Activating Urban Spaces through Sports Surface Technology and Field Design

                  With the majority of sports trends showing that young people are keen to be active in less structured environments, activating urban spaces is becoming more critical to embrace young people, keep them active, reduce opportunist crime, increase health benefits and improve social gains. This theme will […]

Recognising the Importance of Local Government to Collaborate and Grow Sport

          Local government traditionally plays a critical role in the delivery of community facilities. In particular, it plays an important part in the more recent growth and provision of active recreation and sport development programs, which are often in collaboration with community sport providers and clubs. This theme will be explored […]

The Leading Community Sport and Recreation Event

                  With less than three months to go until the National Sports Convention 2018, registrations for the key conferences are selling fast. This will be Australia’s largest community sport and recreation knowledge sharing event. The convention will be a compelling assembly of industry leaders and experts, international speakers, […]

Global Keynote Speaker Program for the National Sports Convention Released

                        The National Sports Convention 2018 program features an impressive line-up of industry experts and leaders charged with sharing with delegates their learnings and insights on significant issues. This year’s opening Global Keynote Session reflects many of the global conversations in 2017 which encouraged the industry to acknowledge […]

Announcing National Sports Convention 2018 Program & Early Bird Registration Open

                            Great news! Early Bird Registrations are officially open for this year’s National Sports Convention. Bringing together Australia’s largest integrated community sports event, the conference program is now live online, including: Global Keynote Speakers; National Community Sport Conference; National Aquatic and Recreation Infrastructure […]

Announcing the National Aquatic & Recreation Infrastructure Conference

        In conjunction with the National Sports Convention 2018, leading aquatic and recreation peak bodies are pleased to announce the launch of the National Aquatic and Recreation Infrastructure Conference (NARIC). NARIC will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 17-18 July 2018 as part of the National Sports Convention. Dr Stefan […]