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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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Title Year Commenced Organisation name
Sports Industry Economic Analysis: Exploring the size and growth potential of the Sport Industry in Australia
The key objective of this phase of work is to support the potential development of the Sports Industry Growth Plan through economic analysis, which should examine the Sports Industry and determine its: ■ Competitive strengths; ■ Growth potential; ■ Linkages...
2019 KPMG
The Value of Community Sport Infrastructure
While the economic, social and health benefits of sport and physical activity more generally are well-documented, this study represents an unprecedented shift in focus by exploring the value delivered and supported by community sport infrastructure itself.
2017 KPMG
Economic value of community club-based sport in Australia
The aim of this study is to develop a valid model that will provide an economic estimate (i.e. Australian dollar value) of social benefits associated with the provision of, and participation in, club-based community sport to Australian society.
2017 Griffith Business School, Griffith University
Value of a Community Football Club
The Centre for Sport and Social Impact (CSSI) at La Trobe University was commissioned by AFL Victoria to determine the social value of a “typical” community football club; specifically its social, health and community impact.
2015 AFL Victoria
Community Impact of Football in New South Wales
Football NSW and Northern NSW Football have again partnered with the well respected and experienced management consultancy Sport Business Partners (SBP) to research the broader economic, health and social benefits of football. This study builds on the findings from the...
2018 Football NSW
2022 WA Sport Industry Remuneration and Benefits Report
A study of employee demographics, remuneration and benefits within the sport industry of Western Australia.
2022 SportWest
Sport in Western Australia: Social Return on Investment
Over the past 12 months, SportWest has partnered with ACIL Allen and a range of sports to develop an actual value of WA community sport. SportWest believes the findings will allow the industry to produce the kind of metrics which...
2020 SportWest
Economics of sports injury and participation
The purpose of this project is to quantify the health spending related to physical activity within the Australian population. This is done by assessing: costs due to immediate and long term risk of injuries; and the avoided health spending due...
2020 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
Community Perceptions Monitor 2021
The Community Perceptions Monitor (CPM) is a monthly online survey of the general community about sport and physical activity in Australia. The CPM was first conducted in July 2019 (baseline research) and has since been conducted on a monthly basis...
2021 Australian Sports Commission
Psychological, Physical, and Sexual Violence Against Children in Australian Community Sport: Frequency, Perpetrator, and Victim Characteristics
Childhood sport participation is associated with physical, social, and mental health benefits, which are more likely to be realized if the sport environment is safe. However, our understanding of children’s experience of psychological, physical, and sexual violence in community sport...
2022 Victoria University

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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