Ministry of Sport

AFL Launches NAB AFL Auskick At Home

The AFL has announced the launch of NAB AFL Auskick at Home, a series of live-streamed football clinics, providing children the opportunity to stay connected to the sport they love. The live-streams will allow...

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Athlete2Business Creates Pathways For Athletes After Sport

Australian recruitment agency Athlete2Business (A2B) has been creating pathways for athletes to succeed in a life after sport, with a vision of becoming the world leader in athlete transition services. A2B director and...

Importance Of Removing Athletes From Play Post-Concussion

A new study has identified the importance of removing athletes from play immediately following a concussion, stating athletes who are removed from playing a sport following a concussion have a shorter recovery time and...

Sydney Football Club APIA Leichhardt Bans Headers For Kids

Sydney football club, APIA Leichhardt has become the first Australian club to announce a ban on players heading the ball, due to growing international concerns about concussion and long-term brain injuries. The ban...

Game Legal To Launch Free Advice Clinic

Game Legal has announced the launch of the Game Legal Free Advice Clinic, in an effort to support individuals and organisations within the sports, entertainment and start-up industries. Game Legal lawyer and consultant...

Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle Resigns

Rugby Australia chief executive officer, Raelene Castle has officially resigned after being told she had lost the support of the board. This decision comes after Castle was the main receiver of Rugby Australia criticism...

Importance Of Mental Health Through COVID-19

With the entire world shrouded in uncertainty as a result of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) global pandemic, it is more important than ever to remain socially and emotionally connected. 25 Stay Alive podcast host, Hugo...

Facebook Launches Live-Streaming Gaming Platform Early

Social media giant Facebook has launched a dedicated live-streaming gaming platform, Facebook Gaming, earlier than scheduled due to a user spike during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The platform will see Facebook...

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg Stands Down

NRL CEO, Todd Greenberg has stepped down, effective immediately, following pressure as a result of the NRL 2020 season’s suspension due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Mr Greenberg had been widely scrutinised...

McLachlan Says AFL Is Focused On Playing Season In 2020

Speaking in a Zoom call with reporters, AFL CEO, Gillon McLachlan, said the AFL is focused on playing the rest of its season this year, with a decision on the AFL’s return to be announced at the end of April. Following...

V’landys Insists NRL And Broadcasters Are Unified

Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) chairman, Peter V’landys, has insisted the NRL is united with its broadcast partners as the league continues plans to return to action on May 28. V’landys had lengthy meetings...

COVID-19 Relief Package For Australian Media

Australia’s Federal Government has announced a relief package to help sustain Australian media businesses during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. This package will include a 12-month waiver of spectrum tax for...