COVID 19 and sports sustainability

In less than two months, all professional codes have been indeterminably postponed, thrown into a chaos never experienced before, lost two CEOs, and made cost-cutting a priority in the absence of broadcast revenue, translating to staff being stood down, salary cuts and renegotiated terms. While there is no question the virus has devastated economies across…

Equality In Sport – Opinion

I f you’re asked to recall some of the most memorable moments in Australian sport, there are likely to be some outstanding examples of female athletes. Who can forget Cathy Freeman winning a gold medal in the 400 metres at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, jockey Michelle Payne winning the 2015 Melbourne Cup on Prince of…

A Classroom Without Walls

I’ve been thinking a lot about identity lately. The interest was sparked by reading “On Identity,” Stan Grant’s rich insight into indigenous and Australian identity and all the complexity within that statement. Over the summer, I reflected further on this through the story-telling of Malcolm Gladwell in “Talking with Strangers” and his resounding thesis that…