A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative waterslides and attractions, Australian Waterslides and Leisure (AWL) is also able to advise clients in the areas of concept and design, feasibility…read more
Australian Rugby commits to gender equality
The Australian Rugby Union has made a public commitment to ensuring gender equality and respect at all levels of the game, from the field to the boardroom, by today signing Our Watch’s Leadership Statement.
Our Watch is an organisation driving nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that underpin violence against women and their children. Australian Rugby, AFL, NRL and Netball Australia are working together with Our Watch to eliminate violence against women and their children by promoting women’s participation and opportunities, challenging gender stereotypes and roles, challenging violence supportive attitudes and behaviours and encouraging respectful, healthy and equal relationships on and off the field.
Australian Rugby has made commitments across four pillars – public advocacy, organisation development, leadership, and education and training – to drive this cultural change.
ARU Chief Executive Bill Pulver explains “we all have a role to play in ending violence against women and their children in this country, and as a national sporting community we are in a unique position to impact change.”
“It’s important that rugby uses its influence to advocate for equality, respect and non-violence on and off the field.
“Australian Rugby, the NRL, AFL and Netball Australia have a huge collective reach, and all of us here today are advocating for greater female participation in sport, from the grassroots level to the boardroom. We are also committed to ensuring our policies and practices internally and externally are based on equality.”
The Our Watch leadership statement aligns with Australian Rugby’s Strategic Plan which aims to break down perceptions that rugby is male-dominated by bringing more women in rugby, whether they are players, officials, administrators, staff or executives.
Key ARU initiatives include using the men’s and women’s national teams to champion gender equality, using rugby’s digital channels to run social awareness campaigns, and using accessible, high quality training programs across all levels rugby that reach players, coaches, officials, administrators and executives.
Click here to read the Australian Rugby Union’s Leadership Statement.
Australia’s women’s national rugby team, the Wallaroos, has secured Buildcorp as naming rights partner of the team and upcoming Women’s National XV’s Championships.
It’s the first time in Australian Rugby history that the Wallaroos and Women’s National’s XV’s have had a naming rights partner.
For Buildcorp, the sponsorship increases its involvement in the sport having already taken the naming rights to the domestic National Rugby Championship.
Image: Buildcorp will be the Wallaroos first-ever new naming rights sponsor.
17th July 2014 - BUILDCORP GAMES NAMING RIGHTS FOR NEW AUSTRALIAN RUGBY TOURNAMENT
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Hidroplay welcomes you to the exciting world of children's Playscapes, waterslide's and Water Attractions. Appealing to families, Hidroplay increases patronage in your facility during those…read more
Pricemark supplies a wide range of custom branded membership & RFID access products for the Health & Leisure Industry.read more
SeatGeek is a search engine and mobile-focused ticket marketplace that allows fans to buy and sell tickets for live events. As of August 2018, SeatGeek has exited the Australian, New…read more
Goplay designs and manufactures specialised playground equipment for indoor play centres, hotels, food chains, clubs and resorts. If our years of experience and dedication have taught us one thing,…read more
Pico Play is a global leader in the planning, design, development and construction of world-class themed attractions and entertainment that deliver extraordinary and memorable experiences to millions…read more
BioGuard is Australia and New Zealand’s most trusted supplier of premium, innovative and affordable commercial water treatment systems and chemicals. BioGuard offers a comprehensive range of…read more
Track. Engage. Retain GreeneDesk is a suite of cloud based software solutions helping health clubs, leisure centres and swim schools to effectively track progression, improve customer engagement and…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!