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Activate Queensland 2019-2029

Activate! Queensland 2019–2029 has been developed in consultation with the Sport Minister’s Advisory Council, members of which are proud to support this new collaborative direction for physical activity and movement in Queensland.

Economic, Social and Health Impacts of Sport and Active Recreation in Queensland

Sport and active recreation provide large benefits to Queenslanders, through various economic and social channels. Total economic and social benefits are estimated to be in the order of $18 billion, an amount equivalent to around 5% of Gross State Product (GSP) (Figure 1).

Health and Wellbeing QLD Bill Submission

Submission to the Queensland Parliament Education, Employment and Small Business Committee. The Queensland Fitness, Sport and Recreation Skills Alliance (QFSR Skills Alliance) supports the Health and Wellbeing Queensland Bill 2019 (Health and Wellbeing Bill) and the vision of the Queensland Government to establish a health promotion agency.

Blueprint for an Active Australia 2019

This publication is the result of collaboration between the Heart Foundation and Australia’s leading experts on Physical Activity. It presents an irrefutable and urgent case for change and presents evidence-based actions that can form the basis of a community-wide approach to address the major public health problem of physical inactivity.

Submission to VET review

AQIA submission to VET review, covering What is working well in the VET sector, key challenges, proposed changes and how Australians can help prepare for the future workforce.

2017-18 Annual Report

AQIA (Formerly QFSR Skills Alliance) Annual Report for the 2017 – 2018 period.

2018-19 Annual VET Investment Plan

The establishment of the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training during 2017–18 has provided a significant opportunity for the Annual VET Investment Plan to work in closer partnership with a range of other programs and services to provide all Queenslanders and small businesses with the opportunity to develop the skills required to participate and prosper in the economy.

Physical Activity across the life stages

Participating in regular physical activity and limiting the amount of time being sedentary can have significant health benefits—it reduces the risk of chronic conditions and other disease risk factors such as overweight and obesity, and also improves social and emotional health and wellbeing.

Assistance and Support for Organisations and Clubs


We aim to make it easier to run local fitness, sport and recreation organisations and clubs. Active Queenslanders Industry Alliance provides free one-on-one advice on how to apply for and win grants, free access to club management templates and tools, fact sheets, videos, legal information, advice on staffing and volunteer matters and subsidised Strategic and Business Planning audits and workshops.

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