Champions of Change Sport2021-06-16T11:47:56+10:00


The Sport Group was established in May 2015 and today includes 21 members who lead organisations that have reach and influence across Australian society.

The Group includes representatives from major national sporting organisations and the leaders of some of Australia’s largest and most successful sporting clubs.

Members work within and across their sports to advance gender equality, leveraging the unparalleled influence and power sport has in this country to shift cultures and mindsets.

The Group’s priorities include: advancing more women into leadership positions; developing more inclusive sporting cultures; and pay equity.

Group Convenor

Elizabeth Broderick AO Diamond

Elizabeth Broderick AO
Founder of the Champions of Change Coalition


Elizabeth Broderick AO has brought together captains of industry, sport, governments and Defence Force chiefs to address gender inequality in Australia and beyond. As Australia’s longest serving Sex Discrimination Commissioner (2007-2015), Elizabeth worked tirelessly to break down structural and social barriers faced by women and men, and to promote gender equality.


Pathway to Gender Equality in Sport: Progress Report 2019-2020

Champions of Change Sport Group release the Pathway to Gender Equality in Sport: Progress Report 2019-2020. This is the second annual progress report, it tracks improvement and provides transparency on Group-wide and organisation performance on gender equality across 26 measures under the five categories of: leadership, participation, pathways, investment and practical actions.

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