News

14 Jun

New Taverners Branding & CA Community Charity of Choice Status

New National Branding for Taverners drives youth inclusion in our communities Over the last 12 months a collective review process has realised a new branding identity and messaging for the organisation to further develop the acknowledgement and engagement for our cause and activities across the country. Inspired from the previous ‘regal’ logo, the new logo in conjunction with sharpened tag line ‘Give a Sporting Chance’ effectively communicates a contemporary, accessible group with aspirational inclusive values for individuals and the community more broadly. The...

11 Jun

Blind & Visually Impaired Cricket a Big Hit at HPCT

Blind & Visually Impaired Cricket ‘Come & Try Day’ hits HPCT for the first time! Thanks to Ray Moxly, Chair of Blind Cricket Australia, Visibility Tasmania and The High Performance Cricket Centre in Kingston, the first B&VI Cricket ‘Come & Try Day’ was conducted to the great appreciation of all who participated.                 Sunny Drury, Dep. Chair Taverners Tas, attended to observe this unique and much needed style of playing within our inclusion cricket landscape. ...

10 Jun

Tim Paine “Leaving for Lord’s” Farewell Exclusive-Inclusive Event

Tim Paine “Leaving for Lord’s” Farewell Event was truly an exclusive-inclusive experience to remember. Taverners Tasmania is privileged to have the support of many legendary names in sport. This very exclusive, though inclusive event, witnessed our Australian Cricket Captain Tim Paine interviewed by Brent Costello and also Alan ‘Dingo’ Danga who travelled down from Launceston with New Horizon’s CEO Belinda Kitto for the occasion. The appreciative audience were tuned into an insightful conversation about the inner workings of the team as they prepare to embark...

10 May

2019 Tavs BIG Quiz Results

Q. How many people does it take to help drive inclusion in our community? A. One – You It was competitive, it was surprising and passionate fun for all who attended. The organising team are past ABC Giving Tree Quiz Night champions, with our very own Quiz Maker Phillip Dalwood (Professionally Designed Quizzes) the man in the big chair. With great table, challenge and auction prizes on offer too, the teams enjoyed testing their general knowledge while raising funds for our Sporting Chance...

25 Apr

Mosaic & Taverners – Veteran Car Club Fundraising Opportunity

Mosaic and Taverners go to work at the Veteran Car Club Charity Car Show and Swap Meet For many years Lord’s Taverners and Mosaic Support Services have had a good working relationship. After all we have a common purpose, to improve the lives of people with a disability. Mosaic does this by providing a wide range of support services and programs. The Taverners does this by providing opportunities for these people to play sport, to break down some of the barriers to...

24 Apr

HPCT & Taverners Announce Partnership Update – Winter TTiS Games!

Tavs Tas are proud to announce an update to our Partnership with High Performance Cricket Tasmania. A Partnership that continues to grow, bringing shared Community values and objectives to our inclusive cricket programs and strategic vision.     Tavs Tas Chair, Robert Bilyk & HPCT Director, Mark Divin, activate our exciting inclusion cricket partnership This exciting sponsorship agreement puts in place an effective and highly collaborative way forward to bring high performance values and programs to the inclusive cricket landscape. Mark Divin, Director of...

22 Apr

Wheelchair Cricket Program Ready To Roll

Tasmania’s only wheelchair cricket program is set to roll out. This unique initiative between ParaQuad and Taverners is set to develop and grow with grassroots support. This first pilot session was held last month, with eager participants given the chance to experience the game style in a friendly, competitive way. And the joy of the program is that while it is specifically designed for people with a physical disability, anyone can jump into a chair and participate. Taverners Board Member and Inclusive Sport Advisor,...

13 Apr

Winners Take All – Tavs Tas Inclusion Shield, Nth-Sth Challenge Final Match Report

Winners took all – in the final game of the Tavs Tas Inclusion Shield, Nth-Sth Challenge.           Tavs Tas, through our Inclusive Community Fund,™ and in collaboration with New Horizons and Special Olympics, proudly presented the inaugural TTiS Nth-Sth Challenge over the 2018/19 season. Talented players from the Nth and Sth of the State came together again at Launceston’s Trevallyn Cricket Club to play the final game. A game that would acknowledge the winners with being the first to win this unique grass-roots...

13 Apr

Taverners & KSport Programs Help Families Have Fun – Peter Newlinds Reports

On the first Saturday morning of every month for the past four years… Jo Kellam and her two children, Damien and Chloe arrive at Zone Bowling at Moonah with a bounce in their step. The lights are dimmed, hip music is playing through the speakers and there’s the unmistakable and distinctive sound of a bowling ball rolling down the lane and crashing into the pins, sometimes for a strike (ten in one go). It’s kid heaven and a lot of fun. This routine...

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