Posts Categorized: A General News

Click here to view NBN News Clip… from the 2017 Junior Roller Derby Nationals

Click here and view the NBN News clip….  Promoting the Junior Roller Derby Nationals, which was held at  Niagara Park Stadium, NSW over the weekend Cat Murray, Skate Victoria Junior Roller Derby Development Officer, explains all about Junior Roller Derby, how having 3 Divisions has helped to encourage further participation for Juniors this year, doubling the Annual Roller… Read more »

This is why Skate Victoria supports the development on Junior Roller Derby in Australia….. “Its all about the kids”..

Posts like this ….. reinforce .. Why Skate Victoria is proud to be involved & supporting the development of Junior Roller Derby in Australia. …. “It’s all about the kids “…. * Having FUN * Participating * Trying their best * Helping Others * And displaying good sportsmanship to all     See you all at Junior Roller… Read more »

“Let Kids be Kids” – New Video released by Play by The Rules – Please watch it

Have you seen the latest “Let Kids be Kids” video, just released by  Play by the Rules – making sport inclusive, safe and fair…. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEOS   These videos have very powerful messages in them from the kids themselves, reminding Adults…. that “They just want to have FUN”, and how poor… Read more »

International Roller Derby news – VRDL All Stars are now ranked – “No 1 in the WORLD”..

VRDL All Stars are now ranked – “No 1 in the WORLD”..   On behalf of all Skate Victoria members & the Skate Victoria Executive Committee, we would like to congratulate our Victorian team VRDL All Stars on their latest news and achievements. Thank you also for all your continued efforts in promoting Aussie Roller Derby internationally… Read more »

Changes to the VICTORIAN, Working with Children Checks, take effect with effect the 1st August, 2017

Changes to the VICTORIAN, Working with Children Checks, take effect with effect the 1st August, 2017 Skate Victoria Club committees, (All disciplines) please click on the link to find out more about the changes   Click here  ….  Changes to WWC VICTORIAN Legislation   In particular, The definition of ‘direct contact’ in the Act has… Read more »

2017 Australian Inline Hockey Championships are being held at Stadium 34. MOE, VICTORIA – Easter Long Weekend

Easter Long Weekend …. Don’t miss the 2017 Australian Club Inline Hockey Championships. being held at Australia’s largest skating rink, Stadium 34, Moe Victoria, Australia 2017 ACC – Inline Hockey Tournament Fixture is now out If you haven’t already go and LIKE the ACC Inline Hockey Tournament FB page to ensure you don’t miss out on updates, important… Read more »

Do you know the HISTORY behind the Skate Victoria “The Shed”?. Click here to find out

A little history ….. on Skate Victoria’s ‘The Shed’ in Dandenong Skate Victoria is the “ONLY State Body for Roller Sports in AUSTRALIA”, that has their own training venue. ‘The Shed’ is located within the Dandenong Show Grounds complex. Roller Hockey, first saw the benefits of utilizing the shed over 20 years ago, as a… Read more »

Child Safety Standards Laws Wef 1st January 2017. Important news for ALL Victorian Clubs

IMPORTANT NEWS FOR SKATE VICTORIA “VICTORIAN CLUBS“                                     WEF 1st January 2017, New laws have passed that will mean ALL Victorian organisations that have direct and regular contact with children need to meet Child Safe Standards by 1 January 2017. Recent legislative changes  Legislation recently passed will give the Commission for Children and Young People new… Read more »

The Biggest Roller Hockey event in the Asia Pacific.. Australia Day Cup 2017 is nearly here, 18-22nd January

Not long until the BIGGEST Roller Hockey Competition in Asia Pacific …..”The Australia Day Cup” commences at the Skate Victoria ‘The Shed’, Dandenong, Melbourne Victoria 18-22nd January 2017 Teams from all around Australia & NZ will converge on the Shed for 5 days of roller hockey action. Who will take home the Australia Day Cup this… Read more »