The AFL Gender Diversity Policy – Community Football can assist as a resource to help guide local football clubs through what can appear on the surface as a complex matter.
Inclusivity-Aboriginals & Torres Strait Islanders
It must be at the forefront of our actions to ensure everyone is included. Special attention is needed to make sure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people feel welcome in our football clubs. There are various measures we can adopt to ensure this cultural inclusivity. This document will guide your club through ideas and best practices for the inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Guide to themed events
Both at the national level with the AFL and within local communities, themed rounds celebrate broader societal values and causes. These events, often symbolized with commemorative jumpers, not only bring attention but also educate members on significant topics. While themed rounds spotlight these causes, it's vital that the messages they convey are echoed throughout the season, ensuring continuous awareness and celebration.