Shooting Stars is an initiative of Netball WA and Glass Jar Australia, which uses netball as a vehicle to encourage greater engagement and attendance at school of young Aboriginal girls living in WA’s remote communities and regional towns.

Working collaboratively with the local community, schools and service providers to implement a regular program of personal development activity and fun for young Aboriginal girls.

Participation in the program enables girls to have a taste of success to improve their self-image, develop hope and aspirations about their future, and provide motivation to attend school to achieve those aspirations.

Click here to view the Glass Jar Strategic Plan and Glass Jar Australia Annual Report.

What's On

Festivals, Cups, Galas, Matches and Competitions are just a few of the community events hosted or supported by the Shooting Stars program. In each region we work with the local Aboriginal community to bring friends, families, students and teachers together to celebrate culture, diversity and of course, netball.


North West NAIDOC Netball Carnival

Location: 60 Ashley St, Derby WA 6728, Australia

Date: July 7, 2017 12:00 am

Friday 7 July
Mixed Competition 5.30pm onwards
Saturday 8 July
14U & 18U 8.30am onwards
Women’s Division 2.30pm onwards


Wiluna Martu Girls


We are a small school who have only just started playing netball since Shooting Stars came on the scene in Term 3 2016. We had our first competitive netball game when our Shooting Stars sist...

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Mullewa Magic


We are proud to be the new kids on the block with our official launch held on the 17th of February at Mullewa District High. Currently we have 23 Shooting Star girls enrolled in our program ...

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Meekatharra Queens

Location: Meekatharra, Western Australia

Over 25 girls from Years 5 to 12 participate in Shooting Stars at Meekatharra District High School. The team’s dress embodies pride in Aboriginal culture in a contemporary graphic style.

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Carnarvon Breakers

Location: Carnarvon, Western Australia

Over 50 girls from Years 5 to 12 participate in Shooting Stars at Carnarvon Community College. The team’s dress illustrates how Carnarvon is a place where the desert meets the sea.

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Derby Storm

Location: Derby, Western Australia

Over 50 girls participate in Shooting Stars in Derby. The team’s dress illustrates the iconic boab tree, marsh mudflats and bright Kimberly sunshine, reflecting the calm before the storm.

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Halls Creek Starlets

Location: Halls Creek, Western Australia

Over 50 girls from Years 5 to 12 participate in Shooting Stars in Halls Creek. The team’s dress design focuses on coming together through sport and taking pride in Aboriginal culture.

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Latest News

Shooting Stars is pleased to announce the official...

August 16th, 2018

Shooting Stars is pleased to announce the official opening of its eighth site in Western Australia, with Leonora opening its doors this week. Shoot...

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Shooting Stars push for healthy students

July 19th, 2018

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Becoming A Partner

Becoming A Supporting Partner

Shooting Stars is a not-for-profit program delivered by Glass Jar Australia. Whilst the outcomes of the program are significant, they are not without cost. Shooting Stars has already improved the school attendance rate of nearly 300 young Aboriginal girls in remote WA communities and our aim is to grow this number to 1,000 over the next five years.

To achieve this, we need your support.

You can donate now via the button at the top of the page, or become a partner of Shooting Stars today and be a part of the journey from its beginnings as we expand and grow the program across Australia, supporting thousands of young Aboriginal girls to get a better education.

Fran Haintz – Executive Officer, Glass Jar Australia
P: 0488 904 500 E: fran.haintz@shootingstars.org.au

ACNC-Registered-Charity-Logo_RGBGlass Jar Australia is an ACNC Registered Charity.