The following article was published in the Australian Sports Commissions journal publication; Ausport. It was published in Volume 2, No 3 February and can be viewed using the following link: AUSPORT PUBLICATION- AUSTOUCH STORY Produced quarterly, the Ausport journal is distributed by print and electronially to over 10,000 people and organisations such as the Federal Minister for Sport, Ministers, Senators and MP’s, ASC Board and sponsors, major agencies (AOC, ASDA, etc.) national and state sporting organisations, state/territory departments of sport and recreation, and institutes and academies od sport, and ASC networks of schools, clubs, indigenous sport and sport with a disability. It is also available to be viewed by the general public via the internet. The ASC use Ausport to inform and report on ASC/AIS major achievements and initiatives and to provide sporting organisations with information and guidance on sport management and development issues; and opportunities to share good practice and learn from each other.