A Bridge to a New Culture: Promoting the participation of refugees in sporting activities.
December 26, 2017
Title: A Bridge to a New Culture: Promoting the participation of refugees in sporting activities.
Type: Research Project.
Name of Responsible Persons:
Source: Refugee Council of Australia
Date: June 2010 (Exact date unknown)
In 2008, the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) sought and received funding from the New South Wales (NSW) Government, through NSW Sport and Recreation, to undertake a research and awareness-raising project with the aim of promoting the participation of refugees in sport in NSW. The research project looks at how sport has been an important tool to socio-cultural integration of refugees in Australia. The research project includes literature review on issues surrounding refugee participation in sport.
Furthermore, based on the research results, a manual of practical recommendations for sporting clubs to encourage and guide them in creating environments that are conducive to refugee participation.