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Perth locals win as Pride in Sport Awards recognise outstanding achievement

Perth locals win as Pride in Sport Awards recognise outstanding achievement

The Australian Pride in Sport Awards have announced this year’s recipients in a ceremony held this week at the Hyatt Regency in Sydney. Celebrating its fourth year, the Australian Pride in Sport Awards recognise outstanding achievements in LGBTQ+ inclusion in sport. The event has been spearheaded by Pride in Sport, the national not-for-profit sporting inclusion […]

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Israel Folau no longer being considered by Illawarra Dragons

Israel Folau no longer being considered by Illawarra Dragons

Former Wallaby Israel Folau is no longer being considered for a return to the Australian professional rugby scene by the St George Illawarra Dragons. It was revealed earlier this week that the New South Wales had formally approached the NRL over their intentions to recruit Folau, despite his sacking by Rugby Australia in 2019 over […]

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Pride in Sport respond to reports Israel Folau could play for NRL

Pride in Sport respond to reports Israel Folau could play for NRL

Australia’s leading sports inclusion program Pride in Sport has responded to the news that a New South Wales team is eyeing Israel Folau for the National Rugby League. The Illawarra Dragons have reportedly formally approached the NRL to consider their application to recruit the former Wallaby, who was sacked for posting anti-LGBTQIA+ views to his […]

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Perth Pythons Hockey Club get back on the pitch this Sunday

Perth Pythons Hockey Club get back on the pitch this Sunday

The Perth Pythons Hockey Club are back in action for a new season, with training getting started this Sunday. Pythons Club Coach and President Reid Smith said the LGBTIQ+ team are keen to get started for another year. “We really want people to know that training sessions are open to anyone, queer, straight, trans, any […]

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Australian sporting orgs commit to trans & gender diverse inclusion

Australian sporting orgs commit to trans & gender diverse inclusion

For the first time anywhere in the world, Australia’s peak sporting bodies have come together to stand up for trans and gender diverse communities, with a commitment to inclusion in sports. The announcement was made this morning at the Sydney Cricket Ground, led by ACON’s Pride In Sport program, where eight leading organisations revealed new […]

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Perth Pythons put WA on the map at Pride In Sport Awards

Perth Pythons put WA on the map at Pride In Sport Awards

Perth Pythons join the National Rugby League (NRL), Cricket Victoria and Australian Football League (AFL) club St. Kilda among the organisations that have been celebrated for LGBTI inclusion at the Australian Pride in Sport Awards. WA’s LGBTI+ hockey club brought home the award for LGBTI Community Sport and coach Reid Smith was recognised for his […]

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Organisations Unite Against Homophobia in Sport

Organisations Unite Against Homophobia in Sport

The Australian Human Rights Commission is working with the Australian Sports Commission and nation-wide Australian gay rugby competition the Bingham Cup to tackle homophobia in sports. Australia’s not for profit LGBTI employer support program has been commissioned to develop a Pride in Sport Index to help Australian sporting bodies measure themselves on inclusiveness. The Australian […]

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