AFL Victoria has released the much anticipated report from the 201 Review of Female Football in Victoria. The Review was undertaken to help AFL Victoria identify the structures required to meet the demand created from ongoing record growth in female participation. The report identified five key recommendations to ensure that female football in Victoria reaches its potential. A summary of these recommendations is listed whilst the complete report can be downloaded below.
1. AFL Victoria’s
female football vision and strategy
AFL Victoria uses the content of this Female Football Review as the basis for
the preparation of a collaboratively developed vision and strategy plan to guide
the long term development of female football in Victoria.
2. Structure of
women’s football competitions
That AFL Victoria collaborates with the VWFL to integrate the VWFL Conference
competitions into existing community football structures for the 2012 season.
That AFL Victoria collaborates with the VWFL with the aim of AFL Victoria
having responsibility for the conduct of the VWFL Premier and Reserves
Divisions from 2012 onwards.
3. Youth Girls
That AFL Victoria continues to integrate the Youth Girls competitions into
existing community football league structures.
That AFL Victoria collaborates with the VWFL and Youth Girls teams to ensure
that all VWFL clubs have a direct and effective alignment with at least one
Youth Girls team, and that all Youth Girls teams have a link with a VWFL club.
4. Female Football
AFL Victoria establishes a Female Football Committee to assist with the strategic planning of female
football in Victoria.
5. AFL Victoria
female football development
AFL Victoria allocates additional resources to female football development
through the appointment of an additional Female Football Development Officer
and the expansion of region development operations to include female football
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