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Vale Wayne Reid OBE

Vale Wayne Reid OBE Esteemed Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame 12/01/1938 – 30/06/2021 The Sport Australia Hall of Fame is mourning the passing of esteemed Member Wayne Reid OBE (Admin – Tennis) who passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at the age of 83. Wayne Reid was just 31 when he became president of the…

2022 Scholarship & Mentoring Program

2022 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship & Mentoring Program Now Open! In 2006, the Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) Scholarship and Mentoring Program was introduced to support the desire of our Members as Mentors, to leave a legacy that’s greater than their sporting achievements alone. Our Mentors’ unique value is their ability to be…

An Update from the Sport Australia Hall of Fame

A Message from Sport Australia Hall of Fame Chair, John Bertrand AO It is with deep remorse that the Sport Australia Hall of Fame have lost so many incredible Members this year including; two swimming greats who dominated the swimming scene, John Konrads and Harry Gallagher OAM; Meg Wilson AM one of Hockey’s trailblazers and NRL Immortal Bob ‘Bozo’ Fulton…

Vale Bob Fulton AM

Vale Bob Fulton AM Esteemed Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame 01/12/1947 – 23/05/2021 The Sport Australia Hall of Fame is mourning the passing of esteemed Member Bob Fulton AM (Rugby League) who passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at age 74 after a brave battle with cancer. A brilliant five-eighth/centre, Fulton played 263 first grade matches…

Vale Meg Wilson AM

Vale Meg Wilson AM Esteemed Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame 22/01/1925 – 07/05/2021 The Sport Australia Hall of Fame is mourning the passing of esteemed Member Meg Wilson AM (Admin – Hockey) who passed away at the age of 96 on Friday, May 7, 2021. Meg Wilson travelled the world as an ambassador, tirelessly promoting hockey and Australia.…

Vale John Konrads

Vale John Konrads Esteemed Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame 21/05/1942 – 25/04/2021 The Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) is mourning the passing of esteemed Member John Konrads (Swimming) who passed away at the age of 78 on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Born in Riga, Latvia, Konrads emigrated with his parents Janis and Elza, grandmother, and…

SAHOF Chair’s Message for 2021

Chair John Bertrand AO sends our Members, Sponsors and supporters the very best for 2021. Firstly, a congratulations and warm welcome to our major supporter, Sport Australia who have announced their newly appointed Chair, Josephine Sukkar AM who takes over from a retiring John Wylie AM. Ms Sukkar has joined at a pivotal time for…

SAHOF and VU Extend Partnership

Victoria University (VU) and Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) have extended their partnership for another year, marking 2021 as a decade of partnership. The Sport Australia Hall of Fame exists to preserve and celebrate the history of Australian sport; and to inspire all Australians to achieve their potential both in sport and life. Built around…

Vale Harry Gallagher OAM

Vale Harry Gallagher OAM Esteemed Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame 12/08/1924 – 21/01/2021 The Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) is mourning the passing of our esteemed Member Harry Gallagher OAM (Coach – Swimming) who passed away at the age of 96 on Thursday, January 21, 2021. Harry taught himself to swim so as…

Merry Christmas from SAHOF

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Chair John Bertrand AO offers a recap of Sport Australia Hall of Fame’s year and wishes Australia a Merry Christmas and a Safe and Happy New Year. 2020 has been a year like no other. The bushfires and COVID-19 have been major disrupters and I’m proud of the way our…

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