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16 February 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) statement
The Western Australian School Canteen Association Inc. (WASCA) recognises there is considerable public concern regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the potential impact on our community, including schools, community venues (e.g. sports clubs) and events. COVID-19 presents an unprecedented situation requiring a unified and collaborative response from government and the community services sector. We encourage you to visit the Department of Health website for up-to-date information to assist you in monitoring this situation.
We remind all canteens, kiosks and food services to ensure appropriate hand washing procedures are in place and followed by all staff and volunteers. Check out the World Health Organisation video ‘7 steps to prevent the spread of the virus’ for useful tips to share with you staff, customers and members.
11 February 2020
Did you know the Hit 92.9 Masters Regatta will be held at Hillarys Boat Harbour on 28 March 2020?!
Teams must build a raft using empty Masters milk cartons.
You can support teams by collecting and donating empty cartons from your food service.
One of the teams has contacted us, click here to find out how you can support them.
23 January 2020
Bouncing back – Giving mental health a sporting chance
Suicide is the biggest killer of men aged 18-40, also the average age range of sporting club members. Richmond Wellbeing has partnered with the Mental Health Commission to give men’s mental health a sporting chance, through Bouncing Back, a free, four-part mental health awareness training program.
For more information contact Paul Peacock, Bouncing Back Program Coordinator, Richmond Wellbeing
Web: https://www.rw.org.au/information-for/bouncing-back-program/ email: firstname.lastname@example.org mobile: 0428 767 552
21 January 2020
Sugary drinks are a rotten choice
LiveLighter and the Australian Dental Association WA have teamed up, developing a new campaign focusing on the damage sugary drinks do to our teeth. To find out more about the new ’Sugary drinks are a Rotten Choice’ campaign click here.
Fuel to Go & Play has a range of tools, resources and training to help sports clubs and other community venues reduce sugary drinks on the menu. Email us today to find out how we can support you.
12 December 2019
Sports 4 All
Paralympian Dylan Alcott’s foundation ‘Get Skilled Access’ is set to launch ‘Sports 4 All’ with a $2 million investment from the Federal Government. The Sport 4 All program will provide sports clubs and schools with training to boost participation and inclusion for people with disability. Click here for more information or visit Get Skilled Access on Facebook.
6 November 2019
Nominations for Healthy Club Award now open!
Nominations are now open for the RAC SportWest Healthway Healthy Club Award!
Community sporting clubs and recipients of Healthway’s Healthy Sporting Club Program are encouraged to apply.
Healthway will provide the Healthy Club Award winner with $5,000 to support the extension of healthier initiatives at their club.
For more information visit SportWest.
15 October 2019
Top tips from True Sports and WA Institute of Sport Dietitian
Hear from Emily Eaton, WA Institute of Sport Dietitian talking about how to be healthy before, during and after training!
11 September 2019
WA sport leads the way
In the news – WA sport leads the way and cuts ties with junk food sponsorship. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-07/wa-sport-cut-ties-with-junk-food-advertising/11485030
24 July 2019
WA Football Volunteer of the Year
Do you have a local club hero? If so, nominate them for the WA Football Volunteer of the Year and they could win a trip to the 2019 AFL Grand Final. For more information visit http://www.thankavolunteer.com.au/.
29 June 2019
Fuel to Go & Play™ Association Championships
West Coast Fever will be doing a signing session at the Fuel to Go & Play Association Championships on Monday 3 June from 10am-12pm. Click here for more information.
26 February 2019
Healthway grants to serve up healthier sporting clubs
Healthway has announced a new Healthy Sporting Clubs Program to support WA clubs to provide healthier menus at club run canteens and kiosks.
Applications can be lodged online in the second week of April and close 12 noon on Friday, 17 May 2019.
To learn more visit the Healthway website.
29 November 2018
Eat Brighter LiveLighter – the word on the street at Tomato Lake
The markers are located at Tomato Lake in Kewdale and promote fruit, vegetables and physical activity.
13 November 2018
Partnership approach to health in community venues
Netball WA and West Coast Fever announced a two-year extension of their partnership with Healthway focusing on encouraging physical activity and creating healthy eating habits for all Western Australians.
This partnership includes promoting the LiveLighter health messages and creating healthier environments. For more information about this exciting partnership visit:
29 November 2018
The weather is heating up – make sure water is on your menu!
Summer is finally on its way and what a perfect opportunity to make water the drink of choice in your community venue. Selling bottled water is a ‘win win’ for health and for profits.
Download the Fuel to Go & Play fact sheet ‘Tap into water’.Download