AFL Victoria Media Release
AFL Victoria has reviewed the independent report and provided a response to the recommendations into Gippsland Football as part of its commitment to community football and its objective to strengthen the game in regional areas.
AFL Victoria will consider recommendations by an independent report into Gippsland Football as part of its commitment to community football and its objective to strengthen the game in regional areas.
The report, prompted by AFL Victoria to focus on preserving football in Gippsland, contains 46 recommendations for AFL Victoria.
Of those recommendations, all 46 have been identified by AFL Victoria as either worthy of implementation or already contained within an existing analysis that can be further examined in order to incorporate suggestions put forward by the report’s independent authors, ColganBauer.
“The health and safety of the community, together with club and league sustainability has been the priority of all clubs and leagues in the Gippsland region,’’ AFL Victoria Head of Community Football Steve O’Donohue said today.
“We are committed to making football better and stronger for all participants in Gippsland and we thank everyone who has provided feedback through the consultation process of this report to ColganBauer.”
O’Donohue said the priority for AFL Victoria is to preserve community football in the Gippsland region.