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


Our Core Work

GippSport will deliver the following programs across the Gippsland region:

GippSport Strategic Plan 2016-20

GippSport is committed to providing ongoing direct support to over 1000 community sporting clubs in the Gippsland Region. We want to increase the capacity and capabilities of grassroots sporting clubs and to encourage healthy, inclusive and connected communities.

The objectives outlined in our Strategic Plan have five main pillars:

  • Sport Capacity

  • Participation and Inclusion

  • Health and Community

  • Partnerships

  • Leadership and Excellence

To achieve the objectives within our plan, GippSport will deliver the following programs across the Gippsland region:

  • Regional Sport Program which is funded by VicHealth
  • Together More Active Program which is funded by Sport and Recreation Victoria
  • Deadly Gippsland which is funded by Department of Health and Human Services
  • Latrobe StreetGames which is funded by Department of Health and Human Services
  • Make Your Move Latrobe which is funded by Latrobe Health Assembly
  • Good Sports which is funded by the Australian Drug Foundation
  • Most Disciplined Player and Thank You Volunteer Programs


Read Our Strategic Plan

 GippSport Strategic Plan 2016-20


Regional Sport Victoria

Regional Sport Victoria (RSV) is the peak body that provides advocacy and leadership for nine Regional Sports Assemblies (RSA) across the state of Victoria. RSV provides a platform for collaborative strategic thinking and RSA program development which supports the transfer of information, support and club development opportunities for the sports sector in Regional Victoria.

With a unified position RSV is able to positively support our funding partners and provide a service not replicated in any other state or territory across Australia.  By supporting community sport and recreation in Regional Victoria, sporting clubs have access to training, information, advice, skill development, linkages and advocacy support.

RSV works across 48 local government authorities in Victoria, who cover a population of 1.5 million Victorians.   The organisation has 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

This level of support and assistance is a unique asset for Victoria. No other sporting body in the Country has the capacity to deliver services in this manner.