POSITION STATEMENT

Netball NT is committed to providing a safe, fun and inclusive environment for all people including those of diverse sexualities and genders. Being an inclusive sport not only reflects our core values, it also reflects the diversity of our local communities. 

We have a zero-tolerance to any form of bullying, harassment, or vilification towards people with diverse sexualities and genders. This includes forms of homophobia, biphobia, or transphobia.                              

We’re passionate about helping people lead happy, healthy, and active lives. Netball NT celebrates diversity of sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, intersex status, ability, skill, cultural background, ethnicity, location, religious or political beliefs, and life stage. There is a place in our sport for everyone, exactly as you are.

We would like to thank the NT Government, Office of Gender Equity and Diversity, for providing a grant supporting our partnership with Pride In Sport. 

Why LGBTQ Inclusion ?

For sporting leaders being asked to consider the issue of sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status in the workplace, the response if often “Why?” or “What has this got to do with sports?”
The benefits of LGBTQ inclusion in sporting organisations have been highlighted in a number of national and international studies, including the most recent PSI and AWEO findings. Diverse teams are better able to solve complex problems and exhibit a higher level of creativity and a broader though process. 

AMBASSADORS

Netball NT has appointed a LGBTQ Inclusion Ambassador to champion our work of creating an inclusive environment for people with diverse genders and sexualities. 

You can contact our ambassadors for a 1:1 Confidential and Informal Discussion.