About us

GippSport is one of nine Regional Sports Assemblies that formulate Regional Sport Victoria (RSV). GippSport is an incorporated not-for-profit organisation that was established in 1992 to operate across all six local government areas of the Gippsland Region.

GippSport is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting and encouraging physical activity and sport participation in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. With a focus on increasing access to sport and physical activity for all members of the community, GippSport plays an important role in promoting health and well-being in the region.

The Gippsland Region extends from Phillip Island to Mallacoota with an estimated population of 250,000 and covers approximately 44,000 square kilometres.

GippSport is committed to developing strong partnerships, especially with its funding providers, local government and Primary Care Partnerships.

GippSport Strategic Plan

GippSport's mission is to provide ongoing direct support to 1000+ community sporting clubs in Gippsland, enhancing their capacity while promoting healthy, inclusive, and connected communities.

Click here to view our current Strategic Plan.

Annual Reports

The annual reports provide stakeholders, including community members, funding partners, local government, and sporting clubs, with valuable insights into GippSport's goals, strategies, performance, programs, and initiatives.

Click here to view our current Annual Report.

Our Core Work

GippSport is proud to deliver a range of programs across the Gippsland region, including:



GippSport is funded by Sport and Recreation Victoria to deliver the Together More Active program to increase overall participation in sport and recreation across Gippsland.


GippSport is funded by Sport and Recreation Victoria to deliver the Together More Active program to increase overall participation in sport and recreation across Gippsland.


Future Healthy is an investment by VicHealth that will be inspired by, shaped by and shared by the people of Victoria.


GippSport’s East Gippsland office has been re-established in February of 2021 following the successive traumas of the region across the last five years.

The office plays host to a range of programs: Streetgames, Make Your Move and Community Sport Recovery all thanks to the funding from: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing, Bushfire Recovery Victoria and Gippsland Primary Health Network. 


KIDDO Gippsland is physical activity done differently and is a program every child and their parent can enjoy while learning. We aim to create confident and healthy individuals now and later in life, and invite all parents and caregivers along on the journey with us. 


Gen G on the Go is a program designed to engage young people aged 12-17 get involved in a variety of activities to have fun, make friends, build confidence and create social connection. 

Community Solutions

As a department of GippSport, GippSport Community Solutions is a community-focused, not-for-profit consulting service that specializes in providing expert guidance to sporting clubs in the Gippsland region. Our team comprises experienced professionals who have worked at all levels of the community sports sector and have extensive hands-on experience working with clubs across various sporting codes.

Regional Sport Victoria (RSV)

Regional Sport Victoria (RSV) is the leading body that advocates and provides guidance to nine Regional Sports Assemblies (RSA) across the state of Victoria. RSV aims to facilitate collaborative strategic thinking and RSA program development to promote the transfer of information, support, and club development opportunities for the sports sector in Regional Victoria.

With a unified position, RSV can positively support our funding partners and provide a unique service that is unparalleled in any other state or territory in Australia. By supporting community sport and recreation in Regional Victoria, sporting clubs have access to a wide range of training, information, advice, skill development, linkages, and advocacy support.

RSV operates across 48 local government authorities in Victoria, covering a population of 1.5 million Victorians. The organization provides assistance to around 8,500 community-based sport and recreation clubs within the Regional boundary.

In rural and regional Victoria, Regional Sports Assemblies are:

  • Connected to local sport and recreation clubs
  • Delivering State Government and peak body-funded programs
  • Facilitating and delivering training, support, and advice to community sport and recreation clubs and their volunteers
  • Advocating and contributing to local sport and recreation planning
  • Independent and stand-alone

The level of support and assistance offered by RSV is a unique asset for Victoria. No other sporting body in the country has the capacity to deliver services in this manner.

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GippSport acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live and work, The Bunurong Peoples, Gunaikurnai Peoples and other traditional owner groups of the Gippsland/East Gippsland Region.  We recognise their ongoing connection to the land, waters and community, and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and the ongoing living culture of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people.

GippSport is committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and working in solidarity towards reconciliation.

GippSport – Gippsland Sports Assembly Inc.
PO Box 741, Traralgon, VIC, Australia 3844
Traralgon Sports Stadium, Catterick Cres, Traralgon