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Female Friendly Sports Infrastructure Guidelines References

The following resources and references have been used throughout the guidelines.

Where available, hyperlinks for the references have been provided. Click on the links below to access the specific information.

  1. Inquiry into women and girls in sport and active recreation (PDF 916.8 KB) PDF icon
  2. Victoria Police, Crime Prevention through Community Safety (2007)
  3. VicHealth, Physical Activity Strategy 2019-2023
  4. Queensland Government, Activate! Queensland Strategy
  5. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Women in Sport State of Play (2013)
  6. Australian Football League, Female Football Club Guide (2016)
  7. Netball Australia, National Facilities Policy (2016)
  8. The State of Victoria, Department of Sustainability and Environment, Safer Design Guidelines for Victoria (2005)
  9. Sport England (2015), Active Design Principles
  10. Australian Football League (2015), Preferred Facility Guidelines
  11. Australian Government (2012) ,About Time! Women in Sport and Recreation in Australia
  12. Merri-bek City Council (2009), Active Women and Girls in Merri-bek Strategy
  13. VicSport (2018), Good Governance Framework & Toolkit
  14. Cricket Australia Women and Girls Action Plan for Australian Cricket 2024-2034
  15. European Commission (2014), Gender Equality in Sport, Proposed Strategic Actions
  16. Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation (2011), The Ideal Sports Club for Women
  17. Women In Sport (2015), What Sways Women to Play Sport
  18. Women In Sport (2015), Understanding Women’s Lives
  19. Women In Sport (2015), From Barriers to Benefits: The economic case for female participation in sports
  20. Clearing house for Sport, Women’s Sport
  21. Football Federation Victoria (2016), Increasing Female Participation Club Workbook
  22. Change Our Game Recruitment and Retention Guidelines for Women in Sport and Recreation
  23. Australian Womensport & Recreation Association (2013), A Charter for Active Australian Women
  24. Sport England (2015), This Girl Can
  25. Sport and Recreation Spatial (2014), Sport Participation in Victoria and the Contribution of Sport to Physical Activity Levels
  26. Department of Health & Human Services, Universal Design
  27. Municiple Association of Victoria (2012), Factsheet #1 Why Gender Matters: Ten Ways Local Government can Advance Gender Equity (PDF)
  28. Kotschwar, B. (2014), Women, Sports and Development – Does it Pay to Let Girls Play?, Peterson Institute for International Economics
  29. City of Whittlesea Gender Equity Action Plan 2021-2025
  30. Monash City Council – Active Monash Recreation Strategies & Policies
  31. Griffith University, Caroline Riot, Female Participation in Sport and Active Recreation
  32. Hanlon, C., Morris, T., & Nabbs, S. (2010). Establishing a successful physical activity program to recruit and retain women Sport Management Review, 13, 269-28
  33. Eime, R., Harvey, J., Charity, M., Casey., Westerbeek, H., & Payne, W. (2016) Age Profiles of Sport Participants, BMC Sport Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation
  34. Australian Bureau of Statistics (2016),. 8146.0 Household Use of Information Technology, Australia 2014-2015
  35. Count Us In: Developing Physical Activity Programmes for Women (PDF 972.3 KB) PDF icon
  36. The International Working Group on Women and Sport (2007), The Brighton Declaration on Women and Sport: Woman Sport and the Challenge of Change.
Page last updated: 17 Jul 2024
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