About the Multicultural Program –

AFL NSW/ACT wants to make Aussie Rules the game for everyone by creating strong relationships with diverse communities, removing barriers to participation and developing new ways for people to engage with the game.

The Multicultural Program has four main goals:

– Awareness & Training

– Engagement

– Participation

– Advocacy


Community Ambassador Program

AFL Multicultural Community Ambassador Program aims to further engage multicultural communities through a network of community ambassadors.

  • Act as advocates for the AFL in their particular communities
  • Promote AFL as a vehicle for engagement and inclusion
  • Provides community leaders with an official platform to become involved in the introduction and coordination of AFL related activities in their communities as well as opportunities for professional development.

More information HERE

Multicultural Programs in Schools

AFL NSW/ACT is committed to growing the game within our diverse communities. Several programs have been developed for schools with a high portion of students from Language Backgrounds Other Than English (LOTE).

The primary and high school programs are listed below:


AFL NSW/ACT aims to engage primary schools with a LOTE percentage of 70% or greater across the state to introduce a new sport to people of diverse backgrounds. The four week program runs all year round and focuses on football activities which build on the child’s fine and gross motor skills. The program also incorporates themes around fair play, team work, harmony and leadership.

Delivered by AFL staff who are culturally sensitive and aware, this program is about breaking down barriers and giving students from high LOTE schools the opportunities to participate and support Australian Football.

If you require further information on AFL multiicultural primary school programs, please contact Marianna Konidaris at or 0499 607 472.

Contacts – 

Marianna Konidaris

Diversity and Inclusion Lead

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