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 Multicultural Round
AFL Players with a Multicultural Background
The AFL & Victorian Multicultural Commission conducted it's inaugural AFL Africa Day morning tea
The NSW edition of the Bachar Houli Cup, an AFL competition for year 9/10 students attending Islamic schools, was played out in Western Sydney last week.
The Carlton Football Club's Multicultural Ambassadors Program focusses on strengthening the Club's relationship with the community
The program focuses on encouraging social inclusion amongst Melbourneís newly arrived students, by getting them involved in a sport thatís uniquely Australian.
The Australia Post Multicultural Schools State Cup saw boys and girls from more than 63 different countries take to the football field yesterday.
The Bachar Houli Academy encourages young Muslim men to envisage a career in the AFL and become leaders in their communities
A great part of the National Diversity Championships is just how close to the action and the people you can get
The National Diversity Championships in Townsville wrapped up today after five hotly contested days of at times scintillating football