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Athlete Support to Close the Gap

18 March 2021

She has one the most infectious laughs in Australian sport, but AIS Share A Yarn Ambassador Janice Blackman has some powerful messages on National Close the Gap Day, March 18.

Preparing for her Olympic debut in Tokyo, Blackman is a proud Aboriginal woman from the Gubbi Gubbi and Badtjala Tribes, in the Sunshine Coast region of Queensland. The Australia softballer is also a passionate ambassador for Share a Yarn, an AIS program aimed at creating meaningful connections between sport and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island cultures.

Watch her story.

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