Law Enforcement Torch Run

through the eastern regional awareness tour (erat), Victoria Police’s law enforcement torch run is coming to beechworth, rutherglen, wangaratta & wodonga.

Victoria Police’s Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) are partnering with Special Olympics Australia to hit the road to deliver an opportunity to share the Flame of Hope with communities across regional Victoria, and promote the importance of inclusion and acceptance for people with an intellectual disability in sport and recreation.

The Torch Run is coming to the main streets of Beechworth, Rutherglen, Wangaratta and Wodonga to promote the importance of physical activity and wellbeing. Representatives from Victoria Police and Special Olympics Australia will be coming to you to help start building more opportunities for people to play sport and feel connected.

Wangaratta Torch Run & Sports Event – Wednesday 19th September
Torch Run: 9am at Merriwa Park, Ryley Street
Sports Event: 9:45am at Apex park, Clements Street

Beechworth Torch Run – Wednesday 19th September
3pm, Beechworth Police Station, Williams Street

Wodonga Torch Run & Sports Event – Thursday 20th September
Torch Run: 9am at Wodonga Police Station, 100 Hovell Street
Sports Event: 10am at Junction Square, 34 Elgin Blvd

Rutherglen Torch Run – Thursday 20th September
2pm, Rutherglen Police Station, 167 High Street

The Law Enforcement Torch Run events are proudly supported by Special Olympics Australia and Sport North East.

If you wish to participate, please RSVP to Simon Rodder at Special Olympics Australia by Monday 3rd September.
Phone: 0427 469 424

RSA’s For Level 3 Good Sports Clubs

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Two of our Level Three Good Sports Accredited clubs have hosted a Responsible Service of Alcohol course to keep their volunteers up-to-date.

As Level 3 Good Sports, Beechworth Football Netball Club and Wangaratta Magpies Football Netball Club have positioned themselves as leaders in their community by having policies and procedures in place ensuring a healthy family-friendly sporting environment.  Sport North East, through The Centre offer discounted Responsible Service of Alcohol course fee’s for Good Sports Accredited Clubs


Being a Good Sports Accredited Club makes your club safer – Providing responsible service of alcohol for members will help to reduce risky drinking and promote a healthy club environment.

It positions your club as a leader – The Good Sports accreditation is recognition of your club’s important role in the community. By role-modelling positive behaviours, your club will be more family-friendly and can have a lasting impact on the community.

There are more funding opportunities – A strong and family-friendly club is attractive to sponsors and funders. Good Sports clubs see an increase in sponsorship dollars and are often looked on more favourably for grant applications.

You club stays ahead of the game – We’ve done the research and we know what success looks like. Joining Good Sports is a commitment to making your club the best it can be.

Head to the Good Sports website to register for the Accreditation program and one of the Sport North East Good Sports Project Officers will contact you.