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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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Youth take action in Keysborough

Youth take action in Keysborough

The Youth Action project was successfully delivered as a unit of work at Keysborough Secondary College during 2011-2012.  The Youth Action project is a research collaboration between Monash University, schools in greater Melbourne, the Pratt Foundation, the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Sport Without Borders and the Australian Multicultural Foundation. The initiative empowers young people, many of them migrants to connect with their local community through action research.

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Speakers at the 2012 SWB National Community Sports Conference

Speakers at the 2012 SWB National Community Sports Conference

Australians love our sports; the thrill of competition, the warm glow of fellowship and the joys that come with being part of a team drive this passion. But not everybody gets a fair go in Australian sports today.

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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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Sports Without Borders National Sports Conference, Post Conference Press Release

Sports Without Borders National Sports Conference, Post Conference Press Release

PLEASE NOTE: There will be a post-conference press release available tomorrow as well as extra information from the panelists. Speeches from panelists will be made available through Our Comunity. More information available in tomorrow's press release.

Read yesterdays press release

See ABC News item on our You Tube channel

Remember to keep tweeting on #swb2011, Follow us @sportswb and join our Facebook page

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Keeping Kids Active: Youth Action Day 08/12/10

Keeping Kids Active: Youth Action Day 08/12/10

On Wednesday eighth of December, in partnership with Moonee Valley City Council Sports Without Borders presented a Youth Action day at Debney Park Secondary College. Youth Action is a technology driven sports program designed to promote and assist healthy development of Australian kids.

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Minister Pike launches Sports Without Borders Youth Action pilot at North Melbourne Football Club

Minister Pike launches Sports Without Borders Youth Action pilot at North Melbourne Football Club

MEDIA UPDATE:

Minister Pike launches Sports Without Borders Youth Action pilot at North Melbourne Football Club

 

 Sports Without Borders has the following media opportunities this week:

Saturday 26th June 2010

Youth Action is an organised technology driven physical sports activity process for children including refugee and newly arrived Australian youth aged 5- 14 years who undertake fun games and simple athletic movements. SWB see its Youth Action program as key to physical sports participation with community and sporting groups that enables social inclusion.

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