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Strategy, Policies and Frameworks

National Quality Standards Scheme

Providing leadership and support to champion quality and best practice in high performance sport in Australia

The National Quality Standards Scheme (NQSS) provides leadership and support across the National Institute Network (NIN) and National Sport Organisations (NSOs) and empowers each organisation to champion quality assurance practices.

NQSS provides guidance, tools and support necessary for organisations to gather performance data that is:


Athlete data that is quality assured helps to build confidence in decision making.

What is Quality Assurance?

Quality Assurance (QA) is a proactive management practice used to ensure a desired level of quality. The purpose of QA in high performance sport, is to recognise, understand, and control sources of error, that can negatively impact collection, analysis and interpretation of information and data.


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