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2020 National Sport Integrity Forum



Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Location: Zoom Webinar – invite only
Website: Event Website

The Sport Australia Hall of Fame and Victoria University share a common goal to promote the achievement of sporting excellence aligned with integrity. Together with our partners Sport Australia, Australian Institute of Sport and Sportscover we invite sport executives and leaders to the fifth edition of the National Sport Integrity Forum.

Return to Sport: Risks, Rewards, Opportunities and Challenges.

In what was supposed to be an Olympic year, sports organisations, athletes and fans were gearing up for the biggest celebration of sport across the globe. However, the global COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the landscape and forced closure of sport from grassroots to elite.

As social distancing measures start to ease, sport will start the long journey back to the centre stage. But what will the return to healthy activity, community participation and elite sport look like in a post pandemic world?

The Forum presented leaders at the forefront of development in the sports industry in a thought-provoking, in-depth discussions on the moral, legal and ethical issues related to playing and spectating sport, providing their views on what might be the new business models and exploring how sport can be more fail proof for external shocks such as a pandemic.


Lynne Anderson, Paralympics Australia Chief Executive Officer
Dr David Hughes, Australian Institute of Sport Chief Medical Officer
Wayne Pearce OAM, Australian Rugby League Commissioner
Leigh Russell, Swimming Australia Chief Executive Officer
Craig Tiley, Tennis Australia Chief Executive Officer
David Sharpe APM OAM, ASADA Chief Executive Officer
Facilitated by Professor Hans Westerbeek, Professor of International Sport Business – Victoria University, we anticipate a thought provoking, in-depth discussion that will explore the return to sport.

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