Sports Chaplaincy Australia was originally established in 1984, then known as Specialised Life-Orientated Ministries (SLM). In 1993 SCA was established as a national Incorporated Association in NSW under the ARBN of 085 483 923 and soon after received Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status from the ATO.

The Sports Chaplaincy Australia National Board, voted in by members, is committed to the highest levels of corporate governance and serves the association to ensure the vision and strategies of the association are delivered.

Australian Business Registry Details

ABN: 80 085 483 923
ARBN: 085 483 923
SPORTS CHAPLAINCY AUSTRALIA INCORPORATED is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient from 01 Jul 2000 Australian Business Registry Website

Luke Tattersall


Luke is an avid surfer, League supporter and Senior Pastor of Balmain Presbyterian Church. Luke has served SCA as the Board President since 2007.

Phil Bryant


Phil is a leading Church Health Consultant for across Australia. Former Pastor of Riverview Church WA and serves as the chaplain of Perth Wildcats (NBL).

Lisa McInnes-Smith


A former sports psychologist, A-grade tennis player and international speaker Lisa brings to the SCA Board her love for sport, dedication to helping people and extensive community and corporate leadership.

Mark Peters


Mark was the CEO of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. He was formerly the CEO of the Australian Sports Commission.




Andrew McKenzie


Andrew is the International Marketing and Communications Director for YMCA. He has worked at the AFL and has had significant experience in the charitable sector.

Michael Pailthorpe

National Director

Michael has served as CEO of Habitat for Humanity, Variety WA and as the State Manager for World Vision in NSW. He brings many years of business, fundraising and charity sector experience to the senior operations of SCA.




Annual Reports

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