Posts Categorized: Roller Derby News

Want to find out more about Roller Derby ? … Then click here …

            Skate Victoria has Roller Derby Clubs/Affiliates/Members all around Australia…… who cater for Women’s, Men, Juniors & Mixed. 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… Read more »

Fun …. at the 2018 Sydney Mari Gras last weekend

Fun …. at the 2018 Sydney Mari Gras last weekend … Thumbs up to everyone …. who participated in the planning, creation and construction of the Vagine Regime Roller Derby Float. The big giant Skate Float looks fantastic ! Awesome work by all ! Very creative… and a wonderful achievement to create such a massive… Read more »

Sad news ..Passing Of Skate Victoria Executive member, ANDREW WETHERILL

…Sad news … On behalf of the Skate Victoria Executive, we are extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Skate Victoria Executive member, Andrew Wetherill Andrew joined the Skate Vic Executive in 2010 as Speed Chairperson until 2012, where he took on the role of Treasurer. Andrews contribution to Skate Victoria over the years… Read more »

History of the Skate Victoria “Shed” in Dandenong, Victoria, Australia

A Little History ….. on Skate Victoria’s Shed in  Dandenong,Victoria, Australia   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 25 years ago, as a… Read more »

MEMBERS – IMPORTANT INFO PLEASE READ : HOT WEATHER GUIDELINES –

To all Skate Victoria Affiliates… As the temperature starts to rise, please take care. Click here to read the Skate Victoria Hot Weather Guidelines which talk about Modifying and cancelling sporting activities for the health and safety of members. Keep cool….   Gloria Hawken – CEO    

Roller Derby Coaching Course – WESTERN AUSTRALIA 3rd Feb 2018

  Roller Derby Coaching Course – WESTERN AUSTRALIA Skate Victoria’s WA Affiliate, Albany Roller Derby League are hosting a Roller Derby Coaching Accreditation Course on the 3rd Feb 2018 at the Track in WA. Skate Victoria first introduced the course back in October 2013 and so far … Approx 655 + Coaches, (Skate Vic members & NON… Read more »

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our members …

On behalf of the Skate Victoria Executive, we would like to wish all our members, a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  Thank you for your support during 2017 and we look forward to working with you all in 2018 !  The Skate Victoria office will be closed until the 2nd January 2018  Gloria Hawken  CEO  Skate… Read more »

Sport & Recreation Victoria article featuring the VRDL All Stars … Click here to read more

Great article….on the Sport & Recreation Victoria website, talking about the VRDL All Stars recent win overseas….. Click on the link and feel free to share onto your club FB pages VRDL – Rolled Gold – Sport and Recreation Victoria Website   Gloria Hawken CEO – Skate Victoria  

FIRST AID – Do your Club members need to update their FIRST AID SKILLS ?…

Skate Victoria Affiliates AUSTRALIA WIDE FIRST AID As the end of the year approaches …. Your competing/training regime may start to reduce …. it’s a good time for Club Committees to review & check that your Club has current qualified First Aider’s at training & events. There are many First Aid courses available out in… Read more »