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The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) delivers a number of programs in partnership with National Sporting Organisations, State Institutes and Academies of Sport, Sate Departments of Sport and Recreation, just to name a few.

There are many opportunities for careers in sport in Australia. This page includes information on current sporting employment opportunities which are not at the ASC.

A list of current vacancies at the Australian Sports Commission can be found at our Careers with ASC site.


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Integrity Officer (SANFL / AFL)


The South Australian National Football League (SANFL) is the governing body for Australian Football in South Australia and our mission is to protect, lead, manage and deliver the promotion and development of Australian Football for the people of South Australia.

  • Joint SANFL / AFL Job Opportunity

  • Based at SANFL Office at the Iconic Adelaide Oval

  • Your opportunity to make a positive difference in SA Football


    Reporting to the General Manager Football, the SANFL Integrity Officer is a permanent part time position that is responsible for developing and maintaining a sub-elite football integrity framework with a focus on gambling, performance enhancing drugs, illicit drug use and player payment regulations.


    The Integrity Officer will develop and ensure that the framework considers the sports regulatory environment and legislative requirements with the development of clearly articulated policy positions, procedures, sanctions, and the roles and responsibilities of all key stakeholders.

    Key Responsibilities will also include:

  • Assess threats identified in the framework against current systems of governance, oversight and finance management

  • Investigate issues that may be in breach of the regulatory and integrity framework

  • Develop and deliver education and awareness programs tailored to suit stakeholders

  • Provide training and deliver training modules to key decision makers within SA Football on good governance practices.


The successful applicant will also be engaged by the Australian Football League (AFL) in a consultancy role overseeing the following matters on behalf of the AFL within South Australia:

  • Represent the AFL and its interests in Security & Emergency Management at all 22 AFL games scheduled in South Australia;

  • In line with the AFL rules conduct Match Day Restricted Area (MDRA) audits of both clubs at all 22 AFL games scheduled in South Australia;

  • Assist the AFL on an as needs basis with investigations across of a range of subject matters relating to the integrity of the AFL competition;


The Candidate


We are seeking to appoint a dynamic individual who can demonstrate a range of professional and interpersonal skills at a senior level and has evidence of the following competencies:

  • Experience in the conduct of investigations;

  • Proven experience in Governance;

  • Excellent analytical ability and organisational skills;

  • A Bachelor Degree in Law or similar; or Significant Investigation experience (e.g. CIB, or Specialist Investigator)


Applications and confidential enquiries should be directed to:

Ms Belinda Haines

Human Resources Coordinator, SANFL

T: 08 8440 6914   E:


Applications close:  20 December 2015

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