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23 December 2021

Sports grants help more Australians get active

New programs encouraging Australians to run, play, skate, sail and ride are among those to receive funding through the second round of Sport Australia’s Participation Grant program.

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22 December 2021

Paris funding enables sports to build on Tokyo success

The Australian Institute of Sport is committing $257 million dollars for the 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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20 December 2021

Heading the Australian Sports Commission a dream role for Kieren Perkins

Following the announcement Kieren Perkins will be the next CEO of the ASC, ABC Grandstand spoke with the two-time Olympic champion to hear about his vision for sport in Australia.

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17 December 2021

Kieren Perkins to lead Australian sport

The Chair of the Australian Sports Commission Josephine Sukkar AM welcomes the appointment of Kieren Perkins OAM as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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17 December 2021

Outgoing Paralympics Australia CEO joins ASC Board

Australian Sports Commission Chair Josephine Sukkar AM has welcomed the appointment of Lynne Anderson to the Board.

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17 December 2021

Increased funding for Australia’s young athletes

Sport Australia's popular Local Sporting Champions program is expanding, along with additional support for young para athletes.

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16 December 2021

Scholarships supporting athletes in sport, education and life

Thirty-seven athletes from 19 sports and 21 tertiary institutions have been awarded more than $100,000 in AIS Education Scholarships.

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15 December 2021

Finalists announced for 2021 Sport Australia Media Awards

The Sport Australia Media Awards have been running since 2002 and recognise excellence in Australian sports journalism, broadcasting, production and photography.

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13 December 2021

Study looks at how surfers save lives while staying active

We all know the benefits sport has on our physical and mental wellbeing, but a new study from the University of New South Wales and Surfing NSW is looking at how it can help save lives.

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