Maitland Touch acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this nation. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which Maitland Touch is located and where we conduct our business. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past and present.

WATCH: Below are two videos highlighting how sport can be used as a vehicle to create social change, and how storytelling is at the heart of Aboriginal culture.

Racism in Sport Quick PDF Guides:


L-R: Peter Norman standing alongside athletes John Carlos and Tommie Smith at the 200m medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico.

WATCH: Peter Norman was a man who stood up for human rights at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. A story that captured the world’s attention of how a 24 year-old man from Melbourne made the courageous choice to stand alongside two Americans by wearing a badge of the Olympic Project for Human Rights in support of fellow athletes John Carlos and Tommie Smith. The video below showcases the story of Peter Norman in full and how racism has no place in today’s society.


National Indigenous Touch Football Knockout

Touch Football Australia hosts the annual National Indigenous Touch Football Knockout in conjunction with the Quit B Fit – Tackling Indigenous Smoking Program and the Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service.

The event will cater for the following divisions: Opens Mixed, Senior Mixed (Over 35), Under 15 Mixed and Under 12 Mixed. Each team must comply with the Team structure outlined as 10 Indigenous Players – 2 Non Indigenous Players, 14 Indigenous Players – 4 Non Indigenous Players *Note – Any number less than 14 diverts back to 2 Non Indigenous Players.

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