Athletics Australia and Athletics North Queensland are committed to providing participation and development opportunities to all First Nations communities. Athletics Australia is investing in Member Associations to provide opportunities for the expansion of our programs in each state and territory, increasing access to Athletics for all.
For more information about the programs, visit the link below.
Athletics For The Outback
Athletics for the Outback is focused on engaging regional and remote communities. This program is committed to long term and sustainable relationships with the communities we visit. The aim of Athletics for the Outback is to create relevant programs through a consultation process prior to delivery.
Athletics for the Outback comprises the following elements:
- Kids Athletics Clinics
- School Clinics
- Team Development
- Event Development
- Running Clubs
- Teacher Upskilling
- Athletics Carnivals
- Community Coaching Courses
Raise The Bar
Raise the Bar is a 5-day residential camp open to First Nations school students aged 16 – 18. Raise the Bar creates meaningful pathways by engaging students in education and career opportunities, leadership development, cultural connections, team building and daily training sessions with some of Australia’s elite Track and Field athletes and coaches.
Athletics Australia is proud to announce that Raise the Bar has expanded! In conjunction with numerous Member Associations, we are pleased to offer several Raise the Bar camps in 2022. Camps will be held in partnership with tertiary institutions in WA, NT and QLD. Applications will open in Term 3, 2022.