Category Archives: Research


Assessing the benefits of reducing Physical Inactivity by 15% over 5 years (Deakin Health Economics/CAS 2014)

This research undertaken by Deakin Health Economics identifies the benefits from health and economic perspectives of reducing levels of Physical Inactivity in Australia by 15% over a five year period (2013-18). Assessing the benefits of reducing physical inactivity in Australia … Continue reading

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Maximising the Potential of Australian Sport (CAS 2014)

Maximising the Potential of Australian Sport is a research report completed  by CAS in September 2014. It highlights the significant health, social and economic contribution that sport makes to the Australian economy.  Sport makes a unique contribution valued at over … Continue reading

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2014 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Young People

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) and the National Heart Foundation (NHF) are supporters of the inaugural Active Healthy Kids Australia Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. The 2014 Report Card highlights some critical concerns about physical … Continue reading

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Retaining the Membership of Women in Sport

Research Report – Retaining the Membership of Women in Sport final 16.1.14

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ABS Report – Value of Sport Australia 2013

Sport and recreation industries generated $12.8 billion in income and employed around 134,000 Australians in 2011-12 according to the ABS report.  See the attached report in our Research section.

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