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2024 ACT Griffins Player
Information Page

This page will hold all important information for Griffins Athletes ahead of the 2024 Nationals. 

Athlete Handbooks

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The AMMNA Championships Will be held in Brisbane, QLD, with the touring group departing from Canberra on Friday, 29 March 2024 and returning on Sunday, 07 April 2024.

Flights are tentatively scheduled (subject to change) on:

  • 29 March 2024 CBR>BNE Depart 1220 Arrive 1300

  • 07 April 2024 BNE>CBR Depart 1550 Arrive 1740


Accommodation has been booked at the Quality Hotel, Robertson Gardens.

Athletes can look forward to staying in 2 bedroom villas with access to ample outdoor space, a pool and a number of other fantastic facilities.

The tournament will be held at the home of the Queensland Firebirds, Nissan Arena, only 1.7km from our accommodation.


2024/2025 Program Head Coach - Kim Symons 

2024 Mens Coaching Team - Kim Symons (Coach), Rhia Austin (Apprentice Coach) 

2024 Mixed Coaching Team - Alisha Anderson & Kate Coffee (Co-Head Coaches)

2024 Under 17s Coaching Team - Dayna Waterworth (Coach), Lizzie Crossley (Assistant Coach)


Touring athletes: Estimates to be $2,500 (subsidised by your nominating fee and acceptance fee) 

Training Partners: Estimated to be $300 (subsidised by your nominating fee and acceptance fee)


Over the next few months, ACTMMNA will make final payments on things like flights and accommodation. Athletes are expected to make incremental payments to allow the association to pay deposits and relevant tour costs (most of which are due 30-60 days before the tour begins)


Payment Schedule

  • Nomination fee (for those already paid): $50

  • Acceptance fee due 29 September 2023: $200

  • Payment 1 due 13 October 2023: $250

  • Payment 2 due 27 October 2023: $250

  • Payment 3 due 10 November 2023: $250

  • Payment 4 due 24 November 2023: $250

  • Payment 5 due 08 December 2023: $250

  • Payment 6 due 05 January 2024: $250

  • Payment 7 due 19 January 2024: $250

  • Payment 8 due 02 February 2024: $250

  • Payment 9 due 16 February 2024: $250

Bank Details

ACT Mens Netball

BSB: 032 713

ACC: 446 412



It is the expectation of ACTMMNA that attendance at all training sessions is compulsory. It is a privilege to represent your state and we expect your full commitment to national's preparation. 

Training will involve court and fitness session and will commence on Saturday, October 21st from 3.00pm-5.00pm at Netball ACT. Sessions will occur weekly thereafter between October 2023 and March 2024 with a four week break over Xmas. There will be home programs allocated to each athlete. 

  • Court sessions commencing 28 October 2023 - Saturdays 3 - 5pm - NACT 

  • Fitness commencing 24 October 2023 - Tuesdays 6 - 7.00pm - Ovals NACT


All athletes must seek and exemption to be absent from any training sessions through the program. Please email Head Coach Kim Symons; 


  • Conditioning (Fitness) will commence on Tuesday, 24 October 2023 from 6.00pm – 7.00pm on the Ovals next to Netball ACT (Lyneham). Fitness is mandatory unless discussed prior with head coach, Kim Symons. To discuss an exemption, please email Kim directly. We are very happy to work with cross-code athletes to ensure maximum participation in all sports.

  • Court Sessions will commence on Saturday, 28 October 2023 from 3.00pm – 5.00pm at Netball ACT (Lyneham). Again, all court sessions are mandatory unless an exemption is approved by head coach, Kim Symons. To discuss an exemption, please email Kim directly.

  • Squad induction is scheduled for Saturday, 28 October 2023 from 5.00pm – 6.00pm (immediately following training session 1). Your parents are encouraged to attend this session as we will be able to answer any/all questions you have regarding the squad environment, the program, and the AMMNA tour (for those successful in team selection).

  • A Simulation Day is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 02 December 2023 from 9.00am-5.00pm (please note the extension of this session to commence from 9.00am, further details to be provided in the lead up).

  • Squad Bonding Is non-compulsory but highly encouraged as squad bonding will include both our junior and senior squad members


Uniforms will be provided by Struddys. An online ordering platform will be available shortly to make all uniform orders through. 



  • ADF ACT Match Play on Saturday, 04/11/2023 (NACT)

  • Squad Bonding activity #1 on Sunday, 12/11/2023 - CANCELLED

  • Saturday, 25 November 2023 has been moved to 9.00am – 11.00am. The location will be confirmed closer to the date.



  • Simulation Day on Saturday, 02/12/2023

  • Squad Bonding activity #2 on Sunday, 10/12/2023 

  • Last training session before Xmas on Saturday, 16/12/2023. 

JANUARY 2024: 

  • Training resumes Saturday, 13/01/2024

  • Squad Bonding activity #3 on Sunday, 14/01/2024 



  • Mark Kerr Cup on Saturday, 10/02/2024 and Sunday 11/02/2024 (public event) hosted by NACT 

  • Bunnings BBQ – 25/2/2024


MARCH 2024: 

  • Trivia Night (Uniform Presentation) Saturday, 02/03/2024

  • Simulation Weekend on Saturday, 09/03/2024 and Sunday 10/03/2024

  • AMMNA Tour commences Friday, 29/03/2024 - Sunday, 07/04/2024


APRIL 2024:

  • ACTMMNA Presentation Evening 27/04/2024 (TBC)

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