Terms of Reference

The practice of sports science in Australia

Terms of Reference

On 16 May 2013, the Senate moved that the following matters be referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 27 June 2013.

The practice of sports science in Australia with regard to:

(a) the current scope of practice, accreditation and regulation arrangements for the profession;

(b) the role of boards and management in the oversight of sports scientists inside sporting organisations;

(c) the duty of care of sports scientists to athletes, and the ethical obligations of sports scientists in relation to protecting and promoting the spirit of sport;

(d) avenues for reform or enhanced regulation of the profession; and

(e) any other related matter.
For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone:+61 2 6277 3511
Fax:+61 2 6277 5811
Email:rrat.sen@aph.gov.au

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