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Recognition of National Sporting Organisations

National sporting organisations (NSOs) and national sporting organisation for people with disability (NSODs) can apply to be recognised by Sport Australia as the pre-eminent body for the development of their sport in Australia.

Sport Australia recognised NSOs and NSODs are eligible to access a range of resources, including the use of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms on the playing uniforms of athletes representing Australia and the dress uniforms of accompanying officials.

Business Hours
9.00am – 5.00pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Monday-Friday (excluding national and ACT public holidays)

Contact Us
Attn: Recognition
Sport Australia
PO Box 176

Phone: 02 6214 1111

Eligibility Criteria

NSO Recognition Review

Sport Australia is currently reviewing the NSO/NSOD recognition process and eligibility criteria.

The updated process and criteria will be available March 2019.

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