This Month’s Webinars

Feel empowered to complete your role in grassroots sport with our highly regarded 3 part volunteer webinar series. This month we have a fantastic selection of insightful webinars that will transform your role in sport and walk away with an actionable plan to make your club more successful. See the awesome webinars commencing this month. […]

‘Engaging men in gender equity in community sport’ Survey

The Centre for Sport and Social Impact at La Trobe University is conducting research into gender equity in community sport in Victoria in partnership with Change Our Game. As a key stakeholder in community sport, we would like to get your feedback and that of your members, to help us understand how men can best […]

Industry News

Here’s what we’re reading Week Commencing 20/06/22 Being a part of sports means staying up to date with the latest news and research in the industry. On a weekly basis, we will compile the news stories we’re reading so we can keep you informed. See the list of fantastic news stories below:   ‘Fun and […]

Active Grants around the Nation

If you’re looking for ways to increase funding at your local club, grants are one of the best and most accessible ways to do so. Instead of browsing online and hoping to find a relevant grant for your state, we have comprised a live running sheet with grant updates as soon as we find them! […]

Learning from the best from those in pursuit of the ball and those holding the whistle.

“Who are the most polite players on the field in the heat of battle?” was the question directed towards AFL Umpire, Ray Chamberlain, affectionately known as Razor Ray. As he locked those determined and thoughtful eyes in my direction, “the superstars mostly have the best control over their emotions and behaviour” replied Ray drawing upon […]

Cricket World Record for Men’s Mental Health

TW: Suicide Suicide is something that has a devastating impact on everyone; families, friends and whole communities. The following statistics may be confronting. Behind every number is a human life. It is important that the world continues to advocate, educate and work to keep people safe until a vision of Australia being free of suicide […]

Hey Sport, RUOK ?

In today’s society, mental health has become an extremely important topic that has been brought to light over the last few years. Our understanding and acknowledgement of what mental illness truly is has developed to a level where it’s something that gains a lot of focus and attention due to its prominence in just about […]

National Ride2Work Day

According to the Department of Health, currently more than half (55%) of adults do not meet the physical activity guidelines and 2 in 3 (70%) children aged 2 to 17 also do not meet the guidelines. The Covid-19 pandemic also had a significant influence on individuals participating in physical activity, adding extra barriers especially for […]

Sports Uniforms – Removing the Barrier for Girls in Sport

More and more girls are beginning to play sport every year, and it is awesome to see. However, research is showing that some girls do not want to participate in physical active because they feel embarrassed or feel they are putting their bodies on display and they do not feel like they meet society’s beauty […]

Inclusion in Sporting Clubs

As the world has progressed it is important that we recognise and understand that in all aspects of life, we need to be inclusive to all types of people and don’t discriminate against an individual because of something that makes them different. According to Vic Sport, the term inclusion refers to what we do to […]

Introducing The No Nasties Project!

Sports Community is proud to acknowledge and bring attention to the fine work that is being completed by The No Nasties Project. The No Nasties Project is on a crusade to remove 500 tons of sugar from Australians without removing the fun or yum. For every ton they remove, they are donating $100 to support […]

10 Reasons to Volunteer at your Club

In this modern age, it seems many people just aren’t as interested in sports volunteering as they were in the past. There are numerous reasons why your community should get involved in your sports club, and we’ve listed them below! 1. Everyone has a different set of skills that need sharing – Sports clubs around […]