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Office for Recreation and Sport will:

  • Listen, inform and collaborate with industry partners and the community to improve whole of sport opportunities and pathways for people with disability
  • Work with peak bodies and their member clubs to remove or manage barriers to enable participation
  • Provide development opportunities for organisations, coaches, officials, volunteers and participants to create welcoming environments inclusive of all

Further information on people with a disability in sport can be found here.

Inclusion Network (I-Net)

I-Net consists of organisations committed to increasing collaboration and genuine partnerships across the state to develop, promote and deliver inclusive sport outcomes for people from marginalised populations. I-Net brings together organisations from both the government and non government sectors.

Subscribe to the I-Net mailing list.

Inclusion Network (I-Net) Dates for 2020 are to be confirmed

Meetings held at Office for Recreation & Sport from 9.30 am to 11.30 am

Due to the current COVID19 situation the meeting scheduled for March, 2020 was cancelled.

It is anticipated that the next meetings will be held in July and November.

For more information, please contact Cheryl Barnett, Senior Project Officer, Inclusion on 1300 714 990 or participation@sa.gov.au.

Indigenous Sport Program

The Indigenous Sport Program aims to:

  • Encourage Indigenous people to be more active and to be involved in all aspects of sport.
  • Increase opportunities for Indigenous people to learn the skills needed to organise, deliver and manage community-based sport.

Multicultural Communities

The Office for Recreation and Sport aims to:

  • Work with multicultural communities to make sport inclusive for CaLD, refugee, migrant and all people regardless of cultural background
  • Assist State Sporting Associations to work in partnership with these communities

Further information on Multicultural Communities in sport can be found here.

People with a Disability

The Office for Recreation and Sport aims to:

  • Work with State Sports Associations and State Sport and Recreation Disability organisations to develop inclusive programs for people with disabilities
  • Assisting organisations to reduce the barriers in sport and recreation participation for people with varying abilities

Further information on people with a disability in sport can be found here.


The Office for Recreation and Sport aims to:

  • Raise the profile of, and acknowledge the important role that women play in sport and recreation
  • Address the under-representation of women on boards and in key leadership positions within sport and recreation organisations

Further information on how ORS is addressing these areas and Women in Sport can be found here.

Subscribe to the Women & Sport Network.

Mature Age

Staying active as you age is important for everyone. Sport and recreation organisations are adapting service delivery to suit the needs of older adults.

Further information can be found on the Active Ageing website.

Funding Opportunities

Funding is available for eligible organisations to develop and implement projects that will grow the sport or activity, improve services and/or address barriers to inclusion.

Further information can be found here.

Events and resources

Information regarding inclusion events and resources can be found here.