Monthly Archive: August 2020

COVID Support Grant For GHA

August 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic, and its effect on the 2019/20 season, has resulted in significant impacts on the economic circumstances of many individuals and sports clubs in our community. The impact is also felt further up the chain for the Geelong Hockey Association, as well as Hockey Victoria and Hockey Australia. With the suspension of play...

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HA Safe Hockey Framework

August 13, 2020

Hockey Australia have launched a new and updated suite of policies to safeguard children participating in hockey, titled the Safe Hockey Framework. The policies have been supported and adopted by the State hockey organisations, providing a consistent approach across the sport. Our sport is committed to providing safe environments for children and young people, and...

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SportAUS Support for Sport Leaders

August 10, 2020

Community sport helps to develop and reinforce social networks and connections within communities. With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen how much the members of our community value their participation and the enjoyment and benefits they derive from membership of the hockey community. The COVID-19 pandemic has demanded a lot from our...

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Australian Hockey Championships for 2021

August 9, 2020

Hockey Australia have confirmed the dates for the Australian National Championships for 2021, so that gives us something to look forward to. The Calendar of events kicks off in April with the U18 Men’s and Women’s Championships to be played in Launceston, Tasmania, followed closely by the U15 Boys and Girls tournament in Bathurst, NWSW....

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Stage 3 Restrictions and CoGG Facilities

August 8, 2020

As Stage 3 restrictions are now in place in Geelong, the City of Greater Geelong have provided further advice about the use of community facilities owned by the City. This includes the hockey facilities at Stead Park and at Lloyd Reserve. As you would expect, these facilities are not able to be accessed by the...

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2020 Hockey Season Cancelled

August 3, 2020

Sadly, the 2020 winter hockey season has now come to an end. Following the return to Stage 3 restrictions announced by Government and health authorities in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 and keep us all safe, community sport can not operate at present. View the Premier’s statement on changes to restrictions for...

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