A golden October for netball community — Gold Industry Group

The regional netballers have been handled to a one-hour guided tour of the historic Perth Mint, together with the Gold Exhibition and the unique melting home, experiencing the emotive journey of gold discovery in Western Australia.

Wheatbelt Goldfields netballer Talitha Heta stated she totally loved the expertise and discovered extra about gold.  

“The tour is very attention-grabbing and enjoyable! We loved studying about gold and it is fascinating to know that the most important gold nugget was discovered in Australia when the lads went farming,” stated Talitha. 

“Gold is definitely very heavy! I suppose I solely simply lifted the gold bar,” added Talitha. 

In addition they bought to witness the Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin, the biggest and most respected coin on the planet firsthand. Awarded a prestigious Guinness World File, it scales at an enormous one tonne of 99.99% pure gold, measures practically 80cm large, is greater than 12cm deep and is valued at greater than AUD $50 million.  

A dwell conventional gold pour in The Perth Mint’s unique melting home was mesmerising, throughout which pure gold is heated to molten temperatures and remodeled right into a gleaming stable gold bar. The nineteenth century brick partitions of the melting home are actually embedded with gold mud, gathered over many a long time of steady refining.

Following The Perth Mint go to, 56 groups from the Aboriginal All Stars, Metro Affiliation Groups and Regional Consultant Groups competed on the annual Netball WA’s State Cup. The competitors offers a chance for athletes, umpires, and coaches to realize choice factors in the direction of development into the subsequent stage of packages and pathways as part of the Netball WA Competitors Pathway.

Gamers and households additionally loved capturing their golden moments in our gold photobooth and practiced their taking pictures abilities utilizing our well-liked ‘Shoot Gold 4 Netball’ recreation. Gamers additionally took the Gold Jobs Quiz to find roles of curiosity from a variety of positions obtainable in Australia’s gold trade. 

Along side this yr’s State Cup, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander athletes and coaches from throughout the State got here collectively in Perth for the inaugural Aboriginal All Stars Management Camp. A joint initiative of Netball WA and Capturing Stars, the Camp was made potential with the assist of Principal Accomplice the Gold Trade Group and Sport Australia’s 2021 Girls Leaders in Sport grant.

The aim of this Camp is to create alternatives for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls and women to construct their capability as leaders within the sport, and to develop their potential, each professionally and personally, whereas exposing them to function fashions on and off courtroom. 

All through the Camp, the members had the chance to study from native function mannequin 2020 and 2021 Jill Macintosh medallist Donnell Wallam; a proud Noongar lady, facilitating on-court specialist classes and sharing her netball journey. The members additionally engaged in a day of on-country coaching with the Western Australian Aboriginal Management Institute at Kings Park, alongside Gold Trade Group members, led by Rickeeta Walley, on Aboriginal historical past, native vegetation and conventional locations. 

Congratulations to the North West Area who received the Opens premiership after an distinctive efficiency on the courtroom, defeating Success Netball Affiliation 52-38, Fremantle Netball Affiliation for claiming their victory within the 18U division, the Wanneroo Districts Netball Affiliation within the 16U division and the Perth Netball Affiliation within the 14U division.

The Gold Trade Group is proud to assist Netball WA, due to gold members Gold Fields, Northern Star Assets Restricted, St Barbara Restricted, AngloGold Ashanti Australia, Gold Highway Assets, Ramelius Assets and The Perth Mint.

Go to Netball WA’s web site for the full 2021 State Cup outcomes.

Discover out extra about our group partnership with netball in Western Australia.



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