Football codes

Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders about playing AFL (Aussie rules), rugby league and soccer for fun and fitness.


Information about AFL for Indigenous communities is available by contacting AFL Queensland.

Play AFL

AFL is for people of all ages and abilities. Find out how you can play:

Females in AFL

Find out where females can play AFL in Queensland.

Umpire AFL

Find out how you can become an AFL umpire.

Rugby league

Play rugby league

Find a rugby league club in your area.

PlayNRL schools program

PlayNRL is an in-school program that introduces primary school students to the game of rugby league .

Be a coach or referee

You can learn how to become a rugby league coach or referee online.


Contact Football Federation Australia (FFA) for information on the Indigenous Football Participation Pathway which aims to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples playing football.

Get into soccer/football

To get started in football:

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