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Bronte Barratt of Australia waves to the crowd after winning the Women's 400 Metre Freestyle during day one of the Australian Swimming Championships at the SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre on April 26, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia

SWIMMING: David McKeon and Bronte Barratt have become the first Australians to book their place at this year’s FINA World Championships, with convincing wins on the first night of finals at the 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide.

Fresh start for Swimming Australia

SWIMMING: Swimming Australia has this morning announced that Michael Bohl and Rohan Taylor will take on the role of National Team Coaches for the Australian Swim Team through to the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona (July 28 to Aug 4).

Svetlana Radkevich of Belarus competes with Sophie Muir of Australia during the women's speed skating 500 m on day five of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Richmond Olympic Oval on February 16, 2010.

FUNDING: Australian national sporting organisations have today learnt their funding allocations from the Australian Government for 2013-14 with Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie AM announcing the breakdown in almost $120 million in government investment.

Fresh start for Swimming Australia

SWIMMING: Following the statement by Swimming Australia regarding their Integrity Panel Report, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) can update with the following.

Emily Seebohm reacts after competing in the Women's 100m Backstroke heat 4 on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

The President of the AOC, John Coates, is confident Australia’s swimmers will be a force at the 2016 Rio Olympics. As part of his President’s Review in the AOC’s Annual Report, Coates says

Fresh start for Swimming Australia

SWIMMING: Swimming Australia President Barclay Nettlefold has today announced that Mark Anderson has been appointed as the new Swimming Australia Chief Executive Officer, with Michael Scott to take on the role of Director of High Performance.

Australian Swimming Head Coach Leigh Nugent.

SWIMMING: Swimming Australia President Barclay Nettlefold has confirmed that Leigh Nugent will stand down from the position of Head Coach, with an Interim Head Coach to be appointed and in place before the Australian Championships starting on April 26.

NSW Swim Championships

16 March 2013
2012 400m IM Australian Champion Thomas Fraser-Holmes

SWIMMING: Highlights of the 2013 NSW Swimming Championships held in Sydney.

Silver medallists (L-R) Emily Seebohm, Leisel Jones, Alicia Coutts and Melanie Schlanger of Australia pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 4x100m Meldey Relay Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

SWIMMING: More than half of the Australian Swim Team from London, including multiple medallists Alicia Coutts and Emily Seebohm will come together at the 2013 New South Wales State Open Championships this weekend, from Friday to Sunday at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.

ASPIRE- The Australian Olympic Team Values: Attitude; Sportsmanship; Pride; Individual Responsibility; Respect; Express Yourself.

AOC: Olympic sports, the AOC and AIS need to address “culture and Team values” as they prepare athletes for the 2016 Games in Rio.