Sport and Recreation Traineeship Applications - NOW OPEN!!
The 2014 Office for Recreation and Sport Government Youth Incentive Traineeship Program is now open. The program provides the opportunity for young people to work within the sport and recreation industry while completing a Certificate III in Sport and Recreation. The traineeship is 12 months in duration. Applications will be processed before Christmas and interviews will take place in January and February 2014.
Download the application form here.
Sport SA Christmas office hours
Closure: 5pm Friday 20th December 2013
Re-opens: 9am Monday 6th January 2014
News Release - Saturday, November 23, 2013
Premier Jay Weatherill
Minister Leon Bignell
Minister for Recreation and Sport
South Australian Sports Museum for North Terrace
A permanent celebration of South Australian sporting achievement will be established with the creation of a South Australian Sports Museum on North Terrace.
Premier Jay Weatherill announced at last night's Sports SA award ceremony at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre that the State Government has secured the forecourt plaza showroom in front of the Intercontinental Hotel for the new museum. READ MORE...
2013 KPMG Celebration of South Australian Sport - Media Release 23rd. November 2013
Our 2013 SA Sport stars acclaimed and our sporting pedigree to be presented in the new SA Sports Museum. Last night at the KPMG Celebration of South Australian Sport with our current and past stars present, Premier Weatherill announced the exciting plans including the home of The KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame to the sporting and SA community.
Sport was placed on the stage for all South Australians to enjoy as we celebrated another year at the KPMG Celebration of South Australian Sport on Friday night at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.
Sport in 2013 was recognised with the Sport SA Awards; The Advertiser Channel Seven Sports Star of the Year Awards and our past with The KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame in the presence of His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR Governor of South Australia, Premier Weatherill and almost 500 people at the Gala Event hosted by Jane Doyle and Bruce Abernethy from Channel Seven.
The Premier also outlined the plans and generous government support of the SA Sports Museum which will be on North Terrace and complement the re development of Adelaide Oval in an exciting sporting destination in the city of Adelaide.
The Advertiser Channel Seven Sports Star of the Year, outstanding cyclist Rohan Dennis, discussed his great year with Mark Soderstrom and Team of the Year, The Adelaide Thunderbirds continued their winning form after their second title in the ANZ Championships this year and Natalie Von Bertouch was voted as the People's Choice.
The five 2013 Inductees into the KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame spoke of outstanding sporting achievements when interviewed by Mark Soderstrom.
The inaugural Margaret Ralston 'Golden Door' AM Award was presented to Marie Little OAM who has been a pioneer in facilitating opportunities for athletes with disabilities to enjoy sport in the community.
Jan Sutherland, Sport SA CEO, said,
"Our success stories are now recorded for eternity and I look forward to the recipients of the 2013 Awards following their sporting journey perhaps to induction into The KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame. The exciting developments of the home for the KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame and the South Australian Sports Museum will showcase success and inspire our future sporting stars and everyone to enjoy sport and physical activity in a healthy lifestyle"
Congratulations to everyone and thank you for your commitment and contribution to South Australian sport.
2013 KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame inductees
• Kathryn Harby-Williams, Netball
• Sir James Hardy OBE, Yachting
• Kenneth McGregor (deceased), Tennis
• Jack Oatey AM (deceased), Australian Rules Football
• Jenny Williams, Lacrosse.
The Advertiser Channel Seven Sports Star of the Year Winners
Team of the Year – sponsored by Farmers Union Iced Coffee
Junior Sport Star of the Year Awards – sponsored by Boileau Business Solutions
Alex Edmondson (Cycling)
Elite Athlete with a Disability of the Year – sponsored by Bendigo Community Bank, West Beach
Matthew Cowdrey (Swimming)
Tanya Denver Award for Endeavour and Sportsmanship
Vanessa Stokes (Softball)
Sports Star of the Year Award – sponsored by the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre
Rohan Dennis (Cycling)
People’s Choice Award sponsored by Alexander Symonds
Natalie von Bertouch (Netball)
2013 Sport SA Award Winners
Volunteer Award – Sponsored by the Sunday Mail City Bay Fun Run Inc.
Geoff Young, Cricket
Official of the Year – Sponsored by Club One
Simon Fry, Cricket
Administrator of the Year – Sponsored by OAMPS Insurance Brokers
John Cranwell, Sasrapid
Richard Newman Primary School Sports Award – Sponsored by Department for Education & Child Development
Callum Park, Baseball and Football, Plympton Primary School
Secondary School Sports Award – Sponsored by Messenger Community News Limited
Kyle Chalmers, Swimming, Immanuel College
Country Athlete of the Year – Supported by the Office for Recreation and Sport
James Dukalskis, Athletics
Coach of the Year – Sponsored by Print Junction
Tim Decker, Cycling
Event of the Year – Supported by the Office for Recreation and Sport
Rescue 2012 World Life Saving Championships.