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The National Sport and Active Recreational Policy Framework (the Framework) was developed by Commonwealth, state and territory government departments responsible for sport and recreation, with feedback provided by a range of national sporting organisations, active recreation organisations and peak bodies.
As part of the 2010-11 Budget, the Australian Government has announced its new direction for Australian sport. The Minister for Sport, Kate Ellis MP, released the Australian Government’s new sport vision Australian Sport: The Pathway to Success which is backed by $195 million in extra funding, the largest-ever injection into Australian sport.
Prepared by the Physical Activity Taskforce, this document provides a summary of participation for Western Australian respondents to the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Exercise, Recreation and Sport Surveys (ERASS), with comparisons made to the national results.
This article looks at the rates of participation in sport and physical recreation across Australia for people aged 15 years and over, by selected characteristics and by selected activities.
WA’s sport and recreation industry has been guided by three to five-year strategic directions since 1997, giving the industry a framework in which to operate and develop. It has also guided State Government decision-making and funding directions and has been the catalyst for the achievement of a range of industry outcomes.
The Active After-school Communities program is a national initiative that provides primary school-aged children with access to free, sport and other structured physical activity programs in the after-school time slot of 3.00pm to 5.30pm.
SPARC is dedicated to getting New Zealanders enjoying and excelling through sport and recreation. SPARC focuses on providing opportunities for New Zealanders to participate in recreation every day and getting more New Zealanders winning on the world stage. SPARC's priority areas are Young New Zealanders (0-18 years), Grassroots Sport, Recreation, Partner Capability and High Performance.
Physical activity, sport and recreation makes an important contribution to the health and wellbeing of individuals and groups in Western Australia. There are a number of physical activity, sport and recreation resources available in the form of guidelines, programs, policies and plans.
The Scottish Physical Activity and Health Alliance is a network that engages a variety of people from different sectors and professions who are involved in the promotion of physical activity and health in Scotland. It helps to inform people, connect people with others and to aid policy development and implementation.
WASDA is the peak, non profit organisation that is responsible for ensuring people with disabilities are empowered and have a range of opportunities to participate in sport and recreation.
A number of physical activity related funding opportunities provided by non-government, local, State and federal agencies have been identified.
Main Roads WA contribute to the development of the State's network of shared paths and the maintenance of Principal Shared Paths (PSPs). These can also link with shared paths that are the responsibility of various local governments. Additionally, we work with other WA agencies like the Department of Transport, to promote the environmental, health and economic benefits of walking and cycling.
Provides social innovation grants to build social connections and also reflect the Telstra Foundation’s priorities of social innovation, capacity building, measurable impact and creative use of information and communication technologies.
As CEO of Perth Wildcats, Nick Marvin's club website is the most trafficked in the NBL. Using direct marketing and online strategies, the club’s membership has experienced annual growth of 35% resulting in consecutive sell-out attendances for over two years.
The project undertaken by the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku sought to increase options for residents to improve their health in structured and non structured physical activity.
With a high number of seniors in the area, the Town of Narrogin established an active seniors group to encourage residents (including CaLD and indigenous members of the community) to participate in physical activity with the assistance of community groups.
With a very diverse multicultural community the Shire of Katanning sought to expand on existing programs to improve regular participation in physical activity. This involved targeting those community members not already engaged in physical activity and structured sport by removing barriers to participation.
With many children inactive after school the Shire of Harvey introduced 'Super Skate', a safe, physically active social outing for primary school aged children which also resulted in many adults enjoying casual skating.
With high levels of of inactivity in the Peel Region, the appointment of a Physical Activity Project Officer was fundamental to addressing the barriers to participation and inactivity amongst residents.
The Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research (CESSR) aims to conduct high quality research in exercise and sports science to support and enhance the teaching of exercise and sports science at Edith Cowan University. In addition to this the CESSR aim to link with other groups and institutes to help support sport and exercise at a local, state, national and international level.
The Western Australian Sports Federation (WASF) is the independent, peak industry body for sport and active recreation in Western Australia. WASF exists to support, promote and advocate for the ongoing development of sport and active recreation in WA.
The Department of Sport and Recreation is the lead agency responsible for the implementation of government policy and initiatives in sport and recreation within Western Australia. A key role of the department is to contribute to the healthy lifestyle of Western Australians by increasing physical activity in the community through sport and recreation.
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is Australia’s primary national sports administration and advisory agency, and the cornerstone of a wide-ranging sports system.
Developed by inclusionwa, Sportslink is a service is for children aged 7 to 12 that have a disability and want to develop their sporting skills and confidence. Sporting groups, schools, facility managers and local government are urged to adopt the program.
ROC-Kreation Smart Clubs was created by the City of Rockingham to enhance and assist council and clubs to progress the management and development of sustainable, accessible "better" safer and smarter sport and recreation people, places and networks in the City.
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