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Sport Shorts September 2019



     
September 2019
Active Kids hits 1 million vouchers in 2019
NSW families are cashing in on the NSW Government’s Active Kids program with more than a million vouchers created since the start of this year.
Sports share their ideas for women’s sport at Think Tanks
In late August, more than 90 representatives from 21 sports came together for the first two Her Sport Her Way Think Tanks focused on driving innovation and cultural change in women’s sport in NSW.
Don’t miss your chance to grow women’s sport
The Office of Sport’s grant program to help support the growth of female sport in Greater Sydney closes soon. More than $30 million in grant funding is available during Round Two of the Greater Sydney Sports Facility Fund.
 
$2.6 mil available in Her Sport Her Way Grants
The Office of Sport is also offering State Sporting Organisations up to $2.6 million in grants over the next four years to help grow their sports for women and girls following the launch of the Her Sport Her Way Grant Program.
MPIO video highlights their crucial role
The Office of Sport has released the first video in a new series that illustrate the important role Member Protection Information Officers (MPIOs) play in sporting clubs and associations across NSW.
 
Fairfield cricket nets to leave legacy
The NSW ICC T20 World Cup Legacy Fund is helping Fairfield’s future cricket stars aim for their cricketing dreams following the opening of a new $120,000 cricket net training facility at Adams Park, Canley Vale.
#giveback is #realsportNSW
Sport is not just about what you get out of it but also what you #giveback. As part of the #realsportNSW campaign this month we’re focusing on how we can all #giveback and make sport a more inclusive, safe, fun and positive experience for everyone involved.
 
One month til Koori Netball Tournament
The 20th annual Koori Netball Tournament is on again next month and Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal netballers from across NSW are encouraged to get their entries in before registrations close.
 
Forum helps create safer sport for kids
In late August, 50 State Sporting Organisations and peak body representatives came together for a forum on Child Safe Standards as part of the Office of Sport’s ongoing commitment to help create safer sport for children.
2019 NSW Youth Sailing Championship at Point Wolstoncroft
In October, Point Wolstoncroft Sport and Recreation Centre will host the 2019 NSW Youth Championships with more than 400 competitors from around Australia expected to compete in Australia’s largest youth regatta.
 
Central Coast SportsFest returns this September
SportsFest returns to EDSACC Oval Bateau Bay on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 2019 for the third year. A celebration of the Central Coast’s rich and diverse sports community, this free, all ages, all-inclusive event invites everyone to embrace new ways to get active, improve quality of life and engage with the local community.
Member Protection Information Officer workshop
Better equip your sporting organisation to manage member concerns and complaints by attending the Office of Sport’s Member Protection Information Officer training session next month.
 
Book into a School holiday program
Whether your child is a thrill-seeking adrenalin junkie or a lover of nature and the great outdoors, the Office of Sport has got them covered these upcoming school holidays. Choose a day camp or an overnight residential camp, we guarantee you’ll find something they’ll love.
Office of Sport 13 13 02 or sport.nsw.gov.au
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