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National Sport Research Agenda



The Register of Sport Research (Register) lists planned, current and completed Australian sport research.

It provides an opportunity for those commissioning or completing research to share project details with the sector, and for the sector to search for emerging research to help expand the evidence base for sport.

Please note the Register is in BETA development.
New projects and elements are still being included.


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Future Proofing Community Sport & Recreation Facilities: a roadmap for climate change management for the sport and recreation facilities sector
This roadmap has been designed to support all the incredible people who care to share their time for sport and recreation, to those who deliver opportunities for all to play, and to those who want to protect all the good...
2020 Sports Environment Alliance
The Impact of Indigenous Community Sports Programs: The Case of Surfing
The objective of this research project was to consider the social impact of sport and physical activity on the lives of Indigenous Australians and their communities. There has been strong research interest in the links between sport and recreation programs...
2009 Australian Sports Commission
Indigenous Australians participation in sports and physical activities
To inform the Australian Sport Commission (ASC)’s development of policy on sport delivery to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the ASC commissioned ORC International to conduct a research project on Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’s participation in...
2017 ORC International
The future of Australian sport
This report by CSIRO for the Australian Sports Commission identifies six megatrends likely to shape the Australian sports sector over the next 30 years.
2013 CSIRO
The future of sport volunteering
The sport ecosystem is diverse with organisations from national, state and club sport and across all levels of government all with vested interests in sport volunteering. Together they drive greater participation, awareness and capability in sport. To consider this position,...
2021 Australian Sports Commission
Women in sport broadcasting analysis: final report April 2014
Project objectives: » Definitively establish the proportion of media exposure dedicated to women’s sport in Australia in both traditional and new media platforms » Analyse any emerging trends since the 2010 report towards a Level Playing Field: sport and gender...
2014 Australian Sports Commission
Towards a level playing field: sport and gender in Australian media
The promotion of women in sport has been identified by the Australian Government as a key focus area for the future development of sport in Australia. The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is working towards achieving greater recognition of women’s sport...
2010 Australian Sports Commission
After the Siren: The community benefits of Indigenous participation in Australian Rules Football
After the Siren aims to build on that narrative of Indigenous peoples’ participation in football at a grass-roots level, and the associated individual and community level outcomes. It is based on analyses of data from the 2014-2015 National Aboriginal and...
2017 Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre
Drivers of Participation - full report
Sport Australia engaged Nielsen Sports to identify, and achieve consensus around, the drivers and barriers for sport participation. The desired outcome would be to enhance sports’ participation strategies and improve the coalescence of stakeholders (sporting organisations and governments) around participation...
2019 Australian Sports Commission
LGBT+ inclusion in football in Victoria
Previous research shows that sport is an environment where LGBT+ people typically do not feel safe to participate. Homophobia, transphobia and other discriminatory behaviours have been found to be commonplace across many sports. How LGBT+ inclusion (or these discriminatory behaviours)...
2020 Proud 2 Play

The Register is part of activating the National Sport Research Agenda, and enabling a more coordinated and aligned sport research effort for sporting organisations, academics, researchers, research funding bodies, and governments across Australia.

If you have any questions about the Register of Sport Research or adding a research project please contact the Clearinghouse team.

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