Confident Girls Competition Winners

From June 5th-15th netballers were invited to tell the Confident Girls Foundation in 50 words or less what netball meant to them and their communities. Their answer would put them in the draw to win one of four 30 minute zoom prizes, with one of the Confident Girls Ambassadors; Laura Scherian, Caitlin Thwaites, Sam Poolman ... More

Round 1 Bushfire Recovery Grants Announced

Eight netball clubs and associations from across New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia have received more than $50,000 in grants through Round 1 of the Confident Girls Foundation Bushfire Recovery Grants initiative.   As Netball Australia’s official charity, the Confident Girls Foundation, established ... More

Round 2 Bushfire Recovery Grants Now Open!

Alongside the announcement of the Round 1 Bushfire Grant recipients on Monday 22nd June, the second round of grants also became available for application and will close 2:00pm AEST 31st July 2020.   Similar to the Round 1 process, there will be two tiers of grant sizes, $1,500 and $10,000. If you, or a netball ... More

Netball support during isolation; from Caitlin Thwaites

The last time we all united together as a Netball Community was for the Bushfire relief fundraising efforts. It was incredible to see the strength of our community all pull together to help those affected by the bushfires.   The Diamonds vs SSN All-stars game was a huge highlight; to see people from all walks of ... More

Sam Poolman Brings Together Community in Support of Bushfire Relief

It’s been two years since Sam Poolman launched Aspire Netball, a development pathway for young netballers in her home region. Through her programs she’s met dedicated individuals and even stronger teams that work to empower girls and women.   So, when she heard that the Confident Girls Foundation was raising ... More

Bushfire Recovery Grants

We are excited to announce that the Confident Girls Foundation Bushfire Recovery Grants portal is now live, with the first round opening for applications 9:00 AEDT March 1st and closing 11:00 AEDT April 3rd. Further rounds to be announced.   If your netball community, or a netball community you know was impacted ... More

Netball Bushfire Relief Efforts

Over the past few months we have seen communities, individuals and business band together to support those in need. We have seen overwhelming financial aid from Australians and those overseas. We have seen volunteers and our emergency service workforce remain strong and unrelenting in the face of one of Australia’s most ... More

Bushfires: Statement from Confident Girls Foundation CEO

Confident Girls Foundation Interim CEO Nadine Cohen has made the following statement regarding the bushfire crisis.   "Our hearts go out to all those impacted by the bushfires, all the emergency workers and volunteers tirelessly continuing in the face of this natural disaster and the outstanding community ... More

Diamond Spirit wins National Inclusivity Award

Netball Queensland’s Diamond Spirit program has been honoured with an award that recognises safe, fair and inclusive practices and programs in sport. Play by the Rules raises awareness for initiatives and programs that contribute to safer, fairer and more inclusive sport participation and has recognised the Diamond ... More

2019 International Day of the Girl

When girls come together great things happen. Especially when those girls are fighting for something. This year International Day of the Girl is all about recognising those that are a force to be reckoned with; it’s about breaking from the script and creating change, it’s about being unstoppable.   At the ... More