AFL SportsReady and the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) have joined forces to launch the Pathways to Work program – supporting young people from culturally diverse backgrounds. The program will help place 100 young people into jobs over four years across the cities of Casey and Dandenong.


cade waters

Thanks to his traineeship Cade Waters has gained the confidence to take his career to new heights and is now running his own sport workshops in Canada.


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Former trainee Michaela Bailey has praised her traineeship experience for supporting her passion for teaching and providing her with a meaningful employment pathway.

‘I really wanted a break from full-time study but


Hadi article

In 2013, 20-year-old Hadi Rezaie fled alone from his home in Afghanistan in search for a better life in Australia. Four years later Hadi is fluent in English, working in the AFL industry and inspiring others with his


Tamara Joy

Former trainee Tamara Joy fast tracked her career in the sporting industry with AFL SportsReady and is now working as the Human Resources Manager at Confederation of Australian Motor Sport.

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