Grumpily forcing grassroots data to exist: Alyssa Longmuir’s impact on Australian ice hockey

In a world where statistics in sport are an assumed asset, ice hockey analyst Alyssa Longmuir is grumpily forcing grassroots data to exist in Australia. Nowadays sport and statistics go hand in hand, and there’s an assumption that they’re readily available (well, for men’s leagues anyway). When Alyssa Longmuir became a fan of ice hockey …

Like medicine: How designing the Vixens’ Indigenous dress is helping Alice Pepper heal

Aboriginal artist Alice Pepper reflects on her community’s unity during recent summer bushfires, and how it inspired her design of the Melbourne Vixens Indigenous dress. On Sunday September 20th the Melbourne Vixens will close out the 2020 Suncorp Super Netball Indigenous round in their match against the Queensland Firebirds in Cairns. They’ll do so wearing …