Supported by lucrative TV broadcasting rights agreements, corporate sponsorships and spectator interest, the Sport Organisations and Other Sports Services industry in Australia is expected to grow by 2.7% per year over the five years through 2011-12, achieving turnover of $3.39 billion. In 2011-12 however, industry revenue is expected to grow 1.5%. Major events including the 2006 Commonwealth Games and the 2008 Beijing Olympics aided industry expansion, as did the introduction of A-League Soccer, the expansion of various codes, the success of the Australian Open and developments in cricket.
This industry consists of businesses mainly engaged in the administration and/or control of sports or
physical recreation organisations, or providing services to sporting activities. Sports coaching services are also included. Sporting clubs and professional sportspeople are excluded. Sporting clubs are covered in the Clubs in Australia (H5740) report.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.