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The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is the Australian Government agency responsible for supporting and investing in sport. The ASC comprises: Sport Australia — responsible for driving the broader sport sector including providing financial support and other assistance to national sporting organisations (NSOs) to encourage participation and improve their capability, sustainability and effectiveness, delivering key programs in line with the Australian Government's sport policy objectives and building collaboration, alignment, and effectiveness within the Australian sport sector. Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) — leading our high-performance sport system by providing funding to NSO's to deliver high performance results. Services are provided in a range of fields including: high performance coaching, sport sciences, sports information, sports management, facility management, education and resources, participation development, delivery of funding programs to national sporting organisations. The ASC is governed by a board of commissioners appointed by the Minister for Sport. The board determines ASC's overall direction, decides on the actual allocation of resources, develops policy for delegated decisions, and is accountable to the Minister of Sport and to Parliament.

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Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Sports Commission Act 1989

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Small

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    GGS

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    1 June 1985

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 176, Belconnen ACT 2616

Government appointed boards

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