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IDS19 Adelaide – Shelley Ware, Kate Palmer & Dr Bridie O’Donnell

Inclusive Sport SA is pleased to announce the 2019 Inclusion and Diversity in Sport Conference (IDS19) to take place on Monday 20 May in the Ian McLachlan Room, Adelaide Oval. The conference of choice for sport administrators, IDS19 will ask Is Sport Doing Enough?’ – From paper to the playing field – sport’s responsibility in bringing social inclusion to life as we question; ‘Should sport be the primary vehicle for social equity?’ or ‘should sport just be about playing sport?’ Tickets are now on sale and with this year’s line-up you’re not going to want to miss out. At IDS19, engage with keynote speakers:

Shelley Ware (Emcee)

Shelley Ware is a proud Yankunyjatjara and Wirangu woman originally from South Australia, who, as part of the ground breaking SBS football program The Marngrook Footy Show, has become one of most respected and recognised female presenters of AFL and AFLW football in the country. She is also a member of the Carlton Football Club RAP committee and Community, Diversity and Inclusion Board sub-committee as well as the AFLW All Australian and Rising Star Selection committee.    

Kate Palmer

A leading sport administrator in the nation, and the first female appointed to the role of CEO of Sport Australia in the organisation’s history, Kate Palmer is a renowned figure within the Australia sport and recreation sector. A former Chief Executive Officer of Netball Australia with a focus on excelling elite sport and growing community participation, with good governance and people management, and a successful track record of leading transformative organisational change.


Dr Bridie O’Donnell

The inaugural Head of the Victorian Office for Women in Sport and Recreation, Dr Bridie O’Donnell is also an accomplished cyclist, rower, Ironman triathlete and physician. She believes that sport plays an important role in improving both physical and mental health and is dedicated to making sport and recreation a safer, easier and more inclusive environment.         Join us as we discuss inclusion’ path so far and look ahead to Sport as one of the key social equity change agent that drives a healthy and active nation.

Tickets are on sale now

First Release tickets $310 inc GST on sale until 07/04/2019 Second Release $342 inc GST from 08/04/2019. Click HERE to purchase your First Release tickets. For Group bookings of 5+ tickets, (who require an invoice for direct credit payments to Inclusive Sport SA), please contact   VOLUNTEER Interested in volunteering for this event? We want to hear from you. Contact us via email to express your interest at