Touchpad Newsletter

Touchpad is our monthly mail-out, keeping you in touch with the latest Swimming Victoria news. 
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Touchpad #84, November 25, 2022
Update your diaries, the 23/24 Competition Calendar has been released, Herb Jeffrey Nominations are open, New Pathway's Ambassadors Announced and we want your feedback on our competitions! Fill in our competition insight survey to go in the draw for a $500 voucher. 

Touchpad #83, November 10, 2022
An update on upcoming competitions, Disability & Inclusion and Developing Club Skills webinars continue, volunteers in your club - sharing great stories, Swim Jobs Victoria Lunch & Learn, Performance Pathways update and flood support recovery packages. 

Touchpad #82, October 13, 2022
2022 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) ticket offer & volunteers, upcoming webinars, a call for expressions of interest for the Compeititons & Pathways Committee, 2023 Age & Open LC Championship QTs now available, FUN SWIM, Coach Development Workshop and an update from the Australian Sports Commisssion.

Touchpad #81, September 15, 2022
An opportunity to volunteer at the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) plus exlusive access to discounted pre-sale tickets. An update to our competition calendar, our Club Webinar Series wraps up and a call for expressions of interest for our Technical and Officials Development Committee.

Touchpad #80, August 19, 2022
Celebrating our 2021/22 Award Winners, our short course season wraps up, a recap of our Club Webinar Series: People & Processes, NEW JX Start LC Hit-Out and an update to Competition By-laws. 

Touchpad #79, July 15, 2022
The 2022/23 Season is here, entries closing soon for the Short Course Distance Time Trial, our Club Webinar Series continues, June 2022 Operational Forecast released, tickets for the Swimming Victoria Awards on sale, information on Sporting Club Grants, the National Integrity Framework and Victorian Child Safe Legislation and celebrating Victorian success on Australian Teams. 

Touchpad #78, June 9, 2022
Get your tickets for the Swimming Victoria Awards, Member Insight Survey closing soon, register for our Club Webinar Series: People and Processes, The Abilities Program continues, State Based National Age Challenge results now available, Development Coach Course, Director Elections and Life Member nominations.

Touchpad #77, May 13, 2022
Nominations for the Swimming Victoria Awards are now open, an expression of interest for our Indigenous Woring Group, Member Insight Survey coming soon, Youth Vaccine Ambassadors Program, The Abilities Program, save the date for the 2022 Country Swimming Championships and a reminder regarding club websites. 

Touchpad #76, April 15, 2022
The 2022 Australian Para Swimming Championships wrap up, Swim Jobs Victoria launches, FUN SWIM, The Abilities Program and the Get Active Kids Voucher Program continues.  

Touchpad #75, March 9, 2022
Take your marks for Vic Age Champs, SV launches MC Toolkit for Swimmers with Disabilities and All Abilities Program, Coach Education opportunities, Child Safety Webinar and an update from Funky Trunks & Funkita. 

Touchpad #74, February 11, 2022
Vic Open Champs accreditation update, entries for Vic Age Champs now open, last chance to register for the Development Coach Workshop, FUNSWIM and a webinar on new Child Safety Standards.

Touchpad #73, January 13, 2022
An update on the Victorian Sprint Championships, expressions of interest now open for Commentary Training, FUN SWIM, Development Coach Workshop, Performance Pathways update and Sporting Club Grants closing soon. 

2021 Issues:

Touchpad #72, December 10, 2021
An update on competitions, give the gift of swimming with Swim it Forward, Herb Jeffrey Award nominations now open and information on becoming a swim coach, new Victorian Child Safe Standards, Australian Open Water Championships qualifying opportunities and Sporting Club Grants. 

Touchpad #71, November 11, 2021
Join us for our Multi Class Webinar Series, an update on competitions, a call for new Lifeguards and Swim Teachers, Get Active Kids Voucher Program closing soon, changes to the Technical Officials Development Committee and athlete and coach development opportunities.

Touchpad #70, October 15, 2021
Victorian Sports Covid Collaboration Coach Swap Program, our Club Leadership & Development Webinar Series continues, Round three of the Get Active Kids Voucher Program and Round four of the Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Survival Package are now open and join the webinar on the upcoming changes to the Victorian Child Safe Standards.

Touchpad #69, September 9. 2021
How to ask R U OK?,Tokyo 2020 Paralympic insights with Adam Pine and Officiating insights with Brian Roe, our Club Leadership and Development Webinar Series starts soon, nominate a Local Legend, a reminder about Swimming Rule 10.8 and Variety Victoria grants are now open. 

Touchpad #68, August 13, 2021
Watch the replay of 'Tokyo 2020 Insights with Rohan Taylor', Short Course Competition Update, NEW Club Leadership and Development Webinar Series, Inclusive Swimwear Survey, Independent Panel taking submissions and 2022 Victorian Youth Congress applications now open!  

Touchpad #67, July 8, 2021
2020 & 2021 SV award winners annnounced, membership renewal reminder, new club webinar coming soon, 11 & under Swimsuit Policy update and Get Active Kids Voucher Program extended. 

Touchpad #66, June 10, 2021
Get your tickets to the 2020 & 2021 Swimming Victoria Awards, entries open for the Victorian Relay Competition, Club Webinar Series continues, Round 2 of the Get Active Kids Voucher Program is now open and the results from our 2020 Member Insight Survey are in!

Touchpad #65, May 13, 2021
Save the date and get your nominations in for the 2020 & 2021 Swimming Victoria Awards, Club and Meet Manager Webinars continue, Club & District Insurance Certificates, Coach Workshops, SRV Grants and celebrating National Volunteer Week. 

Touchpad #64, April 16, 2021
Nominations now open for the Swimming Victoria Awards, Club and Meet Manager Webinars, Coach Workshops, Swimming Australia's new Inclusive Swimwear Policy and a last chance to have your say in our Member Insight Survey.

Touchpad #63, March 11, 2021
2021 Age Champions, parent education sessions at our All Junior Competition, exemption for Vic athletes for National Championships, Get Active Kids Voucher Program, Coach Workshops and integrity requirements and a special offer from Puffing Billy Railway. 

Touchpad #62, February 11, 2021
Gearing up for the Victorian Age Championships, expressions of interest for Commentary Training, Coach Development and Accreditation Courses, Victorian Qualifying Competition and an opportunity to join the SV team.

Touchpad #61, January 15, 2021
Competition update, Victorian Sprint Championships LIVE and FREE on SwimTV, study planning resources for swimmers and a thank you to our retiring Technical Officials.

2020 Issues:

Touchpad #60, December 9, 2020
Touchpad #59, November 12, 2020
Touchpad #58, October 14, 2020
Touchpad #57, September 11, 2020
Touchpad #56, August 17, 2020
Touchpad #55, July 10, 2020
Touchpad #54, June 10, 2020
Touchpad #53, May 13, 2020
Touchpad #52, April 16, 2020
Touchpad #51, March 19, 2020
Touchpad #50, February 13, 2020
Touchpad #49, January 16, 2020

2019 Issues:

Touchpad #48, December 13, 2019
Touchpad #47, November 15, 2019
Touchpad #46, October 11, 2019
Touchpad #45, September 12, 2019
Touchpad #44, August 16, 2019
Touchpad #43 - July 12, 2019
Touchpad #42 - June 13, 2019
Touchpad #41 - May 15, 2019
Touchpad #40 - April 18, 2019
Touchpad #39 - March 21, 2019
Touchpad #37 - January 18, 2019



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