An Introduction to theAustralian Sport System 6 February 2013 University of Canberra
This unit serves as an introduction to the principaladministrative structures responsible for the delivery ofsport in Australia. These structures are then compared tothose in other countries. An overview of how policies,objectives and plans are identiﬁed, developed andimplemented in sport is also provided.
Learning Outcomes for this Unit๏ Know the structure and delivery of sport in Australia and some other countries.๏ Know major issues confronting Australian sport.๏ Know how policies are developed, objectives set and plans implemented by government and non-government agencies.๏ Know the skills required to gain employment in the sport industry.
HistoryPlanning and PolicyFederal, State and Local ContextsCommunity SportSport and Social InclusionACTsportSport and Business
International Sport OrganisationsOlympicsUK, ChinaEconomicsEthicsDrugs in Sport
Facility PlanningElite Sport NetworkFuturescape
Generic Skills 1. Communication 2. Analysis and inquiry 3. Problem solving 4. Working independently and with others 5. Professionalism and social responsibility
Images UsedThe grandstand, Association Ground (Powerhouse Museum, no known copyrightrestrictions)Australian Men’s Team Pursuit Team Practice (Sum_of_Marc, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)Australian Team Talk - London 2012 (&DC, CC BY 2.0)Photograph of Beatrice Kerr (Australian National Maritime Museum on TheCommons, no known copyright restrictions)
If you would like to discuss this presentation with me, you can contact me at Keith.Lyons@canberra.edu.au.