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Patty Mills

Boomers Bound for Olympic Destiny in Tokyo

After a final opportunity to impress selectors at the Boomers' training camp in Los Angeles over this past week, Basketball Australia has named their final 12-man squad to represent the green and gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games later this month, the Australian Olympic Committee announced today.  


FIBA Under 19 Women's World Cup squad announced.

Basketball Australia is excited to announce the 12-women squad who will be chasing gold at the 2021 FIBA Under 19 Women's World Cup in Hungary next month. 

Basketball Australia announce new CEO.

Basketball Australia (BA) is excited to announce Matt Scriven as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organisation, following a highly competitive and rigorous executive search process led by global executive search and consulting firm, SRI.

Ben Simmons

Simmons withdraws from Olympic Squad.

Boomers Squad member Ben Simmons has today advised Head Coach Brian Goorjian of his decision to withdraw from the Australian Olympic Squad.

COVID-19 Impacts to National Tournaments.

The recent outbreak of COVID 19 in multiple States and recent border closures across the country has significantly impacted national basketball tournaments.

Coaches announced for the Elite Female Coach Advancement Program.

Coaches from seven states and territories have been included in the next intake of the Basketball Australia Elite Female Coach Advancement Program (EFCAP).

Tom Maher inducted to the FIBA Hall of Fame.

Six time Olympic Games coach Tom Maher has officially been included in the FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2021. 


Basketball Australia has today announced a reduced Boomers Olympic squad for the final selection camp and matches beginning in the USA late this month, ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Erin Phillips receives OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Former Australian Opal Erin Phillips was honoured with an OAM for services to Basketball and Australian Rules Football in the annual Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Basketball Australia announce CoE scholarship recipients.

Basketball Australia's High Performance team have offered scholarships to six junior athletes to join the women's Centre of Excellence (CoE) program at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

Australian Under 16 Championships Fixture Release.

Basketball Australia (BA) has released the fixture for the 2021 Australian Under-16 Championships to take place from the 4-11th of July at Warwick Stadium in Perth.

Under 19 Men's 2021 World Cup Squad Revealed.

Basketball Australia have completed the four day U19 Men’s camp at the High Performance Centre and have finalised the team to participate in the 15th edition of the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2021, which will take place in the cities of Riga and Daugavpils from 3 -11 July 2021.

U19 Gems squad named for 2021 World Cup selection camp.

Basketball Australia has named 19 athletes in the Australian Under-19 squad for a 2021 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup selection camp to be held at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra from 25 – 28 June 2021.


The country’s finest athletes and aspiring Tokyo 2020 Paralympians will converge on the Illawarra (NSW) this weekend for Round One of the 2021 National Wheelchair Basketball League.

Opals Named for Tokyo 2020 Australian Olympic Team

The 12-strong women’s basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics has been announced by the Australian Olympic Committee in Sydney today.

Guide to 3X3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Need to know information about the FIBA 3X3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament


Basketball Australia has today released its Diversity and Inclusion Framework for the period 2021 – 2025 which underpins the governing body’s commitment to support and promote diversity and inclusion at all levels and in all aspects of its operations and relationships.


Basketball Australia has today named the squad selected to represent Australia at the FIBA 3X3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament set to take place in Graz, Austria from May 26 – 30.