New committee ready, set, go to represent Victorians with disability
Victoria’s inclusive sport and recreation
watchdog has established a new Advisory Panel giving a voice to people with
disability and their right to full participation in sport and recreation
Changing lives: what physiotherapists should know about disability in sport
DSR is excited to announce that the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is running a free webinar for APA members on what physiotherapists should know about disability in sport, with assistance from our panel.
How cool is that
We want to tell you about a new campaign based in the United States using
social media to address mainstream media coverage of disability sports in the
United States and worldwide. The campaign was launched on December 10 by The
Inclusive Sport Initiative at the Institute of Human Centered Design. It is one
to get involved in...
Asia Pacific World Sport and Women Conference
The inaugural Asia Pacific World Sport and Women Conference brought
together some of the most powerful minds in Australian sport. Addressing the
inequality of women in sport was bound to bring up multitudes of issues.
Amongst the insightful and passionate presentations, the concept of diversity
Getting NFPs started on social media
Australia has an
estimated 600,000 not-for-profit organisations. 97% of these have an online
presence. BUT it is reported that only 31% of NFPs are on Facebook and 22%
on Twitter. ..
SportRec Access Working Group - July update 2012
Access Working Group met for the final time on 2 July 2012...
Working Group Update May 2012
its 30 April meeting, the SportRec Access Working Group discussed the ideal
characteristics of an online database that would be a central point of access
to information about all sport and recreation opportunities for people with
There are a number of ways not-for-profit organisations can raise money. The Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD) has online resources specific to setting up workplace giving and community foundations...
A frank and statistical account of the participation of people with disability in sport and active recreation
I may strike a solitary figure here, but it
fascinates me when statistical results vary so greatly from one report to
Working Group Update March 2012
SportRec Access Working Group reviewed the existing SportRec Access model at
its recent 17 February meeting...
School funding and disability sport
You may have recently heard our politicians sermonising about
school funding. What generally seems to
emanate from these discussions is private school versus public school funding...
Infoxchange - Search Engine
Infoxchange is a not-for-profit community organisation with a mission to create
social equality and opportunity by empowering people through access to
information technology and enabling the exchange of information and ideas...
SportRec Access Working Group Update One
The SportRec Access Working Group held its first meeting on 30 January
New Participation Research
Australian Sports Commission has released its research report examining the
factors that influence the participation and non-participation of people with
disability in sport and active recreation. Over 1000 people with disability,
who were both participants and non-participants in sport and active recreation,
provided results for the report. The aim of the research was to provide
validated data and information to sport sector partners to help them plan and
implement quality programs...
Sector News Submissions
Sector eNewsletter is Disability Sport & Recreation's monthly publication that keeps you up to date with all the latest news and events from the disability sport and recreation sector...