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Sport Governance and Organisational Enhancement

Improving the capability of sporting organisations

Sport Australia is focused on improving the capability of sporting organisations to create an effective and sustainable national sport sector.

The Sport Governance and Organisational Enhancement team works directly with National Sporting Organisations (NSO) and National Sporting Organisations for People with a Disability (NSOD) Boards to deliver advisory support to implement:

  • contemporary sports governance practices and processes in line with the Sport Governance Principles and Standards; and
  • contemporary business models which improve the efficiency and effectiveness of sporting organisations

The team also leads the development of guidelines, tools and resources to improve organisational capability, as well as providing advice and assistance to NSOs and NSODs to assist developing organisational capability.

Director Education Course – The Start Line

  • Who is this course for - Both aspiring and current sport directors, who wish to enhance their understanding of governance in a sporting context
  • Estimated time to complete - The course is broken down into 5 modules and is anticipated to take 2 hours to complete.

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For further information or to request assistance from the Sport Governance and Organisational Enhancement team, please contact

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