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Safety and inclusion for all

We offer non-contact activities in a welcoming, inclusive environment, so all Auskickers can play and safely grow to their individual needs.

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Safety first, always

Everyone who plays Auskick has the right to be safe, feel safe, and play safe. Our activities are non-contact, and we use softer footballs and round balls of all different sizes.  

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All Play Footy

Auskick is inclusive and accessible to everyone, and offered to all skill levels. There’s no tackling or other contact in Auskick, and the aim is always to have fun.

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Culturally safe environment

Auskick is a culturally safe, inclusive and welcoming environment. We want everyone to come along and be a part of our great game. You don’t need any knowledge of footy to get involved – it’s all about getting together, making new friends, and having fun while you learn!

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Do you have any access all abilities centres?

We have many centres that have listed themselves as access all abilities. You can search for the centres nearest you on the Find an Auskick centre page, or get in touch with our customer service team at aflauskick@afl.com.au and we’ll be happy to help you find one.

Do you have any girls only groups?

We do have some girls only centres and some centres that run girls only groups. You can search for the centres nearest you on the Find an Auskick centre page, or get in touch with our customer service team at aflauskick@afl.com.au and we’ll be happy to help you find one.

Who runs the sessions?

Every Auskick centre has a coordinator who runs the administration side, and every age group has a main coach and helper coaches. We encourage all parents/guardians to get involved as Activity Helpers - no experience necessary! 

Can my child try a session for free?

Sure can! We’re pleased to offer the first session of every program for free (subject to that centre’s capacity and COVID requirements) to trial Auskick before registering. Just make sure you chat to the centre coordinator before the session starts to let them know you’re there to try it out.  

Do I have to wait with my child?

For any community/club Auskick centres, an adult needs to be present for your Auskicker’s whole session. We love all parents/guardians to join in, so why not get involved in your child’s group? No experience necessary!

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