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Welcome to the April 12th edition of Club News!

Club News is designed to help Club Contacts stay updated with events, resources and important information relevant to their club and its members.  Club News will be delivered directly to your inbox fortnightly on a Friday.

We hope that you find this information useful and if you feel it is relevant to other committee members or your swimming community, please feel free to forward this on or share relevant articles on social media.

Have you heard about Swim Central?

Swim Central is the new online portal which will link all your interactions with swimming into one handy location – and it’s almost live in Queensland!

Swim Central is nearly ready to get racing, it’s lined up behind the blocks and waiting for the referee – we’re excited and hope you are too!

In Queensland, the Swim Central Pilot will be taking place in the FNQ Region only. All other regions will be joining FNQ in Swim Central in May this year! But, please ensure you don’t false start and jump in too early as all members will receive a ‘Welcome Email’ with clear instructions when Swim Central is ready for them.  

More information will continue to be sent out directly to club contacts and registrars; including FNQ specific communication regarding the upcoming pilot.

Click here to read previous communications!

Applications for community grants now open

Could your Club use a share of $100,000 to funding their next project? Thanks to the Queensland Country Good for Good Community Grants your Club could receive between $5,000 and $30,000 for projects that make a practical difference to the lives of Queenslanders.

Queensland Country Good for Good Community Grants is a partnership between Queensland Credit Union (QCU) and Ronald McDonald House North Australia, designed as a way of giving back to communities, and paying it forward to our QCU’s Charity Partner, Ronald McDonald House North Australia.

Applications are open now, until 3 May.

Click here for details on how to apply

Sports Community is passionate about making sports club volunteering and administration easier

Through its website, live training workshops around the country and free resources for clubs,
Sports Community is continually empowering volunteers to enable them to
undertake their club roles with confidence.

If your Club is looking to up-skill their committee members, supporting them in their volunteer roles – so your Club can work more efficiently and effectively, make sure you check out their upcoming webinars and free resources.

Visit Sports Community

Have members of your club travelled to a State, National or International swim meet in the last 6 months, or planning to attend an upcoming meet in the near future?

Make sure they know about the Queensland Government’s
Young Athletes Travel Subsidy Grant. 

This grant aims to foster the development of young athletes and support elite athlete pathways by providing financial assistance to help alleviate the costs associated with attending championship events.

The travel subsidy provides financial assistance to athletes under the age of 18 who have travelled 250km or more to attend an eligible State, National or International meet 6-months prior to lodging their application.
To find out more about the eligibility criteria visit
the Queensland Government website via the link below.
Eligibility Criteria and Applications can be found here

Go faster with the help of the Swimming Queensland Swim Shop

Come and visit us in-store to get professionally fitted for a Speedo LZR Racing Suit.
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Happy racing!
Click here to view the selected LZR Range

Upcoming SQ Events

2019 Speedo Short Course Preparation Meet
13-14 July 2019, Brisbane Aquatic Centre
2019 McDonald’s Queensland Short Course Championships
16-18 August 2019, Brisbane Aquatic Centre

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