Acknowledgement of Country
Hawthorn Football Club acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of the lands and waters on which we live, learn, work and play. We pay respect to Elders both past and present and stand together with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders of today and tomorrow. Always.
Hawthorn Football Club recognises its unique ability to educate people on the power of reconciliation.
We are more than just a football club, we are a vehicle for driving change, opportunity and respect for all people.
As a club we are committed to celebrating the cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to drive positive social outcomes and change.
Our vision for reconciliation is that all Australians have a deep respect and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.
Empowered with knowledge and respect, we will overcome the barriers of the past and celebrate Australia’s unique and rich history as one, united nation.