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2018 State Titles

Netball Victoria had their annual State Titles held this year, at the Shepparton Netball Association!

We would like to congratulate all teams that competed and the 15/U East Gippsland team for getting into their first grand final at State Titles! Read more about the weekend here.

 

AFL Gippsland’s Leagues and Competitions Review Draft Recommendations Report


Click here to read AFL Gippsland’s Leagues and Competitions Review Draft Recommendation Report.

Launch of Split Payments

Netball Victoria has announced the launch of the Multiple Disbursement Gateway (MPS) commonly known as Split Payments after the completion of our trial over the past months.

We are very excited to finally provide our dedicated and hardworking affiliates with a process that will reduce the administration involved in registering members.  We have undertaken very thorough testing and are now confident to introduce this process across all netball affiliates.

Affiliates will transition to Split Payments over the next couple of months with a proposed deadline of 30 September, 2018.

This is transition is compulsory for all affiliates.

WHAT IS SPLIT PAYMENTS AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

Split Payments is a multi-disbursement gateway function that allows online payments to be disbursed to multiple recipients via a single transaction.

For example: A club member will be able to go online in MyNetball, and in a single transaction, be able to purchase a club membership, pay the association/league fee and pay the Netball Victoria Membership fee.

The Split Payments functionality then allows for the payment to be split,  sending the club money to the nominated account (if any),  the association/league fees (if any) to the nominated account and the Netball Victoria Membership fee directly to Netball Victoria.

WHY USE SPLIT PAYMENTS?

The use of Split Payments removes the need for Netball Victoria to invoice affiliates and for the association/league to then invoice their clubs for NV Membership and Suncorp NetSetGO registration. The removal of this invoicing process will save hundreds of hours of administration time for our volunteers and administrators at both club, association/league and at Netball Victoria level.

WHAT DOES THIS CHANGE MEAN TO AFFILIATES AND MEMBERS?

Once your organisation has transitioned over to Split Payments there is NO change to the process for your members to register, things will look exactly the same for your members. The difference you will see is that all of the Netball Victoria Membership fee is disbursed directly to NV and any other fees will be disbursed directly to the appropriate organisation. For you the administrator, this means NO hours spent invoicing or chasing Netball Victoria Membership fees from your members or clubs.

HOW WILL NETBALL VICTORIA TRANSITION AFFILIATES?

Due to the large number of affiliates that need to transition, we will be undertaking this process gradually over the next 2 months and ask for your assistance to enable us to meet the deadline.

The Netball Victoria Member Services team and regional teams will follow a transition plan over the coming months. We ask that once you are contacted by a member of our team, that you action the request immediately or forward the email or message onto the relevant person within your organisation ASAP to action.

Should you receive correspondence from Netball Victoria regarding the Split Payment process and you are not the appropriate contact at your organisation, we ask that you PLEASE CONTACT NETBALL VICTORIA IMMEDIATELY via return email or phone 9321 2255 to advise of this and if possible, provide new contact details for the appropriate person at your organisation.

HOW LONG WILL THE TRANSITION PROCESS TAKE

The transition process will only take 5-10 mins to complete by each organisation. Once Netball Victoria has confirmed the transition process has been completed correctly, affiliates can use Spilt Payments (MPS Gateway) instantly.

TRANSITION SCHEDULE AND CONTACT OF AFFILIATES

Netball Victoria will contact affiliates as follows:

  1. Associations with no child organisations (clubs) – Split Payment transition information email to be received Wednesday, 1 August – Friday, 3 August for action immediately (action deadline Friday, 7 August)
  2. Leagues: Split Payment transition information email to be received Wednesday, 1 Aug – Friday, 3 August for action immediately (action deadline Friday, 7 August)
  3. Associations with child organisations (clubs) with online registrations forms at club level: Split Payment transition information email to be received week commencing Monday, 10 August. (action deadline Friday, 23 August)
  4. Associations with child organisations (clubs) with NO online registrations forms at club level: Split Payment transition information email to be received week commencing Monday, 27 August. (action deadline Friday, 7 September)

To ensure the Split Payment process operates correctly all levels eg club, association or league, the transition onto the gateway must be actioned within the time period allocated above.

PLEASE NOTE: IT IS CRITICAL THAT EACH ORGANSIATION COMPLETES THE TRANSITION PROCESS WITHIN OR PRIOR TO THE DEADLINES ADVISED TO ENSURE THE INTEGRITY, SUCCESS AND DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS TO ALL ORGANISATIONS ACROSS THE STATE MOVING FORWARD.

HOW DO AFFILIATES PREPARE?

In preparation for the transition we ask that you please start to check and gather the below information and request the same information from your child organisations (clubs – if relevant).

Actions Required and Information required to transition to Split Payments:

  1. Ensure the Principal User details in MyNetball  are up to date and accurate. This is who Netball Victoria will contact should we need to make contact. Please click here to find our MyNetball User Quick reference guide to assist you to update or change these details or your MyNetball IT Users.
  2. The following information is required to enter into MyNetball:
    1. Bank Account Name
    2. BSB Number
    3. Bank Account Number

Each affiliate will be able to enter and manage their own bank account details for Split Payments. Further instructions will be provided in the Split Payment e-mail you receive from your Netball Victoria contact in the coming weeks.

WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO NETBALL VICTORIA MEMBERSHIP INVOICES?

The last invoice you receive from Netball Victoria for Netball Victoria membership will include NV Memberships from July 2018 – September 2018.

If your organisation has not taken Netball Victoria membership during this period, in the future invoices and direct debits from Netball Victoria will only occur for items such as affiliation, umpire badges, rule books, merchandise etc.

WHAT ARE THE SPLIT PAYMENTS (MPS GATEWAY) – TERMS AND CONDITIONS?

The terms and conditions can be found here.  These must be read and accepted to progress with Spit Payments.

Should you  have any questions regarding the terms and conditions prior to transitioning, please contact Nikki Cooke on memberservices@netballvictoria.com.au ASAP.

THE BENEFITS OF MYNETBALL AND SPLIT PAYMENTS:

Associations/leagues and clubs can use MyNetball to sell memberships, uniforms, courses, events, manage registration, communicate with members via email and text and much more.

In addition it provides a one stop shop, database and competition management system for your clubs, associations and leagues. For more about the benefits of the MyNetball system please visit our MyNetball page on the Netball Victoria website.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the many associations, leagues and clubs that have assisted Netball Victoria to test this new process.  Your support of Netball Victoria and all affiliates has been invaluable in allowing us the opportunity to provide a process that will save your fellow volunteers with many, many hours of administration time.

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

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 netb.al/vnlapps for more information.

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
amelia.evison@netballvic.com.au

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.

Grants

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.

https://lva.vic.gov.au/strategic-planning-grants-local-sports-clubs-now-open/

David Roberts from the Latrobe Valley Authority will assist you with any questions regarding this, 1800 136 762, 0468 431 731 or david.roberts@lva.vic.gov.au

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

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

Essential

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

Desirable

  • 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 Amelia@gippspport.com.au

 

Rock Up Netball Train sessions with Gippy Girls Can

5 September to 31 October (Wednesdays)
Morwell: 7pm to 8pm
Moe/Newborough: 9.30am – 10.30am

Train sessions are FREE

For any further information, email Amelia: Amelia@gippsport.com.au

To register here, click here

 

Bairnsdale All Abilities Netball:

Mixed All Abilities Netball Program is happening Bairnsdale!
When: Term 4: Thursday 11th October until Thursday 15th November, 2018
Time: 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Cost: $53 (VNA registration)
Age: Girls or boys over the age of 10!
For more details please email bdale.n.a@hotmail.com or visit the Bairnsdale Netball Association Facebook Page

 

Rock Up Netball: This Girl Can! Pass It On event:

Join us at the must attend social event in Victoria! Gather the girls for a night of entertainment and empowerment, hosted by Channel 9 Commentator Sue Gaudion, with guest speakers and other inspiring women within the community.

Enjoy this night out with food, drink and entertainment all in your active wear! 

Venue: Traralgon Premier Function Centre 

Date:  Monday 22 October 2018

Time: 6.00 to 8.00pm

FREE Event – Women Only. 

Come along and hear the stories of everyday women. This Girl Can VIC Ambassadors will be sharing their experiences as we celebrate and support Victorian women (yep, you!). Be part of the movement and we’ll see you on the night. Stick around after the panel discussion to join in a fun activity to get everyone moving again – make sure you come in your active wear. 

To register click here.

 

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: sue@caseynetball.com.au

 

Contact

Judi Buhagiar – Eastern Region Manager
judi.buhagiar@netballvic.com.au
(03) 4120 0492

0427401747

Megan Avery – Eastern Region Coordinator
megan.avery@netballvic.com.au
(03) 4120 0492