The unit includes an overview of contemporary inclusive and socially responsible practices in the sport and active recreation industry and how they comply with government policies, legislation, and meet the communities’ needs and expectations. A focus of the unit is the diverse needs of under-represented communities and peoples in sport and active recreation, such as people with disabilities, CALD communities, indigenous people, the homeless, refugees, and the LGBTIQ+ communities. This unit investigates the unique resources used by these organisations and the socially responsible initiatives employed to help the community to address and support social causes and issues. It also incorporates National Programs, inclusive research articles, empowerment, community development and social capital.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.