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Changing Communities Through Basketball

In the Northern Territory suburb of Palmerston, basketball is changing kids’ lives. This year, the Palmerston and Regional Basketball Association (PaRBA) hasn’t just demonstrated what it means to be…

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5 Little Things You Can Do To Take The Lead

Coach, parent, player or captain, anyone can be a leader at a local sporting club. Leadership doesn’t have to be a huge commitment. Great leaders will role-model the right behaviours…

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Every athlete gets their start somewhere

A healthy, safe and supportive grassroots club can go a long way in ensuring our future sporting heroes represent the right values. After all, nearly every athlete gets their start…

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Meet Karen, our Club Champion of the Year

A volunteer and member of the Cairns Hockey Association (CHA) for more than 20 years, Karen Cockrem is the embodiment of a Good Sport and the winner of…

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Looking Out For Your Teammates

At Good Sports, we know that local sporting clubs can have an important impact on a person’s sense of belonging. An inclusive and supportive club environment is what we call…

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Backyard cricket rule book

Sand, gravel or grass, as the days get longer, make-shift cricket pitches have begun to pop up in Australian communities all across Australia. They don’t call it the ‘summer of…

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The kids come first at Palmwoods Warriors Football Club

For over 40 years, the Warriors have been kicking goals for their local community, providing a family-friendly environment that everyone in Palmwoods can enjoy. It’s a club where skills, characters…

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Choosing the right sports club for your family

Selecting a sports club that is the right fit for your family is no mean feat; there are many factors to consider. These days, playing sport is more than just…

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Leading by Example

Parents who are involved in organised sport are more likely to raise strong, active kids, according to new research released by the Australian…

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Parents keen for a code of conduct

Australian parents have indicated that junior sporting clubs could be playing a bigger role in promoting healthy lifestyles to juniors. The recent survey asked 300 parents of junior sport players…

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Nutrition for recovery

Looking after your body is important before, during and after sport. This includes getting in good nutrition after you exercise. Recovery nutrition is important for refuelling and rehydrating your body…

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Supporting girls in sport

Australian girls feel that unequal treatment is most profound in sport, according to the Dream Gap Report released by Plan International Australia. The survey of 1,742 Australian girls aged…

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