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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.

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

Women’s sport InnovateHERs come together

Ministerial Media Release

Increasing participation of adolescent girls in sport was the focus of a special forum hosted by the NSW Government with the sport and business sectors.

10 Apr 2024

Launch of the Office of Sport Multicultural Plan


At the Office of Sport we understand the universal language of sport and its power to change lives and promote social inclusion within our community.

This week the Office of Sport are proud to launch our Multicultural Plan 2024-2028

22 Mar 2024

NSW Government delivers improved combat sport safety

Ministerial Media Release

A major milestone, seven years in the making, to improve safety in the combat sports sector was achieved following the passing of the Combat Sports Amendment Bill 2024 in the NSW Parliament.

20 Mar 2024


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