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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...

‘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...

Industry News

Here's what we're reading Week Commencing 23/05/22 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...

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...

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...

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...

 

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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!...

 

Healthy Eating for Athletes – The Benefits and Food Suggestions

For young athletes across the country looking to evolve and go from being an amateur to a professional, it is extremely important that they take care of their body and prepare for their sporting event by consuming a diet that...

The Effects of Drugs and Alcohol on the Body

The consumption of alcohol and drugs can lead to dangerous, lasting effects on the human body. It is important that before people make the choice to take or consume either of these, that they know and understand the risks involved....

10 Signs that Someone is Struggling

In today’s society, it is common with the amount of adversity and pressures that are presented to us daily, for the everyday individual to experience a mental health issue. One in seven Australians will experience depression in their lifetime. One...