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Jun 6, 2017

In this episode, we focus on a soccer team in the western suburbs of Melbourne Australia. A team made up almost entirely of new arrivals and refugees from the Horn of Africa.

Our guest studied this team, its players and families over a 3 year period. And we'll be unpacking his key discoveries.

In particular, how the...

May 23, 2017

WarningThis episode contains language that some people may find offensive or distressing.

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Angie Greene's been surrounded by Professional Sport since she was a young kid.

Her Pop, Frank Sedgman was a champion tennis player, her dad Russell is in the Australian Football League Hall of Fame, and her two...

May 9, 2017

In this episode, how do we go about changing the culture within sporting clubs - opening them up to the rich diversity within our communities?

How do we deal with sexism, the ableism, the racism, the homophobia and transphobia that puts off so many of us?

And what about all the emphasis on the 'economics' and 'market...

Apr 25, 2017

In this episode, how can sport clubs open up opportunities for culturally diverse youth?

How can they help them bridge the gap between their communities and mainstream sporting teams?

And why should sports clubs reach out, beyond their traditional supporter base? What's in it for them and their communities?

Plus, we've...

Apr 11, 2017

In this episode, we meet dancer, multi-sport athlete and wheelchair user - Sam De Leve.

We explore the power of sport and sporting communities to change how disabled people see themselves, their bodies, and their possibilities in life.

Also why do access, equipment, and language matter? And what makes a good sports...