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 Pathways

Indigenous Employment Strategy

Talent Pathways

Club Partnership Program

Indigenous AFL Players

Contact State Managers

Indigenous State Managers

Indigenous Contribution to AFL

Latest News

Rio Tinto partners with AFL Indigenous Programs for Four Years

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The AFL is pleased to announce Rio Tinto as the principal partner to all of its Indigenous Programs for the next four years.[more]

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.

Travelling With Queensland

Monday, April 11, 2016

A great part of the National Diversity Championships is just how close to the action and the people you can get

Western Australian Double Diversity Glory

Monday, April 11, 2016

The National Diversity Championships in Townsville wrapped up today after five hotly contested days of at times scintillating football

2016 National Diversity Championships in Townsville

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

The Annual Under 15 AFL National Diversity Championships begin this Sunday April 3 at Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville[more]

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