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BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA UNVEIL INAUGURAL INNOVATE RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN

Basketball Australia (BA) is aiming to contribute to the building of reconciliation via a culture of equality, opportunity, and growth and increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement and participation across all areas of basketball with the release of the organisation’s inaugural Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

BASKETBALL QUEENSLAND DELIVER PRAISEWORTHY EVENTS IN A COVIDSAFE WAY

Throughout September and October, Basketball Queensland (BQ) delivered a fantastic array of Championship Tournaments that were contested across Queensland.

WNBL INTRODUCES REFEREE REVIEW SYSTEM FOR THE 2020 SEASON

Basketball Australia (BA) has today announced the introduction of an Instant Review System (IRS) for the 2020 Chemist Warehouse WNBL season.

TIANA MANGAKAHIA ON SECOND CHANCES AT OPALS DREAM

For Australian Opals hopeful and top WNBA prospect Tiana Mangakahia, this November will mark one year of being cancer-free.

THE ROAD TO FIBA WORLD CUP REPRESENTATION FOR AUSTRALIAN REFEREES

In part two of our look at the pathway to FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 selection for Australia’s technical officials, we examine what it takes to referee at the highest level of international competition.

RECRUITMENT PROCESS AND SELECTION PANEL REVEALED FOR BOOMERS HEAD COACH ROLE

Basketball Australia (BA) has today confirmed the process and the selection panel who will be tasked with appointing a new head coach for the Australian senior men’s national team.

THE ROAD TO FIBA WORLD CUP SELECTION FOR AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS

The number two ranked Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals are assured entry into the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Sydney as the host nation.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA SIGNALS INTENTION TO JOIN REDRESS SCHEME

Basketball Australia (BA) today signed a letter of intent to join the National Redress Scheme, in a significant commitment to the safety of children and young people who have, are, and will be part of the organisation’s high performance pathway.

BRETT BROWN STEPS DOWN AS BOOMERS COACH FOR TOKYO OLYMPICS

Brett Brown has informed Basketball Australia that he will no longer be able to perform his duties as Australian Boomers head coach for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.

QUEENSLAND SET TO HOST 2020 CHEMIST WAREHOUSE WNBL SEASON

Basketball Australia today announced that through an innovative partnership with the Queensland Government, the 2020 Chemist Warehouse WNBL season will be contested entirely in a North Queensland hub later this year.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WELCOMES NEW SCHOLARSHIP RECRUITS

Basketball Australia (BA) is pleased to announce on behalf of the Centre of Excellence (CoE) the most recent athletes selected to join the CoE and NBA Global Academy (NBA GA).

CLUB PRIDE SHINES BRIGHT WITH WILLETTON

Willetton Basketball Association in Western Australia have been involved for many years with the Australian Under-14 Club Championships, an event that the club describes as a challenging yet invaluable elite basketball experience for young players.

HOW BASKETBALL PLAYED A LEADING ROLE IN SYDNEY 2000

As today, October 1, marks the final day of the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Basketball Australia has spoken with members of the basketball community who contributed to the outstanding delivery of the Games.

HEARING-IMPAIRED OFFICIALS INSPIRING OUR COMMUNITY

This week, September 19 – September 25, is National Week of Deaf People for 2020 and Basketball Australia have been celebrating those in the Australian basketball community who have impaired hearing and make a significant contribution to the sport.

Casey to host 2022 Australian U14 Championships

Basketball Australia (BA) has announced today that the 2022 Australian Under-14 Club Championships will be held at Casey Stadium in the City of Casey in Melbourne, Victoria from Monday 26 September – Saturday 1 October 2022.

Women’s World Cup Sydney – Two Years To Go

Today, Tuesday 22 September 2020 marks two years until the world’s best female basketballers, representing 12 countries, take to court in Sydney for the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup.

EXPLORING THE LEGACY OF THE 1994 FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Today marks two years until the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022, the world’s largest international women’s basketball competition, returns to Sydney on 22 September 2022 for the first time since 1994.