DanceSport Victoria are very pleased to announce that it is now an affiliate member of VicSport.
VicSport is the independent member-based organisation representing Victoria’s sport and active recreation sector.
For more information on VicSport, please click on the following link: VICSPORT
As Victoria’s Peak for sport and active recreation vicsport represents the needs and concerns of over 170 member groups to Government, associated statutory authorities, relevant business and private enterprises and other stakeholders with an interest in promoting sport and active recreation.
Our members include State Sport Associations and active recreation organisations, Regional Sport Assemblies, Local Governments Authorities, university, TAFE and school sport groups, and organisations representing specific sub-groups of the sector such as the Victorian Disability Sport Advisory Council, ACHPER (Vic), and the Australian Drug Foundation.
Through our extensive network vicsport supports over 16,000 clubs and associations, and over 1.8 million participants, workers and volunteers in the sport and active recreation sector across Victoria. The activities these organisations offer play a vital role in promoting better physical and mental health outcomes for Victorians, as well as building the capacity of metropolitan and regional communities.
As the peak representative body our key roles are to:
Advocate: as the “Voice for Sport”, vicsport represents the interests and concerns of our members to government, to statutory authorities and to the broader industry.
Inform policy development: vicsport listens to members and uses this feedback to provide visionary strategic advice to key policy and decision makers.
Facilitate program delivery: vicsport works with government, statutory authorities and key external stakeholders to develop strategies and provide support required to assist members deliver participation opportunities for all Victorians.
Build Member’s Capacity: vicsport supports and educates members through the provision of quality advice and consultation services and delivery of professional development opportunities.
Research: through industry research and development, vicsport analyses issues, identifies trends and develops innovative strategies that play a vital role in planning for the future.