It has been obligatory to hold Race Swimming at every Commonwealth Games. Over the years the Swimming program has changed considerably, with new events added at each Games.
In 2002 Para-Sport events were included in the Games and 2014 & 2018 saw six Para-Sport swimming events in the program.
The governing body for Swimming in Australia is Swimming Australia.
October 27, 2021
Swimming Australia and Paralympics Australia have announced the appointment of new chief executive officers in Eugenie Buckley and Catherine Clark, key appointments in the build up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
October 21, 2021
Commonwealth Games Australia’s sports and athlete support funding program has been renamed Green2Gold2Great.