Inclusion And Diversity

Little Athletics Australia recognises that people with a disability or from a diverse background, have the same rights to equality as the rest of the community and are able to be involved in sport for exactly the same reasons as their peers.

Little Athletics aims to provide an inclusive environment in which barriers to involvement are removed and all people with a disability or from a diverse background feel welcome and comfortable to participate.

Inclusive Coaching Online Course by Play by the Rules

This free online interactive course is aimed at community coaches. The course contains five modules:

The course is short, user-friendly and feature the latest interactive technology, including case studies, practical scenarios and a quiz. The modules may be done in part, or all at once. Users who successfully finish all modules and their assessment quizzes can print a certificate of completion.

The modules are:

  • Introduction to inclusive coaching
  • Inclusion, diversity and discrimination
  • Understanding the individual
  • Modifying your coaching practice


At the end of this course you will:

  • Have a base understanding of what inclusion and diversity means for your sport;
  • Have a base understanding of what discrimination means under the law, and
  • Be able to apply a framework to modify and adapt sports to suit individual needs.