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ASPA members to receive Australasian Leisure Management magazine
Australasian Leisure Management is delighted to welcome members of the Australian Sports Professionals Association (ASPA) as part of its readership – with receipt of the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine now a benefit of membership of the Association.
Formed in 2019, ASPA is an industry association for individuals who work, volunteer or study in sport in Australia – from club volunteers and paid administrators of small state/territory sports to chief executives and board members of large national sports.
Set up by the industry, for the industry it brings together like-minded individuals with professional careers and backgrounds in sport across Australia.
With a vision to strengthen the sporting industry through forming an individuals' association to bring its workforce together, ASPA has a mission to be the leading organisation in the Australian sports -industry - empowering individuals to build the capacity, efficiency and innovation of the sector via collaboration, communication and education.
A membership-based service, ASPA supports its membership through the provision of:
• Networking events;
• Training and education opportunities;
• Knowledge sharing sessions;
• Regular industry publications focusing on best practice and actionable case studies;
• Mentoring opportunities, and;
• Awards and recognition
Complimentary Memberships in 2020/21
ASPA is conscious of how the Australian sports industry has been rocked by COVID-19, explaining in a statement “events and competitions have been cancelled, displacing millions of participants and volunteers. On top of this, thousands of employees have lost their jobs. The sense of community which sport is renowned for has been threatened in a way like never before.
“(As a result), we’ve thought long and hard about what we can do to help the industry we love. With our famous events out of the question for now, we’ve turned our attention to digital resources and creating opportunities to share, learn and collaborate online.”
The result is that, until July 2021, ASPA will be offering complimentary memberships for anyone working in, or studying to work in, the Australian sports industry.
Click here for more information.
1st February 2021 - First woman named as Chair of Australian Sports Commission
25th January 2021 - Australian Institute of Sport to mark 40 years of operations and achievement
19th January 2021 - Federal Government names members of Sport Integrity Australia Advisory Council
19th January 2021 - Sport NSW appoints permanent Chief Executive
7th January 2021 - New wave of Gen Z consumers ‘never’ watch sport
23rd December 2020 - SportWest appoints new Chief Executive
21st December 2020 - 2020 an ‘unprecedented’ year for sport administrators
17th December 2020 - Work to commence on indoor court complex at Townsville Sports Reserve
14th December 2020 - ActiveXchange puts data analytics at the fingertips of 18 NSW sporting bodies
1st October 2020 - Global sports survey shows impact of COVID-19 pandemic
31st July 2020 - Census to capture snapshot of every professional in Australian sport
2nd July 2020 - Report shows small businesses as the backbone of community sport
8th October 2019 - Sport professionals survey shows respondents paid ‘less than expected’
6th September 2019 - Vicsport guidance aids state sport associations in achieving board quotas
10th April 2019 - Australian Sports Professionals Association gets official launch
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Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
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