Category Archives: priority issues


Issue 1: Challenges to sport participation facing Australian Women

CAS is concerned that throughout the adult lifestages more and more Australian women are becoming disconnected from community sport. CAS has undertaken an important research project to understand why this is happening, what the pressure points are and what could … Continue reading

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Issue 2: Barriers to Australian children developing a healthy active lifestyle through Sport and physical education

CAS is concerned that too many Australian children are being denied the opportunity to develop a healthy active lifestyle. This is occurring for a range of reasons: because their school does not provide a sport and physical education program because … Continue reading

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Issue 3: Maximising the potential of Australian Sport – analysis of the health, social and economic contribution that sport makes to the Australian economy

CAS research ‘Maximising the Potential of Australian Sport’ (2014) highlights the significant health, economic and social contribution that sport makes to the Australian community. The research incorporates the broader benefits that sport and physical activity makes to individuals from a … Continue reading

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