Youth Sport

How much is sport costing Aussie families and children?

By Michael Tabet | 31 Oct 2018  from THE BURROW Sport is a healthy addition to the lives of young Aussie kids. It’s a way to help the next generation become active, grow muscles and bones, learn social and personal skills, gain confidence, improve sleep and fight obesity. However, it can also be expensive for many Aussie families;

Is participating in sport becoming too expensive for average Australians?

The Conversation By Michelle Cull and Keith Parry Posted 10 Sep 2018, PHOTO: Costs are rising across all sports in Australia, putting participation out of reach for some. (AAP: Julian Smith) Australians spend nearly $11 billion a year on sport and physical activity participation fees, according to the Australian Sports Commission. Not surprisingly, many people believe these costs are becoming far