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26 March 2022

Two new members appointed to Australian Sports Commission Board

A trailblazer of sports media and a champion triathlete-turned-high-performance director have been appointed new members of the Australian Sports Commission Board.

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24 March 2022

Olympic rower visits Sporting School

Five years after getting their first taste of rowing via the Sporting Schools program, a Canberra school has received a special gift from gold medal-winning rower Alex Purnell.

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23 March 2022

COVID-19 restrictions led to fewer sports injury hospitalisations

A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has revealed a decrease in the number of sport-related hospitalisations in the first year of COVID-19 restrictions.

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17 March 2022

AIS program targets gender diversity for coaches and executives

Former Australian cricketer Shelley Nitschke and two-time Olympic water polo representative Bec Rippon are among 32 women from 20 sports selected for the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Talent Program, which is designed to address the under-representation of women in coaching and executive roles in high performance sport.

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15 March 2022

Winter Paralympics campaign lays new foundation

The AIS has commended retiring Paralympians Melissa Perrine and Mitchell Gourley as Australia’s 2022 Winter Paralympics campaign laid the foundation for the next generation of athletes.

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15 March 2022

Mental health support in sport expands as demand surges

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has responded to record demand for its mental health and wellbeing support by expanding its specialist services to a greater number of sporting staff right across the country.

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11 March 2022

AIS campus buzzing with activity to start 2022

Demand for the AIS campus is heating up, with 15 sports and more than 1000 people so far booked in for 31 high performance camps during March and April.

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11 March 2022

A big boost in infrastructure delivered to 11 sports

The Australian Government and Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) have delivered a big boost to 11 smaller National Sporting Organisations (NSOs), awarding more than $1.15m for sporting infrastructure projects around the country.

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11 March 2022

Sport Australia grants helping women accelerate their careers

Among the 84 women who received a Women Leaders in Sport grant in 2021 there’s been some huge personal wins over the last 12 months.

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09 March 2022

Project to help coordinate sport research opportunities

The National Sport Research Agenda will provide a national focus on priority research areas for sporting organisations, academics, researchers, research funding bodies, and governments across Australia. 

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