GippSport’s Access for All Abilities program is proud to congratulate the following clubs who have been successful with their applications under the Bass Coast & South Gippsland Building Inclusive Organisations grant scheme.  This scheme, funded through the Office for Disability and each Council’s Rural Access Program, encourages clubs to improve access and inclusion for people with a disability.

Bass Coast Recipients

  • Phillip Island Bowling Club to build a ramp to enable wheelchair access to the green and a ‘bowling green friendly’ wheelchair to keep on site
  • Alberton Football Netball League on behalf of:
  • Inverloch Football Netball Club to provide steep plate to reduce spoon drain gradient issues & accessible toilet signage
  • Dalyston Football Netball Club to include a footpath link to accessible toilets in upcoming works around netball courts
  • Killy-Bass Football Club to link concrete pad at front of function rooms to concrete pad at accessible side entry
  • Phillip Island Football Netball Club to consider improving access to the change rooms

South Gippsland Recipients

  • Alberton Football Netball League – on behalf of seven South Gippsland clubs to purchase portable ramps to improve access to club rooms
  • Leongatha Golf Club to conduct an access appraisal on the facility to guide future facility upgrades of club house
  • Leongatha Bowls Club to purchase threshold ramp to provide level access into club house from veranda and playing area

This grant scheme will be open in the other Gippsland regions later this year.  GippSport’s Access for All Abilities program coordinators can assist your club apply.