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Career. It’s more than just a job.

May 16th, 2021

National Careers Week is an initiative of the Career Industry Council of Australia and aims to celebrate careers, career development, career development services, and career development practitioners and to promote the economic, social and personal benefits of career development.

14 Aussie Skaters pushing toward Tokyo

May 13th, 2021

The Tokyo Olympics has been delayed by an entire year, fraught with false starts, cancelled qualifying events and endless confusion from World Skate, but it’s finally set to go ahead on July 23, 2021. This means that skateboarding will finally make its Olympic debut. So, in an era of travel restrictions, quarantines and vaccinations, how’s it all going to unfold for the Australians looking to qualify for Tokyo? Here’s what we know so far.

Stacia Strain appointed Jillaroos Head Coach

May 13th, 2021

Former Hockeyroo Stacia Strain is the new Head Coach of Australia’s Under 21 Women’s Hockey Squad, the Jillaroos.

Are you up to date with our VIS Anti-Doping policy?

May 11th, 2021

Anti doping rules apply to all participants of sport. Athletes, support personnel, staff and other participants must be aware and have an understanding of their rights and responsibilities under the Wold Anti-Doping Code.

Balancing motherhood and elite coaching

May 9th, 2021

Mother's Day celebrates motherhood and the contribution of mothers in society.

Farhan Juhari | Working with elite athletes during Ramadan

May 7th, 2021

Victorian Institute of Sport Strength and Conditioning Coach Farhan Juhari has been coaching some of Victoria's best elite athletes whilst also celebrating the Islamic holy month, Ramadan.

World-class Geoff Henke Winter Olympic Training Centre officially opens in Brisbane

May 6th, 2021

The Geoff Henke Olympic Winter Training Centre has officially opened in Brisbane’s Sleeman Centre, with Federal Minister for Sport Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck, Queensland Minister for Sport Hon. Stirling Hinchliffe MP, and AOC President John Coates AC launching the world-class international freestyle skiing facility.

Tips to fuel your body during Ramadan

May 5th, 2021

As we reach the final week of Ramadan, Victorian Institute of Sport Nutrition Coordinator Kylie Andrew has provided fives tips on how you can maintain performance during the final days of the Islamic holy month. Kylie has worked closely with athletes that are fasting for Ramadan, including Richmond Tigers star Bachar Houli.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Tokyo bound athletes proved too strong at their respective championships over the weekend.

May 3rd, 2021

In VIS sport, James Willett displayed class in the Victorian ISSF Shotgun Championships to show that he was ready for Tokyo, whilst it was pacing duties for already qualified race walker Jemima Montag. Jensen Plowright won the Melbourne to Warrnambool and the Melbourne Vixens were back on centre court, but fell short against the West Coast Fever in a Grand Final rematch.

Vixens back on centre court this Saturday

April 29th, 2021

Suncorp Super Netball’s reigning champions, the Melbourne Vixens are bringing it home in 2021!

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