New Sport Australia Corporate Plan

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SPORT AUSTRALIA RELEASES CORPORATE PLAN TO GUIDE INCREASES IN PARTICIPATION IN SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

August 3

In case you missed it, the Australian Sports Commission released its 2019-2023 Corporate Plan to outline its vision and strategic priorities for the next four years. Explaining its goal to improve the health and wellbeing of all Australians, and make communities stronger through sport and physical activity, the Federal agency's strategy covers areas from grassroots up to the pinnacle of elite international competition, stating "it will continue to champion the role sport can play in engaging every Australian."

Introducing the Corporate Plan, Australian Sports Commission Chairman John Wylie explained "driving national behaviour change, to get more Australians moving more often, means we must continually evolve too. We have made significant progress in the past year and this won't stop. We have enacted a new operating model, which enables our Sport Australia entity to focus on participation, physical activity and sport industry growth for the benefit of all Australians. It empowers the Australian Institute of Sport with greater autonomy to succeed. In the competitive global sport environment, especially with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics on the horizon. Australia's commitment, outlined in the Australian Government's national sport plan, Sport 2030, is to reduce physical inactivity by 15% by 2030."

The Corporate Plan aims to deliver three key outcomes:

  1. Getting more Australians moving more often
  2. Building the capability of sport to create a robust, connected industry
  3. Creating national pride and inspiration through international sporting success
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