Together More Active

GippSport, is funded by Sport and Recreation Victoria, to increase overall participation in sport and recreation across Gippsland. The Together More Active program supports greater participation outcomes by focusing on two overarching themes:

  • Building a more sustainable sport and recreation sector
  • Increasing the equity, diversity and inclusiveness of the sport and recreation industry

Club Development for Gippsland Clubs

One key objective of the Together More Active Program is to build a more resilient, connected and sustainable sport and recreation sector across Gippsland that is supported by a capable volunteer and paid workforce. Specific activities that GippSport staff can deliver through this program include:

  • Supporting the Gippsland sport and recreation community through the provision of specialist club development advice and one to one support. 
  • Supporting the Gippsland sport and recreation community through the provision of work development opportunities (workshops)
  • Working in partnership with Local Government, and Sport and Recreation Victoria teams, to activate targeted sports infrastructure projects such as club based participation action plans

Support Gippsland clubs, leagues, and associations by offering specialist club development advice and one to one support.

Examples: 

  • Providing good governance advice, information and resources
  • Providing advice regarding grant applications and letters of support
  • Providing advice regarding club constitutions and making correct decisions

Support Gippsland clubs, leagues, and associations through workforce development opportunities (workshops)

Examples: 

  • Good Governance
  • Club Culture
  • Child Safe Standards
  • Sideline Behaviour
  • Participation Planning
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • Liquor Licensing Club Seminars
  • First Aid

To learn more about GippSport workshops, click here

Work in partnership with LGA’s & SRV Regional teams to activate targeted sports infrastructure projects

Examples: 

  • Club-based participation action plans

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: People with disability (AAA)

Another key objective of the Together More Active Program is to increase the equity, diversity and inclusiveness of sport and active recreation across Gippsland.Specific activities that GippSport staff can deliver through this program include:

  • Establishing and supporting inclusive and sustainable participation opportunities targeting people with a disability
  • Supporting the sport and recreation and disability community through the provision if specialist inclusion (AAA) advice and one to one support
  • Supporting the sport and recreation community through the provision of specialist inclusion (AAA) advice and work development opportunities (workshops)

Establish and support inclusive and sustainable participation opportunities targeting people with a disability

Examples: 

  • Wheel-chair basketball and tennis
  • Paralympic sports
  • Swish table tennis

Support the sport and recreation and disability community through the provision if specialist inclusion (AAA) advice and one to one support

 

Examples: 

  • Advice on making sporting clubs more accessible and inclusive
  • Disability Awareness Training for Coaches, officials and volunteers
  • Grant information and support with applications
  • Access and Gender Equity Audits

Support the sport and recreation community through the provision of specialist inclusion (AAA) advice and work development opportunities (workshops)

Examples: 

  • Inclusive Coaching
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Gender Equity