Who we are
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is the Australian Government’s leading sport agency that develops, supports and invests in sport. It was established in 1985 and operates under the Australian Sports Commission Act 1989.
The ASC aims to strengthen Australian sport — to enable more people to play sport and Australian athletes to succeed on the world stage.
How we operate
The ASC works directly with sporting organisations, peak bodies, state and territory departments, institutes and academies of sport, and the business sector. We work to inform, support and create alignment through the Australian sports sector to achieve high performance success and drive the collective goal of participation growth.
As individuals and as an organisation we are committed to operating within our ASC values Respect and Integrity, valuing Teamwork and contributing to a high-functioning team to deliver Excellence in whatever we do.
*Full Time Equivalent Employees as at 30 June 2017, excluding post graduate scholars, secondments and casual employment
**The ASC offices in Darwin, Hobart and Cairns closed during the 2016–17 FY
About ASC Stats
- Site size – 66 hectares (Bruce, Yarralumla , Pizzey Park, ETC)
- 38 buildings and venues (35 Bruce, 1 Yarralumla, 1 Pizzey Park, 1 ETC)
- 17 NSOs on site (14 Bruce, 1 Yarralumla, 2 Pizzey park )
- 86,000 bed nights (46,000 high performance bed nights)
- 8,000 sports camp attendees
- ACT Academy of Sport and Australian Sports Foundation located on Bruce Campus.