Bending the narrative: how film & TV makes women’s sport visible

Emerging Sports Writer Program participant Lauren McIntosh shares the unusual, yet valid avenue through which she was exposed to, and grew to love, women’s sport. Do you remember the first time you laced up your ballet slippers? Passed a netball? Witnessed someone execute that impossible kick? For me I remember all three. From being influenced …

2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours for Women in Sport

Congratulations to these women who work tirelessly in sport who have received Queen’s Birthday honours this year for their contribution to sport and active recreation. Among these women are Olympians, athletes, coaches, administrators, volunteers and community leaders who work tirelessly in their field. We thank them for their contribution and for being outstanding role models …

Why Pride Rounds in amateur adult sport will always be important

Fitzroy FC player Kirsty Marshall writes on her experience playing in a Pride Game and what this kind of celebration and visibility means to her. On Sunday the 2nd of May, Fitzroy Football Club and Melbourne University Women’s Football Club came together to compete in the first ever official Pride Game in the Victorian Amateur …