b'YEAR IN REVIEWVICTORIAN CHILDRENS SPORT INDUSTRY PROUD 2 PLAY PARTNERSHIPWORKING GROUPIn March 2020, Vicsport announced a partnership with Proud Vicsport, in conjunction with Little Athletics Victoria,2 Play. An organisation focused on increasing LGBTIQ+ facilitated the Victorian Childrens Sport Industry Workingengagement in sport, exercise and active recreation, Proud Group. This working group met on an as-needed basis to2 Play encourages participation by providing structured discuss and identify: opportunities and pathways for athletes, volunteers, coaches and officials while also promoting the physical, Strategic issues affecting childrens sport in Victoria mental and social benefits of sport and active recreation.Opportunities for growth and knowledge sharingAdvocacy needs to government and key stakeholders Vicsport has assisted Proud 2 Play in achieving these outcomes by advocating their work to sport, supporting The information and discussion from this group furthertheir values and joining the Rainbow Sports Alliance-informs Vicsports broader strategic and advocacy agenda.a Proud 2 Play facilitated working group consisting of a number of SSAs and organisations that work collaboratively MEMBER PROTECTION INFORMATION OFFICERto enhance LGBTIQ+ inclusion across the Victorian sports (MPIO) NETWORK landscape.A dedicated inclusion page was also created for the Vicsport, with funding support from SRV establishedVicsport website, serving as a place for all sporting the MPIO Network consisting of SSAs, RSAs and keyorganisations to visit regardless of where they are at on their stakeholder staff working in and around member inclusion journey. Information on why LGBTIQ+ inclusion is protection issues in Victoria. During the year, the important, other organisations that can assist with improving Network had access to: practices (including Proud 2 Play, Pride in Sport and Pride Two Industry Forums Cup) and further resources such as a language guide are -Dispute Resolution & Complaints Handling featured. Vicsport is committed to providing a place in sport for everyone, exactly as they are.(held on 19 February, 2020 with 72 attendees -both in person and online)-COVID-19 & the MPIO Returning to Sport(held on 29 June, 2020 with 89 attendees online) Two newsletters containing recaps of previous meetings, information on upcoming meetings and available online courses to improve MPIO protocolsResources (via Play by the Rules)Help desk assistance to manage member protectionissues07'