Australia-India Council (AIC)

AIC - Annual Report 1998-1999

Introduction | Chairman's message | Board members | Mission statement, aims and objectives

Activities
Funding application process | Australian studies | Commerce | Education | Indian studies | Institutional and professional links | International relations | Performing and visual arts | Print and electronic media and film | Public awareness | Science and technology | Sport

Administrative overview | Appendix: Australia-India Council Trust Account Financial Statements 1998-99

Sport

The objectives of the Council's sport program are to encourage relations between Australian and Indian sports people and organisations, and to demonstrate and promote Australian expertise in sports services and products.

During 1998-99 the Council provided funding to the Australian Sports Commission for the first year of a planned two-year program of sports capacity development in India, comprising workshops in India by high-performance Australian coaches in three selected sports, and four-week placements at Australian Institute of Sport facilities in Australia by Sports Authority of India officials.

Canoeing and kayaking coach Lynda Lehmann The Council provided funding to the Australian Sports Commission for the first year of a two-year program of sports capacity development in India by Australian coaches in selected sports. As a key part of this program, Perth-based canoeing and kayaking coach Lynda Lehmann discusses stroking techniques with her Indian counterparts at the Sports Authority of India canoeing and rowing facilities at Alleppey in Kerala.