Local pair prepare to swim the gap

Two Cairns locals are about to undertake a marathon effort, all in the name of a good cause. Jesse O’Hara and Joel Little have made an extraordinary commitment to swim more than 27 kilometres from Green Island to Cairns unassisted in a mammoth effort to raise funds and awareness for local organisation AFL Cape York House Foundation. The pair will complete the swim under marathon conditions, meRead More…

Cairns Hardware supports AFL Cape York’s young people

AFL Cape York House Foundation is celebrating a longstanding partnership with locally run business, Cairns Hardware. The two organisations have been successfully working together in the Far North for several years, with Cairns Hardware generously providing sponsorships, resources and employment opportunities to the Foundation. AFL Cape York General Manager Rick Hanlon said the two organisations Read More…

Media Release – Tosco Office National

AFL Cape York House (“the House”), a not-for-profit organisation which provides educational, employment and training opportunities for young indigenous boys and girls from some of Far North Queensland’s most remote communities is set to benefit from the donation of 30 new laptops. Established Northern Queensland based business Tosco Office National has partnered with The House in a long-tRead More…

AFL Cape York House Foundation Golf Day

AFLCY House Foundation has been set up to offer greater support for students and participants, engaged in AFL Cape York Ltd programs which consist of Remote Game Development and Residential Boarding programs for both boys and girls. AFL CY House Foundation held its first official event in holding a Golf Day at Cairns Golf Club on 17th August, 2018. The event was bathed in perfect golf weather aRead More…

SHERRIN REVEALS 2019 SIR DOUG NICHOLLS ROUND BALL DESIGN

Sherrin is thrilled to officially unveil the new design of the 2019 Toyota AFL SirDoug Nicholls football that will be used throughout Sir Doug Nicholls Round, spanning across Rounds 10 and 11.The Round commences on Friday, 24th May with the Marngrook match, followed by the annual Dreamtime at the ‘G match on Saturday, 25th May, and finishes on Sunday, 2nd June. This year, Sherrin and the AFRead More…

Ausco Modular Gets Behind AFL CY House Foundation

AFL Cape York House Foundation has developed a strong relationship with Ausco Modular which has seen placement of a new office space at AFL Cape York House for Boys in Cairns. The office space was built in Townsville and shipped to Cairns where it will be utilised by Boys House Manager, Kane Richter. Richter was delighted with the new development and boasted he now had a new home. The exRead More…