Making netball more accessible to more Australians requires netball clubs and associations across the country to understand the many ways in which they can make existing and new members and communities feel welcome by ensuring their club environments are fair, safe and inclusive for all participants.
There are many resources to help clubs and associations create inclusive environments. Check out the websites below for specific toolkits and resources on your area of interest.
|WEBSITE||ABOUT||HOW TO USE THESE SITES FOR YOUR NETBALL CLUB/ASSOCIATION|
|Racism. It Stops With Me.||Netball Australia was one of the original partners of the National Anti-Racism Strategy for Australia, when it was launched by the Australian Government in 2011.The aim of the Strategy is to promote a clear understanding in the Australian community of what racism is, and how it can be prevented and reduced.|
|Australian Sports Commission Learning Portal||From this portal you can access free online courses developed by the Australian Sports Commission and the Australian Institute of Sport.||Free online courses on:|
|Netball supports Harmony Day on 21 March each year in many ways, celebrating Australia’s cultural diversity. It is a day of cultural respect, widely celebrated across Australia, particularly in sporting environments.The 2013 ANZ Championship had a Harmony Day round where all Australian teams showed their support .|
|Play By The Rules Quick Reference Guide||The Play by the Rules Quick Reference Guide includes links to key sporting and recreation bodies, government agencies and NGOs, along with a short description of the support they can provide.||Find information and contact details for:|
|Centre For Multicultural Youth Sport and Recreation (CMY)||CMY Sport and Recreation Program aims to create a more responsive sports sector that is attuned to the needs of refugee and migrant young people, as well as increase their access and participation in sport and recreation.CMY works closely with grass roots sport and has supported Netball Victoria in a number of CaLD engagement initiatives.|
Keeping Sport Fun and Safe factsheet in multiple languages. PDFs available in: Amharic; Arabic; Chinese; Croatian; Dari; English; Pashtu; Persian (Farsi); Serbian; Somali; Tigrinya; Vietnamese
|No To Homophobia campaign||The No to Homophobia campaign was launched in August 2012 to combat prejudice against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in all areas of society, including the workplace and in sports.|