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Issue 47- December 7, 2018
WA SPORTS NIGHT OF NIGHTS

The 2018 RAC WA Sports Star Awards, to be presented at Optus Stadium on February 7, 2019, is a night to celebrate all that is great about WA sport.  Tickets are now available.

Family, friends & supporters of nominees in the eight award categories can secure their seat to celebrate their contributions and achievements.  Come and join other guests and mingle with some of the State's best current and past stars.

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TENNIS WEST LOOKS TO BOOST BOARD

Tennis West is seeking two appointed directors for up to terms of three years after it identified a skills gap following the most recent elections.

Applicants will need to address in writing how they meet one or more of the following selection criteria; experience with local government, experience in sport strategy and innovation, or experience in developing and implementing a broad communication strategy to stakeholders.


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ROCKINGHAM OWS EXPECTS BIG TURN-OUT

Swimming WA's Open Water Swimming series heads south to Rockingham for Round 4 of competition from 9am on December 9.

Rockingham’s foreshore is a popular venue in the series and it is expected to attract over 500 swimmers. The summer series kicked off at Leighton Beach on November 3 with 676 swimmers taking part while Round 2 in Busselton and Round 3 in Coogee attracted record crowds.


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WA TEAM CLAIMS NATIONAL BOWLS TITLE

The Bowls WA community is celebrating this week after WA foursome Helen Morss, Therese Hastings, Robyn O'Brien and Laura Merz claimed the Australian Fours Championship in NSW this week.

The Manning quartet defeated South Australia in the final on Wednesday, with a tightly contested match, until WA broke the game open in the 12th end.


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ALL NETBALL ROADS LEAD TO BROOME

The recent 2018 North West NAIDOC Netball Carnival saw hundreds of players, coaches, volunteers and spectators from across Western Australia gather at the Broome Netball Association.

The event involved a number of homegrown netball teams forming part of the 18 squads, which travelled from as far as Narrogin for the two-day event.


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WA GOVERNMENT GRANTS FOR DISABILITY DAY

More than 50 events and activities across Western Australia have been supported by the State Government with grants of up to $1000 in the United Nations-sanctioned International Day of People with Disability, held each year on December 3.

The theme for 2018 International Day of People with Disability  is 'empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality'.


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PUBLIC HAS SAY ON ARTIFICIAL REEF LOCATION

Public consultation has determined the preferred site for Perth's new artificial reef will be offshore from the Ocean Reef Marina, as part of the McGowan Government's $1m Northern Artificial Reef Project.

The site, located about eight to 10km from shore, was chosen because it is the most easily accessible from Hillarys, Ocean Reef and Mindarie marinas.


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AICD OFFERS GOVERNANCE COURSE
 

Australian institute of Company Directors will present a Governance Foundations for Not-for-Profit Directors in March next year to provide participants with an understanding of fundamental compliance and performance related roles and responsibilities of directors, specifically in the areas of governance, risk, financial  performance and strategy. 

T
his program is offered over 1.5 days and is especially relevant for directors who are seeking to transition into not-for-profit directorship and directors of not-for-profit companies and community organisations.


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MINISTERS LIST WOMEN LEADERS
 

More than 300 women from across 43 sports will be directly involved in the 2019 Women Leaders in Sport program, with successful applicants announced by Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie and Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer. 

Minister McKenzie said it was positive to see the rising recognition of female athletes and teams on Australia’s sporting landscape, and programs such as Women Leaders in Sport ensured females will continue to have opportunities to progress in non-playing roles.

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