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Office of Sport

Building active communities

The Office of Sport is the lead NSW Government agency for sport and active recreation.

Through our mission of Building Active Communities, we work tirelessly to provide leadership, policies, programs, funding and infrastructure, creating healthier people, connecting communities and making a stronger NSW.

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First Lap

The First Lap voucher program provides vouchers for parents, guardians and carers of children aged 3-6 years who are not enrolled in school to contribute towards the cost of swimming lessons.

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award is a global youth development program, empowering young Australians aged 14-24 to explore their full potential regardless of their location or circumstance.
Duke of Ed Adventurous Journey

Child Safe Sport

The Office of Sport is committed to safeguarding children and young people in sport and recreation. We work with the sector, Office of the Children’s Guardian, Play by the Rules and other lead child safe agencies to help create child safe sport in NSW.
NSW Map

Find out more about our Sport and Recreation Centres and Olympic Venues located across NSW. 

Sport and Recreation Centres

Olympic Sport Venues

News and Media

Wests Tigers Shoosh for Kids

Ministerial Media Release

NRL club Wests Tigers are getting behind a NSW Government campaign to keep kid’s sport fun this winter.

13 Jun 2024

5 million reasons to smile for NSW surf life savers

Ministerial Media Release

Bronte surf life savers have one million reasons to smile today after their club was awarded $1 million towards the redevelopment of the iconic surf life saving club in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. 

14 May 2024

$500,000 of life-saving defibrillators delivered to disadvantaged areas

Ministerial Media Release

Grassroots sport in some of NSW’s most disadvantaged areas have received funding for new life-saving defibrillators at local sports facilities.

8 May 2024

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