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Metropolitan West School Sport Board is responsible for the provision and administration of primary and secondary School Sport in the western and south-western suburbs of Brisbane, through Ipswich and the Lockyer and Fassifern Valleys.

Under the Metropolitan West School Sport banner sit 5 districts and in excess of 100 000 students from more than 200 individual schools including students with disabilities in both primary and secondary.

Metropolitan West School Sport supports the physical, intellectual and emotional well-being of young people, so they can be productive students and members of their communities.

This is created through the provision of comprehensive school sport programs. The Board’s core purpose is to focus on these sporting programs for students and schools within the various education systems.

The objects for which the Board is established are:

  • to support the Department of Education, Training and Employment Sports Strategy
  • to provide leadership for school sport
  • to provide opportunities for maximum numbers of school students to participate in school sport competitions
  • to provide competition at all levels so that each child may participate and develop maximum potential
  • to provide sporting competition in a healthy, stimulating environment
  • to increase the range of sports skills for children
  • to encourage teachers and non-teachers by providing them with opportunities to become proficient in the presentation of school sporting activities
  • to coordinate and oversee the efforts of the Metropolitan West Combined Council of Management
  • to liaise with Department of Education, Training and Employment through the Regional Director within the Sports Region
  • to liaise with Queensland School Sport to ensure all policies and procedures are adhered to.


2019 Board Members:


Chair - Lisa Starmer

Chair, Combined Council of Management - Michael Clarkson

Deputy Chair, Combined Council of Management - Tyrone Bruce

13-19yrs Representative - Geoff Palmer

13-19yrs Representative - Scott Stanford

13-19yrs Representative - Michael Bozhoff

10-12yrs Representative - Jason Boyd

10-12yrs Representative - Brad Roberts

10-12yrs Representative - Stephanie Jones

Non-State Schools Representative - Kay Roy

Non-State Schools Representative - Les Conroy

Multi-class Athlete Representative - Mark Graham

Kathy Sheppard - Dept of Education

MW Sports Office - Chris Bransdon​

MW Sports Office - Ann-Louise Edwards