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SWB conference raises integrity of sport

SWB conference raises integrity of sport

Written by Katie Smith from Reporter’s Academy (a media production company run by young people). 

Sporting organisations around Australia are currently facing a number of challenges, from falling participation numbers in some grassroots sport, to the wide use of performing enhancing drugs at an elite and community sport level.  Add to that the declining numbers of volunteers and there is a big job ahead of sporting organisations to remain relevant and be socially inclusive.

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Seasons Greetings 2012

Seasons Greetings 2012

SEASONS GREETINGS 2012 

2012 has been a big but successful year for Sports Without Borders. We have continued facilitating important programs in the community and deepened our engagement and consultation with communities across Victoria. Our focus has remained the same – innovation, engagement and leadership.

We’d like to take this opportunity to say a very big thank you to everyone who has supported Sports Without Borders over 2012. Pease enjoy these highlights from the year.

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A big day for grassroots sports in Australia

A big day for grassroots sports in Australia

Linkages and partnerships are the lifeblood of any sporting organisation in Australia, at all levels of the organisation and sport, and administrators need advice on how to link, market and get grants to support their work. The 2012 Sports Without Borders Our Community National Sports Conference aimed to address this need and support sporting organisation by providing insights, case studies, opportunities and connections through great speakers and hands-on workshops.

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2012 SWB National Community Sports Conference, Linkages & Partnerships

2012 SWB National Community Sports Conference, Linkages & Partnerships

On 27 June 2011, SWB and Our Community staged the inaugural National Community Sports Conference at Moonee Valley Function Centre. The event attracted 380 delegates from around Australia who work in, play or administer sport and/or are involved in the community, as well participants from local and state and federal government agencies. The conference focused on different target communities in Australia, including people from CALD and Indigenous backgrounds, All Abilities and women.
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Carlton Community Sports Carnival: Young people's passion makes it happen

Carlton Community Sports Carnival: Young people's passion makes it happen

The young people of the Carlton area distinguished themselves on Wednesday 28th March, 2011. How? A group of young people from the many newly-arrived cultures  of Carlton organized and perhaps established the Carlton Community Sports Carnival held at Melbourne University as a yearly event.

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2011 Sports Without Borders Seasons Greetings

2011 Sports Without Borders Seasons Greetings

Dear friends,

The year 2011 bought challenges, opportunities and ultimately success for Sports Without Borders. SWB continued programs like the grants program and Youth Action while adding leadership programs for newly arrived communities and the Social Inclusion Through Sports (SITS) program. (Online Version with pics).

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Roundtable Speech, James Demetriou, 21/09/11

Roundtable Speech, James Demetriou, 21/09/11

Roundtable Speech form James Demetriou in Canberra. Particpants were Australian Football League, National Rugby League/Australian Football League, Football Federation of Australia, Cricket Australia, Netball Australia, Basketball Australia, Hockey Australia, Football United, Disability and Race Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Multicultural Council, Centre for Multicultural Youth (Vic), Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria, Foundation House, Settlement of Council of Australia (NSW), Multicultural Development Association, (QLD), Multicultural Youth South Australia, Sports Without Borders (Vic), Vic Health, Australian Sports Commission, Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
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SWB Leadership Programs inspires youth

SWB Leadership Programs inspires youth

Sports Without Borders delivered the first in its Leadership programs at Dandenong High School on Friday 2nd September. 

The Centre For Multicultural Youth (CMY) ran the first day of the Sports Without Border’s Young Leadership Program with students from Dandenong High School and Cranbourne Secondary College. The thirty students, from various cultural backgrounds, were selected by the schools, City of Greater Dandenong and the City of Casey on the basis of their leadership skills both at school and in the community.

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