A golden finish

While the dust settles on Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium, and our OLYmpians are getting stuck into two weeks’ quarantine, I’m sitting here – like I’m sure many Aussies are – still in awe of everything I’ve seen over the 17 days of extraordinary...

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Ride the momentum

To say it was a HUGE first week of #Tokyo2020 would be an understatement! Our athletes have been absolutely world class, making waves with the best of the best! Because they are the best of the best!! 

And don’t they look good, too. The Australian Olympic Team team uniforms are the...

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Start strong, set the pace

They say how you start determines how you finish. If you go in feeling prepared and confident, some early wins can give you an edge and propel you forward. 

If that’s anything to go by, #Tokyo2020 is going to be a Games to remember (and Australia is going to bring home medals in the...

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And the winner is... Brisbane for 2032!!

We did it!!!

Last night's vote and announcement make it official: Brisbane will host the Games in 2032!!

It’s been a long race, but we have finally crossed the finish line! As John Coates AC said in last night's address, it actually started 35 years ago, when Brisbane made its first...

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Winning vs. Losing: two sides of the coin

Winning: we all want it. We all train for it, whether it’s a win in sport, business or our personal goals. But losing is the other side of the coin, and defeat can be brutal. 

We only have to look at this week’s coverage to see it: we watched Ash Barty collapsing to her knees...

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We are all Leaders

Last night, the Australian Olympic Team announced the two incredible athletes who will lead our team into Tokyo as Flag Bearers: swimming champion Cate Campbell and basketball superstar Patty Mills!

Patty Mills is a proud Kokatha (South Australia), Naghiralgal and Dauareb-Meriam (Torres Strait)...

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Rise up and succeed! Women In Sport Summit

Some of Australia’s brightest sports stars, movers and shakers gathered at USC for the Women in Sport Summit, presented by the Ministry of Sport and Sunshine Coast Council last Friday.

Hosted by NRL Commissioner Kate Jones, the Summit celebrated the achievements so far for women in sport,...

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Celebrating OLYmpic Day

There’s so much more to the Olympic Movement than just cheering for our country’s best athletes in the world’s biggest sporting competition. The Olympic Values are a way of life that acknowledges the power of sport to bring us together.

Held each year on 23 June, Olympic Day is...

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What's your impact?

Sometimes I wonder if anyone listens? This week I received a sign that people do!

I had the opportunity to speak with Sam Edmund on the SEN podcast, This Is Your Sporting Life. We talked about my OLYmpic dream, right from the start as an 8 year old girl in Townsville, to my final Games in London...

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Unearthing next-gen talent

The possibility of a 2032 Brisbane Olympic Games has got Aussies buzzing. It keeps coming up in conversation (maybe because I’m a tad excited!); with business contacts, friends, and even parents at my daughter’s school. One of the questions that keeps cropping up is, “How can I...

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