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Connecting athletes with First Nations communities and helping them become advocates within their sport.

2023 First Nations Cultural Connection Program Ambassadors

Alumni Athletes

Athlete Ambassadors

Athletes involved in the program will:

Share Journeys

  1. Completing induction
  2. Group training
  3. Goal setting & planning
Share Yarns

  1. Yarn with prominent ATSI community members
  2. Supporting & visiting organisations & Initiatives in ATSI communities
Share Learnings

  1. Presenting in the greater community
  2. Advocating in sport
  3. Sharing awareness through media, events & campaigns

Outcomes for athletes

Increased knowledge of ATSI culture, land and people
Improved role modelling behaviour and capability
Skill development
Opportunity to share learnings as a role model
Exposure through AIS social channels and media opportunities
Opportunity to connect to their community for improved personal wellbeing and performance
Networking with organisations in communities and at associated events facilitated by AIS
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