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Dogs to launch Daughters of the West

Daughters of the West - an adaptation of the already standing Sons of the West program, was announced on Thursday night.

5:59pm  Jun 16, 2017

Leadership Project Diary: Week 4 wrap

Brandon Rogers writes about his experience with the Western Bulldogs Leadership Program.

4:51pm  May 31, 2017

JJ, Majak Showdown at Barker's Café

AFL Multicultural ambassadors cook-off in support of the Scanlon Foundation's 'Taste of Harmony' week.

3:40pm  Mar 19, 2017

CDC Victoria

ComfortDelGro Cabcharge (CDC) Victoria is a key provider of essential transport services to over twelve million commuters across Victoria each year. Operating from six depots, with a fleet in excess of 440 buses and coaches, and over 670 drivers, we link people, places and communities. 

Across Melbourne our commuter routes operate under the Westrans and Eastrans brands. In regional Victoria our commuter routes cover the Greater Cities of Geelong and Ballarat as CDC Geelong and CDC Ballarat respectively.

In Australia CDC is a major operator of commuter and charter bus services. 

Globally ComfortDelGro is one of the largest land transport companies in the world. It currently operates in seven countries including the United Kingdom, Singapore and Ireland to Australia, Vietnam, Malaysia, as well as across twelve cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenyang and Chengdu.

CDC Victoria is proud to be a community partner of the Western Bulldogs. Contributing to the communities that we serve is a core element of CDC Victoria’s ethos. Thus we are delighted to invest in the development, education and wellbeing of society generally, through the Fresh Program.

For more information on CDC Victoria please visit

Programmed Integrated Workforce

Programmed Integrated Workforce are the Multicultural Partner of the Western Bulldogs, with an involvement in the annual Citizenship Ceremony, Unity Cup Final and Football Tournaments for new & emerging communities.

The first of its kind in the AFL, this new partnership confirms the Western Bulldogs as the ‘Community Club’ of the league.

Two community focused organisations, the Western Bulldogs and Programmed Integrated Workforce, share a commitment and a passion to provide opportunities for people from a diverse range of backgrounds to be included in our community.

The new association will support the Bulldogs to build on the Club’s ground breaking work with multicultural communities in Melbourne’s West.

Find out more information on Programmed Integrated Workforce.

Nexans Olex

Nexans Olex is the Principal Partner of the Fresh Program, providing young people from the western suburbs the best opportunity to improve their work life skills and educational opportunities.

Nexans Olex is one of the world's largest and most technically advanced manufacturers of power and energy cables, with over 65 years' experience in cable production in Australia.

Based locally in Tottenham, Nexans Olex are proud of its ongoing relationship with the Western Bulldogs community programs and the outstanding work that these programs undertake.

Find out more information on Nexans Olex.


Qenos is Australia’s sole manufacturer and leading supplier of world class polyethylene and polymers and is an integral part of Australia’s plastics industry, a major contributor to this nation’s economy, a progressive employer and a safe and responsible member of our local communities.

Based in Altona, Qenos are the Youth Supporter of the Fresh Program and provide specific mentoring and work place experience to students including further education and training scholarships.

Find out more information on Qenos.

Macquarie Sports

Macquarie Sports runs sporting clinics and associated programs for more than 8,000 children each year in sports including rugby league, rugby union, cricket, netball, basketball and AFL, using major sporting identities as both coaches and role models.

The programs aim to enhance the fitness and well-being of young people, by providing positive role models to inspire and motivate young people to strive to do their best.

Macquarie Sports are proud partner of the ‘Freshen Up’ Sports and health program, where Fresh students participate to increase education and improve their lifestyles.

For more information on Macquarie Sports.