Disability and Inclusion Volunteer of Year
Congratulations Amanda-Jane Peacock from Piara Waters JFC Starkick Centre who was named the Western Australian Disability and Inclusion Volunteer of the Year at the 2021 Sandover Medal Night. Amanda-Jane has been on the committee for Piara Waters JFC since the...
Starkick kids shine at the 2021 WAFL Grand Final
Starkick players from across Perth were out on the biggest stage, to showcase their skills at WA Footballs 2021 WAFL Grand Final held at Perth's Optus Stadium. In front of a 29,879 strong crowd players and families enjoyed an experience to...
All Abilities School Carnival a big success
Kalability 2021 Ed Support footy carnival has been run and won on the scoreboard, but the real winners were the players, who pulled on their boots to get out and had a go.  With some experiencing football for the very...
Look Mum I can play Footy!
With Starkick there's only 1 rule - If you want to play, we will find a way.  There's no better example of that ethos than Archer Johnson. Nothing was going to stop him getting out on the footy field and...
Starkick - National Disability Awards
Starkick were recognised at the 2016 National Disability Awards held during 10 year celebrations for International Day of People with Disability.  Nominated in the “Excellence in Community Partnerships” category for the positive outcomes achieved through the partnership between program Starkick...
We are more alike than different
10 year old Mathew came to help at a Starkick session and left impacted and with a new perspective on what it means to have a disability. With maturity beyond his years he wrote the following account of his time...
WA family goes the distance for love
CLAIRE BICKERS PerthNow WA parents know all about being chauffeurs for their kids at the weekends — but one family travels more than 1000km so their nine-year-old son can play football. Brian and Marilou Rogers live in Newman in the...
Perth junior football club kicks off team for children with special needs
Pictured are Oliver van der Meulen, 5, Ally, 7, Archer Johnson, 5, Paul Astone, 9, Raphael Bouzidis and his brother Kosta Bouzidis, 7.  Credit: News Limited, Marie Nirme   CLAIRE BICKERS PerthNow  FORGET the professionals all over our TV screens this...
Starkick signs it's first members
Season 2015 saw the launch of Starkick. The first members to sign up, were friends Archer and Ruby. We couldnt split them, so have decided to honour them both as our Number 1 Ticket holders for season 2015.  Starkick Number 1 tickets...
Starkick 2014 - The Concept
On the 1st of December 2014 a proposal was put to the Committee of the Coolbinia Bombers Junior Football Club to launch a team or program supporting children with a disability to play junior football.  The committee unanimously endorsed the...