The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) has changed its name to Sport Australia. Sport Australia is Australia's primary national sports administration and advisory agency. Sport Australia is focused on getting more Australians participating and excelling in sport by: - delivering key programs in line with the Australian Government's sport policy objectives; - providing financial support and other assistance to national sporting organisations to encourage participation, deliver high performance results, and improve their capability, sustainability and effectiveness; and - building collaboration, alignment, and effectiveness within the Australian sport sector. The ASC is recognised as a world leader in encouraging participation in sport, and the development of high performance sports people. 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. Sport Australia is governed by a board of commissioners appointed by the Australian Government. The board determines Sport Australia 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.

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Sports Commission Act 1989

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Recreation and Culture

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    1 June 1985

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 176, Belconnen ACT 2616

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
CEO Mr Robert Dalton 23 July 2020 30 April 2021

Government appointed boards

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