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Balance the Board

The mandatory 40% women on boards quota is coming into effect on 1 July 2019. We are here to help.

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Inner west cricket club smashing ge...

Driving positive cultural change at the grass roots level can be a challenging process and for the Druids Cricket Club in West Footscray, th...

Change Our Game Girls in Sport Summ...

On 13 October 2018, in the week of the International Day of the Girl, the Office for Women in Sport and Recreation (OWSR) hosted a first-of-...

WBBL opening weekend a smash hit

Change Our Game Ambassador Mel Jones on how the shorter format is grabbing attention and inspiring young boys and girls.

The Game Changer's Working in the V...

Part 1 - Insights from women who work in sport and recreation

Triathlon Australia appoint first f...

Michelle Cooper was elected as the new President of Triathlon Australia at the Annual General Meeting on Saturday 10 November 2018, the firs...

Investigating elite sports environm...

Women from cultural minority groups in elite sporting environments can experience challenges beyond those faced as a result of their gender....

Women in Coaching

We know women are underrepresented in leadership roles across all levels of the Victorian sport and active recreation sector, particularly c...

Victorian Athletic League names fi...

After 123 years of male leadership, the Victorian Athletic League has appointed Stephanie Spence as their first female President, a move whi...

Australian Girls Dare to be Differe...

Motor sport has traditionally been a male dominate domain but the tide is turning thanks to a new generation of motoring enthusiasts.

2018 Girls in Sport Summit

Imagine Victoria in 10 years’ time as the best place in the world for girls to play sport. What does it look like? It’s an interesting ...

Community Grants Announced

A total of 23 community sport and recreation organisations across the state are set to benefit from the second round of the Victorian Govern...

International Day of the Girl

In 2012, the United Nations declared October 11 as International Day of the Girl. A global day of recognition, to celebrate the achievements...

Advancing Women in Coaching

Over 150 members of the broader Victorian sport and active recreation sector enjoyed the Change Our Game Networking Lunch – Advancing Wome...

Game changing scholarships for 29 V...

A further 29 women from across the state are set for exciting new pathways to senior sports roles thanks to the second round of the Victoria...

Community Role Model: Michelle ...

Seagulls ready to fly: Williamstown Football Club adds a new chapter with women’s team.

One size doesn’t fit all

The market is changing and the way we market our products has to be just as relevant to males as females.

Little Athletics Victoria - Achievi...

Little Athletics Victoria CEO outlined his organisations intentions of meeting the mandatory incoming board Quotas by July 1 2019.

Gender Balance at Every Forum

The absence of women at public professional forums is a problem. Because speakers are usually male, audiences are given an exclusive perspec...

Breaking the Ice

How a strong community of female ice hockey players are skating ahead in the sport they love.

She Can Coach - AFL Vic

This new initiative, supported through the Victorian Government's Change Our Game Workforce Development program, is designed to invest in th...

Inquiry into Women and Girls in Spo...

In December 2015, the Victorian Government released a report from an independent Inquiry that shed light on gender inequality in Victorian s...

AusPlay Focus Women and Girls

This publication delves into the participation of Australian women and girls in sport and physical activity.

Active Women and Girls Strategy

The Active Women and Girls’ Strategy seeks to create equitable opportunities for female participation in sport.

Female friendly infrastructure

The Guidelines provide information and advice on how to deliver more gender equitable environments.

Driving Women's Golf Forward

How innovative ideas and challenging the status quo is helping introduce golf to women and girls in regional Victoria.

NMFC Gender Equality Action Plan

Outlining how to ensure power, resources and decision-making are shared equally between men and women.

Champions Stand Together

A pledge by our Change Our Game Champions to stand together against discrimination and vilification.

How the Game has Changed

Peggy O’Neal and Dr Bridie O'Donnell reflect on the inaugural year of the Office for Women in Sport and Recreation.

This Girl Can - Victoria

This Girl Can – Vic is here to celebrate and support Victorian women embracing physical activity.

Transition to Board Quotas

Vicsport have designed this document to help organisations with the transition to mandatory board quotas.

Balance the Board

The mandatory 40% women on boards quota is coming into effect on 1 July 2019. We are here to help.

Game Changers En Route to Leadershi...

Hear from four of our inaugural Change Our Game Scholarship recipients.

Count Us In

This publication provides advice on developing physical activity programs for women.

Sporting Clubs Taking Action

This resource highlights 5 essential action areas for sporting clubs to consider when preventing violence against women.

Safe and Strong

Safe and Strong - Victoria’s Gender Equality Strategy sets out a framework for enduring and sustained action.

Trans and gender diverse inclusion ...

Outlines obligations under the Equal Opportunity Act regarding discrimination against trans and gender diverse people.

Role model - Peggy O'Neal

Peggy was chair for the advisory panel for the Inquiry into Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation.

Role model - Dr Clare Hanlon

With over 25 years' research and practical experience in sport, Clare has been changing the game in a number of ways.

Women break through

Women like Kim Ivett are leading a resurgence in interest in billiards and snooker in Victoria.

Brighton Declaration

The Brighton Declaration on Women and Sport sets forth 10 principles for gender equality in sport.

Equality on Cue with Pool Victoria

Women and girls' participation in pool is a specific passion for Andrea Bird, Project Officer Pool Victoria.

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