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News + Media.

November 11, 2019

Current Bushrangers president, Stella Lesic, founded the club in 2015 after moving to Melbourne and realising there were limited options for the LGBTI+ community to socialize outside of a drinking – heavy environment. Starting as a single team, the club has now grown to include, as of January 2020; 9 teams in Melbourne, 1 in Brisbane, Auckland and Canberra. The Bushrangers Basketball provides a safe space for the LGBTI+, stating on their website; ‘We pride ourselves on creating safe spaces for L...

September 2, 2019

Last week was action-packed for Proud 2 Play, with two significant events celebrating Wear it Purple Day (officially held on Friday, 30th of October). The first being a panel discussion on the importance of LGBTI+ visibility and inclusive policy in sport followed by the annual Lawn Bowls Pride over the weekend, a sold-out event that welcomed rainbow families and LGBTI+ people to join together for a day of free lawn bowls, lunch and entertainment. The two events engaged all members of the sportin...

April 3, 2017

The dust has just begun to settle on the AFLW’s inaugural season after the AFL honoured the women playing with an another historic first. For the first time it was the girls turn to get all glammed-up, walk the coral carpet, and for some, be awarded for their efforts during the season.

In many ways the biggest award of the night was never in doubt of going the way of Adelaide Crows superstar Erin Phillips. After a phenomenal season which included, a premiership medal, best on ground grand final m...