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06 May 2020

The phone call that saved Erik Horrie's life

Lifeline saved Erik Horrie. In its own, less dramatic, way, sport rescued him, too.

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04 May 2020

AIS Framework helps guide a safer return to sport

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Sport Australia welcomes the Australian Government’s national principles for a return to sport. The AIS has published a complementary framework to help guide sports through this process safely.

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04 May 2020

Aussie athletes uniting for Lifeline in time of need

Commonwealth Games netball gold medallist Caitlin Thwaites and Rio Olympic bronze medallist Dane Bird-Smith are amongst 22 current and former Australian athletes named AIS-Lifeline Community Custodians for 2020-21.

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28 April 2020

AIS encourages athletes to 'check in' on their coach

With the impacts of COVID-19 being felt across the globe, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has focused on the wellbeing and mental health of high performance athletes and has extended to include coaches and support staff.

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24 April 2020

Australian athletes come together to commemorate ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day celebrations across Australia will look very different this year, with restrictions around public events and COVID-19 safety measures preventing Australian from gathering and attending the traditional Dawn Services and memorials.

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16 April 2020

The Olympian giving back

Jo Brigden-Jones moves between her contrasting but complementary lives as an Olympic sprint kayaker and a paramedic, the ability to perform under pressure common to both.

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09 April 2020

AIS Lifeline Community Custodians call to stand together

“Stand together” is the message from 21 athletes who 12 months ago began a life-changing program that sought to inspire those struggling with mental illness by sharing their own personal stories.

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06 April 2020

Vale Andrea Mitchell, ASC Board member

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is deeply saddened by the unexpected passing of Board member Andrea Mitchell.

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01 April 2020

One year later but goal remains same says Thorpe

Following the confirmation on Tuesday of revised dates for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2021, swimming champion Ian Thorpe has put the call out to athletes to reset and use the extra time to their advantage.

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31 March 2020

Update on Sport Australia grants programs

Sport Australia knows this is a tough time for all Australians. We also believe whole-heartedly that when we get through this challenging period, sport will play a prominent role in lifting the nation’s energy and spirits again.

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