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12 April 2019

Sport Australia urges sports to stand against discrimination

Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer is urging all sports to take a strong stance to ensure safer sporting environments for all Australians.

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10 April 2019

Athletes stepping up to be community role models

The AIS and Lifeline have launched a Community Custodians program that will see athletes become advocates for mental health and positive community spirit.

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03 April 2019

Sport Australia welcomes major boost in sport funding

Sport Australia Chair John Wylie has declared the Australian Government’s $385.4m package for sport and physical activity in last night’s Federal Budget one of the biggest funding injections for sport in years.

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03 April 2019

Major funding boost for Australian athletes

Australian athletes will benefit from a major new funding commitment of more than $54 million over the next two years to the Australian Institute of Sport.

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26 March 2019

Water ramp a launching pad for Winter athlete pathways

Australian Institute of Sport CEO Peter Conde says a world-leading water ramp facility in Queensland will literally be a launching pad for the next generation of Australia’s Winter Olympians.

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26 March 2019

Partnership improves community sport and active recreation alignment

Sport Australia and Community Sport Australia have committed to greater national and state collaboration.

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24 March 2019

AIS launches crucial mental health service for athletes

The AIS is continuing its commitment to the wellbeing of Australia’s high performance athletes by launching a nation-wide mental health support service.

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22 March 2019

Sarah Gigante dominates on the road and in the classroom

Sarah Gigante was juggling a budding cycling career with year 12 studies, when a horror crash broke both her arms and shattered her elbow.

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08 March 2019

The dial is shifting for gender equality in sport – just not fast enough

Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer writes that the quest for gender equality in sport has come a long way, but the starting point was a long way behind.

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07 March 2019

Talent Programs launched to challenge gender diversity

Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer and AIS CEO Peter Conde have challenged 33 women embarking on ground-breaking leadership programs to use the experience to help drive greater diversity in Australian sport.

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