AFL and the Indigenous Community

Australian football is the sport of choice for Indigenous Australians.

The Indigenous population makes up two and a half percent of the total Australian population; from this, 90,000 participants are involved with AFL programs around the country. Indigenous Players make up 9% of our AFL list.

- More about the AFL & the Indigenous Community

Indigenous AFL Players

- Indigenous Employment Strategy




Indigenous Contribution to AFL

Latest News

U16 Champs More than Footy for QLD Diversity

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Queensland Diversity team has impressed in its first U16 State Championships[more]

2014 U15 National Australia Post All Nations Cup

Thursday, April 10, 2014

A stirring final quarter has fired the Victorian All-Nations Squad to victory in the Grand Final of the Indigenous and Multicultural National Championships.

Power of Diversity

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Government and AFL Partner to Show Victorian Students the Power of Diversity [more]

2014 Flying Boomerangs Squad

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Flying Boomerangs is a personal development and leadership program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young men aged 14 -15 years-old[more]

2013 Flying Boomerangs Squad

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

The AFL is pleased to announce the 2013 Flying Boomerangs Squad [more]

Flying Boomerangs star in New Zealand

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

The Flying Boomerangs have returned from a 10-day tour of New Zealand[more]

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