Lorraine Landon OAM


Lorraine Landon has established herself as one of the outstanding administrators in Australian basketball. She played for NSW, was a long-time junior coach and administrator for the Bankstown club. Lorraine also lent her hand at the Sydney Kings, the Sydney Flames, and Basketball Australia.

Lorraine was the Australian Women’s team manager at two Olympics (1984 and 1988) and General Manager for Basketball at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. She has been a driving force behind the WNBL in Australia and women’s basketball in general. Lorraine has been the Executive director of the NBL, chair of the FIBA Women’s Commission and a member of the NSW Sports Advisory Committee. She is a Life-Member of the Bankstown club and BNSW. Her contributions to international basketball have been recognised with the IOC Women in Sports Award 2004, IOC Golden Rings 2000 and the FIBA Merit Award 2000. Lorraine Landon was awarded an OAM for services to basketball in 2011.

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