Sport offers an opportunity to address these thorny issues young people in country Australia are facing. Dr Stuart Vella, a research fellow at the University of Wollongong, believes “Sport offers a really safe and secure place for adolescents to be exposed to messages about mental health.”
Stockman Sports is an initiative of Little Windmills: The Country Kids Charity. Little Windmills financially assists remote, rural and regional families with children who are seriously sick and injured or who have special needs. The Stockman Sports Foundation is Little Windmills’ remote, rural and regional youth development expression.