In an exciting development for women's football in Australia, Commonwealth Bank and Football Australia have recently unveiled their plans to further boost the growth and participation of women in football. This announcement comes as a ray of hope for all those who have been tirelessly working towards empowering women in the sport, including Women Onside, a national women's football and women in football advocacy organisation.
Commonwealth Bank's commitment to women in football is both commendable and timely. This move not only demonstrates their dedication to promoting gender equality in sports but also sends a strong message to the corporate world about the potential of women's football as a platform for empowerment and change. Their vision goes beyond the sponsorship of elite athletes; it encompasses the growth and development of the sport at all levels. It's a step that makes a difference and paves the way for more women to embrace the beautiful game.
Women Onside, as an organisation that advocates for the advancement of women in football, applauds this commitment from the Commonwealth Bank and Football Australia. We believe this collaboration will have a far-reaching impact on the sports landscape in Australia. It's a testament to women's football's growing momentum and recognition as a powerful medium for social change.
Our organisation hopes to foster a collaborative relationship between our programs and the initiatives proposed in this announcement. We are eager to work hand in hand with Commonwealth Bank and Football Australia to further empower women and girls in football. We recognise the power of collective action and believe that by joining forces, we can achieve even greater results in our mission to create an inclusive, supportive, and equitable environment for women in the sport.
Women Onside's commitment to women in football extends to all aspects of the game, from grassroots participation to leadership roles within the sport. We look forward to sharing our knowledge, experience, and resources to contribute to the success of the programs and initiatives set forth by CommBank and Football Australia.
This expanded partnership between Commonwealth Bank and Football Australia is a significant milestone for women's football in Australia. It symbolises a collective commitment to gender equality in sports and provides a platform for young girls and women to pursue their dreams in football. Women Onside eagerly anticipates the positive impact this collaboration will have on the growth and empowerment of women in football and eagerly looks forward to contributing to this inspiring journey. Together, we can create a brighter future for women's football in Australia.
Read the full announcement here.