New competition with GeoSnapShot!

A HUGE thank-you to everyone for entering your sports club photos! We loved seeing your hilarious, heartfelt and memorable sports club photos! The competition has now closed for submissions and the top #10 finalists have been announced! You can vote for your favourite photo by clicking here! Good luck to the finalists and thank you […]

COVID-19 Return to Sport Resources

Have a read below of the organisations that are providing support and publishing advice to help re-boot sport, and get your club going again! If you haven’t already, make sure you read through the Sport Australia + Australian Institute of Sport Toolkit with advice about rebooting sport. New South Wales: NSW Government Office of Sport: […]

Sports Community livestreams everyday and resources to help YOU!

So, sport has stopped in the short term.  What does this mean for clubs? People are being asked, and potentially compelled to stay at home?  Believe it or not this is a huge opportunity for clubs and volunteers.  With no sport to take our focus, energies and time, the world today provides clubs a rare […]

How Sports Community can help every club volunteer in Australia

Wow, how our world has changed so dramatically in such a short period of time. Over the last week, we have all grappled with the decision whether to proceed with sporting activities, modify them to meet the imperative of social distancing, or to stop them completely. These decisions, while being monitored daily, have been made […]

Who are the lucky recipients of the Move It Aus Grants?

Successful Grant Recipient List “There was an overwhelming response to the Program, with 480+ applications received by Sport Australia requesting significantly more than the amount of funding available. The standard of applications was extremely high and the process was competitive, with 62 applications deemed successful.” – Sport Australia The recipients of the Move It Aus […]

Australia’s Top 20 Sports and Physical Activities Revealed!

Sport Australia has released the latest annual data from its AusPlay survey, Australia’s largest and most comprehensive sport and physical activity survey, launched in late 2015. For the first time, AusPlay has revealed Australia’s top 20 sports and physical activities, along with detailed ‘State of the Play’ reports on each. Recreational activities like walking, fitness/gym, swimming, running […]

New Volunteer Toolkits to Make Your Life Easier!

Sports Community is extremely excited to announce our new Volunteer Toolkits! If you’re on the committee, a club President, Treasurer or Secretary, coordinate fundraising, social media or grant applications, we have tons of amazingly useful information, tools and resources to make your role FUN and EASY! Want to learn how to write an amazing grant […]

Experienced Sports Industry Professional, Jan Sutherland, has joined Sports Community

Experienced Sports Industry Professional, Jan Sutherland joins Sports Community Sports Community is delighted to announce that Jan Sutherland has joined the Sports Community Consulting team. Sports Community is the preeminent organisation in Australia, dedicated to supporting community sports clubs, their volunteers and the peak sports bodies, government and the myriad of organisations who support them. Jan […]

INTRODUCING: Bottles Plus!

Bottles Plus are bringing flair to sports drink bottles. Specialising in custom printing allows customers to proudly display their logo or meet their corporate requirements. Offering a wide range of options allows you to completely customise the bottle to your needs: Choose the style of bottle (8 styles) Choose the colour of the bottle Options […]

All players, including Serena Williams, must show respect to umpires

As I have stated often in my writing, one of the great pleasures of working at Sports Community is that we get to travel all over the country. We work with and learn from great people and their clubs. In the last four weeks these travels have taken me to Canberra, ACT, Adelaide, SA and […]

The most successful club Presidents get us talking

We spend a lot of time watching, listening to and talking to successful club presidents. We spend a lot of time trying to uncover their secrets, so we can share them to ease the burden of all club presidents. Club Presidents all have something in common. They are passionate, work incredibly hard, they contribute many […]

SOLID is lighting up opportunity

SOLID Display Systems have created a solution for local sporting clubs to attract sponsorship opportunities through their scoreboards. Sponsorships are no longer seen as a goodwill gesture, but an opportunity to increase revenue. Prospective sponsors are hesitant, usually wondering: “How will people see my brand?” SOLID owner, Wayne Barr, has the answer – “Our systems know […]