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Former Cat announces retirement

Two time premiership play Shannon Byrnes has announced his retirement from AFL football

1:17pm  Jul 30, 2014

The Stats Cat: Cats v Roos

See what's in store ahead of Saturday's clash with the Stats Cat

11:12am  Jul 30, 2014

Deliver and receive

Stats show the importance of Tom Hawkins to the Cats forward line as both the deliverer and receiver

10:22am  Jul 30, 2014

Respect for Diversity

The Geelong Football Club is a welcoming place where we seek to engage respectfully with people with diverse experiences and backgrounds. We believe that this will deepen our understanding and appreciation of others, motivate us to embrace our differences and make us richer for the experience. As a result our Club will strengthen and grow.

 

To view the club's policy on diversity please follow this link.

Reconciliation Action Plan

As part of the RACE pillar in the Respect for Diversity Policy the Geelong Cats have been recently endorsed by Reconciliation Australia on our inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan. The primary goal of Reconciliation is to deepen the understanding of Aboriginal culture and history for non Aboriginal Australians with a focus on Respect, Relationships and Opportunities. The Geelong Cats has several programs and partnerships that are focussed to work within the Aboriginal Communities of the Barwon South West region, Victoria and Australia.

 

Click here to view the RAP

An open letter about Australian marriage equality

We understand that there is a possibility of a future conscience vote on the topic of Marriage Equality in parliament and the Club has been contacted to support the current awareness raising campaign.  Respect is a core value of the Geelong Cats and as a concept is nurtured.  We respect diversity and say “no to discrimination” of any kind.
 
We believe that the Geelong Cats is a welcoming place where we seek to engage respectfully with people with diverse experiences and backgrounds.   We advocate this attitude as we believe it will deepen our understanding and appreciation of others, motivate us to embrace our differences and make us richer for the experience.  As a result our Club will strengthen and grow.