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Inclusion

Being inclusive is about providing a range of options to cater for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, in the most appropriate manner possible. Here you’ll find some great links, guides, case studies and inclusive strategies to consider when developing inclusive practices at a club level.

For any enquiries relating to inclusive clubs and programs, contact NV Community Development via T (03) 9321 2222 or E community@netballvic.com.au

Essentials

All Abilities Netball

All Abilities Netball provides the chance for people with a physical or intellectual disability to participate directly or indirectly in local clubs and associations.

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Connected Clubs & Communities

Educational resources and e-Learning tools aim to increase awareness of inclusion and diversity considerations in netball Clubs and Associations. Start your club / association's journey in creating more inclusive netball communities by downloading the resources here.

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Inclusion Action Plan

The Inclusion Action Plan (IAP) provides a list of short, medium and long term actions that your Club or Association can take to engage and support everyone from your local community in your netball environment. This may include (but is not limited to) multicultural communities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people with disabilities and other communities who face barriers to participation in netball.

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Inclusion NetSetGo

Inclusion Suncorp NetSetGO introduces Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities and people with disabilities to the sport of netball. Developed as a modified program for juniors (boys and girls), Suncorp NetSetGO can be adapted to suit the specific needs and abilities of diverse groups. This program is free to participants and is available to clubs, associations, disability and/or multicultural service providers, Aboriginal Co-operatives, community groups and schools.

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Indigenous Australian Netball

Quality netball amongst young people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and their communities.

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Multicultural Netball Programs

Netball Victoria (NV) offer netball programs that cater for a diverse range of communities across Victoria.

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples Engagement Toolkit

This Toolkit provides Commission staff with general information regarding engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Access for all: inclusive communications

A handy resource from the UK supporting inclusive communication.

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All Abilities Netball

All Abilities Netball provides the chance for people with a physical or intellectual disability to participate directly or indirectly in local clubs and associations.

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All Abilities Netball Start Up Tip Sheet

The All Abilities Netball Start Up Tip Sheet has been developed by members of the netball community for members of the netball community. It is to provide a starting point for those wanting to start an All Abilities program at their Association.

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Australia Post One Netball Diversity Factsheet

Infographic Factsheet on Australia's diverse population and Australia Post One Netball initiatives.

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Case Study - Broadmeadows Netball Association

After holding a series of clinics at the Broadmeadows Leisure Centre and local schools, the Broadmeadows Netball Association has managed to create a junior competition.

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Case Study - Golden City Netball Association

All but one of the girls who play in the 17-under competition at Golden City Netball Association were born in Karen refugee camps on the Thai-Burmese border...

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Case Study - Wyndham Victory Netball Club

Wyndham Victory Netball Club encouraged children from CaLD communities to engage with the sport of netball by offering free netball clinics for children aged between 7 and 15.

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Community Engagement Case Studies

The following case studies highlight success stories in the community and provide insight into how social and cultural barriers can be catered for in our sport.

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Connected Clubs & Communities

Educational resources and e-Learning tools aim to increase awareness of inclusion and diversity considerations in netball Clubs and Associations. Start your club / association's journey in creating more inclusive netball communities by downloading the resources here.

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Deaf Sports Australia: Coaching Fact Sheet

Deaf Sports Australia supports the right of people who are deaf or hard of hearing to be involved in all aspects of the game, including full and equal active participation.

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Deaf Sports Australia: Communication Fact Sheet

The communication fact sheet lists some simple communication tips to remember when working with people with hearing impairments.

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How To Change It Guide - Australian Sports Commission

Designed to help coaches and teachers deliver fun, safe and engaging sport-related games that maximise participation and include and challenge all players regardless of their ability level or background.

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Impairment-specific Coaching Awareness Factsheets

These Sports Coach UK factsheets serve to upskill coaches and sports developers and raise awareness around specific impairment groups.

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Inclusion Action Plan

The Inclusion Action Plan (IAP) provides a list of short, medium and long term actions that your Club or Association can take to engage and support everyone from your local community in your netball environment. This may include (but is not limited to) multicultural communities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people with disabilities and other communities who face barriers to participation in netball.

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Inclusion NetSetGO

The Inclusion NetSetGO Program has been developed as a modified program for junior boys and girls.

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Inclusion NetSetGo

Inclusion Suncorp NetSetGO introduces Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities and people with disabilities to the sport of netball. Developed as a modified program for juniors (boys and girls), Suncorp NetSetGO can be adapted to suit the specific needs and abilities of diverse groups. This program is free to participants and is available to clubs, associations, disability and/or multicultural service providers, Aboriginal Co-operatives, community groups and schools.

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Inclusive Club Check-List

A range of activities to promote inclusion in your club and to the wider community.

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Indigenous Australian Netball

Quality netball amongst young people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and their communities.

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LaTrobe University All Ability Information

Sport & Active Recreation Programs for People with a Disability - A Resource Kit for Volunteers and Staff

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Multicultural Netball Programs

Netball Victoria (NV) offer netball programs that cater for a diverse range of communities across Victoria.

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National Sport Inclusion Alliance

Some great resource from the NSIA to ensure opportunities are provided in all aspects of sport.

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Netball Australia: Coaching Players with a Disability

Some basic ways of including people with a range of abilities in netball.

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Netball Victoria Inclusion Policy

The Netball Victoria inclusion policy aims to set a standard of equality and diversity within Netball Victoria and its affiliates. It aims to promote principals of equality and ensure respect and diversity is intrinsic to netball culture.

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NV Legacy Toolkit: Planning for Post #NWC2015

Some simple actions to ensure a welcoming, inclusive netball environment.

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Opening Doors

A compilation of case studies from sport and recreation organisations, local government authorities and other organisations that have developed, implemented and evaluated programs to include people with a disability in physical activity.

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Play by the Rules

Play by the Rules - providing free online courses, helpful links, useful toolkits and great resources, to make sport safe, fair and inclusive.

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Sports Ability - Australian Sports Commission

An inclusive games program developed by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to encourage people with disability to get involved and participate in sport and active recreation.

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Sports Coach UK Factsheet - People with ADHD

Top tips from the UK for coaching people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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Sports Coach UK Factsheet - People with ASC

Top tips from the UK for coaching people with an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC).

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Sports Coach UK Factsheet - People with Hearing Impairments

Top tips from the UK for coaching people with hearing impairments.

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Sports Coach UK Factsheet - People with Visual Impairments

Top tips from the UK for coaching people with visual impairments.

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Subsidised Coaching & Umpiring Courses

Subsidised coaching and umpiring courses for people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Supporting LGBTIQ communities in sport

The Victorian Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission has developed a range of resources to support the inclusion of trans and gender diverse communities in sport.

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The Inclusion Club

Great content, webinars, podcasts and resources relating to inclusive sport and active recreation for people with disability.

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Welcoming Officer Resource

This resource is set to encourage and support all netball clubs and associations that embrace diversity and welcome all netball lovers irrespective of their culture or ability.

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