Indigenous news

Jaxon’s football journey finds an unexpected shortcut

The pathway to Indigenous and multicultural representative teams may have been postponed due to COVID-19, but that isn’t stopping AFL NSW/ACT providing opportunities for football development to players like Jaxon Mawson Gulliford. Although there’s no opportunity to play or train

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Boots for Community Kids – show your support

AFL North Coast is throwing its support behind former Sawtell Juniors President Jade Collon in her project to provide footy boots to kids in a remote Indigenous community in the Northern Territory. Jade has been working as a Community and

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Lismore’s flock makes waves on the North Coast

Article reproduced from www.aflnswact.com.au.   For season 2021, the Lismore Swans decided that for the first time in its 37-year history it would part ways with the Northern Rivers competition and join AFL North Coast. The new kids on the

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Cultural Education Training making a difference to football community

Football is the gateway to a good community. It’s a sport that unites and includes regardless of a player’s background or personal circumstance. As custodians of the sport, AFL NSW/ACT is committed to ensuring everyone can play footy and feel

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AFL is looking for Diverse talent

The hunt is on for talented athletes to be part of the 2020 AFL NSW/ACT Diversity Talent Program. Nominations are open to male Indigenous or Multicultural athletes aged 12 to 15 (born 2005 to 2008). Multicultural is defined as a player

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From PKC to the MVE and now the national stage

Macleay Valley Eagles

  Over the past two years, the number of Indigenous players coming from the Kempsey region to represent New South Wales and the ACT at the AFL Female Diversity Championships, has become an expected positive to the team. The Female

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Volunteers encourage Eagles to fly

Macleay Valley Eagles

National Volunteers Week takes place from 8-14 May 2017, celebrating the contribution of all volunteers – AFL or otherwise – right across Australia. Every week in New South Wales and the ACT, thousands of volunteers commit their time and energy

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