Stakeholders were supportive of the draft strategy to develop better sports injury data
Privacy, consent, and access arrangements require more detail
Ongoing consultation & collaboration with sporting organisations is needed to provide data to inform prevention programs
There were 7,800 fewer sports injury hospitalisations in 2019–20 than in the previous year.
More than half of the injuries were fractures, most commonly a fractured arm or shoulder.
The sports responsible for the most hospitalisations involved wheels—cycling, wheeled motor sports and roller sports.