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It was a really disappointing end to the AFLW season in 2020 with the COVID-19 state of emergency meaning that those teams who had battled to the top were not able to square off in a final to find an ultimate winner.  It was a real body blow to not...
Any Melbourne based club that had re-commenced training after the first lockdown is now facing an even greater level of disappointment due to the second wave of restrictions. The greatest threat to every person who loves their club and all it represents, is the mental health impact. For those who must now...
With sport once again off the table in Melbourne’s lockdown postcodes, the impact will be significant for a lot of adolescents and young adults.  The risk of increased mental health problems is real. David Burt, founder of Sport and Life Training (SALT), works with young adults utilizing the strength of...
With the announcement that the Eastern and Northern Football Leagues are cancelling their 2020 seasons for all but junior levels, there are a range of costs that will fall out of this, including a cost to emotional wellbeing. David Parkin is someone who has seen football from all angles –...
The temporary shutdown of sporting clubs that has been brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic will have critical, long lasting implications. Dave Burt, Founder of SALT (Sport and Life Training), has spent years using the strength of sporting teams and clubs as the springboard for cultural change, and he believes...
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