Geelong Hockey Association News

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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2020 Junior Season Update

July 31, 2020

This year has presented a unique challenge for our whole community. The rapidly changing environment in which we are trying to run a hockey competition has resulted in uncertainty for all players, coaches, parents, team managers and club organisers. We have closely followed all official communications and particularly the Premier’s announcement on July 30 regarding...

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COVID-19 Isolation Practices

July 28, 2020

Reduce the Risk of Spreading COVID-19 Geelong Hockey Association are aware of possible COVID-19 cases in local schools and the broader community generally. Geelong Hockey Association are reviewing our response on a case by case basis. Please let us reaffirm our position as of now. Geelong Hockey Association respectfully asks that YOU AND YOUR FAMILY...

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COVID-19 Reminders

July 24, 2020

The recent detection of COVID-19 cases in some local schools gives us a sharp reminder that our community safety is not guaranteed, despite previous good management. Geelong Hockey Association requests that all participants and their extended family members remain very aware of the possibility of infection, and take all the actions recommended by Government and...

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Senior Competition Still On Hold

July 23, 2020

Junior Competition Begins Round 1 of the 2020 Geelong Hockey Association Junior competitions was successfully completed on July 18/19. ‘At last’ was the feeling expressed by many players and parents, and the games themselves were much enjoyed by all. Thanks to all the players, club officials, coaches, team managers and umpires who helped achieve this....

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Let’s Play Hockey – But Be COVID Safe

July 17, 2020

Welcome to all participants who have joined us for this late beginning, on July 18, of the 2020 hockey season. Thanks to the hard work of all the clubs and their officials and leaders who have made this beginning possible. The major focus for this unusual season is to keep people playing hockey in a...

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