Blog Archives

2022 AUSTRALIAN U16 CHAMPIONSHIPS HEADING TO PERTH

Basketball Australia (BA) has announced today that the 2022 Australian Under-16 Championships will return to Warwick Stadium in the City of Joondalup in Perth, Western Australia from Sunday, 3 July – Sunday, 10 July 2022.

Open Letter to Women and Girls of the Basketball Community

Today, Monday 7 September, marks the start of Women’s Health Week throughout Australia.

LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE APPOINTS MELISSA KING AS CEO

Melissa King has been appointed as CEO of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Local Organising Committee (LOC), with the event to be hosted by Sydney in New South Wales, Australia from 22 September to 1 October 2022.

BOARD NAMED FOR FIBA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2022

Basketball Australia has announced the ten Directors of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022, which will be Chaired by David Reid and hosted by Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

Update On Australian Junior Championships

Basketball Australia, in consultation with the State and Territory Associations, has determined the Australian Under-18 Championships, Under-16 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup will not proceed for 2020.

Online Resource to help Community Basketball bounce back

The Basketball Network creates a digital method to assist Community Basketball's return to the sport.

Austria to host FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in May 2021

The Australian 3x3 women's team will get to continue their journey to Tokyo after FIBA announced the dates and location of the 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

COVID-19 Update On 2020 Australian Under-14 Club Championships

Basketball Australia, in consultation with the State and Territory Associations, has determined the 2020 Australian Under-14 Club Championships, scheduled from 28 September to 3 October, will not go ahead this year.

Return to Basketball

Basketball Australia has today released Return to Basketball Guidelines to support state and territory member associations and the basketball community across Australia in bringing a safe return to grassroots basketball.

TWO NEW MEMBERS TO JOIN BOARD OF BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA

Basketball Australia has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors following elections held earlier today at the 2020 BA Annual General Meeting. 

Three new Directors join Paralympics Australia Board

Paralympics Australia’s Board of Directors will expand to nine members after President Jock O’Callaghan today announced three new appointments.

AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL UNITES TO TACKLE IMPACT OF COVID-19

Australia’s basketball community has established a taskforce to tackle the challenges from grassroots to elite competitions caused by the ongoing impact of COVID-19.

SYDNEY TO HOST FIBA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2022

The World’s largest International women’s basketball competition is coming to Sydney Olympic Park.

OLYMPIC UPDATE - MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO

We are experiencing unprecedented times globally and in our sport of Basketball we have been working with all areas of the sport across Australia to ensure we are making decisions that protect the health and safety of the community, our participants and athletes. 

COACHING LEGEND HEADLINES BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA COACHES' CONFERENCE

Australian coaching icon Brian Goorjian headlines an impressive list of presenters for the 5th annual Basketball Australia Coaches' Conference to be held at the BA Centre of Excellence in Canberra on May 4 and 5, 2020.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WELCOMES RISING STARS

Talented young Tasmanian shooting guard Reyne Smith and emerging big man Harry Wessels from Western Australia have recently accepted scholarships at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence in Canberra.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AND 3x3HUSTLE LAUNCH NEW COMMUNITY PROGRAM

Basketball Australia and 3x3Hustle have launched 3x3 Community Hustle program, ‘Hustle for your 30’, in a joint initiative with Sport Australia.