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Improving health outcomes for women in Tonga through netball

Improving health outcomes for women in Tonga through netball

The Kau Mai (“come on”) Tonga Netball Campaign combined a three year social health marketing campaign and quality netball activities to improve the physical activity participation rates of women in Tonga.
Promoting community cohesion and women's empowerment through sport in Nauru

Promoting community cohesion and women's empowerment through sport in Nauru

The Epon Keramen (“people gather to play games”) program developed community sport in all districts of Nauru to promote social cohesion and women’s empowerment.
Sport for development in Samoa: Opening doorways to communities

Sport for development in Samoa: Opening doorways to communities

The Samoa Sport for Development program worked with village communities to build capacity of volunteer sport leaders from rural villages to deliver quality and inclusive sport and physical activity sessions on a regular basis.
Scoring points Improving health awareness through sport in Samoa

Scoring points Improving health awareness through sport in Samoa

The Samoa Sport for Development Program partnered with Samoa’s National Kidney Foundation to use sport as a gateway for health interventions and early detections of non-communicable diseases.
Promoting women's empowerment through sport in Fiji

Promoting women's empowerment through sport in Fiji

The Australian Government supports Fijian sport organisations (volleyball, cricket and basketball) to actively provide empowering, healthy and safe opportunities for women. Leadership and achievement of women in sport were promoted in these sports which challenged gender norms in Fiji.
Promoting disability inclusion through sport in Fiji

Promoting disability inclusion through sport in Fiji

The Australian Government supports sports organisations in Fiji to increase opportunities in sport and recreation for people with disability by building sport skills and confidence amongst individuals and promoting social inclusion in the broader community.

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11.6 million Australian adults participate in sport or physical activity three or more times per week.
3.2 million Australian children participate in organised sport or physical activity outside of school.
$10 billion is spent annually by Australians on fees for participation in sport or physical activity.
17 million Australian adults participate in a sport or physical activity every year.