Posts Categorized: Speed Skating News

“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 »

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 »

Change our Game Campaign….. How is your Club helping to increase female participation & leadership roles

       …. What Makes a Sports Action HERO?…. Click on the link to view this video from the “Change our Game Campaign”, featuring Mel Jones which has been recently launched This film shows why more women need to take leadership roles in sport to provide inspirational role models for the young sports women… Read more »

Wef 5.12.2016, New changes apply in VICTORIA for Working With Children Checks (WWC)

Changes to Working with Children Checks, (WWC) VICTORIA Victorian Clubs …. If you are involved in Junior Roller Sports, make sure you click on the WWC site, (Vic) to view the new changes to the WWC’s which come into effect from the 5th Dec 2016 … * New online application form… * Electronic Identity Verification *… Read more »

“Skaters Connect Edition No 3” is now out….. Click here to read

Skaters Connect Issue 3 Catch up on all the latest skating news and information across Australia. Thanks to every-one for their contributions and especially Caitlin Grigsby, (Wayne Maslen Awards Manager) and Sarah Lawless, Skater Connect Designer for their ongoing commitment to all Roller Sports disciplines of Skate Victoria. Please follow the Link to Skaters Connect Issue… Read more »