Congratulations to Caitlin Grigsby for her award at the “Women In Sport Breakfast”

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Skate Victoria is proud to continue to be a sponsor of the Women in Sport Breakfast.

Thanks to Sin, Suzz, Alice, Lauren, Bianca, Bama and Caitlin for giving their time to attend the event this morning.

Congratulations to Caitlin Grigsby for her Award which is well deserved for her enormous contribution to Skate Victoria and the membership.

Lauren Foote, Sport & Rec Vic Change our Game Ambassador, Captain of VRDL All Stars speaks at Changing Gippsland Game Girls Forum

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Lauren Foote, A Sport & Recreation Victoria, Change Our Game Ambassador, Captain of World No 1 Team, Victorian Roller Derby League All Stars & a Skate Victoria Roller Derby Presenter & Coach,
was invited to be a guest speaker ,at the GippSport, “Changing Gippsland Game Girls Forum”, which was held in Trafalgar


Click here to listen to Lauren’s speech, :-


Learn :-
How Lauren’s interest in roller derby first started from volunteering her first aid services at a game, about her journey over the years locally, achieving her goals she first made, setting herself new goals along the way

Hear Lauren talk about where she is today, including competing internationally with her World no 1 team & to her latest role with Sport & Rec Vic as a SRV Ambassador

With this role, Lauren is now an advocate within the female sport sector, role model to females, where she actively encourages females to participate in sport & take on leadership roles themselves,.

Great work Lauren, excellent speech !..

Skate Victoria Affiliates, please share Lauren’s speech onto your Club FB pages for members to listen to also.

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Gippsland Lakes Roller Derby, FREE Roller Derby High Program for girls between 12-17 y.o’s is back… at Bairnsdale & Sale

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Gippsland Lakes Roller Derby, feature in the Bairnsdale Advetiser newspaper this week, promoting their FREE Roller Derby High programme,  which their club runs specifically for girls between 12 – 17 years of age, at two locations, in regional Victorian towns, Bairnsdale & Sale

Due to the huge success ….  of the FREE Roller Derby High programme, these fun sessions, will be running again, so if you know of a girl who may be interested in joining, contact the club as Term 4 registrations are now OPEN.

As well as the Roller Derby High program, Gippsland Lakes Roller Derby also runs a Junior Roller Derby program for boys & girls aged 11-17 years of age & Quad Fit © for skaters over 18, with opportunities to move into further specific roller derby training with the club.

Contact Gippsland Lakes Roller Derby & find out more about the programs they offer at Bairnsdale & Sale & how you can become involved.

The Roller Derby High program, is supported by funding from Sport and Recreation Victoria, & East Gippsland Shire CouncilBairnsdale Aquatic & Recreation Centre & Skate Victoria

Change Our Game
Girls Make Your Move

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Girls aged 12-17 in Bairnsdale & Sale, regos are now OPEN for a FREE 4 week skate program

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4 Week  FREE Roller Derby Program


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If you know of a girl who lives around the BAIRNSDALE area who may be interested in trying a new sport, becoming more active & making new friends, let them know about this great FREE program being offered by Gippsland Lakes Roller Derby

To register or for more info, contact Gippsland Lakes Roller Derby 


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Geelong Roller Derby are participating in the Festival Of Sport @ Kardinia Park, Geelong on the 6th-7th Oct

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FREE Community Event – 6th-7th Oct – Kardinia Park, Geelong

John Eren the Minister for Sport was at Kardinia Park, Geelong yesterday, launching details of the “Festival of Sport”.which is being held on the 6th – 7th October at the precinct.

The Festival’s aim is to promote physical activity and health and wellbeing, showcase the diversity of sport in the Geelong region, celebrate the local community’s strong connection with the Kardinia Park precinct, promote Geelong & the Greater Barwon region as a major events & tourism centre

One of our Melbourne Affiliates, Geelong Roller Derby League will be participating, promoting their roller derby club, holding demonstrations & giving out info on upcoming skater intakes/classes.

They will also be promoting their upcoming 10 Year anniversary bout, which is being held at the Barwon Valley Activity Centre, Belmont on the 20th Oct. Make sure you look for their info booth

If you live around the Geelong area, please help promote this event, as this Sporting Festival has something for everyone !! Great Fun day !..

Click on the articles to

Kardinia Park to host Festival of Sport

Sport Festival to Kick off at Kardinia Park

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Skate Victoria is one of 19 successful “Vic Health Growing in Participation Sport” funding recipients

We are bursting with excitement and pride to announce that Skate Victoria is one of the 19 successful VicHealth Growing Participation in Sport recipients.

Our program will get more girls aged 12-17 involved in roller sports, and will include

mental and physical well-being components.

Click here to read more about the recently launched VicHealth funding program

Article from the Herald Sun featuring skaters at Skaterz Roller Skate & Blade Rink – Eltham 


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2018 Junior Roller Derby Nationals Schedule & Officials List

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Click here to view the:-

2018 Junior Roller Derby Nats Schedules

Our apologies for the delay, we now have all team lists in and the schedule finalised, a copy is attached.

If you go to this link

You will see we are still short officials.

We have tried to accommodate all the parents officiating to allow them to spectate their own skater’s games, and we have had a lot of parents let us know they can officiate but they have not registered.

If you are able, or know anyone able, to fill in any of the missing shifts, please let us know asap and we will update the crew lists.

Also, if we have rostered you in the wrong shift/position, please let us know.

Thank you so much for volunteering your time to allow these junior skaters to participate in the sport they love.


Inline Hockey is coming back to Dandenong.. Click here to read more

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YES  .. it’s Official ..



DIHL – Dandenong Inline Hockey League has formed, which means that a regular structured Inline Hockey League, is starting in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne again.

If you have played Inline Hockey before & looking to rekindle that interest …. & play again or even just watch a local game, go & LIKE the DIHL – Dandenong Inline Hockey League FB page, to ensure that you get all the latest updates & news on how you can become involved

 Please share this post & help support the DIHL – Dandenong Inline Hockey League by spreading the word of this new league that is starting.@ Skate Victoria ‘The Shed’ Greaves, Reserve, Dandenong, Vic

Thumbs up to the Organisers behind the creation of DIHL – Dandenong Inline Hockey League for their vision & all their hard work behind the scenes, in establishing this new league & bringing Inline Hockey back to the Dandy area for players..

Proudly supported by Skate Victoria & Kridgett Kreations 


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Looking to find out more about Roller Derby?

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Looking to find out more about Roller Derby?

Skate Victoria has Roller Derby Clubs/Affiliates/Members all around Australia…. who cater for Women’s, Men, Juniors & Co-Ed. Clubs are always on the lookout for new members to join them.

Your local skating rink is a great place to start your roller derby journey too!… Attending general skate sessions, Learn to skate classes, Quad Fit © or Learn to Play Roller Derby classes.

Roller Derby is great exercise, provides opportunities to have some Fun, meet new people, participate in an alternative type of sporting activity & a sport for all the Family to become involved in !…

There are various pathways in roller derby from participating recreationally, playing competitive roller derby locally or interstate, to even opportunities to represent Australia like the VRDL All StarsWizards of Aus & Team Australia do … at International Roller Derby events, playing against the world’s best teams!.

Or if you don’t want to skate but still want to be involved, then there are many volunteer opportunities available, both skating & non skating volunteer roles.
It’s entirely your choice …. how you want your roller derby journey to go.

Click on the Find a club near YOU section on our website ….

Photo courtesyLiam Mitchell, Photographer

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