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

Netball ACT’s First Representative Team For All-Abilities Athletes

It has been the definition of a community effort, getting a state team together for the first time, more so when the team is the first representative team for all-abilities athletes. The willingness and passion of an organisation that believes inclusion is paramount to the growth of the sport for the benefit of the ... More

Molly makes it to One Netball Marie Little Shield

When Molly Byrnes started playing in the inaugural All Abilities carnival in Darwin she didn’t know where that opportunity would take her but flash forward two years and everyone’s noticed how she’s grown.   Molly has an intellectual disability that involves selective mutism and extreme anxiety. Yet her ... More

National Health and Physical Education Day

It’s an easy trap to fall into where talk of sport focuses solely on premier leagues and world records, but Health and Physical Education Day reminds us about the importance of sport across all calibers and the benefits that come from learning about how to lead healthier and happier lives.   That’s why at ... More

Confident Girls Clinics Brighten the Sunshine Coast

Over the past 6 months Sunshine Coast Lighting have been running Confident Girls clinics in Queensland to support marginalised girls.   Each clinic is different depending on who the participants are. In May a clinic was held for those living with a disability, in June there was a clinic run for Indigenous girls ... More

Together we can Shine Brighter

The Diamonds farewell luncheon in Sydney was an event filled with collaborations.   Friends, family, partners and officials came together to wish the team good luck, Netball Australia and the NSW Government announced their partnership in a bid for the 2027 World Cup and the elite netball community raised money ... More

Diamond Spirit Leadership Camp

One of the great initiatives that the Confident Girls Foundation funds is the Diamond Spirit program. Run in partnership with Netball Queensland and the Queensland Government, it supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students through their education journey. This all-year-round initiative works to create both ... More

Jo-Anne Arthur runs a drill with participants of the Creating Confidence Program

The Creating Confidence Program

The statistics are now common knowledge. One in every three women will experience physical violence from the age of 15. A woman dies every week at the hands of a previous or current partner. 18% of Australian women have been sexually assaulted (OurWatch 2018). These figures don’t just impact the women who are subjec... More

Confident Girls Foundation Ambassador Visit for the Highest Give for a Goal Fundraiser!

This year the highest fundraiser during the Give for a Goal appeal will have the opportunity to participate in a clinic run by one of our 10 Confident Girls Foundation Ambassadors! It is an amazing opportunity to learn from the best, so get shooting to raise funds to empower girls and potentially win an opportunity like ... More

Macfarlane Diamonds Sparkle

When you love a sport, you want a chance to show people what you’re made of. For teacher Hannah Robbins, from Macfarlane School in the Northern Territory, she saw the passion her students had for netball and decided to make their dreams possible. If the girls kept a high attendance record throughout the year then ... More