All Stars Edition – Episode 6
Josh Addo-Carr and Shaylee Bent joined us on our sixth edition of our online Yarning Circle to talk about their journey playing football and what All Stars week means to them
2021 Road to Regions: Cairns
Take a look behind the scenes of Your local club Road to Regions in Cairns, North Queensland. Road to Regions aims to empower rugby league communities in regional and remote areas, by providing our fans the opportunity to meet players and take part in the NRL League Stars Inspire Health and Wellbeing program.
2021 Road to Regions: Griffith
Take a look behind the scenes of Your local club Road to Regions in Griffith. Road to Regions aims to empower rugby league communities in regional and remote areas, by providing our fans the opportunity to meet players and take part in the NRL League Stars Inspire Health and Wellbeing program
Rob Collins – Episode 5
Rob Collins joined us on our fifth edition of our online Yarning Circle to share his journey on his career
How School to Work yarning circles are inspiring Indigenous kids
Indigenous pathways manager Dean Widders, Indigenous women’s All Stars centre Shaylee Bent and Storm winger Josh Addo-Carr join students online for a yarning circle as part of the NRL’s School to Work program
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Hogs for the Homeless tour to focus on mental health
NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler and Gus Worland, founder of Gotcha4life Mental Health Foundation will team up on the Hogs for Homeless tour to begin a conversation about mental health
Don't stay on the sideline, convert downtime into mate time
If 2020 has shown us anything, it's the importance of supporting one another. With mental illness affecting one in two Australians, it's never been more important to convert down-time into mate-time. It’s as simple as texting a family member before kick-off, or checking in with a mate while you do the laundry. Whatever down-time looks like for you, remember your small talk can have a big impact. #NRLStateofMind
2020 Ken Stephen Medallist – Connor Watson
Sparked by losing his 17-year-old cousin Parker to suicide, Newcastle Knights utility Connor Watson, his parents Mark and Jodie and their Cultural Choice Association (CCA) have worked to make Boots for Brighter Futures a hallmark of Indigenous Round and a catalyst for important conversations in the Indigenous and broader community. The Ken Stephen Medal is proudly supported by My Property Consultants.
2020 Veronica White Medallist – Georgia Hale
A champion sportswoman who has represented her country in four sports, Warriors captain Georgia Hale was named the 2020 Young New Zealander of the Year on account of her exceptional off-field work. Hale routinely visits schools and has dedicated herself to helping children, rural communities, the intellectually disabled and a wide range of charities. The Veronica White Medal is proudly supported by Apprenticeship Careers Australia
Hale and Watson rewarded for work in community
Georgia Hale and Connor Watson are awarded the Veronica White and Ken Stephan medals on field
Joseph Chidiac named 2020 National Volunteer of the Year
Proudly supported by Kayo, Volunteer of the Year, Mr Chidiac, a board member of Wheelchair Rugby League, has devoted 25 years to the game, in particular creating and growing Wheelchair Rugby League competitions. He was a driving force in establishing Wheelchair Rugby League competitions initially in NSW followed by Queensland and now the Northern Territory.
Lithgow Bears crowned 2020 Grassroots Club of the Year
Proudly supported by Your local Club, Grassroots Club of the Year, The Lithgow Bears, became one of the saviours of the region during the summer bushfire crisis donating their dressing rooms for the use of showers for those who lost homes and providing food and drinks to NSW Rural Fire Service Crews. Their grounds became makeshift refuge areas for residents, pets and wildlife as fires destroyed the region.
Eddie Betts – Episode 4
Eddie Betts joined guest host Dean Widders on the fourth edition of our online Yarning Circle to share a message to our participants
Joel Thompson – Episode 3
Joel Thompson joined us on our third edition of our online Yarning Circle to share a message to our participants about Mental Health and his journey
The Hon Linda Burney MP – Episode 2
The Hon Linda Burney joined us on our second edition of our online Yarning Circle to share a message to our participants
Wests Tigers partner with Full Stop foundation
Wests Tigers are proud to partner with Full Stop Foundation for Women in League Round to help put a full stop to sexual, domestic and family violence.
R U OK?
"It was a tough time for me" – Cowboys forward Tom Gilbert opens up for R U OK? Day. A conversation could change a life. Ask R U OK?, listen, encourage action and check in.
Wellbeing and education
Real skills for real careers: Ali Brigginshaw and Jess Sergis
Jess Sergis and Ali Brigginshaw join Luke Williamson to talk about the qualifications they received alongside their playing careers. If you’re looking for a Vocational Education & Training qualification visit myskills.gov.au for more information
Wellbeing and education
Real skills for real careers: David Gower
Parramatta Eels second-rower David Gower shares his experiences as a VET graduate. If you’re looking for a Vocational Education & Training qualification visit myskills.gov.au for more information