State Association News

Dates confirmed for 2019 Australian Youth Water Polo Championships

Water Polo Australia is pleased to officially confirm event dates for the 2019 Australian Youth Water Polo Championships. The Championships which are set to streamline six events into one major event, giving scale to the event and raising the profile

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Sunshine Coast set to host Australia vs USA water polo test series

The Kawana Water Aquatics Centre on the Sunshine Coast, has secured the Australian vs USA training camp and test match series that will be held in April. The Australian Men’s and Women’s water polo teams will host the USA as

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Brisbane secures Australian Youth Water Polo Champs

  More than 3000 young water polo competitors will converge on Brisbane in 2019 for the inaugural Australian Youth Water Polo Championships which will take place between the period of 7-26 January. Tourism and Events Queensland together with Brisbane Marketing

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NSWIS Awards Winners | Lachlan Hollis and Hannah Buckling

Congratulations to Lachlan Hollis and Hannah Buckling, who were both named as winners of their categories at this year’s NSWIS Awards. Hollis proved himself as an inspiration to other athletes taking home the prestigious Ian Thorpe OAM Most Outstanding award presented

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Job Advert | NSWIS Physical Performance Coach, National Women’s Water Polo

The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) is the state’s peak elite sports agency. The Institute supports high performance athletes on squad or individual scholarships. NSWIS specialist services ensure that their athletes have access to leading edge coaches and sports technology

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NSWIS AWARDS FINALISTS

Olympian Hannah Buckling and Aussie Sharks Lachlan Hollis have been named finalists as part of the 2017 NSW Institute of Sport Awards. On the back her Olympic selection in 2016, Buckling has gone on to represent the Aussie Stingers at

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Changes to national modified rules 

Water Polo Australia, in consultation with the State Associations, recently updated the the national rules for the 14&Under age group, as well as introduced national modified rules for FlippaBall and 12&U competitions, in order to facilitate progressive skill development. Click here for the

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WPA unveils new Strategic Plan – Towards 2020

Water Polo Australia (WPA) has today released the new strategic plan ‘Towards 2020’ that is a culmination of a strategic review recently conducted with WPAs Members.  To access the strategic plan – click here. The WPA Board and staff, working with the Water

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Vale David Woods

The Water Polo Australia community is today mourning the loss of dual Olympic water polo player David Woods who passed away overnight. A member of the Australian Olympic Men’s Water Polo Teams at the Munich 1972 and Montreal 1976 Olympic

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Member’s survey – we want to hear from you!

Water Polo Australia (WPA), together with the State Associations, have launched a member survey to look a more ways WPA can support individual members right around the country. This is a great opportunity for members of the water polo community,

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