Queensland Sports Technology Cluster
Sports today is internationally competitive on and off the field. Technology increasingly has a vital role to play in elite sport, whether it be the development of facilities, application to sports services, athlete development and performance monitoring.
The QSTC was formed to provide a range of integrated services gathered from a long history of competitive success with Australia's elite sporting bodies to transform sporting organisations with the aid technology.
Based in 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth games precinct we draws on the expertise and resources of world class sports facilities and expertise and home to Griffith Universities world leading experts in Electronic Sports Engineering, the Queensland Academy of Sport and a vast network of expertise through local, national and international partners.
"Griffith’s sporting prowess was again evident with students and graduates winning thirteen gold, five silver and three bronze medals. If Griffith was a country we would have ranked fifth in the medal tally"
Professor Ian O'Connor, Vice Chancellor and President, Griffith University on the 2006 Commonwealth Games performance.
"Fifty-five Queensland Academy of Sport athletes competed at the Melbourne Games with 42 of these athletes medalling, picking up 46 medals. QAS athletes picked up 23 gold, 12 silver and 11 bronze medals in total....If Queensland had competed as its own nation it would have finished equal third with Canada and second on the medal tally if it was ranked by gold medals.
Queensland Academy of Sport Press Release May 2006