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5th National Community Sports Conference – Managing discrimination in community sports

At the beginning of May, Sports Without Borders, in collaboration with Our Community, hosted the fifth National Community Sports Conference. The theme, I’m not Racist, Sexist, Homophobic, but… Stop. Think. Change, brought together sports administrators, sportspeople, club officials, volunteers, policymakers, government funders, and government and local government workers

Sport as a tool for social inclusion at the ASRC Footscray

At the end of last year the ASRC Footscray officially opened its doors at its new site at 214 Nicholson St, Footscray. The much-celebrated opening saw speeches by the late Malcolm Fraser and other special guests along with performances from Circus Oz and more.

Great partnership with Cricket NSW benefits students in Sydney’s Intensive English Centres

At the end of last year, Sports Without Borders NSW partnered with Cricket NSW to run 4-week In2Cricket programs for students at Intensive English Centres (IEC) across greater Sydney. Over 300 students were reached across the five IECs, making the program a huge success.

Week 1 saw that students introduced to the fundamental skills of cricket, with Week 2 progressing to batting. Week 3 saw students learn the unique skill of bowling and Week 4 offered an opportunity to play games and combine all the skills learnt.

2015 SPORTS WITHOUT BORDERS CONFERENCE

Friday, 1 May, 2015 - Moonee Ponds, Melbourne.

 

I’m not Racist, Sexist, Homophobic, but… Stop. Think. Change.” 

 

The 2015 National Community Sports Conference, hosted by Sports Without Borders and Our Community, brings together the complete picture – sportspeople, club officials, volunteers, policymakers, government funders, federal and local government workers, peak bodies, and sports administrators. 

Sponsors

Sponsors
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The Australian Multicultural Foundation aims to cultivate in all Australians a strong commitment to Australia as one people drawn from many cultures and by so doing to advance its social and economic well-being; the promotion of an awareness among the people of Australia of the diversity of cultures within Australia and the contribution of people from all cultures to the development of Australia; and the spread of respect and understanding between all cultural groups through any appropriate means.

www.amf.net.au

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Telco Together unite Telcos to support Australian communities. In 2012 they partnered with Sports Without Borders as a part of their Social Inclusion mission. They support the Sports Scholarships program.

www.telcotogether.org

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The Victorian Government sponsored 5 Local Government Area (LGA) programs to train and empower young refugees and immigrants to develop their leadership skills and organize local sporting events from 2010 - 2012.

They have also sponsored the Sports Without Borders Conference in 2012, 2013 and will again in 2014.

http://www.vic.gov.au/

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The Pratt Foundation was established in 1978 by Richard and Jeanne Pratt with the shared vision of supporting charitable enterprises and adding value to philanthropy. The Foundation is now one of the largest private sources of philanthropy in Australia.

http://www.theprattfoundation.org/

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Friday, 1 May, 2015 - Moonee Ponds, Melbourne. “I’m not Racist, Sexist, Homophobic, but… Stop. Think. Change. The 2015 National Community Sports Conference, hosted by Sports Without Borders and Our Community, brings together the complete picture – sportspeople, club officials, volunteers, policymakers, government funders, federal and local government workers, peak bodies, and sports administrators.  http://www.ourcommunity.com.au/swb2015

Community Feedback

Community Feedback

It was an absolutely crazy and fabulous day!  The kids had a ball and can't wait for more to come next year. Parent - Carlton Community Sports Carnival

 

Dreamteam Moment

Pick your No.1 sporting moment

Dreamteam Moments
What is #WAOTST?

We're All On The Same Team' (#waotst) is the campaign motto as well as the core business of Sports Without Borders.

Basketball

Andrew Gaze

Andrew competed in the most Olympic games for an Australian basketballer between 1984 - 2000.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPu-Bf_TOTo

AFL

Chris Johnson

Chris wins three premierships in a row with the Brisbane Lions in 2001 - 2003.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_thKmcp9W8

Athletics

Steve Moneghetti

Steve wins Gold in the 1994 Commonwealth Games, rounding out a successful year by also winning the Tokyo marathon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UdTXm1r-m8

Winter Olympics

Lydia Lassila

Lydia wins Olympic Gold in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, and Australia's second gold medal for the games.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kA12dz5LU_s

Summer Olympics

Liz Cambage

Liz becomes first woman to dunk during the 2012 Olympics in a 70-66 victory over Russia.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3MiHe6Ruo8

AFL

Robert Dipierdomenico

"Dipper" wins the 1986 Brownlow Medal, then would go on to win his third Premiership medallion shortly after his Brownlow win.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlVX0aMglnk

Soccer

John Aloisi

John Aloisi nails a penalty shoot out in 2005 to qualify Australia for the World Cup in Germany.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpqdaVBqRsQ

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