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2018 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards winners announced

2018 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards winners announced
July 17, 2018

The Winners of the Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards have been announced at the National Sports Convention Networking Evening, with the Cockburn ARC (Aquatic and Recreation Centre) revealed as the Overall Winner across the Awards' six categories.

A statement from the organisers of the National Sports Convention advised "we would like to congratulate the winners in each category for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the industry." 

The Category Winners are:

Programs, Activities and Events Award
Cumberland Council - 2018 World Traditional Games, NSW

Sports Surfaces Award
Botanic Gardens and Centennial Parklands - Centennial Parkland Sports Centre Upgrade, NSW

Technological Solutions and Products Award
Sportility - Sponsorship and Affordable Sports Uniforms, NSW

Playground Design and Development Award
Early Education Inc - Tumbalong Lights Inclusive Playground, NSW

Marketing and Communications Award
VicHealth - This Girl Can Victoria

Facility Design and Development Award
City of Cockburn - Design and development of Cockburn ARC 

A key part of the ever expanding National Sports Convention, the Innovation Awards aim at recognising and celebrating Innovation that has promoted and encouraged more people to play, recreate and participate in sport.

As National Sports Convention convenor, Martin Sheppard explains “as an industry sector, we all acknowledge that there is a need to encourage more people to be active and provide them with opportunities to play, recreate, keep fit, and participate at all levels.

“Over the past few years we have seen the growth of new programs, events and more accessible facilities but little growth in formal participation numbers in physical activity in Australia."

Images: Award winners at tonight's National Sports Convention Networking Evening.

9th July 2018 - 2018 SPORT, RECREATION AND PLAY INDUSTRY INNOVATION AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

5th July 2018 - NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION TO LINK TRADE, EDUCATION AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

18th June 2018 - MULTIPLE NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION STRANDS TO ADDRESS INCREASING YOUTH PARTICIPATION 

15th June 2018 - HOWMANS GAP ALPINE ACCESSIBLE ACCOMMODATION CENTRE GETS OFFICIAL OPENING

30th May 2018 - KNOWLEDGE SHARING A KEY THEME AT 2018 NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION 

18th May 2018 - CENTENNIAL PARKLANDS ACCLAIMED FOR STRATEGIC INITIATIVES AND COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY

11th May 2018 - SPORTS COMMISSION WELCOMES FUNDING TO GET AUSTRALIANS ACTIVE

22nd April 2018 - VICHEALTH CAMPAIGN LOOKS TO OVERCOME BARRIERS TO WOMEN’S ACTIVITY

19th March 2018 - PROGRAMS AND REGISTRATIONS LAUNCH FOR 2018 NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION

14th March 2018 - NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION EXPANDS WITH NATIONAL AQUATIC AND RECREATION INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE 

1st March 2018 - COCKBURN ARC WELCOMES ONE MILLIONTH VISITOR 

16th January 2018 - SPORTS COMMISSION’S OUR SPORTING FUTURE CONFERENCE TO COMBINE WITH NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION 

2nd November 2017 - SPORTING CONFERENCES CONVERGE ON THE GOLD COAST 

2nd October 2017 - SPORTS COMMISSION’S OUR SPORTING FUTURE CONFERENCE RETURNS TO GOLD COAST 

25th August 2017 - INDUSTRY AWARDS RECOGNISE THE BEST IN LEISURE COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING 

13th July 2017 - NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION BRINGS SPORT AND RECREATION LEADERS AND PROFESSIONALS TOGETHER

1st May 2017 - NOMINATIONS INVITED FOR NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION AWARDS

5th April 2017 - NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION TO FEATURE CASE STUDIES ON GROWING PARTICIPATION

1st March 2017 - KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION 

16th January 2017 - NEW PARTNERS BACK 2017 NATIONAL SPORTS CONVENTION 

1st January 2017 - MOTIVATING PEOPLE TO BE ACTIVE AND PLAY SPORT 

8th December 2016 - LANDMARK STUDY FINDS SPORT STRUGGLING TO KEEP YOUTH ENGAGED 

16th November 2012 - SYDNEY’S CENTENNIAL PARK ANNOUNCES PROGRAM OF 125TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS 


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