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02 June 2017

AIS Director Matt Favier appointed Hockey Australia CEO

Australian Sports Commission CEO Kate Palmer has commended the leadership of AIS Director Matt Favier, who has announced his appointment as Hockey Australia's new CEO.

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22 May 2017

Australian Sports Commission identifies need for more female coaches

Australian Sports Commission CEO Kate Palmer has challenged sports to help improve the development pathways and opportunities for female coaches.

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22 May 2017

Minister for Sport announces national plan for elite sport and participation

The Hon Greg Hunt MP visited the AIS to invite all Australians and the sporting community to play a part in shaping the Australian Government's National Sport Plan.

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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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