With global leaders from Sport New Zealand, Sport Singapore, Sport England, Danish Foundation for Culture and Leisure, International Play Association and the International Paralympic Committee the conversations over the two days challenged the status quo with many examples of good practice.
Challenging our thinking on the key priorities joining the dots between health outcomes, movement as opposed to physical activity and pathways, the importance of collaborations with all levels of government and changing the narrative from “we can make you a better sports person” to “ join us and get fit, healthier and have more fun”
This encourages a far more inclusive approach to how we plan, manage and deliver our services.
The emphasis in the UK, New Zealand and across Europe of supporting local government came through time and time again – what can Australia learn from this.
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