Australian football is becoming the sport of choice for diverse communities. Up to 25% of current AFL lists are from diverse backgrounds (11% Indigenous and 14% Multicultural).
The Multicultural Unit has been established to ensure Australian football is a vehicle that encourages community strengthening and inclusion within the wider Australian community.
The AFL's Multicultural programs are enabling more young talent to be identified and giving more opportunities to aspiring young AFL players.
AFL Players with a Multicultural Background
The Australia Post Multicultural Schools State Cup saw boys and girls from more than 63 different countries take to the football field yesterday.
Minister for Sport and Recreation, Damian Drum joined Victoria’s marathon legend Steve Moneghetti at the MCG awards ceremony to present awards in eight categories
As a Lebanese Muslim and at just 20 years-old, Nadine has been a trail blazer in Australian Rules football
The Bachar Houli Academy encourages young Muslim men to envisage a career in the AFL and become leaders in their communities
The program focuses on encouraging social inclusion amongst Melbourne’s newly arrived students, by getting them involved in a sport that’s uniquely Australian.
The Intensive English Centre Cup, will be held on Wednesday in Western Sydney
The AFL is proud to have launched the inaugural AFL NESB Focus Groups.
The Queensland Diversity team has impressed in its first U16 State Championships