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Issue 5 - February 10, 2017
BOOK NOW FOR CYBERSAFETY WORKSHOP

The deadline is fast approaching to register for a Cybersafety in Sport and Recreation workshop presented by the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner at DSR headquarters on February 22.

The workshop will explore the role of the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner and some of the trends they have seen through their work; social media trends; the safe use of social media; mentoring and providing eSafety advice to players and athletes; impacts and risks for child safety online and protecting yourself online.
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RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS
 

This October, the Rugby League World Cup will see 14 teams play 28 games over five weeks across three countries – all hoping to be crowned world champions in what is the pinnacle event in the sport.

To get up close and personal in the event, organisers are calling for volunteers for the Perth double-header.

Click here for the application form detailing the types of opportunities available across the tournament.

 

KEY ROLE ON OFFER AT GYMNASTICS WA

Gymnastics WA is seeking a high performance coordinator to  be responsible for the delivery of planned and innovative programs to assist in achieving success in gymnastics at world class events.

The successful candidate will require a strong understanding of elite athlete performance and development in 12-month part time position  with the opportunity to extend a further two years. Click
HERE  to apply.

 
POSITION AVAILABLE AT SOFTBALL WA

Softball WA is seeking a highly motivated and energetic participation and development officer to be primarily responsible for overseeing current and future projects and programs that increase overall participation in softball and develop current affiliated players and coaches.

The part-time position (approximately 20-30 hours per week) is based at the Mirrabooka International Softball Stadium, with flexible working hours, though weekend and evening work will be required at various times of the year.

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WATER POLO COMES TO QUAIRADING

Water Polo WA was well represented at the re-opening of the Quairading Memorial Swimming Pool on February 4 when 25 locals enjoyed a  "come n try" session following the ceremony by Minister for Sport, Mia Davies.

Australian Rio Olympic representative, George Ford, was accompanied by Australian junior squad member Tom Prior, as they delivered an introductory session based on basic water polo knowledge, beginners skills before finishing off with a fun game. 
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NED COTEN THE NEW CHAIR OF BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA
 

Ned Coten, who co-founded the Goldfields Giants in the WA's State League and had a brief career with the Perth Wildcats, has been elected as chair of the board of Basketball Australia.  David Reid was elected as deputy chair.

Ned was acting chair since the resignation of Rob Marcolina in December 2016 for personal reasons. He has been a director of BA since March 2014. <<READ MORE>>

CYCLING FIRST PAST THE POST

Swimming, racquet sports, aerobics, and cycling were associated with lower death rates compared to non-participation by adults in an array of sports, finds an interesting, recent study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

The study found cycling was associated with the most significant reduction in all-cause mortality compared to non-participation in a range of sports while swimming, racquet sports, and aerobics finished second, third and fourth in terms of their preventive impact. <<READ MORE>>

ESSA GOES INTO BAT FOR CHILD'S HEALTH

Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is challenging Australian parents, coaches, schools, and anyone responsible for a child’s health, to step up and take action to promote a healthier lifestyle. ESSA noticed a significant gap in the market when it came to resources or information for the general public and parents that highlighted the importance of exercise for children, particularly those with chronic conditions and disabilities.

ESSA has taken action by launching their
Exercise Right for Kids campaign, which will be promoted to parents, schools, key associations and stakeholders and the media.
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