About

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 Shooting Stars Case for Support.

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.

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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

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Mullewa Magic

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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

Horizon Power joins Shooting Stars family

March 24th, 2017

Shooting Stars is proud to announce Horizon Power as a new Community Partner. The proud West Australian Regional Electricity Supplier has committed t...

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Netball WA and Glass Jar Australia Board Director ...

March 23rd, 2017

Netball WA and Glass Jar Australia would like to congratulate Board Director Emma Chinnery on being awarded a scholarship through the Australian Sport...

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Becoming A Partner

Shooting Stars is a not-for-profit program delivered by the Glass Jar Australia Foundation. Whilst the outcomes of the program are significant, they are not without cost. Shooting Stars has already improved the attendance rate of more than 200 young Aboriginal girls in remote WA communities and our aim is to grow this number to 2,000 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 Foundation 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 get a better education. To become a Foundation Partner, contact:

Fran Haintz – General Manager; Indigenous Programs

P: 0488 904 500 E: fran.haintz@netballwa.com.au