There are countless opportunities for sports Clubs to access free resources, support guides and training through government websites and not-for-profit organisations dedicated to ensuring sport delivers the best experience possible for players, officials and volunteers.
Netball NSW has gathered this information and created a resource list for Association and Club administrators. Below you will find a number of external websites covering essential areas such as:
- Local and national statistics
- Funding and fundraising opportunities and ideas
- Best practise governance and free Club Health checks
- Recruiting and managing volunteers best practise
- Training and development workshops
Australian Bureau of Statistics: Detailed statistics on your LGA and surrounding areas.
Australian Sports Commission: Information for Coaches, Athletes, Clubs and Administrators, Officials and Event Organisers.
Club/Association Health Check:The Australian Sports Commission free club health check online. Examine how you operate and identify areas for development to be the best you can be.
Club Help: A wealth of free resources and support for volunteers in sports Clubs
Community Club Toolkit: Designed for sports clubs, community groups, youth centres or anyone trying to organise community events, sports activities or structured programs for informal groups and young people. Free, easy to use toolkits and resource with lots of ‘how to’ hints and useful templates.
Good Sports:Creating stronger, healthier and more family-friendly sporting clubs promoting good practise in sport. Sign up as a Good Sports Clubs to gain access to resources.
Netball Nation: Access to training drills, grants, financial planning support and more.
One Netball: Register for a Connected Clubs and Communities workshop to learn how to make your Club more inclusive
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
Play By The Rules: The Play By The Rules (PBTR) website helps to build the capacity of all people involved in sport and recreation to prevent and deal with behaviour that does not fit with safe, fair and inclusive participation. Free online MPIO and Child Protection training.
Play By The Rules Sports posters: Download fair and inclusive netball posters to display on your courts.
ProfileID: Access to council community profiles and population change data.
Sport NSW: Guidelines on recruiting, keeping and rewarding volunteers.
Sports Community: Helping build stronger communities by assisting ‘grass roots’ sports clubs through the provision of information and training
Sports Focus: Training, workshops, information and resources and grant opportunities for volunteer Club administrators
V Star: Volunteers Find Them, Keep Them, Back Them resources, action plans and handbooks
In addition to the above, to access netball specific resources developed by Netball NSW and Netball Australia, please visit the links below:
Further resources can be found on the Netball Australia website here