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Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame

The Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame recognises and celebrates Tasmania’s sporting heritage.

It honours outstanding Tasmanians who have represented their State and nation with distinction and ensures their sporting achievements receive recognition.

Members

There are 139 athletes from a broad range of sports who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame, including swimmers, jockeys, Australian Rules Football legends and sporting all-rounders.

New Members

Four new members were inducted into the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame on 9 December 2021.

Find out more about these amazing sportspeople in our online Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Nomination Criteria

A person must meet the following criteria to be considered for induction into the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame:

  • have achieved outstanding performance in sporting competition while either identifying themselves as Tasmanian or acknowledging Tasmania as their home
  • have participated in open competition at the highest level of their sport
  • be retired from that level of competition for a minimum period of four years
  • have exhibited a standard of behaviour that is fair, ethical and above reproach in relation to the rules and regulations of their sport and the community’s expectations.

Individuals considered for induction have, typically, represented Australia with a medal-winning or equivalent outstanding performance in their sport. No distinction is made between amateurs and professionals or between males and females.

Visit the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame online to view inductees.

Nomination Sporting Hall of Fame

Who is eligible?

To be considered a person must meet the following criteria:

  • have achieved outstanding performance in sporting competition while either identifying themselves as Tasmanian  or acknowledging Tasmania as their home
  • have participated in open competition at the highest level of their sport
  • be retired from that level of competition for a minimum period of four years
  • have exhibited a standard of behaviour that is fair, ethical and above reproach in relation to the rules and regulations of their sport and the community’s expectations.

No distinction is made between amateurs and professionals or males and females.

Nominations can be made for athletes from any period of time.  However, evidence will be required of their achievements  with suitable records.

Individuals considered for induction have, typically, represented Australia with a medal-winning or equivalent outstanding performance in their sport.

Find out who is a member of the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame.

Assessment

Nominations will be considered by the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame judging panel. Nominators will be advised of the outcome of their nomination. The judges’ decisions are final and no communication will be entered into regarding the judging of the nominations.

Nominations

When preparing a nomination please provide as much detail as possible about the sportspersons performances. Supporting documentation is welcome.

Nominations for the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame 2022 will be open from 1 August 2022 and will close at 5pm on 19 August 2022.

No late nominations will be accepted.

Mail to:

Tasmanian Institute of Sport
Culture, Arts and Sport
Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame
PO Box 93
Prospect  TAS  7250

Email: halloffame@sportrec.tas.gov.au

Enquiries

For further information please contact Brett Gillow, Tasmanian Institute of Sport