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19 May 2017

AFL named 'organisation of the year' at LGBTI inclusion awards

Australian Sports Commission CEO Kate Palmer has congratulated the Australian Football League for winning the inaugural Pride in Sport Index organisation of the year award.

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16 May 2017

Active kids benefit from active parents – latest AusPlay data

New data released today by the Australian Sports Commission highlights the strong link between physically active parents and their children's physical development. 

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11 May 2017

Study shows low carbohydrate, high fat diets can impair exercise performance

Research from the AIS and Mary Mackillop Institute for Health Research reveals that a high fat, low carbohydrate diet can actually impair the performance of elite athletes.

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10 May 2017

ASC welcomes funding commitment to sport in 2017-18 Federal Budget

The Australian Sports Commission welcomes the Australian Government’s $15.5 million commitment to high performance funding in the lead-up to the Commonwealth Games.

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07 May 2017

Australian Sports Commission statement

The Australian Sports Commission congratulates John Coates on his re-election as President of the Australian Olympic Committee, and all those elected to the AOC Executive.

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06 April 2017

Swimming Australia launches new program at AIS

Swimming Australia has launched a new scholarship program based at the AIS in Canberra to help talented pathway athletes.

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31 March 2017

Gold Coast 2018 leaders visit the AIS

A slice of the Gold Coast comes to Canberra, with the ASC welcoming executives from the organising committee of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.   

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21 March 2017

Million dollar equipment giveaway for sports clubs and schools

A new initiative by the Australian Sports Foundation is giving sports clubs, schools and communities the chance to be part of a one million dollar sports equipment giveaway.

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20 March 2017

Graham Lowe joins AIS to help shape sporting leaders

Highly credentialed sports specialist Graham Lowe has been announced as a consultant to the AIS, where he will help shape the development of Australian coaches and leaders.

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15 March 2017

John Wylie reappointed as ASC Chair

Minister for Sport, The Hon Greg Hunt, has announced the reappointment of John Wylie AM as Chair of the Australian Sports Commission board for a further three years.

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