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Issue 31 - August 17, 2018
GOVERNMENT KICKS IN FOR WOMEN'S SPORT 

Women's sport is set to benefit from a new $250,000 annual fund to enable the State's grassroots clubs to revitalise change rooms and other facilities to accommodate booming participation levels.

Women's sport has experienced huge growth in recent years, exacerbating the shortfall in facilities and requiring a concerted effort from the State Government and State Sporting Associations to address the issue.

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MAJOR ROLE AVAILABLE AT RCSA

The Rottnest Channel Swim Association is advertising for the position of executive officer to manage and co-ordinate the event.

Among other tasks, the role liaises with multiple stakeholders and maintains relationships with Association members, sponsors, government agencies, contractors, along with managing budgets and financial reporting. 

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JUDO WA OFFERS PART-TIME POSITION

Judo WA is seeking a part-time (10 hours a week) community engagement officer to be responsible for the coordination of education and training courses and member engagement opportunities.

The successful applicant also will work with the JWA Commissions, clubs and members to coordinate and deliver education and training opportunities for coaches, referees, officials, volunteers and athletes. 
Applications close on August 24.
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DOCKERS SEEK IT COORDINATOR

The Fremantle Dockers are looking for, in their words, an "IT geek" to fill a newly created role of IT coordinator to assist the IT operations and  projects manager and to provide support with applications, network operations and general IT administration.

The successful applicant will have at least three years experience and enjoy working within a team environment and also have a liking for sport.

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CALLING ON ASPIRING CRICKET UMPIRES

The WACA has opened its applications for the intake of umpires for the 2018-19 season and the good news is that you can be involved without being an expert in the game because the skills of officiating are taught as part of the induction process.

WACA umpires cover competitions across Western Australia and all applicants need to get started is a valid WA Working with Children card.

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HEAD START FOR COUNTRY ATHLETES

The latest round of the McGowan Government's Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme has opened, with country athletes able to apply for funding to make it easier to travel and compete.

The program offsets out-of-pocket travel and accommodation costs associated with attending eligible training camps and competitions within the sport's official talent development pathway at a regional, State and national level.

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SLSWA OPENS LIFEGUARD APPLICATIONS

SLSWA has opened its applications for lifeguards for the coming summer season, with applicants needing to meet selection criteria, and also may be invited to undertake a physical assessment and interview.

Minimum criteria include, among other things, a SLSA bronze medallion, advanced resuscitation technique certificate and a current first aid certificate or equivalents of all three.

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SWIMMING WA OPENS LIFE MEMBERSHIP NOMINATIONS 

Swimming WA is calling on clubs to nominate worthy candidates for potential life membership - people who have had an enduring and influential impact to swimming in the State.

There are many swimming participants, administrators, officials and volunteers who invest a lot of time and effort for the betterment of the sport and it’s stakeholders who deserve nomination.

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EXMOUTH ARTIFICAL REEF READY FOR ACTION

Fishers now have access to a new and safe recreational fishing experience in one of Western Australia's most iconic fishing destinations, with the deployment of Exmouth's new Integrated Artificial Reef.

The new reef has been named King Reef in honour of marine surveyor Lieutenant Phillip Parker King, who named Exmouth Gulf in 1818; and the late George King, a pioneer of charter fishing in Exmouth and Coral Bay in the 1960s and 1970s.

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EOC SURVEY FOR SENIORS

Plus-55 members of sporting and recreation groups have a chance to detail age discrimination and harassment in the seniors sector in an Equal Opportunity Commission survey.

Consulting as widely as possible in the community, the EOC is gathering information as part of its Strategic Plan to engage
seniors. The survey also can be completed by phone
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