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Indigenous Australian Netball

With the aim of increasing participation and building the capacity of the leaders of tomorrow among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Netball Victoria (NV) has designed some specific programs and initiatives.


  • Coaching and umpiring development courses
  • Indigenous netball carnivals across the state
  • Talent Identification Pathways for young athletes
  • Leadership camps in conjunction with Korin Gamadji Institute
Contact NV to find out about available programs and courses


The Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) Netball Program plays an important role in closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

The program promotes leadership and professional development to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women aged 13-17.


Applications closing soon!

The program will commence late August, continuing across a number of days in September with the Lagunta Sisters competing in the VACSAL carnival. For more information click here!

To register you E.O.I please send; Name, D/O/B and contact details to Thara Brown.

VACSAL Statewide Football Netball Carnival

Netball Victoria has worked collaboratively with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association (VACSAL)since 2013 on projects to enhance Aboriginal women and girls’ health and wellbeing through the vehicle of netball and sport. Netball Victoria have successfully worked with VACSAL to deliver netball activities at their annual Koorie Football Netball Carnivals. This event brings together Aboriginal families, children and services to promote health, wellbeing and culture through football and netball.

2017 Carnival

Registrations for the carnival close Friday 8 September 2017

Dates: Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th September

The carnival will be held in Horsham.

Please view: VACSAL 2017 Information & Registration

Yannanayowoit Dullallally 'Always Proud' 2017 Statewide Koorie Football Netball Carnival

Netball Victoria is proud to be associated with the Yannanayowoit Dullallally Football-Netball Carnival; the carnival promotes healthy active lifestyles to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.The two-day event brings together communities and strengths relationships, whilst showcasing Indigenous sporting talent and culture.

2017 Carnival

Date: October 14-15, 2017
Location: Ballarat

To register click here!

For more info visit:


Contact Tayla Pallas - Inclusion Coordinator or T (03) 9321 2222


A Welcome to Country is performed by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander custodian, or elder from the local region, welcoming people to their land. This may be done through speech, song, dance or ceremony. It is an important cultural performance and helps non-Indigenous people recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island culture and history.

If an elder is not available, an Acknowledgement of Country may be performed by anyone, Indigenous or non-Indigenous, to pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the land, both past and present.


A toolkit providing more information can be downloaded HERE, or to obtain more information on correct wording and Traditional Owners, Contact NV.



Contact NV Community Development Manager Kiemi Lai