NT Cricket’s link to the NO MORE family violence campaign has been further strengthened, with the announcement that NT Cricket Club and Facility Development Funding is linked to clubs completing a Domestic Violence Action Plan (DVAP) as part of funding requirements.
NT Cricket has partnered with the NO MORE Campaign during dedicated cricket rounds, a linking of arms prior to the start of cricket matches throughout the Northern Territory and a strong alignment with the annual Imparja Cup and National Indigenous Cricket Championships in Alice Springs. The 2017 Community Cricket Carnival program will also incorporate a linking of arms to highlight the NO MORE family violence message in communities across the Territory.
NT Cricket CEO Troy Watson is pleased to extend the partnership this year. “NT Cricket is a proud supporter of the NO MORE Campaign and firmly believes that sport is a powerful vehicle to raise awareness about family violence in our community.
“We have implemented a number of NO MORE initiatives at the annual Imparja Cup and National Indigenous Cricket Championships in Alice Springs, and the inclusion of the DVAP into the requirements to access the Club and Facility Development Fund is the next step in integrating a club culture of standing up and saying NO MORE to family violence.
“It is great to see that Palmerston Cricket Club have completed their DVAP ahead of the start of the season and I look forward to receiving plans from all clubs. I would encourage all sports to join us in supporting this very important message,” he said.
Further details about the NO MORE Campaign can be found here.