Child Safe Standards Information Sessions

 

Sport North East partnership with Alpine and Towong Shires,  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.

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.

Towong Shire – Tallangatta  Session

What: Child Safe Standards information session
When: Thursday 28th February 2019
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: Tallangatta Library and Community Centre 32 Towong St, Tallangatta , Victoria 3700
Register to attend here

Alpine Shire – Myrtleford Session

What: Child Safe Standards information session
When: Tuesday 5th March 2019
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Myrtleford Senior Citizen’s Centre, Smith St, Myrtleford, Victoria 3737

Register to attend here

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

Your Good Sports Club is in the running for the 2018 Good Sports Awards

Good Sports logoThe Good Sports Awards recognise the inspiring Good Sports clubs and passionate volunteers that are committed to making their communities the best they can be.

Good Sports clubs are community champions who are shaping bright futures for their club and members on and off the field, by creating a healthier, more family-friendly club environment where everyone feels welcome.

The Good Sports Awards give the Australian Drug and Alcohol Foundation the opportunity to give back to the clubs and people who give their all. Share your club’s story for your chance to be one of 2018’s Good Sports Award winners.

Click here to see which category your club can nominate for: http://goodsports.com.au/awards/

Good Sports Feedback

Good Sports logoyour chance to win 1 of 3 $500 donations to your chosen local sports club

The team at Good Sports are conducting an important survey about the Good Sports program and would value feedback from the local sporting community.

The survey should take no more than 15 minutes to complete and upon completion, you will enter a draw to win one of three $500 donations to your chosen local sports club. It doesn’t matter whether your club is a member of the Good Sports program or not, your views are still important to Good Sports.

The survey closes on Thursday 26th July 2018. You can read more and take the survey here.