EOI Subsidised Level 1 AWF Coaching Course places

The AWF has once again provided subsidised course places to each State Association for this calendar year - four places at a 50% subsidy. One of these places has been used on a Level 2 course, and we would now like to offer the remaining three places for Level 1 course places. EOI close Monday 14th October 2019. Full cost of the course is $770.

Find the application form: HERE

Published on 19 Sep 19 - 17:23

EOI for Queensland referees for National Senior Championships

EOI Technical Official APPOINTED Positions National Seniors

Canberra, 19-20 October 2019


To give QWA Qualified Technical Officials (TO) the opportunity to:

  • practice their skills at their current level of Refereeing qualification
  • to enable suitably qualified QWA Technical Officials the opportunity to gain skills necessary for upgrade to a higher level

Event: 2019 AWF National Championships
Dates: Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 October, 2019
Location: AIS Canberra ACT

Applicants must have a current Blue Card and must have completed the QWA online referee training in the past 12 months, even where the applicant currently holds a National or above  referee qualification. Successful applicants must be available to officiate at all sessions of both days of the competition.

Travel and accommodation costs will be covered by the QWA for 2 (two) successful applicants. Accommodation will be at the AIS.

For more information and to apply: CLICK HERE

Information for additional interested TO’s:

If you able to fund your own way, you will be able to apply for accommodation at the AIS via the following form submitted to the QWA by Sunday 15th September. CLICK HERE

Please also complete the Availability form and return to the AWF by the due date.

Published on 13 Sep 19 - 9:08

Accommodation availability AIS Canberra for National Seniors

The 2019 National Senior Championships will be held 19-20 October 2019 at the AIS (Australian Institute of Sport).

Accommodation onsite at the AIS can be arranged by the AWF at a cost of $70 per person per night, including meals. The AWF will aim to acquire single room occupancy initially, however some twin-share arrangements may be necessary.

Please return this booking request to by 5.00pm Sunday 15th September 2019 so that requests can be collated and forwarded on to the AWF Office. The AWF will not be able to assist with requests for accommodation at the AIS received after this time.


Please note that accommodation places will be made available to lifters competing at the event and the Qld Team Officials as a priority,  if numbers of requests exceed availability.


Published on 12 Sep 19 - 19:19

EOI for Team Coaches and Manager for Qld Team - National Seniors Canberra

EOI are sought from suitably qualified individuals to be appointed as a member of the team of 5 (five) coaches and 1 (one) Manager, to support the Queensland National Senior team of 50 lifters at the AWF National Championships in Canberra 19-20 October 2019.

For Coach application form: Click here

For Coach selection Policy information: Click here

For Manager Application form: Click here

Applications need to be lodged with the QWA Office via email by Wednesday 18th September.

This is also the address to send to if you need further information.

Published on 12 Sep 19 - 10:22

Coaching Resources

The QWA very much values the work of our volunteer coaches. We are happy to be able to provide the link for  some recordings from recent QAS education sessions below:

ACL Session 1 – “PREHAB”

Dr Mark Sayers           

Kerry Staples             


ACL Session 1 – “The Injury”

Dr John Roe            

Tim Oostenbroek   


Published on 12 Sep 19 - 8:42


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