Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Sports Environment Alliance to advance sustainability with Melbourne launch

Sports Environment Alliance to advance sustainability with Melbourne launch
June 10, 2015

A new Australasian-based not-for-profit organisation that aims to connect sport industry bodies with both environmental sustainability solution entities and the green technology sector companies is set to get its formal launch in Melbourne tomorrow.

Having existed as an informal network over several years, the Sports Environment Alliance Inc (SEA) while be launched at the MCG on Thursday 11th June by SEA Chairman Malcolm Speed and Executive Director Dr Sheila Nguyen.

The launch event, which will feature addresses by Speed and former AFL Chief Executive Andrew Demetriou (now of the Climate Institute) will present the SEA’s Foundation Members and introduce the platform from which the Alliance aims to protect the future of the spaces and places in which people play.

Currently targeting 12 Foundation members in its first year of operation, the SEA has already welcomed the following as Foundation Members: 

• The Melbourne Cricket Ground
• Greater Western Sydney FC
• Cricket Australia
• Netball Australia
• Australian Football League
•Tennis Australia. 

The Alliance’s Advisory Board currently has the following members: The Alliance’s Advisory Board currently has the following members:

• David Gallop, Football Federation Australia
• Stephen Pitt, Golf Australia 
• James Sutherland, Cricket Australia
• Kate Palmer, Netball Australia
• Gillon McLachlan, Australian Football League
• Brian Ward
• Stephen Gough, Melbourne Cricket Club
• Kerri Anne Kennerly
• Nick Green, Cycling Australia
• Tracey Gaudry,UCI . 

For more information go to www.sportsenvironmentalliance.org

Related Articles

25th April 2015 - Western Queensland drought impacts local sport

1st February 2015 - Report suggests elite and grassroots sport at risk from climate change

17th October 2014 - MCG water recycling facility saves almost 240 million litres

23rd February 2013 - Improving sport’s environmental impact

2nd February 2011 - Newcastle Entertainment Centre embraces recycling


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.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

Digonex

Digonex is a leading provider of customised dynamic pricing solutions to clients in arts and entertainment, sport, attractions, cultural institutions and retail sectors. Digonex’s technology is…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing

 
 

PathMinder

PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…

read more

Access / Fitness / Recreation / Security

 
 

Enta Australasia

As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd.  Click here to view the VIVATICKET Pty Ltd listing.  19th July 2018 - ENTA…

read more

Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

TicketSearch Pty Ltd

TicketSearch is focused on providing businesses, organisations, and venues with affordable, efficient, and powerful self-managed ticketing solutions. The organisation has offices in Australia, New…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

WATERPLAY Solutions Corp

Whether your goal is increasing your centre's revenues or creating an engaging environment, why not add play to your project? If you're looking for stylish aquatic play features, kid-tested…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Play / Recreation / Waterparks

 
 

Smart Connection Consultancy

Smart Connection Consultancy is a boutique sport and recreation consultancy who has become one of Australia’s leading advocates for the use of synthetic sports surfaces as a vehicle to grow…

read more

Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces

 
 

Quayclean

Quayclean are a national cleaning and waste services partner with proven results in the understanding and delivery of cleaning needs and challenges faced by facilities including; major venues and…

read more

Aquatics / Hospitality / Surfaces / Venues

 
 

HRMWEB

At easyemployer we've come up with a software solution that manages one of your most important, and often most costly, business resources - your staff. We are helping 100s of clients to…

read more

Finance / Fitness / Technology

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business