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Basketball ACT News

BACT Proposed Constitutional Changes. 

  The BACT board of Directors have undertaken a review of the current BACT constitution . If  you have any questions or would like to review these changes  please do not hesitate to contact BACT by email at admin@basketballact.com.au


  The Canberra Nationals regret to announce that Jenny Lonergan has resigned as Head Coach for the 2020 season. Lonergan recently accepted the second year of her two-year deal with the organisation but has cited work, personal and family reasons for her departure.   “I have thoroughly enjoyed all the wonderful opportunities Basketball ACT has […]

Basketball ACT and UC Capitals Partnership! 

We’re delighted to announce our partnership with the UC Capitals for the 2019/2020 season, providing great opportunities for our junior pathways and exposure to elite basketball via the Club Ambassador Program. See the full post here: UC Capitals and Basketball ACT Partnership  


Two Canberra basketballers have been invited to the National Performance Camp to be held in January next year. Alex Toohey, from the Marist Club, and Bowyn Beatty, from Wests, were invited to be a part of the 20-player squad following the strong performance of the ACT Under 16 team at the Australian Championships earlier this […]

BACT Congratulates Appointed Senior 2020 Coaches 

Basketball ACT would like to congratulate the following coaches on their appointments to senior competitions for 2020. Canberra Gunners: Tony Plunkett Canberra Nationals: Jenny Lonergan Canberra Gunners Academy: Andrew Martin Ivor Burge Men: Michelle Cosier Ivor Burge Women: Sarah Skidmore See our media releases:   CANBERRA NATIONALS COACHING ANNOUNCEMENT Following a successful 2019 season, Basketball ACT […]


Basketball ACT has announced the appointment of David Simpson as its new Chief Executive Officer, commencing Monday 28 October. Mr Simpson, who comes from a senior position with Sport Australia, has spent the past 18 years working in the sporting industry across ACT, national and international sporting organisations in event management, competition management, sport development, […]

Illawarra Hawks in the ACT 

Don’t miss an opportunity to join the Hawks at an open training session on November the 2nd before the big game on Sunday!

U12 Boys Development Program 

U12 Boys 4 Week Development Program Venue, Date & Time  13th October 8-10am at University of Canberra 20th October 8-10am at Harrison Primary School Gym 27th October 8-10am at Harrison Primary School Gym 3rd November 8-10am at Harrison Primary School Gym Age Group Born 2009 & 2010 Cost $23 For more information, please contact barb.turner@basketballact.com.au […]

Level 1 Statistician Course 

Interested in learning stats & scoretable? We will be holding a Level 1 Statistician Course on Saturday, 12th October from 10AM – 3PM. To register, please contact Mick Hanley – mlhanley@grapevine.net.au

2020 Canberra Gunners Academy Positions Vacant 

Positions Vacant –  2020 Canberra Gunners Academy Head Coach, Assistant Coach and Program Manager Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified and experienced coaches and managers who are interested in being considered for the 2020 Canberra Gunners Academy Men’s Program.  The appointment is on a volunteer basis and for a period of approximately nine months […]