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Why every club should have a Smoking Management Policy

There is no place for smoking at a local sporting club. Community clubs, and indeed any sporting organisation or facility, should be promoters of health and wellbeing. A Smoking Management…

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Managing Winter Water Intake

While we chug down water in the summer time, H20 is often forgotten once winter rolls around. Thirst is a normal side effect of the summer sun; but in winter,…

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Ageing with Alcohol

Our population is ageing. In fact, the Australian Bureau of Statistics predicts the number of people aged 85 and above is expected to double in the next 20 years…

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Grants Calendar

Securing funding and sponsorship dollars can be tricky for local sporting clubs. The good news is, there are plenty of local grants available to help clubs stay afloat and continue…

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Drinking Guidelines

Australians use alcohol to celebrate, commiserate, relax and have fun. However, many of us are unaware of the harmful effects of alcohol. Alcohol is a significant cause of injury and…

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5 Reasons Why Kids Should Play Local Sport

Saturday morning activities are almost a rite of passage for Aussie kids. In the past year, nearly 70% of Australian children aged 0-14 years participated in some form of…

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Why you should join your local sporting club

Joining a local sporting club can be daunting. From weekly training sessions to match-days and in some cases volunteer work, becoming a team player is a significant commitment. Yet despite…

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Serving Standard Drinks

On a night out, or even at home, it can be tricky to keep track of how much alcohol you’re consuming. While we’re encouraged to count the number of drinks…

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Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs

Recently, a significant number of Aussie athletes and sporting teams have been called in to question for their choices surrounding the use of performance or image enhancing drugs (PIEDs). It’s…

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60 Years of Service: Tiny’s Story

Colin Nelson is a stalwart of the Goodwood Saints Football Club. He has already dedicated over 60 years of service to the South Australian club – an enormous effort for…

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How Volunteering Benefits You

We all know the benefits that volunteering can have on the local community, but what can ‘giving back’ give back to volunteers themselves? As it turns out, a lot! Volunteering…

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Why Athletes Practice Mindfulness

Plenty of coaches will tell you, success is about ‘mind over matter.’ Increasingly, professional athletes are following this advice. From NBA star LeBron James to tennis legend Novak…

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