NEW ARRIVALS SPORT AND RECREATION FORUM Office for Recreation and Sport 6 th December 2005 KEY PROJECTS PRESENTATIONS

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  • NEW ARRIVALS SPORT AND RECREATION FORUM Office for Recreation and Sport 6 th December 2005 KEY PROJECTS PRESENTATIONS
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  • MIGRANT RESOURCE CENTRE OF SA SPORTS SUBSIDY PROGRAM PRESENTER HASAN
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  • ORGANISATIONAL OVERVIEW MRCSA is the peak organisation providing settlement services to new arrivals in SA. MRCSA is managed by a voluntary board of management comprising reps from ethnic, new arrival communities, and people with specialist skills.
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  • PROJECT DESCRIPTION Supporting young refugees to participate in active recreation and sport activities Developing guidelines and application process for sport subsidy Promoting subsidy program to eligible young refugees (especially young women) Working with local sport teams, SA Amateur Soccer League and individuals to link in to the existing mainstream league structure
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  • MAIN PARTNERS Sporting Clubs and Groups Sporting Associations Youth and Migrant Services
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  • SUCCESSES AND HIGHLIGHTS Refugee Week Soccer carnival no. of teams participating Increase in young womens participation in sport Increase in uptake of subsidy Not only assisting financially through sport subsidy but also connecting new arrivals with sport clubs and venues and negotiating membership fees with clubs.
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  • CHALLENGING ASPECTS young women supporting young people to understand Australian system access to venue transportation structured sporting system through social (eg. soccer) organisational administration (eg time, culture and expectation)
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  • 3 LESSONS LEARNT working with communities women's participation sporting clubs (need for education)
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  • FUTURE DIRECTION promoting and targeting young women sport expo - come and try event liaising with the sport clubs education and training
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  • MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES COUNCIL OF SA SHARING THROUGH ACTIVE RECREATION PRESENTERS PHIL ALLAN & MELISSA NYVELD
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  • ORGANISATIONAL OVERVIEW Our Vision The MCCSA is the peak organisation reflecting, representing, supporting and advocating, on behalf of our culturally and linguistically diverse communities, for the achievement of a peaceful, equitable and prosperous multicultural South Australia. Our Members Our current membership is in excess of 200 organisations and individuals, with growing representation from smaller and emerging communities. However, through our programs, services and partnerships we reach a wider segment of our population.
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  • ORGANISATIONAL OVERVIEW Main Functions Advocate on behalf of our members on key issues such as ageing, health and wellbeing and participation and representation Deliver a range of programs and services for the benefit of our members and other people from CALD backgrounds Partnerships We have formed strategic partnerships including MOUs with key organisations such as DECS, City of Port Adelaide Enfield, Education Adelaide, Riverland Multicultural Forum and UniSA to deliver quality innovative programs Recreation and Sport Programs Sharing Through Active Recreation After School Sports Program Breakout (Self Development Through Recreation)
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  • PROJECT DESCRIPTION Encouraging participation by CALD youth Linking CALD communities and clubs Sport specific / ASSP / Move It programs School-based initiatives Consultancy Service
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  • MAIN PARTNERS CALD communities Sport Associations and Clubs Councils Schools Other sport/recreation service providers UniSA / TAFE SA / Sport SA
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  • SUCCESSES AND HIGHLIGHTS Support by BASA and SACA Breakout (Self Development Through Recreation) 3 Ball Basketball Surf Life Saving program at Mansfield Park PS Friendships
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  • CHALLENGING ASPECTS Linking youth with clubs Getting youth active and committed Time required to set up programs Funding limitations Sustaining programs in the future
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  • 3 LESSONS LEARNT Support and participation by local sporting clubs is crucial Location of programs is important Face to face communication is ideal medium
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  • FUTURE DIRECTION Establish more club based programs Expanding 3 Ball program Ongoing partnerships with similar organisations Help sporting associations to develop best practises
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  • BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION OF SA NEW ARRIVALS PROGRAM PRESENTER MELISSA LANGE
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  • ORGANISATIONAL OVERVIEW Basketball Development Team Consisting of Manager and 4 Development Officers Inclusive Basketball Programs (New Arrivals, Intellectually Disabled and Indigenous) and Aussie Hoops (School Clinics 100 to 200 schools/ year, 10 Game Time Centres & Miniball Competitions involving 300+ teams) and Holiday Camps and Coaching Courses Social Competitions - 8 Venues District Junior and Senior Competitions - 13 Clubs involved Elite Competitions - NBL and WNBL and State Teams
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  • PROJECT DESCRIPTION Free Training Program - Thebarton Senior College Thursday's Subsidised Social Basketball Teams - Wayville Sports Centre Tuesday's School Clinics - NAP & ELS Primary and High Schools Community Clinics MCCSA - 3 Ball
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  • MAIN PARTNERS Office for Recreation & Sport Migrant Resource Centre of SA Multicultural Communities Council of SA NAP Schools - Thebarton Senior College & ELS Adelaide TAFE & ASSE Para West Indigenous Sports Academy
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  • SUCCCESSES AND HIGHLIGHTS 2004 SA Recreation & Sport Award for Community Participation Initiatives Securing Player Subsidy with MRC Entering Teams in Social Basketball Competition Bi-annual Game with Para West Basketball Team for last 2 years Transition of players into other competitions including District
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  • CHALLENGING ASPECTS Cost/ Funding Transport Regular of attendance of Participants (Times of activities) Language/ Culture/ Social Issues Sportsmanship & Abiding by Rules
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  • 3 LESSONS LEARNT Provide activities in locations and at times that are accessible for New Arrivals and that are continuous that run over a period of time to enable them to grow Be flexible and have realistic expectations Provide activities that interest participants eg games vs structured skill trainings and boys vs girls needs
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  • FUTURE DIRECTION Girls Program including both Trainings and Games Regional New Arrivals or Community Based Social Competitions through 3 Ball Centres with MCCSA (Kilburn, Pennington, Campbelltown and in future down South) Develop pathways to District Basketball Clubs via Scholarship or similar program Annual New Arrivals Basketball Carnival/ Come and Try Day with NAP & ELS Schools
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  • SA AMATEUR SOCCER LEAGUE PRESENTER ALEX CICHANOWSKI
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  • ORGANISATIONAL OVERVIEW To provide Amateur Players a competition run to the highest standard without limitation as to age, religion or location To provide for the the benefit of Amateur Soccer in South Australia a strong, united voice within the Soccer administration in this country An autonomous body comprised of its member clubs each of which has equal voting rights in the affairs of the League Member clubs from various origins Current club membership (85) has approximately 4000 registered senior players
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  • PROJECT DESCRIPTION To encourage and assist new clubs and individual members wishing to participate in organised Amateur Soccer Having regard for the Amateur nature of its membership and therefore keeping costs at the lowest possible level
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  • MAIN PARTNERS Office for Recreation and Sport Migrant Resource Centre SA Member clubs Local councils Church and welfare groups
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  • SUCCESSES AND HIGHLIGHTS 8 team New Arrival competition (2004) 2 teams fully participated in SAASL (2005) 49 individual registrations (2005) 2 additional teams are applying for 2006 competition
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  • CHALLENGING ACPECTS Communication Travel Facilities Equipment
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  • 3 LESSONS LEARNT Tolerant officials Gradual Progression Provide options
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  • FUTURE DIRECTION Information handbook Distribution Information evenings Representative team
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  • ADELAIDE SECONDARY SCHOOL OF ENGLISH AFTER SCHOOL SPORT CENTRE PRESENTER ANTI MACRI
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  • ORGANISATIONAL OVERVIEW Adelaide Secondary School of English - new arrivals program for students aged 12 - 16 Current student population approx. 360 (refugees, migrants, international students) Continuous enrolment & assessment - different pathways for students We prepare students for mainstream high schools & living in Australian society (services) We have a Student Services Team & offer a range of support programs We work closely with other support agencies & also employ Bilingual School Support Officers
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  • PROJECT OVERVIEW Our aim is to provide students with an opportunity to participate in a range of different sports and to try to link them with clubs The After School Sport Centre operates on