Active Moreland celebrates Refugee Week In celebration of Refugee Week, Active Moreland attended the Moreland Council art initiative ‘Where have we come to?’ the event highlighted the many challenges faced by asylum seekers and refugees, more ... A city escape for Active Moreland seniors On Friday May 26, thirty seniors from Active Moreland’s Brunswick, Fawkner and Coburg aquatic and leisure centres enjoyed a day trip to Mount Macedon and Kyneton. Zebras score upgraded facility The Moreland Zebras Soccer Club is ready to serve up a win at Balfe Park this season, with the club’s change rooms and facilities recently given a complete makeover. Equality in sport: Moreland gives women more time on the field Gender equality in sport has drawn national attention this year with the launch of the AFLW, however for the last 7 years one Melbourne Council has been using its control over sports fields to more ... Refurb brings more females to the field Female participation in sport continues to rise in Moreland, and a recent refurbishment at A G Gillon Oval in Brunswick has opened up more opportunities for women and girls to take up team sports. On track for success The Brunswick Cycling Club is ready to take on plenty of new members following transforming redevelopment works at the Brunswick Velodrome. Coburg Lions Football Club connecting to the Moreland community Coburg Lions Football Club celebrated NAIDOC week with a bang in 2016, connecting with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community of the northern suburbs. VicHealth Active Club Grants As part of VicHealth’s long-term plan to get more Victorians living healthier and happier lives, Active Club Grants provide funding of up to $3,000 and $10,000 to community sport clubs throughout more ... Evaluating female participation in sport at Moreland City Council Moreland Council City seeks your input to the policies and initiatives we have developed to increase participation of female as players and leaders in local sport clubs. Stay healthy while swimming Swimming season is coming! Make sure you take the recommended precautions to ensure your, and everyone else's, health during the summer swimming season. Youth basketball program in Fawkner Active Moreland are assisting a group of young Moreland men from culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Fawkner get active in a new youth basketball program. Brunswick and Coburg benefit from cricket structure changes The Cricket Victoria Board has endorsed Coburg Cricket Club to join the Women’s Premier Firsts T20 competition for season 2016-17, alongside other changes which will see a new Premier Reserves more ... Tennis Australia recognises Moreland volunteer Fawkner's Shirley Peake was recently recognised by Tennis Australia for her outstanding contribution to Moomba Park Tennis Club. ANZ Netball Nation grants Throughout the 2015 ANZ Championship Season, ANZ will be offering their Netball Nation Grants Program. The grants include equipment, uniforms, tickets and custom grants to Aussie netballers. Entries more ... ‘Love the Game’ sporting club program Have you noticed that there is an increased focus on the ODDS of a sporting game rather than the enjoyment? You can help shift the focus back to the LOVE of the game, NOT the ODDS by signing your more ... Active Women of Moreland Many women in the Moreland community participate in physical activity while many women contribute to increasing female participation in sport. Each month, we'll feature a different Active Women of more ... Let there be light The Pascoe Vale Soccer Club can now welcome more players to join the club following a $240,000 lighting upgrade to Richards Reserve in Coburg North. Get Into Cardio Tennis Tennis comes to the parks as Get Into Cardio Tennis launches across Melbourne and it's coming to Moreland! Clubs on track for successful future Situated next to the picturesque Merri Creek Trail, the well-used and much-loved Harold Stevens Athletics Track has recently been updated. Pssst: The VFL team with Muslims and a Jew A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald celebrated Coburg Lions Football Club's multicuralism. Increasing female participation through strong policy In 2010, Moreland City Council introduced its ground breaking ‘Sports Ground and Pavilion Allocation Policy’ that redefined the allocation of sports grounds and pavilions to facilitate an increase in more ... Mahmood Homaei: From Tehran to Brunswick After escaping political repression in Iran, Mahmood Homaei has become a fully accredited lifeguard and now watches over the pools at Brunswick Baths. Alberti opens the batting for Coburg The Coburg Cricket Club is proud to announce Susan Alberti AO as the number one ticket holder of Coburg Cricket Club. CRISPfit: Supporting a mentally healthy Moreland Merri Community Health Services 'CRISPfit' exercise group works out at Brunswick Baths once a week, helping people with mental health disorders. Moreland Awards: recognising our community Winners of the 2015 Moreland Awards were announced at a ceremony on Thursday 1 October 2015 at Brunswick Town Hall. Stronger Communities Grant Program Federal Labor Member for Wills, Kelvin Thomson, is encouraging local community groups, sporting clubs, and other local organisations to consider applying for funding under the Australian Government’s more ... Enjoy swimming lessons year round Just because the cold weather is upon us, there's no need to stop attending swimming lessons - attending year round has a number of benefits. Access for All Abilities (AAA) Access for All Abilities Play connects people in Melbourne with a disability to sports and active recreation opportunities. ‘One of the best facilities in Victoria’ Students, sportspeople and spectators have given the thumbs up to the $6.4 million premier sport and education hub at CB Smith Reserve in Fawkner. This state-of-the-art community facility integrates more ... Club stalwart receives Certificate of Merit North OId Boys Football Club stalwart, Peter Hevey has been awarded a Certificate of Merit from the Victorian Amateur Football Association. Welcoming and inclusive clubs program The Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure have created a Welcoming and Inclusive program to support the Victorian Code of Conduct for Community Sport to promote positive behaviour more ... New advice to help Victorian women get more active, more often Victorian women of all ages will have access to the latest exercise, health and nutrition research and advice thanks to a series of fact sheets designed to give women the right information to make the more ... Participate in the Enough Pokies campaign The ‘Enough Pokies’ campaign aims to protect vulnerable communities from inappropriate placement of electronic gaming machines. Sign up to participate in the campaign. NPL Victoria facilities on the improve in Moreland Moreland Council has been pro-actively working towards the future of football (soccer) to reach the high expectations for clubs participating in both the NPL and NPL1. Working with Children Act: Changes to Legislation A number of important amendments to the Working with Children Act 2005 (the Act) will come into effect on Sunday 26 October 2014 . The changes improve the clarity and efficiency of the Act and respond more ... VicHealth welcomes moves to protect kids from tobacco New restrictions on smoking in public outdoor areas came into effect from 1 April 2014. Moreland Sport and Physical Activity Strategy 2014-18 Moreland City Council has released the Moreland Sport and Physical Activity Strategy 2014-2018 publication. VicHealth - Active for Life The majority of children (around 80%) don’t get the hour of exercise crucial for good health every day. And only one in four walk or cycle to school. 'Are You On Board?' campaign VicsportVicsport has developed the ‘Are You on Board?' (AYOB) campaign to support conversation and action around gender diversity on the boards of Victorian sporting organisations. Pascoe Vale Soccer Club awarded SAP accreditation Pascoe Vale Soccer Club is proud to announce its accreditation to deliver the Skill Acquisition Program (SAP) for 2014 John Fawkner College Sports Industry Pathway Program (SIPP) John Fawkner College has introduced a new and innovative component to its Year 10 - 12 senior curriculum designed to engage and excite students with an interest in sport in their learning. Recreation Access Program (RAP) for people with a disability The Recreation Access Program (RAP) provides opportunities for young adults over 16 years and with intellectual disabilities to experience sport, recreation and leisure activities. The latest National physical activity recommendations for all ages Being physically active and limiting your sedentary behaviour every day is essential for your health and wellbeing and is good for you in so many ways. It can create opportunities for a range of fun more ... Addressing racism in the Moreland community Moreland residents reported one of the highest levels of everyday racially motivated incidents in Victoria. To address racism in the community Moreland City Council endorsed the ‘The 'Racism. It stops more ... Fitness brings the family together at Brunswick Baths Fitness is all about spending time with the family for Brunswick resident Nicole Kearney, her mother and daughter. Moreland wins two state awards Active Moreland has been acknowledged as a leader in environmental sustainability management and public safety after winning two awards in the 2013 Victorian Aquatic and Recreation Awards at Peninsula more ... Fawkner Leisure Centre member loses it! Wonder woman raises funds for disadvantaged Moreland resident gets active to save her life Blind Sports Victoria Soccer development program Blind Sports Victoria is seeking expressions of interest for its Soccer Development Program for blind and vision impaired people aged 18 years and above. Fawkner Leisure Centre leading the way in environmental sustainable initiatives Free Wii game hire at Moreland libraries Rainy day indoor games to get you off the couch and moving your body.