The grant will assist the Association in setting up a mentoring and education program for our female referees. Details of the program will be released in the coming weeks.
The Sport Leadership Grants for Women program is an initiative of the Australian Government that is managed by the Australian Sports Commission in partnership with the Australian Government Office for Women. The Sport Leadership Grants for Women provide development opportunities and training for Women to reach their leadership potential on the sporting stage as coaches, officials and administrators. The program has been in place since November 2002. Over the last seven years to September 2008 more than 15,600 women from across Australia have benefited from grants worth more than $2.4 million!
These grants are aimed at providing women in sport with support and access to leadership training and development opportunities to assist in establishing them in the sport industry. The grants cover such things as: course fees, presenter fees, presenter travel, translator / interpreter fees, participants travel costs if outside metropolitan area of course being held and child care provided by qualified providers or in an accredited setting. The grant money cannot be used for equipment, accommodation, uniforms, salaries, competition entry, venue hire, catering, sports trainer or first aid training, retrospective course costs or administration costs.
Star point guard Adi Tomada has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Tomada enjoyed a standout 2023 season with the Cobras, leading the team in assists (4.6apg) and steals (1.4spg), ranking second in scoring (19.5ppg) and three pointers made (2.0 3PM), while finding his way to the free throw
Star guard Nikita Young has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season. Young put together an impressive second NBL1 season with the Cobras, ranking third on the team in scoring (12.7ppg), rebounds (5.4rpg), assists (2.3apg), while her quick hands and anticipation saw her rank fifth in the league in steals (2.3spg).
The Kilsyth Cobra Women have made their first move for the 2024 NBL1 season, re-signing rising star, Georgia Booth. Booth enjoyed a breakout season with the Cobras, leading the team in three point makes while ranking second on the team in scoring. The lightning quick guard blossomed into a high level scorer, averaging 17.5