Broomball Australia is the national governing body for the ice sport of broomball in Australia. It was incorporated in 2004 after a number of years unofficially operating under other varied names, such as the Australian Broomball Association. Broomball Australia is a member of the International Federation of Broomball Associations (IFBA).
As of 2006 Broomball Australia has four full members and one associate member. Full members are granted full voting rights within the association with two delegates appointed to the National Council, the decision-making arm of the body. Associate members are officially recognised by Broomball Australia, but do not have any voting rights.
The current members are:
- Australian Capital Territory Broomball Association (ACTBA) (full member)
- Broomball Association of South Australia (BASA) (full member)
- North Queensland Broomball Association (NQBA) (full member)
- New South Wales Broomball Association (NSWBA) (full member)
- Coffs Harbour Ice Broomball Club (associate member)
According to its official website, Broomball Australia's purpose:
is to develop and promote the sport of broomball in Australia to gain acceptance, recognition and support in the wider sporting community.
Organisation of Broomball Australia
Broomball Australia is run by the National Council, which is made up of two voting members from each full member association. All motions are passed through, and debated and actioned by votes from the National Council.
From the National Council, an Executive Committee is elected to run the day-to-day operations of the organisation. One delegate from each full member association is elected to the Executive Committee in one of the following positions: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer. Delegates are elected for a term of one year at the Annual General Meeting of Broomball Australia.
Broomball Australia sanctions the Australian National Broomball Championships, an annual tournament to determine Australia's national broomball champions.
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