The Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Alliance (DISA) is a National Alliance of Diversity and Inclusion professionals seeking to work collaboratively to promote Diversity and Inclusion in Sport and create a cohesive and welcoming sporting community throughout Australia. 

The Alliance seeks to operate by taking into account viewpoints across all States and Territories throughout Australia – and where possible to influence the community, policy and decision making both within Australia, and internationally.


DISA operates on the following values:

  • Co-operation
  • Collaboration
  • Partnership
  • Respect
  • Welcome

The Alliance

Alliance members work within their own organisations to promote diversity and inclusion within the sporting community. 

Collectively the Alliance harnesses its resources – to provide events, information and assets which promote Diversity and Inclusion, educate the community, influence policy makers and widen the community’s understanding of and evidence-informed action on diversity and inclusion issues.

Attendance and Delegation

The Alliance nominates secretariat leads at the start of each calendar year to lead the strategy and focus of the Alliance. Administrative responsibilities and decision-making rests with the secretariat.
Alliance Committee members – provide resources and assistance to meet the needs and aims of the DISA strategy

Alliance Members may be appointed at any time by the Alliance Committee to help with wider strategic aims and to garner support for the work of DISA

Alliance Partner Organisations – may also be appointed from time to time where necessary