Sports Medicine Australia (WA Branch) and the Department of Sport and Recreation share a common vision of Drug Free Sporting environments across a range of target groups including:

  • State Sporting Associations and State Leagues
  • Sporting clubs and their support groups – participants, parents, coaches and administrators
  • WAIS coached, support staff, elite athletes and parents
  • Education institutions – schools, TAFE’s, universities (teachers and students)
  • SMA WA Level 1 Sports Trainer participants
  • Health professionals working with elite teams
  • SMA WA members working with elite teams

Key Issues

  • Use of performance-enhacing drugs
  • Use of illicit drugs in sport
  • Safe use of permitted medications
  • Drug effects on performance
  • Alcohol effects on performance
  • Drug testing procedure