Valuable workshops to help volunteers

THE Queensland Government recognises the important role volunteers play in local sport and recreation clubs.

The state government is a partner with QFSR Skills Alliance offering a number of online training opportunities through the Department's Building Active Communities Workshops program.

All courses are self-paced and take 2-3 hours to complete.

Workshops available include:

Committee management;

Financial management;

Volunteer management;

Marketing and promotion;

Fundraising, grants and sponsorship;

Strategic planning;

Laws insurance;

Risk management.

Sports awards nominations extended

DUE to so many local teams making finals, Ipswich City Council has decided to extend the nominations for the Ipswich Sports Awards.

Nominations will now close at midnight on Sunday.

It's not too late to nominate your club's best achievers in a range of categories.

Prizemoney up to $2000 is being offered.

Head to www.ipswich. qld.gov.au/sportsawards to nominate a sportsperson, team, club or volunteer who deserves to be recognised.

Champion effort Western Pride

SPORT Ipswich would like to congratulate the Western Pride men's football team on winning the NPL premiership on the weekend.

The players, staff, volunteers and supporters should all be applauded for working so hard to get the club to this position after only forming five years ago.

Sport Ipswich is proud to be working with such passionate people at the Western Pride and looks forward to continuing this relationship.

Promote your club

IS your club hosting a sign on or come and try day for your upcoming season?

Send details to sportrecreation@ipswich.qld.gov.au.



Groups get first look at renovated turf club terrace

Groups get first look at renovated turf club terrace

Perfect weathers for Ipswich's Saturday race meeting

New threat to drivers who steal disabled parking spots

premium_icon New threat to drivers who steal disabled parking spots

HEARTLESS drivers who steal disability car parks could lose licence.

Defending champions motivated for more glory

premium_icon Defending champions motivated for more glory

Western Pride focus on building momentum for finals

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