There are over 400,000 registered basketball players in Australia, with many hundreds of thousands more who play socially.
It is a game that can be played by anybody, men, women, adults, children, old, young, the able-bodied and the disabled. Basketball truly is Everyone's Game.
There are also many thousands of people who enjoy the rewards of being regular coaches, referees, statisticians, scorekeepers, officials and administrators.
Are you looking to get involved with a basketball team as a player, coach, official or volunteer but don't know where to start? Enter your postcode in the Association locator to find an Association near you.read more
Basketball Australia is the governing and controlling body for the sport of basketball in Australia and is located across two offices in South Melbourne, Victoria and Waterloo, Sydney.
The members of Basketball Australia are the state/territory basketball associations. BA runs the WNBL, national teams and national junior championships.
Basketball is an Olympic and Paralympic sport and shares one of the highest international profiles and in 2008 Australia's proud tradition with on court success continued, with Australia winning 3 medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games.read more
Nine Wattle Valley WNBL stars have taken the World Championship by storm, helping the Jayco Opals to a bronze medal, and coach Brendan Joyce thinks they’ll be “on a real high” when the new season tips off...
FIBA carried out an extensive anti-doping program in the lead-up and during its main events in 2014, with the results confirming that all players who participated are clean and reinforcing the fact that basketball is a low-risk doping sport...