Brimbank,
27
November
2015
|
03:14
Australia/Melbourne

Sunshine Heights Cricket Club Gets Good Sports Gong

Summary

Sunshine Heights Cricket Club has won the 2015 National Good Sports Club of the Year Award.

Brimbank City Council congratulates the Sunshine Heights Cricket Club on winning the 2015 National Good Sports Club of the Year Award.

The award was presented on Thursday 19 November 2015 at a ceremony held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in front of a 300-strong crowd, which included politicians and sporting identities.

The club was successful against 7000 clubs nationally.


Good Sports Awards
The Good Sports Awards Program is funded by VicHealth, The Transport Accident Commission, and Department of Health and Human Services, and recognises community sports clubs for their commitment to improving their club culture. The awards recognise community clubs and people who show leadership in encouraging healthy behaviours to tackle alcohol, obesity, and mental health issues through sport.


Significant Achievement
This award recognises Sunshine Heights Cricket Club’s work in embracing multiculturalism and putting the welfare of their players before alcohol.

It's wonderful to see a Brimbank club being recognised at a national level for welcoming people for all corners of the globe and not relying on alcohol for funding.

Council commends the Sunshine Heights Cricket Club on its fantastic work and on this significant achievement!