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Fair go, sport! - Phase 1

About Phase 1

Commencing in March 2010, Phase 1 of the project is now complete.

This project aimed to increase awareness of sexual and gender diversity and to promote safe and inclusive environments in hockey; and develop a flexible model of engagement that can be adapted for other sporting codes and their governing bodies. Using an asset-based action learning approach, the project:

  • engaged key stakeholders in identifying existing policies, codes and procedures, and map experiences, practices, attitudes and perceptions in order to develop pilot interventions at all levels of hockey
  • implemented, with key stakeholders, pilot interventions to promote safe and inclusive environments and reduce homophobia
  • developed a flexible model for creating safe and inclusive environments in hockey that can be transferable to other sports.


  • Fair go, sport! Literature review  (PDF)  |  (RTF)
  • Fair go, sport! Evaluation report  (PDF)  |  (RTF)
  • Fair go, sport! Model of engagement  (PDF)

Project partners

The project was funded by the Australian Sports Commission and managed by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission through our project manager, Peter Gourlay.


The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University evaluated the project.

More information

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