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31 July 2020

Aussie athletes getting back to nature for national tree day

Australian athletes will this Sunday 2 August help celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Tree Day, Australia’s largest community tree-planting and nature care event.

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30 July 2020

AIS welcome independent cultural review of gymnastics

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and National Institute Network (NIN) welcome the announcement from Gymnastics Australia (GA) today that the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) will be conducting an independent review of the sport’s culture and practices.

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27 July 2020

AIS and Black Dog partner to improve mental fitness in young Australians

Australian Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games athletes are joining the fight to help reduce rates of mental health issues in young Australians as part of a new community partnership between the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Black Dog Institute.

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15 July 2020

Olympic and Paralympic sports receive funding boost

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has announced a boost in high performance funding for Olympic and Paralympic national sporting organisations (NSOs), with increased allocations to Rugby 7s, Football, Paralympics and Surfing.

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06 July 2020

Coaching pair prioritising the person over the athlete

If sport is a universal language then, on the subject of mental health, football's Graham Arnold and swimming's Simon Cusack speak in one clear voice.

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26 June 2020

Nestlé extends partnership with AIS

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is delighted to announce it has extended its pre-existing partnership with Nestlé Australia for another 12 months.

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26 June 2020

AIS and Sport Australia celebrates FIFA Women’s World Cup bid win

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Sport Australia believe the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will have an enormously positive impact on football and broader sport at all levels, welcoming today’s announcement that Australia and New Zealand will co-host the prestigious tournament.

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14 June 2020

AIS thanks Louise Burke for immeasurable impact over three decades

Chief of Nutrition Strategy Louise Burke OAM has been with the AIS for over three decades, and has had an immeasurable impact on the organisation, and on Australian sport. Appointed as Head of Sports Nutrition in 1990, Louise initially oversaw individual and team nutrition counselling, provided individual advice to AIS & Australian national teams, created the AIS Dining Hall menus and developed educational resources for athletes around the country.

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14 June 2020

Australian athletes receive over $50m in funding

The Board of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has welcomed the Federal Government’s $54.5 million investment in high performance sport, announced today by Minister for Sport, Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck.

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11 June 2020

Philo Saunders named Athletics Australia Para Athlete Coach of the Year

AIS senior physiologist and coach to Paralympians Michael Roeger, Jaryd Clifford and Deon Kenzie, was named Athletics Australia’s 2019 Para Athlete Coach of the Year last night.

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