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Proud2Play Incorporated. ABN 64 612 999 229

Proud2Play Incorporated is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profit Commission.

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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...

October 28, 2019

Last month Proud 2 Play were thrilled to welcome our new Chief Executive Officer, Christine Granger. Christine fills the role of outgoing Co-Directors, James Lolicato and Ryan Storr, who Co-Founded the organisation in 2016. James continues on with his incredible work at Pride Cup while Ryan will fill a permanent position on the Proud 2 Play board.

Christine brings with her a wealth of experience from the sporting, government and not for profit sectors. Most notably, Christine was the Coordinator...

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...

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