This is Australia’s primary national sports administration and advisory agency, and the cornerstone of a wide-ranging sports system. On behalf of the Australian Government, the ASC plays a central leadership role in the development and operation of the Australian sports system, administering and funding innovative sport programs and providing leadership, coordination and support for the sport sector.
The Clearinghouse for Sport (Clearinghouse) is an Australian Sports Commission led information and knowledge sharing initiative.
It works to identify and acquire information of relevance to the Australian sport sector; connect people in sport with complementary expertise; inform Australian sports practitioners (such as athletes, coaches, physical educators, scientists, researchers, administrators, volunteers, and sporting officials) about good and promising practice in sport; provide Australian governments at all levels with comprehensive and policy relevant analysis of research relating to sport, and the value of sport to the community; and, provide Clearinghouse members with high quality information on sport and physical activity.
The principal aim of the SMAANZ is to encourage scholarly inquiry into sport management related research and to provide the opportunity to present results from this research. It has established a refereed journal, the Sport Management Review. The conference and journal are the vehicles through which sport management related research will be communicated.
Australia’s peak national umbrella body for sports medicine and sports science, and is widely acknowledged overseas as the world’s leading multi-disciplinary sports medicine body. There is an excellent variety of resources to help the sporting community prepare for events, prevent injury and how to manage injuries when they occur. Resources include policies and guidelines, sports injuries data dictionary and sports injury reports.
The PAA promotes physical activity, active living and the reduction of sedentary lifestyles by engaging with the fitness industry, building best practice instructor standards and program accreditation.