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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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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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Sunshine Heights Cricket Club - Inclusive Club of the Year

Sunshine Heights Cricket Club - Inclusive Club of the Year

Sunshine Heights Cricket Club won two awards at the inaugural 2010 Brimbank Sporting Awards - Inclusive Club of the Year and Coach of the Year. The club has grown in the past few years from 50 to 200 people thanks to its policies of welcoming newly-arrived and migrant and has grown to such an extent that it is on the brink of gaining a 10-year lease at Brimbank Gardens for two grounds.

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Harmony in Cricket

Harmony in Cricket

The Harmony message is about celebrating our commitment to embracing traditional Australian values - justice, equality,  fairness and mateship. 

The Harmony concept is a national initiative and represents the bonds that hold us, as Australians, together.

It starts with you, upholding your culture and traditional heritage while embracing respect for and appreciation of others. This includes taking a stand against racism, prejudice and intolerance.

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