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Statement: AAA in full support of PFA
The Australian Athletes’ Alliance is the peak body for Australia’s elite professional athletes. The AAA represents over 3,500 athletes through Australia’s eight major players’ and athletes’ associations:
Prendergast Takes Lead Role at Australian Athletes’ Alliance
The Australian Athletes’ Alliance (AAA) has today announced the appointment of Ian Prendergast to its lead role of General Secretary.
Prendergast succeeds AAA co-founder, Brendan Schwab, who has relocated to Switzerland as the head of the global athletes’ union, UNI World Athletes.
WATCH: Who pays the high cost of sporting injuries?
The General-Secretary of the AAA joins ABC 7.30 to discuss workers compensation reform for Australian athletes. Watch here.
ARTICLE: Footballers shut the window on cycling's around the clock drug testing proposal
Opposition to a recommendation that cyclists undergo around-the-clock drug testing would probably be shared by footballers and other professional athletes if the same anti-doping measure was proposed to them.
PRESS RELEASE: RUPA Congratulates Departing CEO
The Rugby Union Players' Association congratulates the NSW Waratahs on the appointment of outgoing RUPA Chief Executive Officer, Greg Harris as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Waratahs from 2 March 2015.
On behalf of Australia's eight major player associations and their 3,500 members, have a Merry Christmas and a safe and successful 2015.
Report on the UNI World Athletes Conference, Cape Town
Leading athlete unions from the world’s major professional sports came together in Cape Town, South Africa this past week to formalize the governance of the UNI Global Union sector, UNI World Athletes (formerly UNI Sport PRO).
ANNOUNCEMENT: New Board of the Australian Athletes' Alliance
The Annual General Meeting of the Australian Athletes' Alliance was held on Friday 28 November at AFL Players in Melbourne, Victoria. Amongst other broad-based topics surrounding the protection of athletes rights, the new Board of the AAA was officially ratified.
WATCH: Anti-doping discussion on The PI Show
The General-Secretary of the Australian Athletes' Alliance joins The PI Show to discuss anti-doping in Australian sport. Watch here
WATCH: Weekend Today talks anti-doping in Australian sport
General-Secretary of the Australian Athletes' Alliance Brendan Schwab joins John Steffensen on Weekend Today to discuss anti-doping in Australian sport. Watch here