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Sport in Australia

The Australian government is very much supportive of Australia sports. It can be inferred that the country is encouraging its people to get into and support different sports, which can be a form of productive recreation and physical activities for attainment of better health. In fact, the national government has created four government-instituted and funded agencies in an effort to sustain and maintain Australia sports. In numerous and obvious ways, Australia is no doubt the outdoor activity and sports capital of the planet. Different climates and weather systems prevailing across the entire nation-continent facilitate for wide range of sports activities all throughout the year. No wonder, different sports leagues and tournaments are held regularly across different states, centers, and recreational sites in the country. 



The Australia Institute of Sports was created to lead the development of elite sports, which are widely acknowledged locally and internationally. AIS boasts of being a world model for best practices in elite athlete development. Needless to say, AIS is an elite sports training institution equipped with no less than world-class facilities and comprehensive support services.

For funding and overall development of Australia sports, the Australia Sports Commission was established. The commission backs a broad range of sports programs for the development of sports excellence and for the bolstering of overall national participation in sports activities. ASC even maintains a huge repository of Australia sports information and research to assist Australians in finding necessary and sought-after sports information when needed.

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National Sport Information Centre is an offspring of ASC. It was founded to facilitate access to important and quality sports data services as well as many other related resources.


The center is accessible to the public and offers services like retrieval and printing of online electronic resources to sports enthusiasts, students, researchers, physical trainers, and teachers.


Lastly, the Australian Sports Foundation aims to provide assistance to Australian sports.


It also intends to generate funds from the community and corporate sectors. Such funds provide bloodline to non-profit sports organizations, councils, community groups, and schools across the entire Australia. Thus, every sport-related initiatives and projects in the country, whether organized by local governments or non-profit organizations could seek funding for rolling out of initiatives.

Expect to find more sports development programs, projects, and events in Australia. Australians are noted for being truly devoted and dedicated to sports development. Sports events get participation from all people, without discrimination. They are participated by women, juniors, disabled, and indigenous athletes.

On several occasions, the country, its states, and major cities are also hosting global and international sporting events like the Olympics. Sports events, for its part, serve as one of the factors that boost tourism across the countries on several seasons.



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