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…

AFL Cape York Girls’ House receives national recognition

A national panel of judges recognised AFL Cape York House for Girls as the top organisation in Australia for Indigenous boarding students’ health and wellbeing at the 2021 National Indigenous Boarding Awards on May 5. The Girls’ House was awarded Excellence in the Provision of Indigenous Student Health and Wellbeing in a very special live video presentation. The award recognised an organRead More…

Media Release – Volunteers needed for AFL Cape York

AFL Cape York House is putting a call out for volunteers to help tutor the foundation’s boarding students. Community members from all education backgrounds are invited to jump on board. Boys’ House Boarding Manager Kane Richter says the aim is to have a tutor for each of their students to help the young people develop relationships and gain confidence. “Relationships are key, so if 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…