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Annual Report 1990-1991 Office of Sport Recreation and Ethnic Affairs

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Title

Annual Report 1990-1991 Office of Sport Recreation and Ethnic Affairs

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Tabled Paper 796

Collection

Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1992-03-05

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Deemed

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Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

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Tabled papers

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/292658

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/398490

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E v id en ce o f th is ass is tance tak ing e ffec t can b e seen in th e im p ro v in g p e rfo rm a n c e s o f T e rrito ry team s and T e rrito r ian s a t n a tio n a l and in te rna tiona l events. H ighlights for the year have included: th e c o n tin u e d a t t r a c t io n o f A u s tr a l ia n F oo tba ll p layers to th e A F L draft. T e rr i to ry ju n io r s c o n tin u in g to a c h ie v e se lec tion in A ustra lian hockey squads. A th le tes b ring ing hom e go ld m edals from the O cean ia G am es. M rs Jan D y e r s se le c tio n as A u s tra lia n shoo ting coach . W arrenne E kins successfu l d efence o f h is second N ational S peed ca r title. W a rw ic k O w en c o n tin u in g to re p re se n t A ustra lia at the W orld H ob ie C h am p io n ships. T w o T errito rian s b e in g se lec ted in A u stra lian b aseba ll team s. G rants-in-A id Scheme T he P ub lic A ccoun ts C om m ittee com m enced in 1989 /90 to in v e s tig a te th e p ra c tic e s an d p o lic ies o f the P rog ram , ho w ev er th e C om m ittee h ad no t co m p le ted th is task by the end o f the year. Vacation C are Program : T he O ffice con tinues to adm in is te r the V acation C are P rog ram on b eh a lf o f the C om m onw ealth G overnm en t. T h e y ea r o f 1990/91 saw assistance o f $199 000 p ro v id ed to com m un ity o rgan isa tions. O f the 3 8 o r g a n i s a t io n s a s s is te d th r o u g h o u t th e N o rth e rn T e rrito ry , e lev e n w ere A b o rig in a l o rg a n isa tio n s , th re e w ere e th n ic b a sed , and th ree p rov ided assistance sp ec ifica lly fo r the d isab led . C om m unity Services: Austswim T h e O f f ic e c o n t in u e d to a d m in i s te r th e A u stsw im P rog ram in the T errito ry u n til O ctober 1990, w hen the R o y al L ife S av ing S oc ie ty (N T B ranch) ag reed to take over th is ro le . Royal Life Saving Society T he N T B ranch o f th e R oyal L ife S av in g Society con tinues to undertake valuab le w ork in the areas o f w ater safe ty education and life saving co m p etitio n . T he O ffice a cco m m o d a tes the S ocie ty a t Sports H ouse and p rov ides opera tional ass is tance to ensu re this ongoing se rv ice is no t lo s t to th e com m unity . AC H PER/A F AC/ASM F A c o m b in ed ad m in is tra tiv e p o s itio n fo r the A u s t r a l ia n C o u n c i l fo r H e a l th , P h y s ic a l E d u c a t io n a n d R e c r e a t io n (A C H P E R ) , A u s tr a l ia n F i tn e s s A c c r e d i ta t io n C o u n c il (A F A C ), a n d A u s tr a l ia n S p o r ts M e d ic in e F ed era tio n (A SM F), con tinues to b e supported by th e O ffice. A gain the position is acco m m o da ted at Sports H ouse and financia l assistance p rov id ed from the O ffice. \ 13