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By powerlif / January 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website. Visit us at powerlifting.org.au.   After months of hard work and dedication, we are delighted to officially announce the launch on January 1, 2021. We wanted to make the new website faster, easier to navigate, and more user-friendly.   It is important […]

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Message from Australian Powerlifting Union President

By powerlif / December 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

  Dear APU Member, Please welcome the new additions to the APU Board. Mr Max Bristow from Newcastle moves out of the Secretary General role into a Director’s role of Diversity and Inclusion. Max has come from a lifting background and just may be the most versed lifter, coach and organiser in our country. Max […]

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2020 APU Ltd Annual General Meeting

By powerlif / October 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

Dear APU Members, Join us for 2020 APU Ltd Annual General Meeting Saturday 14th of November 2020 15:00 AEST/ 16:00 AEDT/ 13:00 AWST Online platform available at : https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkcOiopjMrHtar_9YdjvG1miXEPqdYN3d0 The Notice of Meeting and Agenda are available here. You can vote directly in person by attending the AGM or with Proxy. Get Proxy Form. Important Information […]

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2020 APU Ltd Extraordinary General Meeting

By powerlif / September 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

RE: NOTICE OF ADJOURNED MEETING – EGM         Dear Member,     Due to lack of quorum, The chair of APU EGM on 27 Sept 2020 has declared the meeting will be adjourned to the following schedule:  Date  = 04 October 2020 (Sunday)Time = 13:00 AWST/ 15:00 AEST/ 16:00 AEDTVenue = Panthers Powerlifting — 14a Milsom […]

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – Cancellation of 2020 Australian National Championships

By powerlif / August 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

  The APU board has decided to cancel 2020 APU AUSTRALIAN CLASSIC POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS    Date: 23/10/2020 – 25/10/2020 Location: Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium   In a very unprecedented time of history, APU believes it is in the best interest of our members, their families, our supporters and the public to cancel the planned APU […]

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By powerlif / July 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

  UPDATE  (IPF Announcement) 27 July 2020 Dear IPF Member Federations, dear Lifters, With this information, the IPF announces the termination of the Equipment License Agreement between the IPF and Metal Sports with immediate effect of the reason of non fulfilling the agreement terms. The result of this agreement termination is that Metal Sports Equipment […]

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By powerlif / July 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

  AUSTRALIAN POWERLIFTING UNION (APU) HAS BEEN ACCEPTED AS A PROVISIONAL MEMBER OF ASIAN POWERLIFTING FEDERATION (APF)   Dear APU members, The Australian Powerlifting Union has been accepted as a provisional member of the Asian Powerlifting Federation (APF) starting at 1st January 2021. The move away from the Oceania Regional to Asian Powerlifting Federation provides […]

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APU Covid-19 Safety Plan

By powerlif / July 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

APU Covid-19 Safety Plan can be found on https://www.powerlifting-apu.com/about-us/documents/   This plan has been developed to protect the company, its board and members, its stakeholders, and the general population during these unprecedented times. The policies are a combination of the recommendations of Sport Australia and the unique operations of the Australian Powerlifting Union.   The […]

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Sport Integrity Australia as the National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO) in Australia from 1 July 2020

By powerlif / July 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

  Dear APU Members,   Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd. Anti-Doping Policy has been amended and is effective 10 August 2020. The changes bring our sport in line with the establishment of Sport Integrity Australia which will replace the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) as the National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO) in Australia from 1 July 2020. The changes which […]

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By powerlif / June 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

  RE: 2020 APU NSW STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS UPDATE   Dear APU NSW Members,   We hope you and your loved ones are well in these troubling times. We apologise for the delay in getting this information to you, but ask for your understanding given the fluidity of the COVID-19 situation here in NSW.   2020 […]

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