About us

Who we are

The Australian Handball Federation (“ Handball Australia”) is Australia's governing body for the sport of Handball – for both Beach Handball and the indoor Olympic Handball version.

Handball Australia is a nation member of the International Handball Federation (IHF), a member of the continental body the Oceania Continental Handball Federation (OCHF) and a member of the Commonwealth Handball Association (currently not active).

There are presently six full member associations:

Within Australia, Handball Australia is recognised by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Sports Commission (ASC). The State Members are also required to be affiliated with their State Olympic Committees.