Diversity and Inclusion Part 2


This short course empowers participants to embed the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging into their work practise – and life – to grow participation in physical activity; and create safe, welcoming, and inclusive sporting and recreational environments for all peoples. In part 1 we introduced the principles of Diversity and Inclusion and in part 2 we focus on the application of those principles in a local government setting. Including

– Meeting partners and agencies you can work with to achieve physical activity outcomes for diverse communities
– Building knowledge and evidence base to deliver outcomes
– Enhancing interpersonal skills – influencing up and facilitating community development

Who should do this Course?

This course is designed for early to mid-entry level sport development professionals and Local Government Area (LGA) Officers, Senior Officers, and Team Leaders.

Course Outline

Week 1 – Power of partnerships and agencies to work with – extend the learning, share resources and achieve outcomes – The WHO

Week 2 – How to find your evidence base and deliver outcomes – The WHY

Week 3 – Develop your interpersonal skills – influencing up and facilitating community development 


Kerry Wilson – A dynamic public sector leader and health promotion professional Kerry has spent 25 years creating healthy, active, equitable and inclusive environments. Sport is a life- long love that deserves to be nurtured to provide equal access and opportunities for all.

Jayde de Bondt-Pipan – Jayde is co-Chair of the Victorian Ministerial LGBTIQ Taskforce, and Engagement Lead at the Australian Institute of Sport. As an accomplished Community Development and Inclusion Specialist, Jayde has demonstrated experience in developing and delivering large-scale inclusion plans and initiatives, which improve community cohesion, connection and belonging.

Guest Instructors

Various guests from partner agencies and industry professionals


Mandy Nolton – Managing Director of Rec People, Mandy has the ability to provide a platform for engaging and developing the local government sector to partner with the wider sports community to deliver inclusive, equitable opportunities to participate in sport.

Time Commitment

1.5 hour Zoom meeting per week x 3 consecutive weeks
1.0 hour of homework per week in between online meetings


$370 (plus GST) per person
$295 (plus GST) Parks and Leisure Australia (Vic/Tas only) member (to join click here)
$295 (plus GST) for a second, third or fourth attendee from the same organisation
$295 (plus GST) for registrants who have registered for one of our previous courses – use LOYAL100 as discount code

Date and Time AEDST

Wednesday 5th October 2022 11.30 am to 1.00 pm
Wednesday 12th October 2022 11.30 am to 1.00 pm
Wednesday 26th October 2022 11.30 am to 1.00 pm

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