Sports Australia (incorporating the Australian Institute of Sport) is Australia’s primary national sports administration and advisory agency, and the cornerstone of a wide-ranging sports system. On behalf of the Australian Government, Sports Australia plays a central leadership role in the development and operation of the Australian sports system including administering and funding innovative sport programs, providing leadership, coordination and support for the sport sector.
Since 1981, the AIS has been the cradle of Australia’s national sports system — one that is recognised the world over for its ability to identify, develop and produce world, Olympic and Paralympic champions. With international competition intensifying all the time, the AIS links sports investment to performance targets and provides world-class expertise and services — ensuring Australia’s current and emerging high performance athletes have access to the right support at the right time in their pursuit of excellence.
Employment at Sports Australia provides a unique opportunity for employees to combine their love and appreciation of sport, exercise and good health with work that has a real impact on sporting outcomes for all Australians.