Vicsport

Vicsport have a number of activities to ‘Change our game”.

Are You On Board campaign

The ‘Are You on Board?’ campaign supports conversation and action around diversity and inclusion within Victorian sport. The campaign aims to raise awareness and assist State sport associations, clubs, leagues and associations to spread the message about the benefits of diversity and inclusion Victorian sport.

Link:  Are you on board Campaign
https://vicsport.com.au/are-you-on-board

 

Transition to Mandatory Board Quotas

Vicsport is currently planning a project designed to support funded State sporting associations and regional sports assemblies and other organisations to transition towards the State Government mandated 40% minimum quota of women on boards by 2019.

 

Women’s Leadership Development Programs

Formerly known as the Professional Development & Mentoring Program and Professional Development & Mentoring Program Plus, work is currently underway to update the programs to continue the important development and progression of women within the sport sector.

 

Vicsport Professionals Network

The Vicsport Professionals Network is a unique membership program providing professional development, networking opportunities and other benefits specifically tailored to Sports Administrators. Vicsport hosts events specifically for women in order to support their ongoing development needs throughout the sector.

Vicsport Professionals Network
https://vicsport.com.au/membership

 

Women & Girls Fact Sheets

Vicsport is currently undertaking a review of fact sheets and resources used throughout the VicHealth State Sport Association Participation Program. It will result in the development and refinement of practical resources. The resources will assist organisations to include more women and girls in all areas of their sport.

 

Good Governance Framework & Toolkit

The Good Governance Framework & Toolkit has been developed by Vicsport to assist State Sport Associations to improve governance practices, increase skills and develop greater board diversity. The toolkit also incorporates fact sheets addressing the inclusion of women on boards (see below). The Good Governance Framework & Toolkit was developed with assistance from VicHealth and later updated with assistance from Sport & Recreation Victoria.

Good Governance Framework & Toolkit
https://vicsport.com.au/good-governance

 

Women on Boards Fact Sheets

The fact sheets were developed following research and interviews with female directors across a range of sporting boards. They identified key themes that women faced when joining a board and proposed strategies that organizations can utilise to increase the diversity on their board.

Women on Boards Fact Sheets,

Contact:
Vicsport
admin [at] vicsport.com.au
admin [at] vicsport.com.au (​)p: 03 9698 8100