Australian Kendo Renmei (AKR)
The AKR is recognised internationally as the governing body for Kendo, Iaido and Jodo in Australia, and domestically recognised by the Australian Sports Commission as the National Sporting Organisation (NSO) to develop Kendo, Iaido and Jodo in Australia. AKR Policies can be found here.
The FIK is the world-wide federation of national Kendo, Iaido and Jodo organisations. The FIK is affiliated with SportAccord (formerly GAISF) a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Agency drugs in sport policy and is recognised as the international governing federation for Kendo, Iaido and Jodo.
ACT Kendo Renmei (ACTKR)
The ACTKR is the sole body in the ACT affiliated with the AKR. The principle objectives of the ACTKR are to promote the interest in Kendo, Seitei Iaido and Seitei Jodo, within the Australian Capital Territory, and the surrounding districts.
The AKA is an administrative body to support the club members of affiliated state associations through access to national seminars, examinations, and international events.