Refugee Week 2020: Celebrating contributions to Australian football
Australian football is a melting pot of over 1.9 million participants born in over 190 different countries. With those participants come stories and experiences as unique as the cultures and players themselves. For many in our football community, those experiences include a
After COVID-19, what will ‘normal’ life be like?
As governments around Australia make cautious moves towards lifting COVID-19 restrictions, it's time to start thinking about life beyond lockdown. But even though many of us have spent weeks dreaming about the day that things go back to normal, Professor Vijaya Manicavasagar o
FFA acknowledge AFF for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ Bid support
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today thanked the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) for their public endorsement that Australia and New Zealand would host an 'outstanding' FIFA Women's World Cup 2023?. Yesterday, the AFF held their fifth virtual AFF Council Meeting, with rep
Hyundai A-League to resume on July 16 in Melbourne
The Hyundai A-League 2019/20 Season is set to resume on Thursday, 16 July 2020 with Melbourne Victory taking on Western United at AAMI Park in Melbourne. The match between the Victorian rivals will kick-start an unprecedented run of Hyundai A-League match play, with the remain
FFA, PFA and APFCA finalise a deal for Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season extension
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today announced that an extension of the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season until 31 August 2020, had been finalised following extensive discussions with the Hyundai A-League clubs and Professional Footballers Australia (PFA). FFA Chief Executi
WA football celebrates State Government’s Home of Football funding
Football in Western Australia is celebrating following today's announcement from Premier Mark McGowan that the State Government has pledged the $16.25 million balance to build a State Football Centre at Queens Park, in the City of Canning. The news, which comes just a week out
Australia-New Zealand welcomes strong FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ Bid Evaluation Report
Football Federation Australia [FFA] and New Zealand Football [NZF] have today welcomed the FIFA Bid Evaluation Report which demonstrated that the two nations would host an exceptional FIFA Women's World Cup 2023?. Following FIFA's inspection visit in February 2020, the Bid Eva
A card to help your neighbours
A kind and smart person named Becky Wass created a #viralkindness postcard that people can use to offer their support to neighbours during the COVID-19 pandemic. We've been saying for ages that your neighbours are your closest source of help in an emergency, so we've adapted B
Why contact tracing is so important during COVID-19?
Health Technical Lead Dr Lisa Natoli and National Resilience Advisor John Richardson look at contact tracing and why tracking down and containing outbreaks of the virus could help life go back to normal more quickly. At Red Cross we are responding to the challenges COVID-19 pr
FFA Podcast: FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ Bidding Process Enters Final Stages
On June 25, Australia and New Zealand will discover if their 'As One' Bid to host the FIFA Women's World Cup? in 2023 has been successful. The decision, which will be made by the FIFA Council, will mark the completion of three years of considered planning and proactivity by FF
#FootballReturns: Women's Premier League set for history as premiers Hellinic meet newcomers NT Yapas
Following the announcement by Football Northern Territory about the game's welcomed return, women's football will take centre stage this Friday night as first competitive football match in Australia since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
#FootballReturns: Premier League rivals Hellenic & Mindil Aces clash in first Men's competitive grassroots match
Friday night will mark the return of competitive grassroots football in Australia with a double header scheduled to take place at Darwin Football Stadium. The Northern Territory Men's Premier League will return with Mindil Aces FC going head to head against Hellenic Athletic M