To be a leading, professional and accountable sport, recognised for our state led and delivered community programs. To be a gender-equal, all abilities, engaging sport with defined pathways for all.
To develop competitive, high-quality state and national level players, coaches and officials.
Basketball is the sport of choice for Tasmanians.
Basketball in Tasmania recognises our people as our greatest asset and commits to a culture of:
Unity – we work together with a shared purpose and vision
Integrity – we’re respectful and professional in our conduct
Inclusive – sport for everyone, we’re stronger for our diversity
Innovation – we’re improving, learning and driving change
Covid Close contact update
Given the recent update to the COVID Close Contact guidelines, Basketball Tasmania’s position is that close contacts do not participate for the seven days.
Information regarding COVID Close Contacts can be found at https://www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/keeping-yourself-safe/advice-for-contacts
Advice for COVID Close Contacts is as follows:
not to play (or else to play wearing a mask)
Avoid large gatherings and social events where physical distancing is not possible
Avoid contact with those at risk of severe disease including elderly, immunocompromised and those with chronic conditions
Maintain all COVID safe behaviours.
Noting, if you’re a close contact you must:
Immediately have a COVID-19 test once you are aware you are a close contact
Test daily with a RAT for 7 days if you are leaving home. If you are not leaving home every day, you must do a second test on day 6
Isolate and test immediately if you have any symptoms, even mild
Isolate immediately if you test positive
Wear a face mask outside your home, when in any indoor space, unless a mask exemption is in place (there is no exemption for playing sport listed)
Tell your workplace you are a close contact
Not attend any high-risk settings such as hospitals, aged care facilities, residential disability settings and correctional facilities, unless you are a critical worker with an exemption.
Not provide in-home care services for aged or disability clients, unless a critical worker exemption is in place
Not attend a support school unless a critical worker exemption is in place