Tennis Australia plans to host the 2021 Australian Schools Tennis Challenge in Albury from Saturday 27 November – Wednesday 1 December. Further details of the event including the entry form are available on the Tennis Australia website at For further information please contact Joel Goodwin at Tennis Australia via email at

School Sport Australia is seeking applications for the position of Executive Officer. The position will be a temporary twelve (12) month contract with the possibility of moving to a permanent role. The position can be based in any State or Territory. Click here for the Job Description. Initial enquiries are to be directed to Peter […]

School Sport Australia (SSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its new President, Gary McSweeney. Gary is currently a Special Projects Manager in the NSW Catholic Schools Office Armidale, has been a School Principal in four schools over 28 years, senior vice-president of the New South Wales Primary Schools Sports Association from 2010 -2021 […]

It is with regret that School Sport Australia is cancelling all 2021 School Sport Australia National Championships. The Board considered that running Championships in 2021 was not viable because of the ongoing volatility caused by COVID-19 outbreaks, hot spot declarations and border closures. School Sport Australia’s priority is on the wellbeing of students, teachers and […]

Expressions of Interest are sought from the State and Territory Education Departments for the position of President, School Sport Australia. Background: School Sport Australia (SSA) is a national organisation supported and funded by State and Territory education systems. It coordinates and conducts a broad range of school sporting programs for students, commensurate with their age […]

School Sport Australia (SSA) wishes to advise that the age group of the SSA Australian Football Boys and Girls Championships for the older age group will revert back to 15 Years & Under for the 2021 SSA Championships and onwards. The decision has been made after consultation with the Australian Football League (AFL) and School […]

School Sport Australia (SSA) advises the postponement of the 2021 SSA 18 Years & Under Baseball, 18 Years & Under Tennis and 17 Years & Under Softball Championships that were scheduled to be held between April and May 2021. This decision has been made by the SSA Board due to ongoing uncertainty with COVID-19 travel […]


posted on 30 September, 2020

School Sport Australia is excited to announce the introduction of SSA Bowls 18 Years & Under Championship in 2021. Hosted by School Sport Victoria this inaugural championship will see teams from NSW Combined High School Sport Association and School Sport Victoria competing over a three day period at Darbin City Bowls Club, the host of […]

2021 SSA Championships

posted on 11 September, 2020

School Sport Australia is continuing preparation for 2021 SSA Championships subject to the reopening of State and Territory borders. It is noted that the ability for students to attend the 2021 SSA Championships will be subject to the approval of their State or Territory Education Department. SSA treats the health and wellbeing of our students, […]

The Olympic movement aims to build a better world through sport. The Australian Olympic Change-Maker program recognises students who are helping do that in communities across Australia, by demonstrating the Olympic spirit through leadership and driving positive change in their school or local communities. For more information visit the AOC website To nominate, simply… […]