On Saturday 14 July the WAAFL is encouraging all players, officials and umpires to wear red arm bands to raise awareness of and remove racial vilification in football.
The red arm band is used to symbolise Earth-Blood-Life; we come from different places, but we are all the same.
Those wearing a red arm band will have committed to zero tolerance of vilification, abuse, and an understanding that we are alike.
Red Arm Band Round also coincides with NAIDOC Week which celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Some of our clubs have embraced Red Arm Band Round and NAIDOC week by wearing specially designed Guernsey’s.