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Sport and Recreation

Sport and Recreation

Partnerships and Stakeholders

Council works alongside a number of organisations in an effort to support and enable local clubs and groups, and partners with organisations at a local, state or federal level to develop and implement given programs, events and initiatives.

Below is a list of current Council partners and stakeholders.


Sport and Health Organisations

Sport Australia

Sport Australia is the operating brand name of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), a Commonwealth entity within the Australian Government’s Department of Health Portfolio.


Peak body for sport and active recreation in Victoria.

Sport and Recreation Victoria

Sport and Recreation Victoria (Victorian Government)

Disability Sport and Recreation Victoria

Working to ensure Victorians with disability have equal opportunities to take part in the sport and recreation activities they want to participate in.

Access for All Abilities

Australia’s only first-point-of call service connecting people with a disability to sports and recreational opportunities in Victoria.


The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) primary focus is promoting good health and preventing chronic disease.

Monash Health

The City of Greater Dandenong is proud to partner with Monash Health on a number of health promotion initiatives including the Healthy Sports Club program.

This Girl Can

The City of Greater Dandenong is proud to be a supporter of the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign. Aimed at inspiring women of all ages to get moving.



Governing bodies for specific sports

Athletics Victoria

Governing body of Athletics in Victoria.

Australian Football League

Governing body of Australian Rules Football for Australia.

Bowls Victoria

Governing body of Bowls in Victoria and Australia.

Cricket Australia

Governing body for Cricket in Australia.

Football Federation Victoria

Governing body of Soccer in Victoria.

Hockey Victoria

Governing body of Hockey in Victoria.

Little Athletics Victoria

Governing body for Little Athletics in Victoria. A modified version of Athletics for ages 5-16.

Tennis Australia and Tennis Victoria

Governing body of Tennis in Australia and Victoria.