Guide

Mental health and wellbeing support in sport

This review of mental health and wellbeing (MHW) in community sport shows there is a wide range of support providers in the sector. The document provides recommendations to help sporting clubs, leagues and associations to select a provider offering safe and effective programs.
Conference paper

Australia’s ‘high performance’ cities? Motorsport and sustainable urban environments

Despite the widespread acceptance of motorsport in Australian society, this paper argues that it is crucial for research to be undertaken that systematically investigates the environmental and public health impacts of motorsport events held in major urban public spaces.
Report

Buried treasures and missed opportunities in Victorian sports reporting

This study is the first ever, large-scale analysis of the extent and nature of the portrayal of women and men in Victorian sports print media. It provides important evidence to both inform the debate and to highlight challenges and opportunities.
Conference paper

Legal requirements to conduct blood testing in doping control: Oceania region

Abstract: As sport is now practiced on a worldwide basis, the fight against doping is an international problem and the solution to it must necessarily be international or the level playing field, which is fundamental to sport, cannot exist. There must be national building blocks...
Report

Impact of COVID-19 on community sport

COVID-19 has created a crisis that threatens the existence of thousands of community sport clubs across Australia, and the communities of members, volunteers, coaches, and families that are involved with them. This survey report reveals that community sport’s shutdown has damaged the physical and mental...
Fact sheet

Fact Check: How many people in the world watch the Australian Formula One Grand Prix?

Victorian Premier Denis Napthine claims 450 million people around the world watch the Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne.
Fact sheet

Fact Check Fact File: Backing the Melbourne Cup favourite: Are the odds in your favour?

How often does the favourite actually win? And would you be ahead or behind if you bet on the favourite every year?
Discussion paper

Australian sports wagering scheme: approach paper

This approach paper is intended to outline the department’s approach to designing the Australian sports wagering scheme (ASWS). This paper canvasses the key principles, processes and issues that will be considered in the design of the ASWS, and is intended to inform all relevant stakeholders...
Policy

National policy on match-fixing in sport

This policy represents a commitment by the Commonwealth and state and territory governments to work together to address the issue of inappropriate and fraudulent sports betting and match-fixing activities with the aim of protecting the integrity of sport.
Audio

In a fix - how match fixing became sport’s biggest threat

The new national agency Sport Integrity Australia is expected to strengthen Australia’s world leading position on anti-corruption in sport. But experts believe it still won’t be enough to rid sport of match fixing.