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About SA Women in Sport

The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing is committed to driving change so women and girls have equitable access and opportunities at all levels and in all aspects of sport, active recreation and racing.

Three key areas to be addressed are:

LEADERSHIP - encouraging strong gender balanced leadership

  • as best practice governance
  • through coaching and officiating
  • in sport administration
  • by volunteers

PARTICIPATION - enabling the participation of all women and girls

  • by playing
  • by coaches and officials
  • at grassroots to elite

PLACES AND SPACES - more choice, more access, more opportunities

  • safe, comfortable and culturally appropriate
  • built facilities and open spaces

2019 Developing Women Sport Leaders Program

Are you, or do you know someone who is ready to take the next step in their leadership journey?

The DWSL Program provides a dynamic and interactive approach to support women working in the Sport, Recreation & Racing Sector with navigating the requirements of senior leadership roles.

Applications for the ORSR Developing Women Sport Leaders Program are now open.

2019 Information and Criteria Guidelines (PDF, 1140 KB)

Apply here https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DWSL_Application

Case Studies

Be inspired by previous participants from the Developing Women Sport Leaders Program as they  share their experience and the benefits they gained from participating in the Program.

Katrina Ranford (PDF, 218 KB)

Pania Rawlins (PDF, 211 KB)

Bridget Senyszyn (PDF, 176 KB)


Additional Resources and Links

Board Metrics - May 2017 (PDF, 451 KB)

A guide to reducing unconscious bias in the workplace. Beyond First Impressions aims to help organisations recognise and understand their biases. It provides tools to ensure that systems and processes are free from bias, in turn supporting organisations to ensure greater gender equality within their workplace. http://www.eoc.sa.gov.au/eo-business/chiefs-gender-equity/beyond-first-impressions-reducing-unconscious-bias-workplace

Office for Women Guidelines for Gender Neutral Recruitment

Contact Us

To contact SA Women in Sport, please email womeninsport@sa.gov.au