Diversity Talent

What is AFLNT Diversity Talent?

Diversity talent encompasses Indigenous (Kickstart) and Multicultural (All Nations) programs. 

What competitions do they play in?

Each year AFLNT Diversity talent participates in the Diversity Championships.  

When did the Diversity Talent squad first commence?

2012

What have been some highlights?

The Northern Territory have had several athletes selected for either the Flying Boomerangs, World Team, Woomeras or the Medley squads over the years. In 2016 Michael Mummery represented the Northern Territory in the Flying Boomerangs squad and subsequently the AFL National Academy.

Who are the coaches?

Aaron Motlop – Kickstart 
Cameron Ilett – All Nations 

2018 Kickstart squad members

 
Player # Name DOB Region
1 Elijah WILLIAMS 2/10/2004 Darwin
2 James BRUCE 21/11/2003 Alice Springs
3 Gundjarra MUNUNGGURR 17/01/2003 Gove
4 Preyben TIPILOURA 14/02/2003 Tiwi Islands
5 Jayden DAVEY 26/02/2004 Darwin
6 Alwyn DAVEY 26/02/2004 Darwin
7 Tyson TIPPAMANTAMERI 10/07/2003 Tiwi Islands
8 Kye ALDEN 6/03/2003 Darwin
9 Colin WILSON-PERKINS 13/03/2003 Darwin
10 Russell MUNYARRYUN 31/05/2004 Gove
11 Nathan DIXON 22/04/2003 Tennant Creek
12 Ariki LOWE 4/03/2003 Alice Springs
13 Taj CLEMENTS 23/09/2003 Darwin
14 Wanharrawurr MUNUNGGURR 2/03/2003 Gove
15 Tristan GOWLEY 5/04/2003 Darwin
16 Jordan BOURKE 10/11/2003 Tiwi Islands
17 Caleb PATERSON 3/12/2003 Darwin
18 Antonio JAMES 31/07/2003 Darwin
19 Kyro AHMAT Darwin
20 Kobe HODGES 25/01/2004 Darwin
21 Jaymie BAXTER 9/03/2003 Gove
22 Taj BUITENHAUS 18/04/2003 Darwin

2018 All Nations squad members

 
Player # Name DOB Region
1 Xavier VALLEJO 3/10/2004 Darwin
2 Rifky NOORIZAL 1/02/2005 Tennant Creek
3 Brandon MU 29/06/2004 Darwin
4 Uluivuya APISA 22/10/2004 Alice Springs
5 Brodie MOTLOP 12/03/2004 Darwin
6 Henry COULTON 9/06/2003 Darwin
7 Beau TEDCASTLE 29/03/2004 Darwin
8 Kaine FULLER 27/07/2004 Darwin
9 Daniel QUINN 16/09/2003 Darwin
10 Amal MANOJ 25/04/2003 Darwin
11 Aidan HALL 6/08/2003 Darwin
12 Espoir MUSHEGERO 5/05/2003 Darwin
13 Fraser JUDD 3/11/2002 Darwin
14 Benson HAKIM 9/03/2003 Darwin
15 Andy MONIZ-WAKEFIELD 26/10/2003 Darwin
16 James SLIWINSKI 26/10/2003 Darwin
17 Phil SHINDAM - Darwin
18 Michael GIAMLAMAS 6/8/2003 Darwin
19 Jamie JONES 17/7/2003 Darwin

2018 support staff:

Matt Campbell – Program Lead
Cameron Stokes – Kickstart Assistant Coach
Leith Waterbury – Kickstart Team Manager 
Hayden Rickard – All Nations Assistant Coach 
Steven Raymond Aaron Motlop All Nations Team Manager
Candace Liddy – Physio 

2018 fixture

Download the 2018 National Diversity Championships fixture here.

How do you qualify for this squad?

Both male and female Indigenous, multicultural and Torres Strait Island footballers are eligible for positions within these squads.

The Flying Boomerangs is an all-Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander AFL squad for young men aged 14 - 16. Meanwhile, the AFL World Team is comprised of the best upcoming multicultural players Australia-wide.

The Woomeras is a female program for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders aged 14 - 18. The program seeks to develop the athletes in an elite environment and strengthen their leadership skills. The Medley squad is the female equivalent of the World Team, is comprised of 30 multicultural players to represent Australia.

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