Integrity Blog

  • 25 October 2023

    From 1 January 2024, the drug Tramadol is being added to the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List.

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  • 23 October 2023

    Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) help increase our understanding of risks, vulnerabilities and threats to the integrity of sport in Australia and around the world.

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  • 19 October 2023

    Every year Sport Integrity Australia revises its Anti-Doping Education Plan in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code International Standard of Education. The plan details our goals, objectives, resources, target audiences, interventions, and key activities for anti-doping education for each financial year. It helps us ensure Australian athletes and sports personnel are getting the best education possible in this space.

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  • 06 October 2023

    Surf Life Saving is where participants dedicate their time to protecting others. But how do they protect their participants?

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  • 29 September 2023

    Mental Health Awareness Month (October) encourages all of us to think about our mental health and wellbeing.

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  • 26 September 2023

    Whether you’re involved in sport at the elite level or watching a team of enthusiastic five-year-olds bouncing, passing or kicking a ball in the grassroots environment, it’s possible you might have seen poor sideline behaviour in sport at some stage.

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  • 19 September 2023

    In March 2022 Sport Integrity Australia and Victoria University (VU) ran the first Managing Integrity in Sport course to raise awareness and understanding of integrity threats and to upskill participants in sport integrity management as it relates to the National Integrity Framework (NIF).

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  • 08 September 2023

    Our inclination was to believe that grooming wouldn’t happen in our own backyard “but that attitude is what can enable abuse to occur”.

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  • 06 September 2023

    Our Safeguarding in Sport Continuous Improvement Program provides a nationally consistent approach to child safeguarding in sport.

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  • 04 September 2023

    Sport Integrity Australia is committed to Australian sport environments that are safe, supportive and friendly for children and young people.

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  • 14 August 2023

    Coming from a family of scientists, our Medical Advisor Laura Lallenec always knew her future would be in science.

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  • 08 August 2023

    What does Swimming Australia, Disability Sports Australia, AusCycling, Softball Australia and Basketball Australia have in common?

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  • 03 August 2023

    Sport Integrity Australia staff were privileged to have had separate visits this week from both the Dutch Minister for Sport, Conny Helder, and the newly-appointed Canadian Minister for Sport and Physical Activity, Carla Qualtrough.

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  • 01 August 2023

    As Australia’s National Anti-Doping Organisation, Sport Integrity Australia is required to follow the rules set out in the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code).

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  • 28 July 2023

    Calls to Sport Integrity Australia have been increasing, particularly from concerned parents with children in sporting pathways, about skipping medication during excretion and in-competition periods.

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  • 21 July 2023

    Members of Singapore Sport and the Singapore Sport Institute visited our office this week to share ideas and learn from each other.

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  • 14 July 2023

    Sport Integrity Australia acknowledged NAIDOC Week 2023 through several events and activities, both within the agency and outside.

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  • 07 July 2023

    A delegation of sport and recreation integrity officials from New Zealand visited the Sport Integrity Australia offices this week to learn about how Australia established Sport Integrity Australia three years ago.

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  • 06 July 2023

    Triathlon Australia’s new National Integrity Manager Chris Cunningham believes one of the key challenges ahead for sport is safeguarding.

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  • 28 June 2023

    “By engaging with athletes who truly understand their environment and the pressures of sport, we enhance our capabilities…”

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