Sport is integral to Australia’s economic and social fabric. And Australians regularly out-perform countries with significantly larger populations. These days, most peak sporting bodies and clubs place a high priority on inclusivity and remove barriers to participation, especially for the young.
So, how well do these sports reflect Australia’s cultural diversity at the elite level? Are some sports more attractive to some cultural segments? Across all sports, which cultural groups are consistently under and over-represented? Is there evidence that the multicultural programs in popular sports are working?Back to blog