Latest Region News

Gippsland Sports Academy Awards Evening

Up and coming netballer Madelaine Galea is a member of the Doc Shop Netball Program and was awarded with the Darrell White Award for sporting excellence.

Darrell is one of the founding members of the Sports Academy.

Madelaine captained Gippsland League 15 & Under team to a premiership in the 2018 Eastern Zone Premier Netball Competition and was also name as Most Valuable Player for the competition.

She is pictured with Darrell White.


Casey Netball Head Coach

Casey Netball is applying for one of the ten VNL (Victorian Netball League) licenses from Netball Victoria for 2019 – 2023.

We are seeking a Head Coach to oversee our Elite Pathway Program. If successful in our application for a VNL license, the successful applicant will lead the Casey Netball Association (Victorian Netball League (VNL) teams), in a coaching capacity, in pursuit of its competitive and developmental objectives.

Job description

Leongatha & District Netball Association Fun Day

Leongatha & District Netball Association are providing a fantastic opportunity in a fun and welcoming environment.

They are hosting a Fun Day on Sunday June 24 aimed at 11 & Under netball players.

The Association is also taking the opportunity to allow young umpires the opportunity to develop their skills.  Phil Smith can assist with any questions, contact details are on the poster

Association Tournament Notification

If you want to have your tournament on the Netball Victoria calendar, complete this Association Tournament Notification

WorkSafe Club Safety Fund

  • The objective of the WorkSafe Club Safety Fund is to provide financial support at a local level for WCNL Clubs and Leagues to assist with occupational health and safety initiatives at a club level.
  • The WorkSafe Club Safety Fund for 2018 will provide grants to the value of 50% of the total project cost, at a maximum grant reimbursement of $1,500 per application.
  • Funding to commence in March 2018.
  • Clubs must apply directly to their Netball Victoria Region Manager.
  • Nominations will be assessed at the end of each month until either the start of September 2018 or until the funding is exhausted.
  • Download WorkSafe Safety Fund Form

2018 Association Championships

Entries for the 2018 Association Championships are now open.

The Association Championships is entering its 19th year of competition and is a crucial part of the Netball Victoria Pathway.

Find out more

VNL Applications

Victorian Netball League license applications for 2019-2023 are now open.

Head to for more information.

Victorian Men's and Mixed Netball League (VMNL)

The VMNL is launching a new competition for males aged 15/U and 17/U in July 2018.

The competition will run on Tuesdays from 17 July to 18 December at the VU Community Sports Stadium, Footscray.

To register your interest email or

Support for Eastern Region for clubs, associations, leagues and regions

As you start to plan for the new year, the Eastern Region Office can help you prepare for 2018 with the following:

– Advertise & promote of vacant positions within clubs.
– MyNetball Training
– Coaches in the field workshops – incl. NSG coach upskills
– Umpire Development
– Coaching Courses
– Support in updating relevant documents
– Setting up NetSetGo within your club


Coaching Opportunities

Community Coaching 

Expression of Interest 2018.

Community coaches will provide quality introductory netball programs for junior players within Victoria, which emphasis skill development and active participation in a safe and enjoyable environment.

Primarily, the position will implement the Netball Victoria Schools programs, clinics and other programs as needed.

Please send your expression of interest to:

Amelia Evison – Eastern Region Coordinator

Umpire Mentor and Umpiring Opportunities

Churchill Indoor Netball Association (CINA) is looking for people interested in umpiring for the 2018 season. We would like to hear from you regardless of your level of experience.

In 2018 we will be working alongside Netball Victoria to assist in the development of an umpire mentor program providing you the opportunity to develop your skills to achieve your C Badge.

If you are interested in either of these rewarding opportunities, please contact Umpire Coordinator Tracey Anderson – 0408 038 769.


Latrobe Valley Authority
LVA recently announced funding to support sporting organisations based in Baw Baw & Wellington Shires and Latrobe City.

Funding up to $6,000 will be provided to successful applicants for the development of a strategic plan.  A strategic plan will assist you in many areas of development including sustained growth.

This is a great opportunity for Clubs & Associations.

David Roberts from the Latrobe Valley Authority will assist you with any questions regarding this, 1800 136 762, 0468 431 731 or

There are two rounds, round one applications close on March 23 and round two close October 19.


Country Footy Netball Program

The Country Footy Netball Program is now open. Local Government can apply for up to $100,000 to replace or upgrade ageing grounds and facilities, support new lighting, build more modern and safer netball courts and build new pavilions with female-friendly change rooms.

Applications for the Country Football and Netball Program are now open and close on 12 April 2018.

Read more

MyNetball Online Registration Tips

Problem: Participant’s trying to register through their MyNetball profile?

Tip: This option only works if the participant has previously been part of your organisation.  If they have, all they need to do is make sure that your organisation is selected at the top of the page.

Once they have selected your organisation, the registration form you have set up will appear under My Forms and Purchases.

Alternatively, if the participant has never been affiliated with your organisation can find your form via the MyNetball App by clicking on the magnifying glass.










Type the name of the organisation they want to register in the search bar













Tap on the association you wish to register to add them to your organisation list.










Get Involved

Gippsland Coach Opportunities 

We’re currently looking for some coaches to deliver Rock Up Netball TRAIN Sessions in the Gippsland area.

Work Type – Volunteer

Salary – Honorarium $50 per session

Location – Gippsland area

Netball Victoria are looking for enthusiastic and passionate coaches with flexible working arrangements. Successful coaches will be upskilled to deliver fun, social and relaxed Rock Up Netball sessions with the aim to increase netball participation in people aged 15+. The Rock Up Netball program aims to provide flexible pay as play opportunities in a non-traditional netball setting. Do you have the motivation to empower people to play? Do you want to have fun at work?

Selection Criteria


  • Minimum of 1-2 years Coaching Experience
  • Working with Children Check
  • Driving License


  • Level 1First Aid
  • Minimum of a Foundation Coaching Accreditation (must be completed prior to delivery)

If you want to know more or interested in becoming a coach, please contact Amelia Evison on 5126 1847 or


Bairnsdale Netball Association Tournament
Sunday 15th April 2018
World Netball Courts, Wallace St Bairnsdale

15/U & 15/U Reserve
13/U & 13/U Reserve
11/U (no finals), 11/U Reserve (no finals)

Entry Fee: $70 per team
Entries close: Thursday 29th March 2018

For further information or to submit an entry form please email:


Casey Netball Association Junior Netball Tournament
Sunday 22nd April
Matches start 8.30am
Casey Stadium, 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Rd, Cranbourne

17/U Open & Reserve
15/U Open & Reserve
13/U Open & Reserve

Entry Fee: $85.00 per team
Entries close: Friday 13th April 2018


Casey Netball Association Under 11 Super Tournament
Sunday 15th July
Matches start 8.30am
Casey Stadium, 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Rd, Cranbourne

Association and Club teams welcome
Association – Open, Reserve
Club – Open, Reserve

Entry Fee: $85.00 per team
Entries close: Friday 6th July 2018


Casey Netball Association Club Tournament 2018
Sunday 18th November
Matches start 8.30am
Casey Stadium, 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Rd, Cranbourne

17/U Open & Reserve
15/U Open & Reserve
13/U Open & Reserve
11/U Open & Reseve
*Clubs may enter ONE team per section

Entry Fee: $85.00 per team
Entries close: Friday 19th October 2018

For further information or to submit an entry form please email:



Judi Buhagiar – Eastern Region Manager
Phone: (03) 5134 1705