Cattle Australia chair David Foote’s ‘patronising’ comments disappoint industry members

Comments regarding the role of women in the cattle industry have prompted calls for a renewed focus on gender diversity in Australia’s corporate agriculture sector. Key points: Cattle Australia’s chairman has been criticised for his comments on the role of women in the industry Cattle Australia’s board of directors is made up of six men and one woman Women … Read more

Bid to boost regional sport in SA as volunteer and participation numbers drop

Tony Elletson believes South Australia’s Limestone Coast can be the best regional area in Australia for producing elite athletes.  Through the Limestone Coast Sporting Academy, he trains young people in the region to compete in their sports alongside the best in the state and country.  But he knows local grassroots sport is the starting ground for everyone, … Read more

Lovie Smith said the NFL had ‘a problem’ about Black coaches. A year later he was fired and the league is being criticized yet again about its lack of diversity

CNN  —  When Lovie Smith was hired by the Houston Texans in February 2022 as the team’s new head coach, he said the NFL had “a problem” with hiring Black coaches and diversity. “I realize the amount of Black head coaches there are in the National Football League,” Smith told reporters just under a year … Read more