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Sport - More Than Just a Game

24 June 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74366-038-6 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-1-74366-039-3 (HTML version)

View the report as a single document - (PDF 764KB)

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Preliminary Pages (PDF 132KB)

Membership of the Committee
Committee Secretariat
Terms of reference
List of acronyms
List of recommendations

Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF 94KB)

Sport’s contribution to wellbeing and mentoring
Indigenous participation in sport
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report

Chapter 2 Sport as a vehicle to Close the Gap - Government coordination to achieve Close the Gap outcomes (PDF 253KB)

Commonwealth Government sport initiatives
Department of Regional Australia, Local Government and Sport
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Department of Health and Ageing
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Committee comment
Sports carnivals and events
Committee comment
Three year funding
Committee comment

Chapter 3 Participation in sport for Indigenous Australians (PDF 216KB)

Participation rates and barriers
Documenting the impact of sport participation
Committee comment
Barriers to participation
Committee comment
Women in sport
Indigenous women’s perspectives on participation in sport
Committee comment

Chapter 4 Partnerships, mentoring and culture (PDF 259KB)

Community engagement and capacity building
Committee comment
Mentoring and role models
What makes a good mentor
Women as role models
Short term role models
Committee comment
Culture, sport and reconciliation
Reconciliation Action Plans
Committee comment
Concluding remarks

Appendix A – List of submissions (PDF 40KB)
Appendix B – List of hearings and witnesses (PDF 64KB)

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