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 …

Alira Verity in the AM, chatting with a ‘Strong Woman’

Siren’s Deakin University Intern Felicity Smith catches up with Victoria’s Strongest Woman, Alira Verity. Verity is part of the ABC’s brand new docuseries Strong Women. Alira Verity is Victoria’s Strongest Woman—twice over. The reigning champion won first in 2018, and then again in 2019. She has competed in CrossFit competitions and is an International Australian …

Liz Ellis on netball’s support for community sport a chance to drive more change

Kasey Symons catches up with Liz Ellis for a discussion on Netball’s core principles and its commitment to creating positive change in the community. When I call Liz Ellis—the most capped player in Australian netball history—on Thursday afternoon, she’s driving from her northern New South Wales home to pick up fellow former Diamond, and current …