Australian Polo Federation

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Australian Polo Federation
Founded1924 (1924)
AffiliationFederation of International Polo
ChairmanMr Tim Clarke
Official website

The Australian Polo Federation (also known as Australian Polo Council) is the governing body for the sport of Polo in Australia.


The Australian Polo Federation is the main governing body for the sport of polo in Australia. It is affiliated with the Federation of International Polo (FIP) and the Hurlingham Polo Association,[1] as well as the Confederation of Australian Sport.[2][3]

The federation comprises associations of all Australian states except for Tasmania and the Northern Territory.[4]

The member associations are:

Australian Polo Hall of Fame[edit]

In 2012, the federation established the Australian Polo Hall of Fame. The inaugural inductees included the Ashton Brothers, John Sinclair Hill,[5] Robert Skene, Jim MacGinley, Peter Cudmore, Ken Telford and James Ashton.[6]


  1. ^ "About The Australian Polo Federation". Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  2. ^ "FIP Members". Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Australian National Sporting Organisations". Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Member States and Clubs". Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  5. ^ Laffaye, Horace A. (2004). The polo encyclopedia. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland. p. 169. ISBN 0-7864-1724-2.
  6. ^ "Hall Of Fame". Retrieved 27 May 2017.

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