CEO Announcement

The Board of Sport and Life Training Limited has accepted the resignation of Peter Burns, SALT CEO, effective 10 September 2021. Peter has taken a global role with a youth-serving not-for-profit. The Board is grateful for Peter’s contribution to SALT during the extreme challenges COVID 19 brought to 2020 and 2021. The Board is delighted…

Matches cancelled again? There is something your club can do

At SALT we were looking forward to working with bushfire affected sporting clubs in East Gippsland and helping them with tools and strategies to re-build. We were going there this week and next week but due to lockdown restrictions we have, heartbreakingly, had to postpone our trip. In speaking to clubs, we know that they…

Are you languishing? Watch out for this symptom of pandemic fatigue.

Are you languishing? Watch out for this symptom of pandemic fatigue.

It’s been a very insecure and rocky road since the beginning of 2020 and mental health issues have been a very natural fallout of the times we’ve been through.

But there are large number of Australians who believe they are coping.  They are working productively (whether at home or at the workplace), looking after their families and loved ones, doing what activities are allowed dependent on the times and generally feeling like they are in control.  They have energy and they aren’t depressed but they may not anticipate anything in the future like they used to do. Describe “languishing” to them and see the understanding dawn in their eyes.

Local Clubs step up to support their community

Despite enduring their own struggles, local sporting and community clubs in East Gippsland have approached SALT to help them offer much needed support. During the last week of June 2021, SALT will be visiting the region to deliver Mental Health & Wellbeing Sessions and set up Club Well-Being Teams in 16 different clubs. The 90…

Interview with Dave Burt on ABC RN Sporty – How to be a better Sports Club

How to be a Better Sports Club – Cultural change in community sport.  A violent off-field altercation between players from two local cricket clubs led both clubs to completely review their values and purpose. They’re still rivals on the field, but co-operate around mental health support programs. Guest: Dave Burt – founder SALT (Sport and…