Sport is a fun way to stay healthy and active, but it also connects communities and provides opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds to meet, play and share experiences.
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Refugee and migrant high school students played their first ever game of netball in a proper competition thanks to the Connecting Through Sport program. The students were introduced to the game through a 4 week introductory program run by Netball Queensland at the college. The engaged and excited students were then able to transition to a proper season long competition at the world-class Nissan Arena.
Umme, a 15 year old Australian Islamic International College student with Rohingya heritage benefited from participating in a 4 week introductory Connecting Through Sport program ran by AFL Queensland and then transition into an all-female team at the Calamvale Leopards for the 2022 season.
Multicultural Australia have partnered with the Australian Government and Welcome Sports to deliver the Connecting Through Sport program so you can get involved with AFL, Netball, Football or Tennis. No matter your skill level, it is all about having a go and making new friends!
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