South Australia’s Tjindu Foundation is cultivating strong cultural identities and pathways through sport

Sosefina Fuamoli speaks with Tjindu Foundation Chairperson April Lawrie about how they’re helping young Aboriginal women reconnect with their culture through their Aussie Rules Academy. The Tjindu Foundation may still be in its infancy, but the groundwork and momentum the South Australian non-for-profit organisation has already stirred is a massive indication of the legacy it …

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 …

Beyond the binary: Taylor Ling on being their true self

Emerging Sports Writer Program participant Courtney Hagen speaks to Plangermaireener athlete Taylor Ling, on cricket, identity and sport’s role in bringing it all together. Looking out onto the field at Bradman Oval, a rookie player stands for a moment to take in Gundungurra and D’harawal country beneath their feet. Donning the prestigious NSW Indigenous jersey …