Athlete Services

Please use the drop down menus below for all athlete services and resources.

Athlete Services

  • Anti-Doping Compliance
  • WADA - 2019 Prohibited List

    Please be advised that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2019 Prohibited List (The Prohibited List). It is important that you read and make yourself familiar with this information. The Prohibited List is available on WADA’s website along with a summary of major modifications and Monitoring Program

    The List came into force on 1 January 2019.

    For further information: 

    https://www.wada-ama.org/en/media/news/2018-09/wada-publishes-2019-list-of-prohibited-substances-and-methods

    Swimming WA Anti-Doping Compliance 

    Swimming WA has set as part of the 2019 -2 024 Strategic Plan the standard of 100% elite athlete awareness and compliance with the Anti-Doping Policies that pertain to swimming. It is essentially that as a Swimming WA athlete you are aware of the Swimming Australia (SAL) Policies.

    Click here to view the SAL Anti-Doping Policies

    Important Anti-Doping Resources for Performance Pathway athletes:

    • WADA Prohibited List - iPhone App
      • This is a free App available from the App Store.
      • 2015 List available now .
    • Check Your Substances - Online Tool
      • Allows sport, gender and role specific searches.
      • Useful for coaches and officials,not just athletes.

    For further information about anti-doping in Australia visit the ASADA website or call 13 000 ASADA (27232).

  • Travel Assistance Grants (TAG)
  • The purpose of the Travel Assistance Grants (TAG) are to aid in offsetting the significant travel and accomodation costs incurred by athletes travelling interstate from Western Australia to compete in the pursuit of national representation.

    Athletes that achieve a TAG time in accordance with the 2019/20 Swimming WA Travel Assistance Grants (TAG) Guidelines will be contacted by Swimming WA following the completion of their respective National Championships and provided the necessary forms to complete to access the Grant.

    • Other Funding Opportunities
    • Local Council/Shire Grants and Initatives

      Many local Councils and Shires offer Grants to athletes representing their State on a National level (i.e. Australian Age and Open Championships, Australian Open Water Championships). Usually the Grants range from $100 - $500 and all you need to do is complete an application form. Most will also require a letter of support from the State Sporting Association confirming the athletes selection/eligibility and that the competition is sanctioned by the State and/or National body.

      Please contact your local council or visit their website to find out details of Grants offered in your area.

      If you require a letter of support please email wa.swim@wa.swimming.org.au with details of the grant you are applying for.

      Department of Local Government, Sport & Cultural Industries (DLGSC)

      To be eligible for this funding athletes must be a part of the Swimming WA Performance Pathway Programme.

      For more information please visit www.dsr.wa.gov.au/funding/individuals/athlete-travel-subsidy-scheme

      Australian Sports Commission (ASC)

      Local Sporting Champions

      The Local Sporting Champions programme is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young people aged 12-18 towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing, coaching or officiating at an official National Sporting Organisation (NSO) endorsed State, National or International Sporting Championships or a School Sport Australia State or National Championships.

      Grant applications are assessed three times each year.  It may therefore take five-six months before you are notified of the outcome of your application.

      For more information please visit www.ausport.gov.au/participating/schools_and_juniors/local_sporting_champions

       

      • Training Resources
      • See below the Swimming Australia Pre-Training Activation Poster:

         

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