Learning Through Play

For the special needs school of Kintore St in Katherine NT, access to sporting equipment was difficult to find as the size of the school meant they were often overlooked when funding opportunities arose. This harsh fact meant the kids, who were already living in remote areas away from additional care options, also had ... More

AUSSIE LEADS THE WAY

Sport is an important part of so many of our lives. But for some young girls, it’s a luxury their parents can’t afford.   This is Aussie. She’s 11 years old and lives in Nhill, Victoria. Aussie lives with her family who, with other members of the Karen community, fled their home on the Thai-Burmese ... More

NO LIMITS FOR GRACE

No Limits gives participants with an intellectual disability aged 11 and over the opportunity to engage with netball, meet new friends and play in a safe environment as part of a team.   For one No Limits player Grace Pirie, who has cerebral palsy, it was the perfect fit to continue playing the sport she loved ... More

HELPING HAND IN THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY

It is hard for a lot of us to imagine living and attending school in the middle of Australia, however, five hours south of Alice Springs, in South Australia, this is reality for those living the APY lands and the children attending the Indulkana Anagu School.   One of the biggest challenges faced by Indulkana ... More

MILE WIDE SMILES

For the team at Coolum Netball Club, it’s important that every child can give netball a go.   Inclusion NetSetGO introduces Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities and people with disabilities to netball.   The Inclusion NetSetGO program at Coolum Netball Club gives ... More

EMPOWERING GAZELLE NETBALL CLUB

The Gazelle Netball Club introduced their Empowerment Program as a tool to help their junior netballers become strong, confident, and resilient girls. The overall aim was to provide them with skills that will assist and encourage them to be the best person they can be.   The program which runs all year round, ... More

KIARNA SHINES IN ADELAIDE

Not everyone’s introduction to netball is an easy one.   Meet Kiarna. She’s 11 years old and from Toowoomba, Queensland. Kiarna didn’t enjoy her first experience of netball. After deciding to move clubs her personality, humble nature and natural leadership started to shine.   Kiarna soon became ... More

LAGUNTA SISTERS DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES

Netball isn’t just about developing fitness. It’s a fantastic sport to learn teamwork and leadership and build confidence.   These elements are at the heart of the Lagunta Sisters program, a unique and innovative program that engages young Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island women aged between 14 ... More

NETBALL EMPOWERING ALBURY’S BHUTANESE COMMUNITY

A new initiative has been introduced in Albury and Wodonga to encourage and engage the Bhutanese community to get involved in netball.   The Confident Girls Foundation, Netball Victoria, and local netball associations are working together to use netball as a tool to help break down cultural barriers experienced ... More

NGUKURR’s SCHOOLS TRIP TO MELBOURNE

An eight-hour drive from Darwin, on the banks of the Roper River in southern Arnhern Land is Ngukurr; a remote Aboriginal community.   With school attendance being an issue in the local area, as children often not prioritising their education. Georgia Croad, the transition teacher at Ngukurr School, came up ... More