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Athletics Australia will provide travel funding for athletes who achieve the following criteria:


Para-athlete funding will be available on an invitational basis, applications should be sent to Emily Calwell

Able Bodied Athletes

  • 2018 NASS Athletes 
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games A Standard
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games B Standard
  • For walks events, to support athletes transitioning to senior race distances, 2016 & 2017 National Under 19 Squad Members and 2016 World Junior qualified athletes 

There are two main components to the Athletics Australia travel funding system:

Travel Funding Grid: This is the grid of events that Athletics Australia has designated it will fund for travel. All events will have additional events on the program. Athletes and coaches should check the full event list for each of these meets as published on the relevant website (see links to the right)

Eligible Athletes: This is the list of athletes who will receive travel funding from Athletics Australia to meets where their specific event appears on the Travel Funding Grid. The travel funding list will be a dynamic one; athletes will be added or dropped from the list based on form.
Athletes who reach this level of funding will be provided with the following;

  • Return economy airfare from their home
  • One nights accommodation at the meet hotel
  • Ground transport from the hotel to the meet hotel and return and ground transport from the meet hotel to the venue (if applicable) and return

For more information on each meet, click the links to the right



Athletics Australia
Athletics House
Level 2, 31 Aughtie Drive
Albert Park  VIC 3206

P +61 3 8646 4550
F +61 3 8646 4560