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Common Ground – our game is for all

Celebrating the diverse cultures of Australia is embedded within the core values of the Carlton Football Club, and is reflected through its history. This celebration continued on Sunday 22 July, as the Club hosted its inaugural ‘Common Ground’ game. The ‘Common...

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2018 Indigenous Guernsey

In Round 11, the Carlton Football Club along with the wider AFL community, celebrated Sir Doug Nicholls Round. Now in its 11th year, Sir Doug Nicholls Round aims to acknowledge and highlight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander players, communities and cultures. Each...

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Flying the flag for gender equality

A sea of bright orange flags filled the MCG on Sunday 20 May, as thousands of football fans flew their flags for gender equality. Raising awareness for gender equality for the prevention of violence against women, the Blues’ Round 9 game against the Demons marked the...

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Carlton Rise High

The Spotlight Foundation have committed their support to the Carlton Rise High program. The program aims to increase the wellbeing of students at the Carlton Primary School and focuses on giving members of the Carlton Junior Football Club a sense of belonging to their...

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Programs kick off for 2018

Over the coming weeks, we will be educating over 800 students, at 10 different schools in Melbourne metropolitan’s northern corridor. Last week marked our new team of 12 La Trobe University Community Education Program Interns and the return of all three Community...

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Leading with the Blues

In September 2017, Carlton Primary, Heidelberg Primary, and Princess Hill Primary were the first schools in the northern corridor to have participated in our new and exciting three-week Community Education Program, “Leading with the Blues”. Leading with the...

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First ever AFLW game dedicated to gender equality

As part of the 16 days of Activism morning tea, Carlton Football Club GM – People, Community, Diversity and Inclusion, Amanda Barker, announced the 2018 CARLTON RESPECTS games, adding the first ever AFLW game dedicated to gender equality for the prevention of family...

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CARLTON RESPECTS is aimed at changing attitudes, behaviour and/or environments to prevent violence before it occurs. In 2017, the Carlton Respects Community Education Program reached 1245 year seven and eight students at six high schools across Melbourne’s...

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#MoreThanASpectator – CARLTON RESPECTS Campaign

For the second consecutive year, the Carlton Football Club (Carlton FC) actively supported the ‘16 Days of Activism’, through its CARLTON RESPECT 16 Days awareness raising campaign. To mark the beginning of the 16 days, Carlton FC held a whole-of-club morning tea,...

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Blues host AMES and CMY

The Carlton Football Club has kicked off its celebrations for the AFL’s Multicultural Round by welcoming the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) and Adult Multicultural Education Service (AMES Australia) to Ikon Park.  AMES Australia provides a range of comprehensive...

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Wear orange at the ‘G!

Have you organised your orange, Bluebaggers?  With the Blues set to buck tradition and pull on orange socks for the Club's annual CARLTON RESPECTS game on Sunday, we're urging everyone to sport their own touch of orange and join Carlton in its endeavour to promote...

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Orange is the new navy blue

The Blues are set to turn orange this week ahead of the annual CARLTON RESPECTS game against the Western Bulldogs at the MCG on Sunday.  CARLTON RESPECTS aims to take action in relation to gender equality for the prevention of violence against women, with the Blues to...

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Blues brighten birthday celebration

Four Carlton players have helped to widen the smiles of hundreds of young children – at one very special birthday party. Through the Carlton Football Club’s Blues Foundation – a foundation which aims to raise awareness for the prevention of violence against women and...

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Bid for Indigenous player guernseys

Bluebaggers, don’t miss your chance to own a match-worn 2017 Indigenous Guernsey! The Carlton Football Club is auctioning each of the 22 limited-edition jumpers worn by the team during its clash against North Melbourne for Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous Round, as well...

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The Blues Foundation acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to elders both past and present.