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Benefits

Athletics Australia and Little Athletics Australia will become a unified organisation providing a clear and logical pathway for athletes, coaches and officials throughout their life in the sport.

One connected digital ecosystem

A product portfolio that delivers at every life stage

Reinvesting savings from efficiencies across the new business model to increase capacity and better serve Members

A National Charter that codifies roles and responsibilities of the National Body and the Member Associations

Eliminating duplication and confusion by unifying the shared interests of LAA and AA

A saving to the sport through a single insurance program

A more influential, unified voice increasing the visibility, reach and impact of the sport

Investment from Sport Australia for development of new products

Led by one board with collective goals and objectives.

Opportunities

Increase recruitment, retention, and education of coaches, officials, and volunteers

Increased access to investment from corporate and government

Establishment of a national facilities plan

Little Athletics as the only program delivered across the primary school system

Development of a whole of sport strategy, including Masters Athletics

Position athletics as an employer of choice in the Australian sports industry

Lead sport in the delivery of outcomes in diversity and inclusion