Child Safe Standards information session

In partnership with Indigo Shire Council, Sport North East invites local sporting clubs to a free information session about the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards and how your club can implement them.

By attending this interactive session, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the mandatory Standards and how you can apply them to create a culture that ensures all children feel physically, emotionally and culturally safe.

What: Child Safe Standards information session
When: Tuesday 27th November 2018
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Baarmutha Function Centre, Balaclava Rd, Beechworth
Register to attend here

Topics include:

  • the culture and leadership of your organisation
  • the policies you need
  • how to put together a code of conduct
  • recruit and train staff and volunteers
  • respond to and report suspected abuse
  • identify and remove risks
  • promote the participation and empowerment of the children in your club.

For further details please contact Penny at Sport North East at penny.townshend@thecentre.vic.edu.au or 03 5721 0252.

This Girl Can – Victoria

We’re celebrating everyday women being active, regardless of background, ability, age or body shape. So many of us worry about being judged for our appearance or ability when we work out. Why should we let it stop us from getting involved and staying healthy?

We’re banding together to say ‘this girl can’ take her health and happiness back into her own hands. It doesn’t matter if you’re a newbie or a regular, how red and sweaty your face gets, or even if you don’t know all the rules; all that matters is you’re giving it a go.

One way we are doing this in north east Victoria is by supporting the Rutherglen Bowling Club deliver the Bowling with Babies initiative from Bowls Victoria. It’s a great way to make friends while getting active in a comfortable and encouraging environment.

Over the summer we are teaming up with Rural City of Wangaratta, Wangaratta Croquet Club, Wangaratta Traditional Karate Do Goju-Kai and Wangaratta Ultimate to deliver fun and flexible physical activity offerings to local women of all ages and abilities. Stay tuned for more details about how you can be involved.

For more information on This Girl Can – Victoria, visit their website. 

Your Club Health Check

Looking for ideas about how your club can improve? Complete your Club Health Check with Sport North East to find out how your club can attract new members, operate more efficiently and make life easier for club members and the committee.

The survey should only take about ten minutes to complete.

The questions have been designed to be quick and easy to answer and allow Sport North East to provide the most practical assistance to your club (if you would like it).

Click here for more information and to complete your Club Health Check.