The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is Australia's primary national sports administration and advisory agency. The ASC 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. The ASC is governed by a board of commissioners appointed by the Australian Government. The board determines the 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.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Sports Commission Act 1989

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

    1 June 1985

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. John Wylie AM 6 November 2017 5 November 2020
Deputy Chair VACANT    
Member Ms. Danielle Roche 4 May 2016 3 May 2019
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Ms. Glenys Beauchamp 18 September 2017 1 January 2099
Member Mr. Patrick Farmer 12 February 2017 11 December 2020
Member Ms. Andrea Mitchell 15 November 2017 14 November 2020
Member Ms. Gabrielle Trainor 5 October 2017 5 October 2020
Member Mr. Andrew Plympton 5 October 2017 6 November 2020
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