Diversity and Inclusion Part 2


The second part of the Diversity and Inclusion course takes the basic concepts and frameworks from part one, and delves into deeper, more nuanced diversity and inclusion principles and practices in the local Government sport, recreation, leisure and physical activity settings.

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

The second part of the Diversity and Inclusion course will take you through some of diversity and inclusion more advanced concepts and practices. Specifically, these concepts include:

   – Power, Privilege and Social Capital – Week One
   – Asset Based versus Needs Based Approaches – Week Two
   – Using storytelling and strengths-based methods – Week Two
   – Writing policy and developing programs – Week Three


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

Thursday 13th October 2022 11.30 am to 1.00 pm
Thursday 20th October 2022 11.30 am to 1.00 pm
Thursday 27th October 2022 11.30 am to 1.00 pm

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