Diversity

SUNS’ Saad keeps the faith

Gold Coast SUNS young gun, Adam Saad, has thrilled crowds and commentators in his inaugural AFL season. He won a rising star nomination in the  SUN’s win over Brisbane Lions and, while most rookies would be over the moon with

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AFL kicks off 2015 Toyata AFL Multicultural Round

The AFL is pleased to announce the 2015 Toyota AFL Multicultural Round, celebrating ‘Many Cultures, One Game’ will take place in Round 19 of the Toyota AFL Premiership Season. Multicultural Round highlights the contribution multicultural communities have made to the

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Goal umpire Hung to commentate Q Clash

Whether it’s goal umpiring or commentating an AFL game in Vietnamese, multicultural program ambassador Hung Huynh Quang will play a vital part in this weekend’s multicultural round. Huynh Quang first came to Australia three years ago from Vietnam to complete

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Queensland Inclusion Team named

AFL Queensland selectors have named the Queensland Inclusion Team to compete at the National Championships in Melbourne from August 5. Players were presented with their jumpers on Sunday after a practice match against players from Beenleigh. The National Inclusion Carnival

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QLD Disability Inclusion Training Squad named

Selectors have named a preliminary list of 18 players to train for the 2015 Queensland Disability Inclusion team to compete at the National Inclusion Championships in August. Squad hopefuls had a chance to strut their stuff at selection trials at

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A year in the life of a Multicultural Ambassador

  By Wesley Hull   The New Year arrives with the tingling sensations of a new footy season. But somehow, this year was even more… tingly. With the first ball being bounced  in April, something more exciting preceded it. Would

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Houli the inspiration for Queensland Cup

The annual Bachar Houli Cup competition returns to Yeronga on Tuesday June 16. This year’s competition will feature boy’s and girl’s teams from the Islamic College of Brisbane, Australian International Islamic College Gold Coast, Australian International College Durack, and Milperra

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2015 Toyota AFL Indigenous Round

    The 20 year anniversary of the AFL’s Racial Vilification Policy, a first in Australian sport, is being commemorated as part of the 2015 Toyota AFL Indigenous Round. The AFL, along with Michael Long and Adam Goodes officially launched

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AFL Cape York kicking goals with upgraded oval

The Cape York community can keep kicking goals with the official opening of their upgraded oval in Cairns today. Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt officially opened the newly upgraded Cape York AFL field, which the Queensland Government contributed

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Queensland wins All Nations Cup

The Queensland All Nations team has taken out the ALL Nations Cup at the AFL National Diversity Championships in Cairns, with a 19-point win over hot favourites Victoria/Tasmania. The crowd at Cazaly’s Stadium was treated to a thrilling match with the

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QLD All Nations through to Championship GF

  The Queensland All Nations team has made it through to the Grand Final at the AFL National Diversity Championships in Cairns. The side announced its self as a definite title contender when they put the Western Australia team to

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AFL National Diversity Champs – Day 3

Game 28 – Kickstart – Western Australia v South Australia The warning signals had been coming from day One of the championships that Western Australia was peaking, but it was a South Australian side that felt the brunt of that.

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National Diversity Champs – Day 2

The second day of the championships got under way with a Talent Pathways special education session at Cazalys club, adjacent to the football stadium. With a cooler breeze but beautiful tropical skies, another day’s entertainment began. Game 13 – Kickstart

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National Diversity Champs – Day 1

The 2015 National Diversity Championships got under way at Cazalys Stadium in Cairns today on a beautiful and warm tropical day. The event, comprising both the national Kickstart and All Nations Championships, showcased the tremendous Under 15 talent from across

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Indigenous Leadership award for Lyneeka

AFL Mackay Sport Ready trainee Lyneeka Malone has received the inaugural Chris Johnson Cup award at the 2015 AFL SportsReady Awards night in Brisbane. The Chris Johnson Cup is named after the Brisbane Lions premiership defender Chris Johnson. The award

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Inclusion the key for AFLQ Diversity team

The AFL Queensland Diversity Team is now complete with the appointment of Eddie Sansbury to the role of Diversity Coordinator – Talent. The portfolio, managed by Luke Jeffery, takes in the female, Indigenous, disability and multicultural sectors. “As an Indigenous

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