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Career and Education

Career Practitioner Referral Network

Professional career advice and guidance services

The Career Practitioner Referral Network (CPRN) enables Australia’s elite athletes access to a variety of professional career advice and guidance services.

A national network of professional career practitioners servicing athletes in all Australian states and territories, including those living regionally and internationally via ‘online’ capability. Our career practitioners have worked with high performance athletes and provide up-to-date knowledge about career development and the impact of the changing world of work.

CPRN Brochure


The CPRN is accessible to all current categorised athletes, alumni athletes and coaches (on request).

Categorised athletes include Level 1-5 athletes on the categorisation table in all funded National Sporting Organisations.


To access services, contact your State and Territory Institute/Academy of Sport or the Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Manager within your sport. Alternatively you can email

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