(IMPAC) Integrated Murraylands Physical Activity Committee

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IMPAC (Integrated Murraylands Physical Activity Committee) was formed over 20 years ago with the purpose to improve the health and wellbeing of communities and individuals across the Murraylands.

Established as a collaborative partnership between five (5) Murraylands councils including the Rural City of Murray Bridge, Mid Murray Council, Coorong District Council, District Council of Karoonda East Murray and the District Council of Southern Mallee and managed by a committee of representatives from each Council.

IMPAC’s objectives align to each of the 5 Councils Strategic Management Plans as well as the Regional Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2022 - 2026. Each of the plans provide direction and defined actions around strengthening the fabric of our communities and enhancing the quality of life for our residents.

Since its inception the collaborative have delivered a range of health, wellbeing and sporting programs and initiatives under the IMPAC banner including, Healthy Murraylands, BeActive and The StarClub Program. Each program delivered was uniquely different and resulted positive long-term impacts and outcomes.

Program delivery is funded by the five (5) Council’s and the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing. Each term of program delivery, specific outcomes are aigned align to the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing Strategic plan priorities.

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Daughters & Dads EOI 2024

Active Women Program

  • The evidence-based Daughters and Dads education program will be delivered in partnership with the University of Newcastle, Centre for Active Living and Learning
  • Active Girls Award program to celebrate community leadership and achievement in physical movement and activity.
  • Resources for sporting clubs and community organisations to develop inclusive strategies for girls and women in sport and recreation activities.
  • Engaging a notable female sportsperson in the region to be a Project Champion and role model for girls and women.
  • Find out more about Daughters and Dads here:
CDC Strength for life Participant EOI

Active Community Program

  • Active Community Program will be delivered across the region in small, isolated communities with the flagship being the Council of the Ageing’s (COTA) acclaimed Strength for Life Program.
  • The partnership with COTA will train locals to deliver the Strength for Life Program and will provide a positive, social and fun environment for physical activity which will help embed movement and physical activity into their daily lives

Craig Kempe - IMPAC Sport and Recreation Field Officer

Contact Details

Sport and Recreation Field Officer 
Craig Kempe

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