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Meeting of Sport and Recreation Ministers

The Meeting of Sport and Recreation Ministers (MSRM) is a standing committee of Ministers from Australia and New Zealand established in 2011 to provide a forum for governments of Australia, its States and Territories and New Zealand to collaborate on issues relating to sport and active recreation.  It continues the work of the former COAG Council – Sport and Recreation Ministers’ Council established in 1973 and continuing up to June 2011.

The Committee will:

  • Actively promote a Nationally and, where appropriate, Trans-Tasman collaborative approach to sport and active recreation.
  • Progress agreed key priorities set out in the Work Plan;
  • Identify new and progress existing sport and active recreation initiatives of National and/or Trans-Tasman significance.
  • Contribute to whole of governments objectives by participating in other forums where these objectives are progressed.
  • Progress the sharing of information between the governments of Australia, its States and Territories and New Zealand.
  • Carry out special projects to support coordination.
  • Identify emerging threats, opportunities and priorities and scope for innovation and cross-jurisdictional collaboration.
Committee of Australian Sport and Recreation Officials

The Committee of Australian Sport and Recreation Officials (CASRO) is a standing sub-committee established under the Meeting of Sport and Recreation Ministers to provide a forum for governments of Australia, its States and Territories and New Zealand to collaborate on issues relating to sport and active recreation.

The Sub-Committee has been established to:

  • Actively promote a Nationally and, where appropriate, Trans-Tasman collaborative approach to sport and active recreation.
  • Progress matters referred from the Meeting of Sport and Recreation Ministers (MSRM) and agreed key priorities set out in the Work Plan.
  • Identify new and progress existing sport and active recreation initiatives of National and/or Trans-Tasman significance.
  • Contribute to whole of governments objectives by participating in other forums where these objectives are progressed.
  • Progress the sharing of information between the governments of Australia, its States and Territories and New Zealand.
  • Carry out special projects to support coordination.
  • Identify emerging threats and opportunities and opportunities innovation and cross-jurisdictional collaboration.

Members

Office for Sport
Sport Australia
ACT Sport and Recreation
NSW Office of Sport
NT Sport and Recreation
QLD Sport and Recreation Services
SA Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing
TAS Communities, Sport and Recreation
VIC Sport and Recreation
WA Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Sport New Zealand
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