Basketball Australia welcomes ASC's sports governance principles. Basketball Australia has welcomed the Australian Sports Commission’s priority governance principles released today – which aim to support effective leadership, decision-making and governance within national sporting organisations. Chair of the Basketball Australia Board Scott Derwin welcomed the ASC’s leadership in driving integrity and sound administration across the board.
In Australian the governing and controlling body of the sport is named Basketball Australia (BA). Basketball Australia administrates 15 national teams, with 35 medals being won in events such as Olympic & Paralympic Games also including World Championships.
The Commission also undertook a ‘desktop audit’ of Basketball Australia’s relevant policies and procedures. The Commission then reported on: Structural barriers to achieving racial equality within organisational policies, pathways, programs, leagues, governance, and culture within Basketball Australia
The purpose of this engagement and audit was to examine and report on: Existing structural barriers to achieving racial equality within organisational policies, pathways, programs, leagues, governance, and culture within Basketball Australia. The experiences of current and former national players and their families, coaches, administrators, and Basketball Australia staff about the organisational culture at Basketball Australia, in particular as it relates to racial equality.
the Mandatory Governance Principles as set by the Australian Sports Commission. BA is accountable to its Members through the Board and is governed by its Constitution. The Board exercises governance through its Governance and Delegations Policies and other By-Laws. Operational decisions regarding organisational functions are the
Abstract. The Australian National Basketball League (NBL) first tipped off in 1979, as the product of far-sighted club officials and Basketball Australia (national governing body) administrators who desired national club competition in a sport that was to boom as part of a global social trend. By the early 1990s, basketball was Australia’s fourth most popular spectator sport behind Australian football, rugby league and cricket.
‘[Basketball Australia] would have to start at the lower levels if you want to make it more inclusive. Especially for it to then filter through to national teams with diversity and a wider range of people participating in the game.’76 The economic impact and cost of participating in the sport at a competitive and
MI Associates was engaged to provide strategic input into Basketball Australia's governance structures, requirements for the new competition, financial modelling and a 3-yr business plan. CLIENT OUTCOME