The first iteration of the Sport and Recreation Spatial web-portal (released December 2012) contains data from the following sources:
Exercise, Recreation and Sport Survey (ERASS)-Australian Sports Commission (ACS)
Data is displayed on the map includes the annual surveys from 2001-2010, and is mapped nationally. The ERASS survey was a joint initiative of the Australian Sports Commission and State and Territory Departments of Sport and Recreation. The ERASS survey involves data from Australian's aged 15 years or over. This data includes information the frequency, duration, nature and type of activities participated in by persons aged 15 years and over for exercise, recreation or sport during the 12 months prior to interview. It includes information on different activities for participants and does not include coaching, umpiring, or being a spectator.
Census population data- ABS
Census region population data (State, SA4, LGA and postcode) is used to calculate participation rates and population estimates for region samples.
Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) -ABS
Sport and Recreation Facility and Infrastructure data - Victoria -Sport and Recreation Victoria
A comprehensive list of all sport and recreation facilities in Victoria (Coming soon).
Victorian State Sporting Association Participation data - State sporting associations
This includes annual data of sport participants, coaches and umpires for the following sports:
This data is being mapped at a Victorian state level. Where available the particpant, coach and umpire data includes information on individuals' sport identification codes, date of birth, sex, resident postcode, club name, and sport participation program or level of coach and umpire accreditation. This data will be mapped in the near future.