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AFL Vilification and Discrimination Resource
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Inclusion and Vilification

The AFL industry does not tolerate vilification in any form and is committed to ensuring safe, welcoming and inclusive environments for all people involved in Australian Football.

The AFL aims to address the issue of vilification and discrimination at all levels of Australian Football through the AFL Vilification and Discrimination Policy, which states:

“No League Participant or Club Official shall engage in conduct which may reasonably be considered to incite hatred towards, contempt for, ridicule of or discrimination against a person or group of persons on the ground of their:

THE ISSUE

The issue of vilification and discrimination affects many sectors of the community and can significantly impact the health and well-being of both individuals and community groups. The following statistics show the importance of creating safe and welcoming environments for all people, regardless of their background.

EDUCATION RESOURCES

AFL Culturally and Inclusive Community Football Club Toolkit: Toolkit PDF

Equality Series: Racial Vilification - Video and Educational Resource

Equality Series: Homophobia - Video and Educational Resource

CULTURAL FACT SHEETS

 

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

AFL Social Cohesion in Australian football project.

The AFL has recently received funding from the Department of Social Services to provide a range of social cohesion activities targeting the inclusion of multicultural individuals in community football clubs around Australia.

The activities will include: 

If you are involved in community football at any level and interested in any of the above training sessions, please email: education@afl.com.au (please note number of sessions limited). 

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