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October 2015: 2015 Murri Women’s Softball Tournament

Ten amazing, inspiring and talented Indigenous teams along with their family and friends from all over Qld travelled to Ipswich over the weekend to celebrate women, family, community, health, fitness and Indigenous culture through a fun, action packed and “deadly” Murri Women’s Softball Tournament. Read more…

July 2015: NAIDIOC: Stacey Porter’s dreams for softball and indigenous women

ABC interview: Australian Softball Champ Stacey Porter is proud of her indigenous heritage and this NAIDOC week reflects on her task as a role model and her hopes and dreams for other young indigenous women. Read more…

July 2015: Softball Australia celebrates NAIDOC week

NAIDOC week upon us and it’s a great opportunity to announce Softball Australia’s commitment to Indigenous Australian’s in 2015-16 through the Indigenous Softball Program – Health through SoftballRead more…

July 2015: Murri Women’s Softball Tournament

Following the success of the inaugural Murri Softball Tournament in 2014, the 2015 Murri Women’s Softball Tournament proudly supported by Softball Qld, Qld Government and Softball Australia will take place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October at Ipswich Softball, Chubb St, One Mile, Ipswich.  Read more…

January 2015: Vanessa speaks to the Koori Mail

Vanessa Stokes, champion pitcher for the Aussie Spirit catches up with the Koori Mail and talks about recent achievements and future goals. Read more…

November 2014: Inaugural Murri Softball Tournament a success

Eighty three women of all ages, health status and softball experience converged at Redland Softball Association and played to the best of their abilities. The experience was overwhelmingly positive for the players and justified Softball Queensland’s foray into the Indigenous subset of the sport and the Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing’s funding of the event through the Women and Girls Special Initiative funding program. Read more…

May 2014: 2014 Southern NT Indigenous Softball Championships

The 2014 Southern NT Indigenous Softball Championships is an extremely important competition for women and their families in five communities across the NPY region including Docker River, Yulara, Mutitijulu, Imanpa and Apatula. Read more…

February 2012: The art of Indigenous Softball

Softball Australia is pleased to acknowledge the young Aboriginal artists that created a unique Indigenous inspired Softball bat and ball to represent the special spirit and bond between Indigenous communities and the game of Softball. The Softball bat was designed and hand painted by Angelina Doolan (aged 18) to depict the theme of wildflowers in the wet season. Kira Briscoe (aged 14) hand painted the Softball using the elemental colours to represent Air, Water, Fire and Earth. Angelina and Kira are students at the Worawa Aboriginal College in Healesville, Victoria.

Worawa Aboriginal College have a strong partnership with Softball Victoria through the development of the Worawa Aboriginal College Softball team who participate in the Knox Softball Association Women’s Competition.