Spartan’s Kids Latrobe Valley will be held April 15-16 at Civic Park, Drouin and waves […]Read more.
GippSport will be hosting a Club Liquor Licensing Seminar for members of Community Sporting Clubs. Club seminar training can be undertaken by club committee members in place of new entrant training in order to meet training requirements for restricted club licences and renewable limited club licences. Topic covered include:– understanding the different types of liquor […]Read more.
Are you looking to get active, meet some new people, get involved in your community?Come and try Wheelchair tennis at the Traralgon Tennis Association! This program focuses on some of the fundamentals of the movement patterns around the game of wheelchair tennis, the tactics of wheelchair tennis and the technique of playing in a chair. […]Read more.
The Make Your Move Latrobe & Gippy Girls Can Community Triathlon will run Friday night March 1 2019 at the Latrobe Leisure Centre Moe Newborough. Welcoming all members of the community interested in participating in triathlon, the race will see the swim done in the pool before heading to the velodrome for bike and athletics track for run. Adults […]Read more.
Dose your club have a Hot Weather policy? Vicsport has developed a Hot Weather policy template for sporting clubs and associations. The Vicsport Hot Water Policy Template is designed for sport organisations to develop a policy template to promote the safety of all participants during hot weather. It should be read in conjunction with the […]Read more.
Looking to give a triathlon a go? TRIactive is a six-week beginner triathlon program that culminates in finishing a ‘mini’ triathlon. The program makes sure that no matter what your starting point is the coach and fellow participants will support your progress and make sure you cross the finish line. Triathlon is on everyone’s bucket […]Read more.
New to a Committee or a first time President, Secretary or Treasurer? GippSport has the workshop for you! New to a Committee Workshop Date: Wednesday, 28 November 2018 Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm Venue: Wonthaggi Town Hall Foyer, Baillieu Street, Wonthaggi To register contact Gene from GippSport at 5674 6004 or email@example.comRead more.
The “Changing Gippsland’s Game- Girls in Sport Forum” was a facilitated workshop for girls aged 14-17 to start their journey on becoming the next generation of female leaders, and help GippSport work with the Gippsland sport sector to be more welcoming, inclusive and supportive for women & girls. GippSport invited 50 young aspiring […]Read more.
Latrobe Streetgames invites you and your mates to join us for our launch at the old Target space at MidValley Shopping Centre! Think food stalls, DJ, console gaming, entertainment, prizes, giveaways, and of course, Streetgames, including dodgeball, 3×3 basketball, spike ball and street soccer! All welcome, but 12-25 year olds will be prioritised for Latrobe […]Read more.
Local sports and active recreation organisations are invited to apply for funding under the Latrobe Valley Authority’s Strategic Planning Grants. Grants of up to $6000 will be available to assist local sports and active recreation organisations across the Latrobe City, Baw Baw and Wellington Shires to develop or update their strategic plan. The grants program […]Read more.
Change Gippsland’s Game is an exciting workshop for girls aged 14-16 to start their journey on becoming the next generation of female leaders, and help us work with the Gippsland sport sector to be more welcoming, inclusive and supportive for women & girls. We are inviting 50 young aspiring female change makers from across Gippsland, […]Read more.
Join coach Guy Molloy and the Deakin Melbourne Boomers as they take you through an informative session on developing your team philosophy, strategy and game plan. The first hour will be a presentation and discussion with Guy, while the second hour will be an open training session with the boomers taking the court. Open to […]Read more.
Melbourne Victory Football Club is proud to support VicHealth’s This Girl Can – Victoria campaign encouraging more women and girls to get active. Melbourne Victory & GippSport want to share the fun of football with you! No matter your level of fitness, this FREE event is for you. Location: Kernot Hall, 50-70 Princes Dr, Morwell Date: September […]Read more.
September’s Triple Crown bonanza will be more than just an on court battle between the Deakin Melbourne Boomers and the Bendigo Spirit. Both teams will spend time in the community meeting fans and offer a range of opportunities to get involved including school visits, coaching sessions, player clinics and autograph sessions. People are encouraged to […]Read more.
GippSport is one of nine regional sport assemblies sharing in $4.5million in new VicHealth funding to support more regional Victorians to get active. The three-year funding will help to make sport and physical activity more accessible and attractive to regional teenagers and women inspired to get active by VicHealth’s This Girl Can – […]Read more.
GippSport is recruiting for a highly motivated person to be the head development coach for the Latrobe Streetgames program, an initiative of the Latrobe Health Innovation Zone. Through this role we’re primarily seeking to activate young people across the Latrobe City municipality and engage them in the Streetgames program. The Latrobe Streetgames program is a fun and informal version of sport operating […]Read more.
WE NEED SOMEONE TO DESIGN OUR LATROBE STREETGAMES BRAND! Prize! Adobe package: Lightroom CC Lightroom Classic CC Photoshop CC 20GB of cloud storage or an agreed prize to the same value (for example, professional mentoring with a graphicd esigner), as well as the chance to have your name on a reputable local brand to build […]Read more.
GippSport’s Make Your Move Program has teamed up with Escaping Your Comfortzone to launch tracks and trails walking groups for Women. Escaping Your Comfortzone is an established women’s body positive walking group in Melbourne & Geelong allowing women of all shapes sizes and fitness levels to get together, go for a walk, have a chat, […]Read more.
Gender Equality in Sport = Everybody Wins! Join us for Gippsland ‘Orange Round’ with the AFL Gippsland League taking a stand against family violence and men’s violence against women and children and showcasing gender equality in sport. It is based on United Nations Orange Day to raise awareness of and take action to end men’s violence against women and children. The […]Read more.
GippSport is proud to partner with Gippsland Women’s Health to support local sporting clubs, throughout Gippsland, to better understand gender equity issues in Sport. Ongoing research and consultation across the industry have identified the barriers for women and girls to participate in all levels of sport. We […]Read more.
Gippy Girls Can will be rolling out activities across Gippsland in the upcoming months. We would love to hear from you about the types of programs you would love to participate in. Already been to a Gippy Girls session? Please tell us about your experiences in this survey If you want to be a part of […]Read more.
The Latrobe Valley Sport and Active Recreation Participation Initiative provides seed grants of up to $75 000 with the key objective of increasing participation rates for targeted population groups that are currently under represented in sport and active recreation in the Latrobe Valley, which incorporates the Wellington Shire, Latrobe City and Baw Baw Shire. This […]Read more.
YOUR GAME PLAN Making your sports club more culturally inclusive The Centre for Multicultural Youth is running FREE specialised training for sports clubs and associations in your local area. The training will introduce you to CMY’s Game Plan resource kit and provide insights on how to make your club more culturally and linguistically diverse. It […]Read more.
Who are you proud to be? A sportsperson, coach, umpire, official, supporter or sponsor? Wouldn’t it be great if everyone could share in the spirit and friendship of being part of a team or club? Many LGBTIQ people are missing out because they have experienced verbal abuse, bullying and homophobia. Learn how to make your […]Read more.
We throw, catch, run, jump & get sweaty! Deal with it! Latrobe valley women & girls will be the beneficiaries of a localized amplification of VicHealth’s amazing This Girl Can Victoria campaign. With support of the Victorian Government through the Latrobe Health Innovation Zone, GippSport has received funding to launch #GippyGirlsCan in partnership with Latrobe […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
Did you know participating in programs like the Stretch and Flex Gymnastics program can make a difference to your fitness? Check out the video to see how its impacted some of our participants! The Stretch and Flex Adult Gymnastics program is running again in term 1 with the support of East Gippsland Gymnastics Club, and […]Read more.
GippSport will be hosting a Club Liquor Licensing Seminar for members of Community Sporting Clubs. Club seminar training can be undertaken by club committee members in place of new entrant training in order to meet training requirements for restricted club licences and renewable limited club licences. Topic covered include: – understanding the different types of […]Read more.
The Level 1 Sports Trainers course is designed to introduce participants of the basic knowledge and skills required by a Sports Trainer. These skills include the management of specific sporting injuries, sports taping and transporting an injured athlete. This course educates prospective sports trainers, teachers, coaches, administrators and parents on the basic principles of sports […]Read more.
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: http://bit.ly/2CRRfED All levels […]Read more.
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 – […]Read more.
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. PRIZES INCLUDE: First prize: 2 x $5000 Kookaburra vouchers. Second prize: 1 x $2500 Kookaburra voucher. Third prize: 1 x […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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. […]Read more.
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.Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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: […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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, […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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. […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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. […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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. […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
“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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 JanuaryRead more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
‘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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.
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/GippSportRead more.
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. – […]Read more.
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 […]Read more.