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Key achievements

  • Australian Sports Outreach Program – 2 million investment into sport for development research in the Pacific
  • Active After-School Communities (AASC) – increasing school-club links through club coach delivery up from 33% to 42%.
  • 95% of NSO’s are financially sound
  • New training and new national Member Protection Officer network developed
  • Workplace Health and Safety Guidelines educating the sport sector about their mandatory requirements
  • 1618 new subscriptions to the Clearinghouse for Sport website (38% increase)
  • More than 500 delegates attended the ASC’s Our Sporting Future conference
  • More than 300 attendees at the 2012 World Class to World Best High Performance Conference
  • More than 400 athletes, coaches and team staff used the AIS European Training Centre leading into the Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • 2012 Annual AIS Athlete and Coach Awards
  • 1233 Athletes supported through AIS scholarship programs
  • AIS established as a Centre for Paralympic Excellence
  • Centre for High Performance Coaching and Leadership established
  • AIS Competitive Innovation Fund launched

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Gold Coast 2018 is the 5th Commonwealth Games to be hosted by Australia.

Quick numbers

11.6 million Australian adults participate in sport or physical activity three or more times per week.
3.2 million Australian children participate in organised sport or physical activity outside of school.
$10 billion is spent annually by Australians on fees for participation in sport or physical activity.
17 million Australian adults participate in a sport or physical activity every year.
650 thousand Australians either coach, teach or instruct sport.