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Australian Sports Commission

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Australian Sports Commission

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is a statutory authority within the Australian Government’s Department of Health portfolio. It was established in 1985 and operates under the Australian Sports Commission Act 1989. The ASC is governed by a board of commissioners appointed by the Australian Government. The board determines the ASC’s overall direction, decides on actual allocation of resources and policy for delegated decisions, and is accountable to the Minister of Sport and to Parliament.

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14 Nov 2017

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is committed to keeping sports relevant and viable, whilst supporting all Australians to develop their physical literacy for active and healthy lives. The ASC is aware that the sport environment is changing and is dedicated to supporting...

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21 Dec 2016

AusPlay is an independent research project at the population level which measures all types of activities in a consistent and comparable way. The ASC will use AusPlay information to fill in the gaps in national sport and physical recreation data on children, following the Australian Bureau of...

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07 Dec 2016

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) has released initial findings of the most comprehensive national population tracking survey into sport and physical activity in Australia.

The report provides the sport sector with vital insights into participation for adults and children, the...

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Database

22 Jul 2015

Introduction: The influence of parents or guardians in their children’s participation in sport and physical activity can be significant. ’Sporting Parents’ (i.e. those who support their child’s sport participation) can potentially offer encouragement and support (financial, practical and...

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Research report

27 Feb 2015

This review calls for major governance reform, an overhaul of Athletics Australia’s high performance practices and for the sport to be united under one structure.

Executive summary

Following the recent 2014 Commonwealth Games, the Board of Athletics Australia...

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Databases

22 Aug 2014

The Clearinghouse for Sport (Clearinghouse) is an Australian sport sector information and knowledge sharing initiative.

The Clearinghouse will seek to achieve the following:

  • Collect and disseminate audience-appropriate information of relevance to the sport sector;
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Research report

03 Dec 2012

Developed in partnership with Australia's high performance network, Australia's Winning Edge report provides the high performance sports sector with clear performance targets and a framework for collaboration from 2012-2022.

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Research report

30 Jun 2012

The objective of this research project was to consider the social impact of sport and physical activity on the lives of Indigenous Australians and their communities. There has been strong research interest in the links between sport and recreation programs and various health and social outcomes...

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Research report

14 Nov 2017

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is committed to keeping sports relevant and viable, whilst supporting all Australians to develop their physical literacy for active and healthy lives. The ASC is aware that the sport environment is changing and is dedicated to supporting...

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21 Dec 2016

AusPlay is an independent research project at the population level which measures all types of activities in a consistent and comparable way. The ASC will use AusPlay information to fill in the gaps in national sport and physical recreation data on children, following the Australian Bureau of...

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07 Dec 2016

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) has released initial findings of the most comprehensive national population tracking survey into sport and physical activity in Australia.

The report provides the sport sector with vital insights into participation for adults and children, the...

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Strategy

11 Dec 2012

Australia's Winning Edge is our game plan for moving from world class to world best.

Developed in partnership with Australia's high performance network, Australia's Winning Edge provides the high performance sports sector with clear performance targets and a framework for collaboration...

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