Footscray Allrounders

A Good Cricket Allround ‘Good Knock’ Participation Program :  Winter 2011

Urban Seed’s Indian Tigers win Indoor Competition at Maribyrnong, 2010


  • Build resilience and social inclusion among newly arrived  students
  • Offer practical opportunities for Belonging, Mastery, Independence, Generosity through cricket and social events.
  • Connect with 15 participants over a 15 week period from June to September 2011


Target Group:

Culturally and linguistically diverse students and newly arrived migrants living in the inner Western suburbs in relationship with:

  • Footscray Baptist Church
  • Seeds Footscray
  • Victoria University
  • Urban Seed
  • Barkly Street Uniting Cricket Club
  • Student Organisations

Action Indoor Sports Maribyrnong:

  • Enter a team to play Thursday nights and some Monday nights in a 6 a side Indoor Cricket Winter Season.

‘Circle of Courage’ Program Elements:


  • Pre Season Park Cricket Match in Footscray
  • Pre-Game Good Cricket Team Bonding Activities
  • Uniform
  • GLoBALL : Attend Football Games and Social Events
    • Sat May 21 Dreamtime at the G 1pm Fed Square, 7.40pm MCG
    • Friday June 3, Essendon, 7.40pm, MCG
    • Sat. July 23 7.10pm MCG
    • Sunday August 28, 4.40, Etihad Stadium
  • Share Meals in Local Footscray Homes (Seeds Footscray)


  • Training Coaching Session with CV Accredited Coach
  • Public Transport, Community Safety, Service Access


  • Pathway Cricket “What are you doing with your cricket?”
    • CV Multicultural Youth Camp
    • Connect with Local Cricket Club
    • Work, Study, Family, Immigration
    • Police Multicultural Orientation
    • Access Financial Support for Cricket Involvement


  • Fundraising via Run Melbourne & Backyard Blitz
Reports and Evaluation:
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