FAQs

Q. How do I obtain a copy of a report?
A. In some instances you will be able to download the report from the National Sport Research site. Others may be obtained by contacting the National Sport Information Centre (NSIC).

Q. Is there a cost in obtaining a copy of a report?
A.
Those reports that are ‘downloadable’ from the National Sport Research site are free of charge. Other reports can be obtained from the National Sport Information Centre (NSIC) for a fee, or the NSIC can direct you to other relevant literature.

Q. How do I put forward research to be reviewed under the value of sport monitor?
A.
Contact National Sport Research on research@ausport.gov.au

Q. How does the ASC make decisions about the research it undertakes?
A.
The ASC is guided by:

  • advice and direction from its Social Research Panel, which comprises of leading researchers and academics in the fields of study and disciplines of interest to the Commission
  • the objectives and priorities which are outlined in the ‘Backing Australia’s Sporting Ability’ policy document
  • key performance indicators in the ASC’s Operation Report
  • the ASC’s Research Strategic Intent.

Q. Who do I contact if I am interested in conducting research on behalf of the ASC?
A. Contact National Sport Research on research@ausport.gov.au or (02) 6214 1093.

 

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