Technogym is the leading company in the Wellness and Fitness field all over the world. With 2,200 employees, 14 branches in Europe, U.S., South America, Asia and Australia, Technogym exports its…read more
Netball Australia announces Commission to manage Super Netball competition
Netball Australia has announced that a new independent commission will govern its Super Netball competition.
Netball Australia will follow the lead of the AFL and NRL in handing day-to-day control of the Super Netball league - which is about to enter its third season - to a new independent commission.
Netball Australia advised that it is establishing the Commission ahead of the 2019 season to ensure the league has every opportunity to continue to grow and compete, with the Commission to oversee and make all decisions relating to the league and bring additional and focused authority, influence and commercial leadership to ensure the long-term sustainability of the league and clubs, which is about to head into its third year of existence.
Netball Australia Chief Executive Marne Fechner said the establishment of the Commission is a turning point for the sport with commissioners to bring specialised expertise to continue the advancement and evolution of the league, with a focus on commercial growth.
Fechner explained “the vision for Suncorp Super Netball is to be the top sporting league for women worldwide, and to achieve that we need to put the necessary structures and resources in place.
“We’re excited that Suncorp Super Netball is taking this step forward and believe the Commission will provide a more focused and streamlined operating model that will fast track growth in all key measures of the league.”
Fechner will sit on the commission along with six independent members, with relevant skill sets, to be appointed by the board.
Suncorp Super Netball will remain wholly owned by Netball Australia but the Commission will be given the mandate to self-govern and lead its own operations.
With the rise of the Matildas, WBBL, AFLW and women's rugby league, Fechner said the move would allow them to forge ahead with plans to make Super Netball a global benchmark for women's sport.
She added "to achieve that, we need to put the necessary structures and resources in place."
Super Netball replaced the former trans-Tasman Championship in 2017 with Netball Australia signing a five-year revenue-sharing agreement with the Nine Network.
Minimum player wages are set to spike this season to $30,000, with all eight clubs agreeing to a cap increase of $15,000 to take the total salary pool to $5.32 million each year.
Interested candidates can find out more information by emailing Netball Australia EGM of Events Chris Symington on email: email@example.com
Image: The Sunshine Coast Lightning, back-to-back Suncorp Super Netball Champions.
28th September 2018 - Netball Queensland seeks naming rights sponsor for new Brisbane Arena
14th May 2018 - Netball Australia sees 70% revenue rise in 2017
12th December 2017 - Deakin and Netball Australia announce national partnership
22nd April 2017 - Netball Australia confirms new Directors, players protest fizzles
6th April 2017 - Marne Fechner named new Netball Australia Chief Executive
7th November 2016 - Netball Australia reveals name and fixture list for new national league
18th October 2016 - Suncorp take on naming rights for Australia’s new national netball league
14th September 2016 - Netball announces record pay deal for women’s team sports in Australia
7th September 2016 - Netball Australia ends longstanding partnership with ANZ
24th April 2013 - Key appointments to Australian Rugby League Commission
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
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.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
NovoFit is an exciting and dynamic new company born from two of Australia’s leading commercial fitness equipment suppliers. NovoFit combines over 45 years of industry expertise, delivering state…read more
We are the leading providers of kids fun multi-sports programs for Sport and Recreation Centres. Programs cover twelve common sports as well as Gross Motor Skill Development and suit children from as…read more
Vlocker Pty Ltd has been designing, manufacturing, installing and servicing locker systems worldwide since 1995. Vlocker specialises in providing locker solutions to suit client requirements in…read more
Regupol Australia Pty Ltd offers a comprehensive range of recycled rubber fitness and leisure flooring surfaces. Their range of products include everroll rubber flooring, Regupol elastic…read more
PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…read more
Vticket Pty Ltd is the Australian and New Zealand distributor for Gateway Ticketing Systems Inc., the world leader in high-speed access control, admission control and ticketing software for the…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!