Online resources

Below are helpful resources for committee members. Feel free to suggest additional resources to include.

SPORT AUSTRALIA

Sport Australia is a Commonwealth entity within the Australian Government’s Department of Health Portfolio. Sport Australia is focused on getting more Australians participating and excelling in sport. Sport Australian has many fantastic Club development resources. Although an old document, they have a great resource for how to create a Club.

SPORTS AND RECREATION ACT

Sport and Recreation ACT supports a healthy and physically active city by maintaining high quality sporting grounds and facilities and promoting development and participation in sport in the ACT.

SPORTS COMMUNITY

Sports Community is an organisation that provides training and knowledge specifically targeted at Club volunteers. The ACT Government has purchased a Club Spot which means you (as a volunteer of a Canberra based Club) can have free access to more of their resources. If you are interested in getting further access to these resources, you can register through their website. Here are some Sport Community articles you may find interesting:

  1. What is the role and responsibility of a Sports Club Committee
  2. 9 ways to make it easier to run your Club
  3. Characteristics of a successful sport Club President

PLAY BY THE RULES

Play by the Rules is an interactive education and information website on discrimination, harassment and child protection in sport. The website has some great resources to help your committee prevent incidents, and improve how incidents are resolved.

GOOD SPORTS

Good Sports is an organisation that works with local Clubs to build healthier Clubs. Many of the ANU Sport Clubs already have some level of accreditation with Good Sports. Amongst many things they provide support for Clubs implementing a safe alcohol and drug policy.

VOLUNTEERING AUSTRALIA

Volunteering Australia is the national peak body for volunteering, working to advance volunteering in the Australian community.

OUR COMMUNITY

The Our Community Group provides advice, connections, training and easy-to-use tech tools for people and organisations working to build stronger communities.

AUSTRALIAN SPORTS FOUNDATION

The Australian Sports Foundation was founded by the Federal Government to help Australians fundraise to achieve their sporting dreams.

HOW GREAT LEADERS INSPIRE ACTION

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question: "Why?" Does your club know its 'why'?