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Sporting Volunteers

Sport is a way of life for many Australians. Often all we see are the players on the field, but have you ever thought about what is involved behind the scenes? Jarvis Holt from Kurraca, Victoria, was a finalist of the 2012 Heywire storytelling competition for young people. Listen as he explores the whole army of people ...


Four Corners: Fixing Cricket, 2000: The root of all evil

This clip shows the alleged failure of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and subsequently of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to thoroughly investigate accusations of match fixing in Indian cricket in a 1997 inquiry. The money involved in Indian cricket is described as the reason why the inquiry's ...


Four Corners: Fixing Cricket, 2000: The good, the bad and the ugly

This clip shows Rashid Latif, former captain of the Pakistani cricket team and whistleblower on match fixing, holding a cricket clinic with his students and explaining to an interviewer how he was encouraged to take part in match fixing. Scenes showing Latif bowling and batting at the creases provide the background for ...


Play in an Australian Rules match

This is black-and-white silent footage from a movie newsreel or documentary about a game of Australian football, probably in 1928, showing play in what is possibly the third quarter.

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Making a difference: Michael Long

Explore perspectives on Australia’s Indigenous heritage through photos and text about Michael Long, a former Australian Rules footballer and social activist. Trace his story, including conflicts where he exposed racism in sport. Investigate how sporting authorities have handled racial abuse. Look at Michael's efforts to ...

Teacher resource

Sports ability

Sportsability is a suite of user-friendly, inclusive activity cards that have been designed to assist teachers in the delivery of sports-based activities that cater for all levels of ability. They provide activities for a variety of different game categories that assists in teaching children both general skills, and the ...