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A Sport for All

Australian Cricket's Inclusion and Diversity Guide for Community Cricket

A Sport For All Resource Guide.pdf (8.4 MB)

Inclusion and Diversity are key priorities of Australian Cricket's strategic plan.

A Sport For All is an inclusion and diversity resource guide tailored specifically for Australian Cricket to meet the needs of Australia's diverse communities. It is one of many tools that make up the A Sport For All resource and training Program.

A Sport for All

The objective of this resource is to help make cricket more welcoming and inclusive at all levels, in particular at a grassroots level across clubs, schools, indoor centres and other channels of program delivery.

This guide draws on the Spirit of Cricket, the game's overarching philosophy, and focuses on further engagement of female, multicultural, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, disabled and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI)players, coaches, administrators, umpires and supporters.

The A Sport For All resource guide will provide cricket's workforce and volunteers with guidance for engaging with Australia's diverse communities, contributing to the growth of cricket and the cohesion of Australian society.

This resource includes insights into community characteristics, identification of barriers to participation and tips to overcome such barriers.

The A Sport For All resource guide is part of a broader package of Australian Cricket's resources and initiatives being developed and rolled out to grow cricket through increasing and sustaining participation amongst diverse communities and influencing social cohesion by ensuring an inclusive, safe and enjoyable environment for all.

The key pillars in achieving this are:

  • Ensuring cricket's participants and administrators at all levels have zero tolerance for any forms of discrimination.
  • Engaging effectively with diverse participants and communities.
  • Ensuring that cricket is A Sport For All is vital in maintaining the game's status as Australia's favourite sport.

Download a specific section of the A Sport For All Resource Guide

Introduction.pdf (2.3 MB)

Spirit of Cricket.pdf (1.6 MB)

Guide to Inclusion.pdf (2.3 MB)

Guide to Diversity- All.pdf (3.9 MB)

Guide to Diversity – Girls and Women.pdf (2.0 MB)

Guide to Diversity – Multicultural.pdf (2.1 MB)

Guide to Diversity – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.pdf (1.9 MB)

Guide to Diversity – Disability.pdf (1.9 MB)

Guide to Diversity – LGBTI.pdf (1.4 MB)

AUSLAN translation of the A Sport For All Resource

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