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The Bendigo Bank Connected Community FNQ program is now open. Gratns of up to $5000 are available for sporting groups and NFP organisations. More details are available at https://www.cc-fnq.com.au/grants
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On Thursday October 24, Council will be testing the Outdoor Warning Stations in the Redlynch Valley/Brinsmead areas. The testing will be conducted between 10am and 2pm, follow the link for more infomation: https://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/natural-disasters/copperlode-emergency-action-plan/live-testing
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Council is conducting the 2020 Our Cairns survey and this time there is a dedicated Youth Survey for people under 25. This is the first time Council has conducted a Youth Survey as part of Our Cairns - so we really want to encourage young people to take the time to tell us what they think! MAKE 2020 COUNT! Share this link - https://ourcairns.typeform.com/to/xtGCqKEg and encourage your club members to do the survey because we use the information to plan for the future. There's also an open one for all ages too - head to www.cairns.qld.gov.au
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"keep the talk up!" This is a refrain that you will hear from every coach in about every team sport every weekend... Here is an article from Queens University as to why communication in sport leads to wins... https://sirc.ca/blog/focus-on-communication/
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The State Government is seeking information from your club on the current impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete and the data will be used by the department to shape the type of government responses and support available to community sporting groups. The survey closes August 27 and I would encourage all clubs to participate to ensure their voice is heard. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/63HSXNP
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Just a reminder that the Gambling Fund is currently open. Get your application in by August 31 for projects up to $35k in value. https://www.justice.qld.gov.au/initiatives/community-grants
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SportAus and the AIS have released Sport Governance Principles, this document has been put together by leaders in the sporting industry. These principles are intended to be used right across the board from local clubs to national bodies. The guidelines provide purpose and information for people taking on the responsibility of running a sporting club. https://www.sportaus.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/912705/Sport-Governance-Framework.pdf
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Just a reminder that the State Government's Active Restart Infrastructure Recovery Grant closes tomorrow. https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/active-restart-infrastructure-recovery-fund Follow the link or contact the State Sport and Rec office for details.
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It is essential to ensure that your club is recording the necessary information for Covid contact tracing purposes. QLD Health has the ability to demand that records be handed over within 1 hour. All attendance records must be held for 56 days and all information is legally protected under the privacy act. Please ensure that all members, particpants and visitors understand the compulsory nature of recording their details.
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Gambling Fund is back... you know the drill 35k for projects, if you are looking to add infrastructure to Counci land first get an improvement works form. Info on the gambling fund can be found at https://www.justice.qld.gov.au/initiatives/community-grants
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Funding Opportunity: Please do not miss your chance to apply for the Active Restart Infrastructure Recovery Fund being provided by the Queensland Government. Applications close 7 August 2020. https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/active-restart-infrastructure-recovery-fund
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Stage 3 restrictions will now come into action on Friday. Please check the road map on the link provided to see how this impacts your club's activities and we will pass on more details to you as they come to hand https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0016/127150/DPC7309-COVID-19-Restrictions-roadmap.pdf
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Clubs have 1 week remaining to get in their applications for $2000 to assist with hygiene, cleaning and operational costs associated with the COVID restart, if you have not already done so I urge your club to pursue this funding. https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/active-clubs-kickstart
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TAFE Queensland have released 3 FREE modules of training in Orientation, Leadership and Resilience. These modules are for paid or unpaid Volunteers or people working in the Tourism and Events industry. They must also live in the north of the state in one of the 39 LGAs covered by the disaster recovery funding arrangements (DRFA). Please encourage your community members, staff and colleagues, that work in volunteering, events and tourism roles to complete the training. It’s FREE and will boost the skills in areas relating to tourism, enabling participants to build their customer service, resilience and leadership skills. Please visit the following link for more information: https://tafeqld.edu.au/vetp
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When applying for the Covid kickstarter grant through the State Government it is important to have all of your documents ready to go. The following link explains why... https://www.vision6.com.au/v/43750/16483296/email.html?k=rU1P35mk4NOi4m5ck7Bg6FJPBcxj6iD8Y2f8xtui2QU
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Approved Industry Covid Safe Plans are now available. These plans provide guidance on how to prepare your facility and outline the regulations that must be followed during Stage 2 of the lifting of restrictions. https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/approved-industry-covid-safe-plans
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Another grant opportunity; this time from the RACQ foundation for Coivd assistance. This grant provides a maximum of $20,000 for successful applications. https://www.racq.com.au/about/community-and-sponsorships/racq-foundation
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The State Government has released a series of grants to assist your club during the COVID recovery. The first opens today providing up to $2000 for hygiene and equipment. Further rounds will be opened at Stage 2 and 3 of the lifting of restictions. for more infomation follow the link: https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/roadmap-to-easing-queenslands-restrictions/sport/funding-grants update: the guidelines for the COVID safe active clubs are now available. https://www.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0024/128931/active-clubs-kickstart-guidelines.pdf
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This weekend marks the start of Stage 1 of the easing on restrictions. While this means exercise and groups of up to 10 people are now permitted; community sport, be it training or games is not scheduled to begin again until at least Stage 2.
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Council has put together a checklist to help your club re-open pnce we are given the green light. The list and other resources to assist in tee re-opening can be found on the Go Clubs website on the following link https://www.goclubs.com.au/partners/coronavirus-covid-19/reopening-after-covid-19
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the resumption of community sport is likely to take a staged approach... the link bleow gives an outline on how each sport may return to play https://ais.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/730374/35845_AIS-Framework-for-Rebooting-Sport-Summary.pdf
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Gambling Fund closes on Thursday night, please ensure if you are intending to apply that you contact Go Clubs officers to discuss your application and fill out an improvement works form.
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The final fact sheet provides information on available support for your club during the Covid-19 pandemic. https://www.goclubs.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/335747/Go-Clubs-Fact-Sheet-SUPPORT-5-of-5.pdf
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Today's post is about engaging your clubs members. Your club is so important to so many people and despite all the rules around social distancing it is as important as ever to reach out to your members and maintain those relationships. https://www.goclubs.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/335746/Go-Clubs-Fact-Sheet-STAY-ENGAGED-4-of-5.pdf
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Today’s fact sheet focuses on the challenges of finance. It offers a few tips and ideas around budgeting and fundraising to help out during this time. https://www.goclubs.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/335745/Go-Clubs-Fact-Sheet-FINANCE-3-of-5.pdf As always Go Clubs is here to help, if you have any questions, please just reach out to us.