This program funds Indigenous Sport Development Officers (ISDO) who help develop sport opportunities that include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across South Australia. The ISP is funded by the Indigenous Sport and Active Recreation Program (ISARP) in partnership with the South Australian Government.
These officers coordinate and facilitate sport and active recreation initiatives for Indigenous South Australians in metropolital, regional and remote communities across SA. They work to improve the ability of Indigenous communities to develop sustainable sport and active recreation opportunities.
Harry Miller Jnr
Phone: (08) 8688 3306
Mobile: 0428 988 986
Address: 73 - 75 Tasman Terrace, Port Lincoln SA 5606
Harry is located in Port Lincoln; his region includes Eyre Peninsula, Far West which includes the Maralinga Lands.
Phone: (08) 8457 1506
Mobile: 0429 681 272
Address: 27 Valetta Road, Kidman Park SA 5025
Matt is located in Kidman Park; his region includes the Spencer Gulf, Port Pirie, Whyalla, Flinders Ranges and the APY Lands.
The Indigenous Sports Program helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders obtain accredited training in coaching and officiating by subsidising costs associated with the training.
Find more information about coaching and officiating on our website.
Please call your local Indigenous Sport Development Officer for more information.
This program provides financial assistance for junior sportsmen and women towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment. Applicants must be competing at one of:
Funding is available to help organisations and individuals to provide high quality active recreation and sport facilities, programs and activities. See Funding scholarships page.
Yulunga*: Traditional Indigenous Games is a activity resource kit including over 100 traditional Indigenous games. It was created to provide all Australians with an opportunity to learn about, appreciate and experience aspects of Indigenous culture.
Yulunga is suitable for children and adults of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. It can be used in schools as an educational resource and as a guide to inclusive, structured sport within communities.
*Yulunga means playing in the language of the Kamilaroi (Gamori) people of northern-western New South Wales.
For further information please contact your local Indigenous Sport Development Officer.
This is the largest participation program of the South Australian Aboriginal sport calendar with up to 14 teams competing in football and 28 teams participating in netball during the carnival.
Date: Saturday 30 September to Sunday 1 October
Location: Kilburn Football Club, 51 Lionel Ave, Blair Athol.
For more information go to www.saafnsc.com.au or contact your local ISDO.
Throughout the 2016/2017 financial year, the Office for Recreation and Sport, Indigenous Sports Program will be supporting four major Aboriginal Golf events across the State. They are;
All venues and dates are yet to be confirmed. Watch this space for more information or contact your local ISDO.
In 2017 Golf SA will be hosting the ‘2017 National Aboriginal & Torrens Strait Islander Golf Championships’ at the Grange Golf Club.
This event will showcase junior and senior Aboriginal and Torrens Strait Islander golfing talent from all over Australia.
Date: 23 – 27 October
Location: Grange Golf Club, White Sands Drive, Grange SA
For more information go to http://www.golfsa.com.au/event-display/2017-national-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-golf-championships/10964 or contact your local ISDO.